Enterprise Architect

8 - 10 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/02/17
Lansing, MI
8 - 10 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/02/17

Role:

The Enterprise Architects provide deep design reviews and are quite often used as the final code review especially for important modules.  They are the gate keeps to ensure what we build does not incur inappropriate technical debt.

  • Reviews, provides input and approves the technical platform architecture and data architecture
  • Responsible to define and oversee implementation of production environments required to support the product
  • Responsible to review and approve understand key technical processes, standards and software architectures used to develop, implement and support
  • Understanding and approval of software products and tools for the Program
  • Works with the Technical Principal, Development Manager and PMO to define the platform technical architecture
  • Collaborate with Engineering leads to find opportunities to improve speed, reduce technical debt, improve flexibility, etc.

 Skills Include

Required:

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to solicit and formalize requirements and work with end users/customers.
  • Ability to work in a semi-structured environment where requirements and priorities are dynamic.
  • Experience with agile development methodology.
  • Understanding Business Process Re-Engineering (BPR).  Analysis and redesign of workflows in an organization to optimize business processes as it related delivering software faster and at lower cost
  • Must be able to code in at least 4 programming languages
  • At least 5 years as solution architect.
  • At least 3 years as principal Engineer / SDE
  • At least 3 years as application lead
  • Extensive knowledge designing REST/JSON interfaces.
  • Extensive experiencing designing and implementing complex schema.
  • Extensive experience refactoring complex schema.
  • J2SE and related Stack
  • J2EE and related stack including EJB and web servers. Solid Java development skills with 7years J2EE experience.
  • Expert in Share nothing and other web scale architecture.
  • Experience designing and maintaining large scale batch processing systems.
  • Expert in high performance javascript for RIA
  • Expert in parsing and transform using languages like Python.
  • Experience with large scale transform and analyze using tools like Hadoop, Spark, Map reduce.
  • Working with Dev teams to deliver touch zero change binary deployments. Continuous Integration tools, Jenkins Administration, Jenkins Docker as well as Jenkins HA skills.
  • Resolve complex problems with Merging, Branching and Configuration Management of SCM system
  • Database migration scripting
  • Database dice & slice scripting
  • Database strategy to deploy breaking changes with minimum disruption.
  • Conversant and able to use at least 4 programming languages.
  • Written parser for files of complexity equal or greater than EDI 834 in at least 2 different languages.
  • Object-oriented and service-oriented design concepts, including knowledge of data transfer objects and associated design patterns.

Highly Desirable:

  • At least 5 years as Principal Architect or Enterprise Architect
  • Extensive experience using queues like Kafka to decouple complex distributed systems.
  • Extensive experience solving performance problems in complex distributed systems.
  • Extensive experience deploying applications in public cloud infrastructure.
  • Has built complex general purpose engines in at least 2 different languages.
  • Securing web API using Open ID or other SSO technologies.
  • 4+ years’ experience in SQL and Oracle.  Understands and can explain when transactional  semantics will limit scalability in large scale distributed systems.
  • Knowledge of UML.
  • Experience in Insurance Domain
  • Experience in Claims processing Domain
  • Experience in Dental Claims processing Domain
  • Experience in Inventory Control or Audit Domains
  • Experience in HIPAA and PCI security Domain
  • Experience with Webscale technologies such as Kafka, Memcache, Riak, AWS, Shared nothing architectures.
  • Experience building and deploying software onto AWS or Openstack using Chef, Docker or similar technologies.
  • When using libraries such as J2EE Soap need to understand and verbalize how this works through the entire stack and how it could be implemented from the ground up.
  • Experience writing complex general purpose algorithms such as databases, machine learning engines, parsers, etc.
  • Writes code both at work and for fun.   Has created or contributed to open source projects.
  • Experience with Test Driven Design (TDD) methodology.
  • JavaServer Faces (JSF) technology knowledge and experience. 
  • Experience with Web Logic Portal technology.
  • Good understanding and ability to explain ROI tradeoff between System API integration tests and Unit tests and how they would make such a decision in a budget constrained environment.
  • Good understanding of junit testing and continuous integration environment.
  • Experience with Java Message Service (JMS) and Message Driven Bean (MDB) development is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of developing and deploying applications in Weblogic portal environment.
  • Understanding of Service Oriented Architecture and experience working with web services.
  • RDBMS schema refactoring experience with experience releasing breaking changes to prod with minimal downtime. 
  • US Citizenship is preferred.
  • Experience in the insurance industry, specifically with the health care industry.
  • Recent experience with Oracle Weblogic 10.3.x or greater.
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or a related field or comparable work experience.
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