Job Description :
 


Solution Architect


Reston,VA


ALL VISA OPEN


Locals highly  preferred


Rate open


 


 


Job Description :


Job Functions: 
• Partner with business stewards to define deliverables and measurement metrics for target architecture(snbsp;
• Promote and educate stakeholders on the use and value of optimized architecture(snbsp;
• Provide technical and architectural subject matter expertise to the various development teams including communicating architectural decisions and mentoring other technical staff around the various development technologiesnbsp;
• Develop architecture blueprints for large projects/ programs involving multiple systems and shared services 
• Identify core common data shared across the enterprise and assist in developing common enterprise data architecturenbsp;
• May serve as lead, technical expert to team(s) concerned with development and support enterprise technology initiativesnbsp;
• Conduct studies of new technologies to provide more efficient and cost effective architecture solutions and build-buy decisions 
• Oversee multiple projects in order to preserve the architectural vision and protect stakeholder interests 
• Confer with business units and application development staff to understand both the business and technical requirements and to define architectural constraints 
• Create and assess performance metrics and traceability maps to determine the effectiveness of architecture solutions and risks 
• facilitate governance 
• Keep abreast of relevant technology and architecture best practices 
• May review work of other team members and mentor junior architects 


Required Qualifications: 
• Bachelors or advanced degree in Computer Science, Math, or other engineering discipline 
• A minimum of 10 years in defining current and target state architectures, transition architectures and roadmaps 
• A minimum of 5 years developing solutions based in Service Oriented Architectures, platforms and tools 
• A minimum of 5 years of experience transforming technology portfolios during Business Process re-engineering and Transformation 
• Strong understanding of Software Patterns and development best practices 
• A minimum of 3 years using Architecture Modeling tools like Mega, IBM System Architect, Troux, Rational Software Architect etc 
• A minimum of 10 years of hands-on Java using frameworks, libraries during design and development 
• A minimum of 5 years of experience in projects using agile and waterfall methodologies 
• A minimum of 10 years with relational databases such as Oracle and SQL Server 
• A minimum of 5 years with application servers and containers such as JBoss, Tomcat, WebLogic, Oracle Application Server 
• Experience in selecting and integrating COTS solutions 
• A minimum of 5 years with assessing architecture quality and resiliency viz. scalability, availability, throughput, failover, etcnbsp;
• A minimum of 5 years leading architecture efforts that requires close collaboration with project teams 
• Ability to work with both senior management level executives and development teams 
• Excellent communication, presentation, and documentation skills 
• Professional demeanor 

Preferred Qualifications: 
• Solution Architect Certification – TOGAF, MS 
• Mortgage Industry knowledge experience 
• JEE Certification 
• Tibco EMS, BW knowledge or certification 
• VMware knowledge or certification