Contract to hire, Any visa
Provides application architectural and "big picture" oversight for development of new or enhanced technology solutions
Interact with a range of people, from highly technical software developers to Senior Executive stakeholders
Author and support the content for Solution Design Documents including Context Diagrams, Application Models, Application Profiles, Use Cases, Logical Application Models, Process Models, Logical Data Models, and High Level Designs.
Ensure design alignment with overall solution architecture.
Review business requirements and participate in review sessions to gather and clarify business requirements, remove ambiguity.
Work with technology/business partners (Architecture, Infrastructure, etc...) as needed to define design of solutions.
Technical support through Development, Testing, and Deployment phases of the project.
Proactive, regular communications with business, technology partners, and management to keep informed of status, changes, or issues.
Develop and ensure compliance with architecture principles and standards for the various systems and components based on design patterns
Lead analysis of technology industry and market trends to determine their potential impact on the enterprise architecture
Acts as an advocate for the customer, as the ultimate authority on the architecture designed to address business or technical requirements.
Maintains an awareness and understanding of competing products and provides ideas for innovation and improvement in order to maintain a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
Mentor other team members in project teams.
Comfortable leading technical teams collaboratively through design processes.
BS and 5 + years of formal architecture design and implementation experience
10+ years of software development experience
Excellent communication skills with ability to communicate at an executive level
Prior experience multiple SDLC methodologies (Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Waterfall)
Experience with Single Page Application (SPA) Architecture
Experience working with external customer-facing Web-based and Mobile Applications
Experience in complex system integrations (internal & external) and related technologies (web services, SOAP, REST, JSON)
Certified Architecture Frameworks; TOGAF, FEAF, DOD, Zachman