Reference # 19-00154 Title Solution Architect
Location Scottsdale, ARIZONA
Position Type
Experience Level
Start Date / End Date 05-03-2019 --- 30-11--0001
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):
o High-performance, distributed, massively scalable and highly available architectures
o Mobile Applications Development (iOS, Android, others)
o Web based portal development
o APIs Gateway experience (OpenAPI a plus)
o Microservice Architecture deployment
o JVM-based technologies with some integration to .Net and legacy technologies
o Domain-Driven Design
o Domain Specific Languages and frameworks
o Semantic web modeling/programming
o Streaming analytics
o noSQL & "Big Data " solutions like Cassandra, Hadoop, Hive, Solr, GigaSpaces and graph DBs
o SOA/ESB (JBoss)
o Other JVM-based languages e.g. Groovy, Scala, Clojure

Candidates from Athentification, Big Data, Java and/or payments would be a plus

Preferred Qualifications
" TOGAF, FEAC or other EA certification
" Additional related education and/or experience preferred

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.