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Solution Architect: 327 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer, NY 12144

Due Date:
Friday, May 31, 2019 12:00 PM

Job Title:
Solution Architect

Location:
327 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer, NY 12144

Scheduled Work Hours:
Full Time - 9 to 5 - 40hrs/wk

Service Scope:
Analyze– Perform architectural analysis and design for systems spanning the enterprise architecture portfolio

Collaborate - Partner with various business stakeholders and technology leaders to translate program requirements into technical solutions and system designs. Work closely with other members of the technology teams, including developers, SME's and technical leads, to evaluate solutions and gain consensus on technical direction

Design – Document and communicate architecture, estimates, and implementation plans to program stakeholders

Evaluate - Research, design, test, and evaluate new technologies and solutions. Maintain an organization-wide view of current and future business and architecture to provide solutions that integrate into the overall architectural vision and strategy

Improve – Support continuous improvement with creative and efficient solutions. Develop and suggest alternative approaches to problem resolution. Assist in resolving production support issues

Lead - Provide leadership and expertise in the development of standards, architectural governance, design patterns, and practices

Leverage - Maintain an organization-wide view of current and future business and application architecture to provide solutions that integrate into the overall architectural vision and strategy

• Ability to work with cross-functional teams to solicit and synthesize input on capabilities;
• Passion for emerging technologies and track records of self-started knowledge acquisition
• Ability to drive to completion with indirect teams;
• Vendor selection/relationship management;
• Deep understanding of IT service management and application of those principals to fluid environments;

Mandatory Skills:
• BS in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or related field
• Ten (10+) years’ experience developing, including mastery of multiple domains, increased scope and depth complexity, and internal leadership in cross-functional areas, deploying and supporting computing applications and in developing business models and processes in a large-scale enterprise
• Two (2) years’ experience with legacy modernization and web legacy integration techniques and architectural patterns.
• Three (3) years’ experience in JavaScript MVC frameworks
• Two (2) years’ experience in Microservices and RESTful application development
• Three (3) years’ experience in production development
• Two (2) years’ experience leading cross-functional teams
• Hands on experience in modern JavaScript MVC frameworks like Angular, React or Vue.
• Experience in Java/Spring Boot microservice backend
• Ability to lead and mentor development teams
• Provide architectural oversight for application development
• Ability to develop product strategy, roadmap and develop core components.
• Ability to make technology decisions and manage technical debt for products that has significant security, availability and performance service level agreements (SLA)
• Experience in Material Design and Responsive UI/UX
• Support planning and project prioritization processes by advising on architecture impact and current state capabilities related to project proposals and business requirements
• Identify the current state of how technology is currently being used across the organization and the capabilities and business value that IT is providing. Identify opportunities and prepare business cases for improvements
• Ability to seamlessly switch between high level strategic thinking and developing detailed technical road maps

Desired Skills:
• Ability to work with cross-functional teams to solicit and synthesize input on capabilities;
• Passion for emerging technologies and track records of self-started knowledge acquisition;
• Ability to drive to completion with indirect teams;
• Vendor selection/relationship management;
• Deep understanding of IT service management and application of those principals to fluid environments;
• Ability to develop/deploy in AWS toolchain is a plus. Agile/Scrum development experience
• Experience in DevOps cultural transformation a huge plus
• Experience developing and documenting solution approach including requirements, assumptions, constraints and risks; cost models, labor models, reference architectures, implementation plans, deployment models and operational objectives

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