Sr. System Architect

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/15/18
Chicago, IL
5 - 7 years experience
Accounting, Finance & Insurance
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/15/18

Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) is one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisory firms. We provide a fully integrated platform of services to prominent multinational corporations and institutional investors across the globe, as well as to occupiers, owners and developers of real estate on a local, regional and national level.   Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently-owned offices, NKF's 14,100 professionals operate from more than 400 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents.   Job Description: Newmark Knight Frank is currently seeking a TRIRIGA System Architect to develop and manage the overall system design through project engagements.  This key role provides the leadership for successful design, implementation and support of systems-related project goals to the project team, specifically the technical development and implementation resources.   Essential Job Duties:

  • Facilitate collaboration and cooperation with the primary system vendors.
  • Manage all aspects of the project related to systems and technology and their specific application for the client.
  • Drive innovative technical solutions to meet the client’s functional requirements.
  • Understand and exhibit experience in at least a specific range of Management Information Systems (MIS) tools, concepts and techniques are essential for this role.
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational, communication and writing skills.
  • Foster excellent relationships with Clients and will help drive additional value for the client, and increase probability of additional work and contract extensions.

Skills and Experience:

  • Act as the lead and overall designer for the system to be developed.  Ensures that all client system functional requirements are addressed.
  • 6+ years of business and technical experience, designing and implementing customer and internally facing solutions.
  • Minimum 3-5years application support and application staffing solution development experience.
  • Minimum of 3-5years experience leading teams, including client and consulting staff.
  • Solid Project Management background with the ability to talk through solutions, pricing, and staffing components of individual projects.
  • Develop efficient system design solutions based on existing application experience and knowledge.
  • Act as the lead and overall designer for the system to be developed.  Ensures that all client system functional requirements are addressed.
  • Oracle or SQL Server experience.
  • Strong understanding and command of the SDLC methodologies.
  • Strong business process knowledge, specifically pricing, availability, customer service, account management, and fulfillment.
  • Ability to engage and manage senior level client relationships.
  • Technical writing skills for proposals, RFP responses, and technical documentation.
  • Develop and conduct professional product demonstrations.

Education Requirements:

  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is required.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Strong background in TRIRIGA development and/or TRIRIGA Certified is a preferred.
  • Break/fix incident experience is a plus.
  • 5-10 years’ experience in the Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS) industry.
  • Provide domain expertise around a specific area of system architecture and software development with a focus on real estate and facilities management systems preferred.
  • 3-5years of experienceworking with web-based applications such as TRIRIGA.
  • 3-5years of experienceworking with vector/CAD applications such as AutoCAD and Microstation.

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