Job Description :
As an Application Architect you will be expected to:
Build high quality reusable component implementations for use in large multi-generational programs spanning one or more business domains to support organizational missions
Adhere to enterprise principles and standards based on industry best practices
Work on multiple projects utilizing waterfall and agile methodologies to provide target-state solutions that best fit the business requirements and align to enterprise goals
Develop prototypes of the system design and work with database, operations, technical support and other IT areas as appropriate throughout development and implementation process
Plan and lead proof of concepts (POCs) in support of new technology and/or new design approaches
Provide high-level design choices and recommendations based on architecture alternative analysis
Effectively communicate designs and solutions in multiple forums and to various audiences including technology and business executives.
Collaborate with other architecture resources within the organization and enterprise
Offer technical guidance on technical standards, including coding standards, tools, or platforms

Required Skills:
Software design and development experience in Java/.NET and other modern programming languages
Design and development of web applications including use of Javascript, XML, JSON
Database programming experience in RDBMS/Hadoop/NoSQL
Experienced in building REST API services and Event driven architectures
Solid understanding of Micro services architecture and knowledge of API-enabled component architectures.
Ability to define solutions to solve large scale, complex business problems with high resiliency, scalability, performance and concurrency requirements
Ability to research and understand new technology solutions and present essential comparisons, pros/cons, and target use cases.
Ability to collaborate with business and technical resources to understand and develop solutions that meet business requirements, translating strategy and objectives when necessary
Communicates with impact (written and verbal) and can influence decisions across business domains and technology
7-10 years hands-on technical design and delivery experience
Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent is required.

Desired Skills:
Experience in Digital Banking and Automation solutions, including Robotic Process Automation
Familiarity with Predictive models leveraging Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing
Experience with modern middleware / integration platforms such as Mulesoft Anypoint, PEGA®, Cloud Native Solutions, Containers technology
Knowledge in Continuous Integration/Deployment and Container automation