Solution Architect

Herndon, Virginia 20170

Post Date: 05/15/2017 Job ID: 23168 Industry: Information Technology

Solution Architect Job Description:

The Solution Architect role applies vast experience of system architectures, application technologies, data architectures, and infrastructures to support key IT initiatives. The candidate must apply their knowledge of IT best practices appropriately to define IT solutions. The individual must possess the ability to analyze solutions and technologies and provide solution architecture based on knowledge of the organization' s current and future needs.

The candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to: reviewing business and technical requirements, focusing on solution development throughout the project lifecycle, supporting development and testing activities, evangelizing best practices and proven patterns, and escalating architecture issues and concerns. The candidate will promote the use of Corporate IT standards, and will create architectures and designs, will conduct peer reviews, and will develop target state architectures.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelors or advanced degree in Computer Science, Math, or other engineering discipline
  • A minimum of 10 years of hands-on Java design and development
  • A minimum of 2 years hands on AWS solutioning experience
  • A minimum of 5 years in:
    • Documented architecture experience, preferably using Mega suite
    • Selecting and integrating COTS solutions
    • Performance optimizations such as improving scalability, availability, demand, continuity, etc.
    • Providing solutions based on Event Driven Architecture, Services Orchestration
    • Implementing web services and SOA solutions
    • Implementing open source frameworks (i.e., Spring, Hibernate, iBatis, etc.)
  • A minimum of 10 years in:
    • Solutioning for projects implementing agile and waterfall methodologies
    • Relational databases such as Oracle and SQL Server
    • Application servers and containers such as JBoss, Tomcat, WebLogic, Oracle Application Server
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience with BPM, distributed caching, cloud technologies
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and documentation skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • AWS Solution Architect Associate or Professional certification
  • TOGAF Certification or a good understanding of TOGAF


Preferred Qualifications:

Mortgage Industry knowledge experience

Tibco EMS and BW knowledge or certification

VMware knowledge
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