Job Description :
Solutions Architect
Maryville, TN
Perm Position
This role will provide technical leadership in the design, documentation, and review of technology solutions that meet the business and IT needs of the organization. This individual will be assigned to projects within a line of business to provide leadership, drive collaboration, and be the primary accountable person for the solution design of the business initiative. The environment is a Microsoft .NET and Microsoft SQL system enterprise.
Analysis, design, documentation, and review of technology solutions for business projects across the enterprise.
Leveraging the current technology portfolio, enterprise architectural standards, and established patterns to create solution designs that deliver the required business capabilities.
Documenting, recommending, and defending enterprise standards for software architecture.
Collaborating with other architects, developers, and engineers to create synergies and drive technology reuse within and across projects.
Providing recommendations that yield efficiencies in technology support costs and improve performance while meeting business requirements.
Effectively managing priorities, deliverables, and timelines with little need for escalation.
Providing leadership and mentoring to less experienced team members.
Translating highly technical problems in a manner that can be understood in business terms to a variety of audiences, including project managers and business executives.
Presenting recommendations and solutions clearly and concisely, focusing on key points to portray the intended message or purpose.
Driving desired outcomes and decisions through trust and influence.
Must possess broad understanding of technology and business operations and can provide holistic solutions to business problems or requirements.
Third-party software integrations and infrastructure experience highly desired.
High level of energy, drive, and creativity to solve complex business problems and overcome complex challenges.
Strong leadership, confidence, verbal, and influencing skills; high level of executive presence.
Strong oral communication, written, and presentation skills; demonstrate the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences, in large and small groups.
Strong organization, facilitation, analytical, and deductive reasoning skills; capable of thinking through problems in a systematic and logical manner in order to produce solutions.
Must be a team player.
Extensive experience and knowledge of software design, application integration, SOA patterns, data integration, and infrastructure.
Experience in designing and implementing canonical data models, messaging, and transformation patterns.
Current knowledge of industry best practices for software architecture.
Understands the complexities of networks, database, systems, security practices, and other infrastructure components in an IT environment.
Understands data structures, computer logic, and flow-charting and computer program design methods.
Understands IT security and governance best practices as it relates to software and infrastructure design.
Proven analysis skills and ability to conduct research for data and business logic issues as required.
Proven innovative thought process and problem-solving abilities.
Experience in mobile development and architecture is a plus.
Experience in security methods such as ADFS, SAML, OAuth, etc. is a plus.
Experience in cloud architecture is a plus.
Knowledge or certification in TOGAF is a strong plus.
Bachelor’s degree and at least 8 years of equivalent professional experience.