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Lead Solutions Architect

Company: IMTT
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary
The Lead Solution Architect directs all aspects of Software Architecture (SA) including the use, integration, design and life cycle of applications across the enterprise and creates high-level architectural specifications, ensuring feasibility and integration with existing systems/platforms. Responsibilities include both leadership and participation in the development of requirements and principles of the future state of SA, as well as ensuring that application design, implementation and documentation are in line with the guidelines of architectural standards. This position is responsible for ensuring standards of application development are followed; assumes the role of architect on multiple projects and guides teams in daily design and refactoring tasks; participates with technical team in evaluating emerging technologies and documenting existing architectures; and determines specifications, then plans, designs and provides direction to address complex critical application or system needs.

  • Collaborate with software developers, business analysts, and software architects to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain business applications
  • Provide a balanced view of all key architectural quality metrics such as performance, scalability, reliability, availability, agility, and interoperability
  • Advise and mentor others on application or systems issues root cause analysis, resolution, and debugging as a subject matter expert
  • Participate in peer-reviews of solution designs and related code
  • Develop, refine, and tune integrations between applications
  • Assess opportunities for application and process improvement and prepare documentation of rationale to share with team members and other affected parties

    Requirements and Qualifications

    • Education and Experience

      • Bachelor's degree required in Computer Science, MIS, or related field.
      • Knowledge of the following required: Microsoft SQL Server, Java Web frameworks Java EE / Jakarta EE (EJB, CDI, JPA, JSF), Java Swing, Inter Service Messaging (Rabbit MQ Queue, Rabbit MQ Stream, and Azure Service Bus), web applications development (CSS, HTML).
      • 10+ years Java Development
      • 7+ years with TFS
      • 7+ years of experience with Java EE Application Servers, WebLogic, WildFly, Open Liberty.
      • 7+ years of experience with Git, Maven, SonarQube.
      • 5+ years MS SQL Server
      • 5+ years of experience with API Management Software
      • 5+ years of experience with Scrum framework
      • 3+ years with Azure DevOps Build and Release Pipelines.

      • Skills and Abilities

        • Senior level DevOps skills including build management using the Maven Project Object Model.
        • Experience establishing and maintaining source control repositories and branching methodologies.
        • Release management and configuration.
        • Application Server middleware configuration, tuning and troubleshooting.
        • Experience with Agile project delivery
        • Design, document, communicate and implement data flow and ERD changes required for solution
        • Work with both programming group and back-office group to deliver solutions
        • Program solutions based on delivered or derived specifications
        • Analyze systems or programming problems and develop satisfactory solutions
        • Determine the symptoms/causes of process problems involved in information processing systems and resolves using appropriate tools.
        • Ability to logically analyze systems and/or programming problems and develop satisfactory solutions in a timely manner.
        • Prepare documentation, data flow and/or ERD diagrams required to communicate solution prior to coding
        • Displays a high level of initiative, effort and commitment towards completing assignments efficiently.
        • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
        • Good organizational skills.
        • Willingness to learn other technologies as the business need arises.
        • Demonstrate responsible behavior and attention to detail
        • Ability to work without direct supervision and work productively in a team environment.
        • Always keep work area neat in appearance.
        • Maintain high level of customer service.

          • Competencies

            • Insight to Others (Recognizes the key factors required to successfully sell difficult or unpopular ideas and to implement challenging projects. Reads and understands management agendas and manages people and transition with safety and awareness).
            • Ability to Influence (Conveys conviction and has a unique talent to build consensus to achieve commitment to action. Identifies how others' needs and interests are served and addressed. Shows unusual poise and finesse. Finds compromises without detracting from essential goals and objectives or avoiding sensitive topics).
            • Relationship Building (Carries strong credibility with a wide variety of people. Networks broadly. Projects genuine tolerance, empathy, and sensitivity. Is open and non-defensive. Conveys a sincere acceptance of others. Takes an on-going and active interest in strengthening rapport).
            • Customer Orientation (Blends flawlessly with customer team to fully identify and capture its issues, both short-and long-term. Ensures high level of customer satisfaction by constantly adjusting project direction, technical options and probing for new responsibilities to meet customer requirements).
            • Team Development (Fins opportunities for synergy and discourages unhealthy competition. Demonstrates unique talent for pulling people together. Designs creative, resourceful, and imaginative development activities. Facilitates cross communication to build group support for initiatives. Demonstrates a strong concern for others

              Hours of Work

              • Typical hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
              • This position requires overtime and occasional weekend work as job duties demand.
              • Occasional travel may be necessary, sometimes with little or no advance notice.

                Physical and Environmental Demand

                • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
                • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers and smartphones.
                • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
                • This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift up to 25 pounds.

                  This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The company reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary with or without notice.

Keywords: IMTT, New Orleans , Lead Solutions Architect, Other , New Orleans, Louisiana

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