Job Description :
Position: Sitecore Architect

Locations: Houston, TX or Minneapolis, MN

Contract Duration: 6+ Months

Interview Process: Phone and Skype


- Senior architect who has excellent communication skills with client facing skills.
- Core Sitecore CMS and integration with SharePoint document libraries (experience with Sitecore 8.x and the SharePoint connector)
- Someone with enterprise wide Sitecore implementation experience
- Someone who has worked on Customer Sitecore development and not just out of box

Job Summary:
The Manager, Technology provides technical leadership throughout the lifecycle of a project, with specific focus on Sitecore. This role is responsible for guiding the design, user interface, and technology integration of projects and interfacing with client technology and management teams.

Key Responsibilities include:
Actively work with the account team to establish strategy for the account
Implement Sitecore architecture, visualization and development processes
Coordinate globally dispersed development, QA, deployment and reuse
Maintain a strong understanding of industry and enterprise-wide trends
Utilize deep understanding of Sitecore solutions to make appropriate decisions
Translate the client’s business requirements into systems design
Establish high, mid and micro level plans, and estimates for project teams
Identify and manage risk on project
Job Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field required or equivalent military experience
Minimum of 6 years experience in enterprise architecture, systems integration, package implementation, and /or interactive design and architecture experience
Experience providing a vision to the total solution, managing a track of work and defining a comprehensive solution leading toward a common vision
Frequent travel is required
Business Skills and Experience
Proven leadership and managerial skills to independently manage teams, during multiple phases of the project lifecycle
Strong skills to effectively interface with client executives and multi-task Sapient teams
Demonstrated consulting skills, including client relationships and team facilitation
Well-developed organizational and interpersonal communications skills
General understanding of the business environment, models and motivations
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, such as meeting facilitation, presentation and documentation
Good business analysis/redesign skills with architecture and implementation experience
Requirements analysis, conceptual, logical and detailed design skills
Configuration planning, testing, change management and support experience
Project management with complex projects and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Prior experience in a consulting firm preferred
Technical Skills and Experience

Experience into designing and developing Sitecore based web application (Sitecore [6.5 and above] CMS/WCM preferably
Experience in developing complex, high-availability, high-volume, n-tier applications.
Expert in ASP.Net Web application design and coding.
Understands the use of CMS and use of page/data template, content types, Work flow, content authoring and approval process.
Has worked on any CMS tool in past like SharePoint, Umbraco, Kentico, Site infinity etc.
Has worked hands on ASP.Net MVC.
Good understanding of WCF service and service oriented architecture.

Client : Sapient