TITLE: Application Architect (Automotive, Relationship Database Design, Saleforce.com Cloud and Microsoft/.NET stack)
Location: Torrance, CA
Hours: 9am to 6pm / Hours Per Day 8 / Hours Per Week 40
- Drive business and IT alignment to leverage reusable architecture capabilities - Collaborate with IT management to define and develop technology strategy, technology standards, roadmaps, and practices - Act as a technical expert addressing problems relating to systems integration, compatibility, and multiple platform integration - Interact and consult with appropriate business analysts, project managers and developers to understand application/project requirements and define architectural solutions to meet those requirements - Work with the application solutions delivery teams in the development of services, components, standards, and frameworks required to support TEG Client’s business strategy (e.g. design patterns, reusable components)
- Ensure that projects follow the prescribed development life cycle and meets quality standards - Assist with analyzing and recommending software acquisitions and alternative solutions/methodologies/strategies and tools - Keep current with trends and technological innovations in the Automotive and IT industry , and make appropriate development recommendations - Identify risks associated with component or application implementation
BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, MIS or related field or equivalent work experience. - Demonstrates a deep technical aptitude of multi-tier and cross-platform architectures across the enterprise - In depth knowledge of design requirements - Advanced ability to define systems and integration models - Advanced ability to act as a technical expert addressing problems relating to systems integration, compatibility, and multiple platform integration - Advanced understanding in the information technology landscape ? stretching from infrastructure, network, client, server, emerging technology standards and trends - Advanced understanding and working knowledge of software engineering, software development, solution architecture and implementation of medium to large scale systems across multiple platforms
- 10 plus years of experience designing or configuring systems and/or applications - 6 years Relational Database Design and Maintenance
Daily Tasks Performed:
The Application Architect will serve as a technical bridge between business and technical stakeholders to develop a solution and architectural approach that supports business initiatives. The Application Architect will translate complex functional, technical, and business requirements into architectural designs. Design fault-tolerant, scalable and decoupled software solutions. Lead technology decision making with a strong emphasis on the reasoning behind those decisions. Ability to perform GAP analysis on the Business requirements and design custom solutions / workarounds for the identified GAPs. Identify areas of improvement between the existing systems. The Application Architect will work closely with other Technical Architects, Developers, Product, Program and Operations team members and provide input on design and technical direction. Drives technical designs to consensus and approval. Designs solutions for specific use cases that provide frameworks, interfaces and services that can be extended and reused for future requirements. Continually strives to deliver operational excellence by leveraging deep understanding of end to end use cases to assist partner teams with test automation, creation of synthetic tests and production support. Assist in the continual evolution of the Consumer Solutions group's processes and metrics to make the team more efficient, and increase value added to partner teams. Build standards and best practices for cross-cutting software development concerns. Teach and mentor engineers to expand their knowledge of software development and standards. Experience working with agile development teams, methodologies and toolsets. Ability to make buy Vs build (DA analysis) recommendation and product choices.
BS/MS degree in Computer Science or other technical field, or equivalent. 8+ years of experience in requirements analysis, design, development, unit testing and operation of distributed, fault-tolerant applications with particular attention to security, scalability and high performance. Proven experience in large enterprise systems design interfacing with multiple applications, and implementing pragmatic designs Experience in container-based micro services architecture and leverage the latest technological advances. Solution architecture of multi-tier applications and integrations specifically on Saleforce.com Cloud and Microsoft/.NET stack. Architecting source control (GIT), Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD) and deployment management Excellent communication and relationship skills, especially the ability to articulate advanced technical topics to both technical and non-technical staff; ability to articulate business issues/concerns with staff, peers, superiors, and partners. Ability to multi-task and prioritize work according to needs. Ability to quickly learn new concepts and technologies through self-study. Experience integrating SaaS solutions. Prior experience on the Sitecore CMS Platform is a plus.
1)Automotive industry background, familiarity with lead management and CRMs, OEM, Customer & Dealer Interaction models & related Business Processes 2)Experience delivering consumer facing websites, digital platforms or services that involve complex data, transactions or integrations
Unique Skill Sets Desired: