Job Description :
Role: Technical Architect

Location: Albany, New York

Duration:24 Months

Interview Process: Web-x OR In-person Interview

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.

Mandatory Qualification:

Technical Architect

- Technical expert centered around a technology, technologies or a portfolio of applications- Designing and implementing Information Technology solutions


84+ Months: Candidate is able to provide leadership of large teams and/or extensive industry experience and is considered at the top of his/her field

Requested Qualifications:

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

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

3. 84 months experience as an IT Application Architect within an n-tier application architecture built on an IBM software stack. Experience must include utilizing; IBM z/OS and AIX, IBM WAS, DB2 z/OS, DB2 on AIX, and IBM WebSphere MQ

4. 84 months experience with IBM DB2 working with large databases

5. 24 months experience using TOGAF, Zachman, or other Enterprise Architecture Methodology

6. 84 months of application performance analysis and tuning