Job Description :

The Client is looking for dynamic leaders to join our Architecture practice who will bring thought leader-level knowledge and a proven record of success directing efforts in executing various aspects of architecture such as business, enterprise & solutions design. This leader will have an opportunity to work on a truly enterprise team that engages with leaders across all divisions and will be directly involved in helping enable our CIO's vision of a more agile and business outcomes focused IT organization.

Some Responsibilities Include:

  • Engaging with our business partners to lead/assist and design End to End solutions that integrate one or many of cloud, COTS, systems integration, AI, automation, IoT, API and other multi-vendor capabilities and become their trusted advisor and co-create and design innovative solutions
  • Strong communication skills to engage with senior leaders at a business unit as well as functional & industry leaders within the Client's organization
  • Establish strong working relationships with business and technology leaders in order to drive investment planning, portfolio planning and execution.
  • Define the reference and implementation architectures for solutions and accelerators
  • Collaborating with Platform, Solution, Application and Data Architects towards creating industry leading approaches, architecture design and solutions in a rapidly evolving development environment
  • Be known as an influencer and a recognized thought leader, with proven track record translating business problems into patterns that combine one or many capabilities that solve the problem
  • Acts as a trusted advisor for the business implementations to ensure architecture and design principles are upheld
  • Leading design thinking workshops and build and test new technologies
  • Work across IT to drive capability-led investment planning decisions
  • Stay current with industry technology trends and introduce best practices to our Company's IT
  • Drive the notion of reusable architecture assets & standards such as current-state business/technology capability maps as well as future state planning roadmaps across all of IT. + Partner with architects and capability owners in the other business units to re-use the best available technologies and processes to power the business
  • Apply risk-based decision making to complex problems and consult with relevant subject matter advisors as needed to inform the decision
  • Prepare and deliver executive level briefings and communicate complex topics effectively to a diverse executive audience.

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • 8+ years prior experience in Enterprise, Business, Information, Systems & Application, Solution Architectures.
  • 1+ years in a management role
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with business stakeholders and navigate across conflicting priorities to balance critical tactical and strategic needs.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills - able to effectively communicate complex concepts in simple ways.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate and communicate with a variety of audiences and stakeholders including executive management, business leaders, IT peers, and colleagues worldwide.
  • Strategic thinker, with demonstrated ability to work in a broad and top-down manner with a fair amount of ambiguity at the center.
  • Results-orientation with the proven ability and reputation for developing plans and implementing them successfully.
  • Demonstrated leadership in achieving shared objectives in a matrix organization, managing cross-divisional initiatives, and cross-functional teams in an extremely dynamic environment.
  • Self-directed, self-motivated, driven leader who with little direction can fill in the gaps as to what is needed, and drive expected results.
  • Demonstrated ability to envision the future and rally the organization / people towards a common goal


  • Preferred Lab systems \ pharma \ regulated systems
  • System integration methodologies \ design - ESB, API, REST, etc.
  • Performance \ Scale \ Availability design and troubleshooting
  • Modern security technologies for authentication \ authorization and securing data
  • Web-based systems architecture, service-based architecture including microservices, enterprise application architecture as well as experience managing expectations when balancing alternatives against business and financial constraints;
  • Current agile methodologies, specifically Scrum;
  • Web technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap framework, AngularJS, Spring, Nodejs, jQuery;
  • Data architecture, data modeling and data management across relational, columnar and noSQL technologies like SQL, Oracle, MongoDB,
  • Big data technologies like Hadoop (Hortonworks, Cloudera) Spark, Kafka, Elasticsearch and others
  • Service design, creation and orchestration using ESBs like Mulesoft, Talend; TIBCO, MQ
  • Cloud based components implementation \ integrations \ migrations Azure, Google Cloud, AWS(preferred).

Required Skills : Very strong in both .NET and JAVA, API integration, ETL knowledge (Tibco, Mulesoft, etc) Microservices, Spring boot, AWS, REST services, Docker/Kubernetes,
Basic Qualification :
Additional Skills : The client is an industry leader and the candidate will have the opportunity to work with all the latest tech and work with other high level Architects and managers.
Background Check :Yes
Drug Screen :Yes
Notes :Need someone who can provide high level solutions for .Net or Java. The client wants the candidate to be able to make recommendation on what architecture to use based on requirements.
Selling points for candidate :The client is an industry leader and the candidate will have the opportunity to work with all the latest tech and work with other high level Architects and managers.
Project Verification Info :
Candidate must be your W2 Employee :No
Exclusive to Apex :No
Face to face interview required :No
Candidate must be local :No
Candidate must be authorized to work without sponsorship ::No
Interview times set : :No
Type of project :Administration/Support
Master Job Title :Architect: .NET
Branch Code :Greensboro

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