Job Description :
Req Ref No: GPFLA-1

Position Title: Architect/Designer - Experienced

Job Location: Jacksonville, FL

Duration: 4.5 Months

Job Description: The Solution Architect will work with many departments to design systems to support business solutions. The role's primary responsibility is to elaborate business requirements into appropriate solution artifacts and manage these through the project until the business and technical solution requirements are met. The ideal candidate will have a broad range of skills, but be able to become an e xpert in key areas.

Business Requirements:

Apply reference architectures and positions toward the design, deployment and support of complex systems that deliver business functionality.
Consult on the application of reference architecture and strategic direction of enterprise technology.
Utilize or develop reusable patterns, practices, and enterprise reference architectures that fit within the overall Domain architectural blueprint.

Maintain awareness of current architectures and business drivers and guide their application to initiatives as appropriate.
Assist with identification of opportunities to enhance existing architecture and assist with identification of potential business/customer benefits as a result.

Advocate effective architectural designs and optimize current architecture and processes.
Influence clients and partners to prioritize for enterprise benefit and risk reduction and adopt technology solutions that leverage existi ng patterns, practices and reference architectures.
Recommend when tactical solutions should be replaced or incorporated into sunset and refresh strategies for assigned application(s), project(s) or discipline.

Ensure that application sunset and refresh strategies are created and maintained.
Lead the assessments and inspections of medium complexity physical and/or logical architectural components.
Verify conformance to architectural patterns, practices and enterprise/departmental reference architecture.
Make recommendations for changes to the architecture.

Develop appropriate architectural solution concepts.
Develop and maintain current and future state documentation in adherence with Reference Architecture patterns.
Support vendor selection and analysis process by evaluating vendor architecture's fit within the Domain.


Technical Requirements:

Experienced with service-oriented architecture (SOA) deployment
Experienced de veloping applications using .NET and/or Java
Experienced with logical database designs and relational data definitions to support object models
Experience working with relational databases such as SQL Server, MySQL, and Oracle
Thorough understanding of software development processes

Understanding different platforms such as Windows/Unix/Mainframe/AS400 is a plus
Experience working with distributed technologies:
Integration and Design Patterns
Messaging interfaces (MQ, JMS)
Business Process Modeling


Education: College Degree with technical study or equivalent experience

Experience: 7+ years technical experience in architecture/design

Excellent communication skills are a must.

Required Skills: Developing applications,Relational databases

Desired Skills:

This is an onsite assignment and remote work is not allowed. The client will not allow any extended time off during the duration of the project.
Please respond to me with a copy to along with your resume, hourly rate, current employment status, availability, contact details and a convenient time for you to talk to us.

If you qualify for the position, we will be requesting you the following -

1) Exclusive authorization from you to represent your resume to our Client
2) 2 Professional References