Reference # 20-00013 Title Solution Architect
Location Scottsdale, ARIZONA
Position Type Contract
Experience Level Contract
Start Date / End Date 27-01-2020 --- 31-12-2020
Description
Overall Purpose
This position will ensure that technological solutions align with the business objectives of the company in a consistent manner across operating units and product lines.

Essential Functions
Provide the prescriptive point-solution architectures and guide the descriptive architectures within assigned modules
Own technical decisions for the solution and application developers in the creation of architectural decisions and artifacts
Manage day-to-day technology architectural decision for limited number of specified assigned modules including making decision on best path to achieve requirements and schedules.
Own the quality of modules being delivered, insure proper testing and validation processes are followed.
Ensure the point-solution architectures are in line with the enterprise strategies and principles
Identify cross-product patterns and create reference architectures in line with overall architecture
Define, measure and disseminate EA metrics and KPI to Lead Architects.
Ensure the solution development, release and operational teams have the proper tools and training for success
Collaborate with other Solution Architects, business and technology groups to identify the components and flow of the organization
Model the segment architectures to Client patterns, bottlenecks and opportunities for increasing efficiency and reducing waste
Communicate progress of modules development with assigned Lead Architect.
Own delivery schedule for Module development
Consult and advice on Engineering Schedule Release documents in coordination with Architecture Council.
Support the company's commitment to protect the integrity and confidentiality of systems and data.

Minimum Qualifications
Education and experience typically obtained through completion of a Bachelor's in Information Systems, Computer Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Engineering or related field or equivalent experience.
Seven or more years of progressive experience in a technology role, including 2 or more years as an Architect
Technical expert with multiple years of experience leading architecture definition, detail designs, testing, and development in multiple languages (certification or extensive documented experience)
Professional interpersonal skills along with excellent verbal and written communication skills

Architecture And Technology Considerations (OR Not AND)
JVM-based technologies with some integration to .Net and legacy technologies
Domain-Driven Design
Domain Specific Languages and frameworks
Semantic web modeling/programming
Streaming analytics
noSQL & "Big Data " solutions like Cassandra, Hadoop, Hive, Solr, GigaSpaces and graph DBs
SOA/ESB (JBoss)
Other JVM-based languages e.g. Groovy, Scala, Clojure

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow instructions and perform other related duties as assigned by their supervisor.

Preferred Qualifications
Cloud based infrastructure experience.
Practical experience in Dev-Ops methodologies and technology stacks.
Certifications in network operations and design (CCAr, CCNP, etc)
Certifications in security (CISSP for example)