13 days old
2017-11-072017-12-05

Solutions Architect

Parsippany, NJ 07054
  • Job Code
    586455
  • Payrate
    $110,000 To $145,000

Our customer, a leading global provider of decisioning and analytics products for financial services and other industries, is seeking Solutions Architects to join their growing team. They are passionate about technology and building great products. It is an exciting time to be part of a team creating the next generation of our innovative products and services.


What You'll Do


The Solutions Architect role is a hands-on position that will lead the project in development and execution. This position involves working with clients from the pre-sales phase through project completion including; performing requirements gathering, design, implementation and testing through customer sign-off.


Continually partnering with internal and external Project Teams (including; Product/Project Managers, Business Analysts, Technical Consultants, etc.). As well as, communicating collaboratively to create technical direction establish best practices, facilitating design, coding and review activities.


Travel: Approximately 30% is required to support domestic and international clients.


Requirements:



  • Responsible for overall system of systems strategy including ability to analyze, define, and document solution for data, workflow, logical processes, user experience, security, infrastructure, interfaces and integration, performance and availability operations and deployment.
  • Will work with the Project Manager to ensure on-time and on-budget delivery for our clients.
  • Hands on role to configure, code and test high quality applications adhering to architectural standards, procedures and techniques
  • Provide training and technical guidance to the implementation teams, and ensure that the implementations follow best practice configuration principles.
  • Work with clients to advise them on key architectural decisions regarding the platform and the supporting technologies.


Qualifications, Strengths & Skills


Proven track record (7-10 years) for implementing enterprise applications. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential in this role.


Required Skills: Technology experience in the following areas is preferred:



  • Workflow - Designing business objects for re-use across multiple products and capable of enterprise wide, large scale implementations. Ability to reduce problems to the lowest common denominator. Thorough understanding of graph oriented programming, state transition and complex event processing.
  • Application Servers - Deploying Servlets in high-availability, clustered environment. Ability to enhance performance of application servers through JVM optimization. Installation and support of Java Servlets distributed as .war and .ear files. Thorough knowledge of installation, security, high availability and configuration within at least one J2EE container (WebSphere, Tomcat, Weblogic)
  • Security - Familiarity with using LDAP as a means of securing application server resources. Ability to take security into consideration when designing enterprise wide applications. Understands SAML and Certificate based authentication as well as a full understanding of system penetration testing and vulnerability remediation
  • Messaging - Integration with messaging platforms using JMS (primarily MQSeries). Design and implementation of message bus architecture for synchronous, asynchronous and fire and forget communications.
  • Database - Familiarity with database modeling tools such as Erwin with a thorough understanding of data model design patterns and metadata management. Performance tuning (Oracle, DB2, MSSQL). Capable of full installation and configuration of high availability database environments
  • JavaScript - Skilled Java, JSP, or JavaScript programmer with ability to identify and correct performance issues. Full understanding of current and past versions and compatibility issues
  • Network Performance - Familiarity with network design and routing. Ability to work with Network Engineers to identify performance related networking issues
  • Operating system tuning - Familiarity with operating system tuning parameters. Ability to configure, troubleshoot and deploy within at least 3 of the following: AIX, Windows 2003 to 2012, AS/400, Solaris and Linux and Shell scripts
  • Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) - Ability to create well formed XSD schemas, proper XML document design and perform XSLT transformations. Previous experience implementing scalable SOAP services and WSDLs. Previous experience with RESTful API stateless architecture


Preferred Skills



  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting
  • Experience on large enterprise technology solution projects
  • Comprehensive IT analytical skills and strong problem-solving analytical skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of various software development methodologies (including agile techniques)


Education


BS/BA in Computer Science or Engineering (or comparable technical discipline and business knowledge experience). Masters preferred

Categories

  • Information Technology

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