Applications Architect

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Robert Half
Applications, Architect, Architecture, Development, IT, SDLC, Microsoft Project, Excel, Computer
Full Time

Job Description


Robert Half is looking for an Applications Architect in the Philadelphia, PA area.

• Collaborate with business units requesting systems changes to clarify and document business requirements and business process flows
• Work with business to identify ROI of proposed changes/enhancements to systems
• Partner with Architecture and Development teams to identify feasible solutions and Services that meet the business need
• Document requirements, user stories, architecture diagrams, and sequence diagrams
• Conduct user interviews, JAD sessions, and other forums to define and capture requirements and design of the solution
• Collaborate with application development and test teams to ensure that use cases and system requirements are understood and actionable
• Utilize requirements management tools to maintain traceability between requirements, design elements, and development work
• Present solutions to business requesters, architects, development and testing teams
• Make informed decisions and choices based upon priority, business necessity and bottom line impacts
• Assess work effort, provide timelines for completion of work and deliver within set expectations
• Creates regular status reports

Creating and Delivering Solutions
• Solves moderately complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions
• Proven ability to successfully handle multiple projects at one time and drive successful outcome with little supervision
• Responds to demands created by diverse tasks, complicated assignments and/or fluctuating volume of assignments by putting in time and effort necessary to complete the work
• Ability to produce the desired result in accordance with specified standards and department metrics
• Completes work assignments accurately and without substantive errors
• Assures that all aspects of each work assignment are present and properly organized
• Assumes responsibility for quality assurance of their own work
• Owns the project and problem resolution

Working Relationships
• Make informed decisions and choices based upon priority, business necessity and bottom line impacts
• Proven ability to understand business need and key business drivers and translate into technical solutions
• Identifies issues, assesses and communicates risks and mitigations; recognizes and engages escalation efforts as needed
• Ability to develop, maintain and strengthen partnerships with others
• Utilizes resolution skills to negotiate win-win solutions
• Contributes to the achievement of team goals; team player
• Keeps others fully informed using all available means demonstrating responsiveness and follow-through to customer needs


Minimum Qualifications:
• Minimum 5 years writing IT requirements experience in a complex work environment
• Minimum 5 years working in IT with SDLC
• Proficiency in documenting Use Cases, Requirements, Activity Diagrams and Sequence Diagrams in a technical environment
• Experience conducting JAD/RAD/AGILE scrum sessions
• Understanding of SOA and experience writing requirements in a SOA environment
• Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills
• Advanced proficiency with use of Microsoft Office applications including, Word, Microsoft Project, Excel and Visio and other tools that facilitate the requirements gathering and design phases of the SDLC
• Ability to work and deliver under the pressure of deadlines and commitments to the customer
• Demonstrates professionalism in all areas of work
• Proficient at time management and meeting deadlines and flexible with changing priorities

Additional Preferred Qualifications:
• BA/BS or Associate degree in Computer Science or related field
• Experience in cable and/or telecommunications
• Experience writing code as a software developer
• Experience working on high volume web application.
• Experience working on digital ecommerce applications.

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Dice Id : rhalfint
Position Id : 03720-0011574949
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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