Job Description :
Solution architect

Torrance,CA

Honda,

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-Architect, design, and oversee implementation of end-to end telematics
systems.

-Facilitate the analysis, design, development, testing, implementing and
documentation of software applications and business systems of the highest
complexity.

-Design and implement solutions to fill long-term strategic and short-term
tactical goals of Honda''s architecture standards/direction -Provide
technical leadership to the overall program (consisting of core team,
internal ISD teams and vendor delivery teams) -Coach and motivate the
application development team with technical aspects to ensure on time
delivery.

-Conduct research on emerging technologies in support of systems
development efforts, and recommend technologies that will increase cost
effectiveness and systems flexibility to translate vision into detailed
designs.

-Identifying key business and technology drivers that impact application
architectures such as user requirements, existing application
architectures, such as user requirements, existing application environment
and performance requirements.

-Conducting both functional and technical assessments of current business
and technology architectures.

-Providing guidance to project teams regarding principles of
system/application design, coding, standards and system performance.
-Provides feedback to the project manager for the design and development
release plan based on product feature release requirements and technical
solution roadmap.

-Establishes standards and best practices for quality delivery (coding
standards, development environment set up, code review process, build and
release process etc. ) -Does not have development responsibilities but has
the ability to guide the development team with prototype code and help
with debugging when necessary.

Daily Tasks Performed

-Provide leadership for the technical aspects of the design, development
and deployment of telematics features using a team consisting of internal
and external technical resources based on the architecture that has been
established.

Soft Skills

-Ability to coach and mentor others

-Ability to provide input to and self- manage to tasks in a plan -Ability
to develop and communicate technical concepts via UML code snippet, etc to
technical audience via Powerpoint, Visio, Word etc. to non-technical
audience -Ability to lead and work with internal resources,. off-shore
teams and partner organizations -Ability to explain technical concepts and
positions in a concise and objective manner -Ability to communicate
(upwards,. peer and downward) accurately and at appropriate time -Ability
to manage and juggle multiple priorities with dexterity -Remain calm under
pressure

Musts

-Experience in developing automated testing techniques using MAVEN, ANT, etc.
-Project experience in delivering integration interfaces using BPM and ESB
technologies.

-Working technical knowledge of Cloud- Saas.laaS, PaaS, vendor
integration, data protection, and security.
-Experience in using noSQL databases for caching, transactions, etc.

-Experience in developing applications that have multi-language
requirements -In-depth knowledge of software development technology,
principles, methods, tools,. practices, industry standards and trends.

-Experience in application architecture & design techniques and
familiarity with data modeling and relational database techniques.
-Extensive, practical experience with building and maintaining large
scale, complex application systems in a team environment.

-Demonstrated experience leading or developing high quality, enterprise
scale software products using a structures system development lifecycle.
-Ability to work under tight deadlines and lead troubleshooting under
pressure.

-Experience in build and release process that require parallel development
of different product release versions

Business Experience

-10+ years IT experience with 5+ years experience to solutions
-10+ development

-5+ years experience developing custom applications and 3+ years at an
Architect level
-Minimum 7 years of back and experience within a J2EE Stack, Spring
centric solutions, Hibernate and relational database environment
Wants

-Experience working as a technical delivery lead in a Big 5 consulting
organization or Internet based company (web and/or mobile)
-5+ years in a Technical Lead role in managing development resources
(direct people management is preferred; not just managing off-shore
vendors)

-Understanding of Infrastructure Design (Servers, Networks, Load
Balancers, etc. ) -Experience with leveraging enterprise security
authentication and authorization infrastructure -Native and hybrid mobile
application development ( iOS and Android) -Experience with developing
server side software that interacts with embedded devices(Connected
Vehicles/Telematics experience is a plus) -Experience with web
technologies (HTML5, AJAX, Javascript, JSON, REST,
Flash)

-Experience with Telematics feature development such as safety and
security, navigation apps, internet radio app integration, etc.
-Experience with a Big Data architecture and infrastructure (Hadoop, IBM,
BigInsights, Spark, etc. )