Job Description :
SOA Architect
Albany, NY
22 Months

Job Description:
The selected candidate will be responsible for all phases of the System Development Life Cycle for a multi-tiered complex processing system. The responsibilities will include leading and defining architecture requirements for both new development as well as maintenance tasks. Specific tasks will include:
Responsible for leading the architectural design for new development and system enhancements.
Responsible for coordinating the technical solutions among various technical support groups.
Presentations of Architecture solutions to management and technical support areas.
Performing architectural mappings of current applications and services into a central catalogue.
Leading requirements gathering sessions.
Leading the analysis of requirements and system design work.
Development of technical design documents and program specifications.
Coding, unit and integration testing of programming assignments.
Writing and tuning SQL
Technical Support of user testing efforts.
Performance analysis and tuning of new and existing applications.
Identify and document SDLC processes based on client specific requirements
Production support tasks including analysis of issues. Propose and implement solutions.
Mentoring of less experienced staff would be required.
The candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment where legislative changes must be quickly implemented.
Candidates should have at least 84 months experience and a majority of the following should apply:
Each candidate should fill out the months of experience they have for each item in the table:
1. 84 months experience with a large Government Taxation organization, which includes hands on technical design, development, maintenance and end user support of complex Tax Accounting Systems #OF MONTHS 20
2. 84 months experience as an IT Application Architect identifying and creating artifacts in the areas of; Architecture Solution Patterns, Current and Future State Enterprise Architecture Models, Service Oriented Architecture design and implementation standards #OF MONTHS 15
3. 84 months experience as an IT Application Architect within an n-tier application architecture built on an IBM software stack, including all of the following; IBM z/OS ,AIX, IBM WAS, DB2 z/OS, DB2 on AIX, and IBM WebSphere MQ #OF MONTHS 15
4. 84 months experience with IBM DB2 working with large databases #OF MONTHS 10
5. 24 months experience using TOGAF, Zachman, or other Enterprise Architecture Methodology #OF MONTHS 10
6. 84 months of application performance analysis and tuning #OF MONTHS 10