Lead Solutions Architect

Plano, TX

Posted: 09/25/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT Job Number: 230030





Lead Solutions Architect

Plano, TX

3 year contract

 

Job Description
  • Technical Architects may perform in one or more Architecture roles including solution architecture, domain architecture or portfolio architecture.
  • Solution Architecture: Conceptualizes technical complexity into usable, large scale architectures that are compliant with established standards.
  • Provides architectural solutions/designs to project execution teams for implementation.
  • Advises IT and business partners on matters of impact from architectural decisions.
  • Ensures architecture compliance of technology solutions Drafts, evaluates, approves, and rejects architectural waivers.
  • Maintains personal availability for troubleshooting.
  • Provides professional and technical mentor ship for Lead level IT resources.
  • Domain Architecture: Provides technology architectural assessments, strategies, and roadmaps for one or more technology domains.
  • Defines and documents architectural standards for a technology domain.
  • Facilitates IT and business community interaction to shape architecture solutions and domain direction.
  • Influences and oversees research projects that contribute to disruptive innovation.
  • Identifies contributors and stakeholders for their technology domain and leads collaboration efforts amongst that community.
  • Performs professional and technical mentor ship for Lead level IT resources.
  • Portfolio Architecture: Contributes domain expertise in support of the overall technology portfolio vision and strategy.

 

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in an IT-related field required OR 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
  • 8 or more years of directly related experience to include at least2 years of related work experience in a technical leadership role within IT required.
  • Subject-matter-expert experience in technology application development and/or infrastructure and operational implementation.
  • Subject-matter-expert depth in a minimum of one technology domain Technical depth for a domain of technology from an application, infrastructure, operations, scalability, availability, performance, people, process, and tooling perspective.

 

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience developing and leading communication with leadership and developers.
  • Experience in creating and advocating architecture strategy
  • Experience designing and implementing event-driven architecture
  • 1 or more years of experience with service-based design and API driven architecture
  • 2 or more years of experience working with Bank systems and business processes
  • Passion to stay current on emerging technology trends related to application development

 

 

Additional Details:
  • Solid understanding of the architecture role.  In our world this means:
    • Responsible for assessing high-level business requirements
    • Responsible for mapping business requirements to architecture system components
      • Front-end components
      • Service components
      • Data management components
      • Etc.
    • An understanding of how to apply iterative thinking to achieving architecture goals
  • Experience with common architecture patterns
    • Layered architecture (Front-end/services/back-end)
    • Model-view-controller
    • Services oriented architecture
    • Event oriented architecture
  • Experience with core technologies
    • Java Enterprise Edition applications
    • SOAP services
    • REST services
    • Basic front-end technologies
      • Javascript
      • JSP
      • HTML/CSS
      • Wicket

 
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