Solutions Architect

IT, Architect, Development, SDLC, Testing, Architecture, Analysis, Software, Management, Web, Excel, PowerPoint
Full Time

Job Description

Overview

GDC IT Solutions is currently seeking a Solutions Architectin the Harrisburg, PAarea.

Position Overview

The Solution Architect supports the enterprise software technology platform. Manage patches/upgrades associated with product. Provide consulting, support, direction and assistance on solution expertise to development staff/teams. Participate in design and code reviews. Provide training, mentoring, to development staff/teams on enterprise applications. Manage patches/upgrades associated with products.

Responsibilities

  • Candidate should have a broad development background in Microsoft and other development technologies. Development experience should include the full SDLC including initial design, documentation, development, testing and deployment processes. Candidate should have strong leadership and mentoring skills. Candidate will provide development leadership and support to various support groups and applications.
  • Coding/Testing: Ensure Enterprise Architecture software system(s) technical performance. Verify test results meet business requirements. Enterprise Architecture software system upgrades/regression testing. Report findings and provide coding or configuration recommendation. Coding assignments including but not limited to enterprise services, software utilities, components, project assignments, and system integration assignments.
  • Analysis/Design: Analyze business requirements to design, develop, and assist in end-to-end integrated system solutions. Provide system level analysis for Enterprise Architecture system upgrades. Analyze impact of supporting infrastructure changes on Enterprise systems.
  • Troubleshooting/Problem Resolution: Log identified development and production issues with all enterprise software. Assist development staff with trouble shooting\\problem resolution of urgent system issues. Assist with solution modifications\\recommendations required for issue resolution.
  • Documentation: Create system-level documentation for enterprise software, including but not limited to system overviews, change control instructions, and disaster recovery plans. Create upon request documentation including: technical specifications, system integration flow charts, data definitions, and code reviews. Update status and time tracking system weekly.
  • Client Interaction: Maintain knowledge of application support team's initiatives as it pertains to Enterprise Architecture software. Interact heavily with client support and project teams to understand needs and manage expectations.
  • Vendor Interaction: Coordinate with vendor to set up applications and resolve issues associated with purchased\\existing software. Stay in contact with technical support\\account manager for system upgrades, product offerings, bug tracking and user group activity.
  • Leadership: Provide consulting, support, direction and assistance on solution expertise to development staff\\teams. Participate in design and code reviews. Provide training, mentoring to development staff\\teams on enterprise applications and best practices. Coordinate and conduct effective meetings and presentations.
  • Software Management: Support enterprise software technology platform. Manage patches\\upgrades associated with assigned Enterprise Architecture products.
  • Coding is typically limited to development of common utilities that will be used by all IT staff or as a method of researching and defining best practices.
  • Participates in self-development to maintain the technical currency necessary to perform the duties of the position as well as to discover and develop innovative state of the art technical solutions for the organization.
  • Recommend changes to departmental standards/best practices.
  • Participates in self-development to maintain the technical currency necessary to perform the duties of the position as well as to discover and develop innovative state of the art technical solutions for the organization.
  • Recommend changes to departmental standards/best practices.
  • May temporarily direct efforts of Enterprise Architecture staff and provide management feedback on their performance as related to project assignments.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Technical degree or associates degree in technical field required or 2 years comparable work experience required.
  • A minimum of 8 years application development work experience required.
  • Understands systems development methodology.
  • Understands project management guidelines and methodology.
  • Understands technical environment, architectural framework, and best practices.
  • Proficient knowledge of enterprise software\\platform. [BizTalk, Pega, Exstream, Web, ImageRight..].
  • Proficient knowledge of programming languages. [.Net, C#].
  • Experience with application development tools. [MS Visual Studio, TFS...].
  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated multitasking skills.

Preferred Experience
  • Property Casualty insurance industry experience preferred.

What We Do:

GDC is a full-service IT Staffing and Solutions company specializing in the areas of IT talent placement, application development, multilingual service desk, networking and infrastructure, business intelligence, and project management.

Why Work for GDC?
  • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation
  • Career Growth Opportunities
  • Employee-Centric Environment
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Holiday and Vacation

Equal Opportunity Workplace:

GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

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