Title: Integration Architect
Location: Buffalo Grove, IL
Required Experience / Skills
Minimum of 8 years recent and related experience as a Technical lead developing middleware integration solution.
4+ years of experience with object-oriented modeling principles (inheritance, polymorphism) and methods (use cases, sequence diagrams, etc.).
4+ years of overall technical exposure on SOA, Middleware, Messaging, API and REST Based services
4+ years application development experience with REST API/SOA/java/j2ee frameworks.
Experience in the role of a Solutions Technical Lead with demonstrated experience in applying architecture blueprints and aligning projects to enterprise standards.
1+ year RSAD (IBM Rational Software Architect Designer) or any architecture design tools.
2+ years of experience using IBM Middleware technologies.
Must be familiar with RESTful APIs and OAuth security considerations.
Should be able to design message models and schema using JSON, XSD, SOAP, WSDL, Cobol Copybook etc.
Strong knowledge in IBM APIConnect based API lifecycle management activities from design through implementation.
Ability to define and guide the implementation of integration architecture adhering to enterprise architecture guidelines and principles.
Understanding of Enterprise Architecture Governance processes.
UML modelling experience using Rational Software Architect Designer (RSAD) is a plus.
Knowledge of MEGA HOPEX for EA is an advantage.
Candidate must have prior experience in a technical leadership role
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills and strong leadership skills to effectively influence decisions and positively impact progress are required
Experience with Agile Methodology including Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is desired
Healthcare or Insurance Industry knowledge is preferred, but not required