System Solution Architect

KAR Auction Services   •  

Toronto, ON

Industry: Automotive.


8 - 10 years

Posted 238 days ago

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Job Description:

  • Work with Business Analysts (BA) and Product Managers (PM) to design use case diagrams used to produce the WBS
  • Lead application design workshop sessions involving developers, QA, BA/PM, identify, document and catalogue existing or similar patterns that can be shared, harvested, or leveraged
  • Ensure compliance with security and governance policies for data in flight and at rest
  • Co-team with the Solution Architecture Manager to produce development standards and guidelines
  • Co-team with the otherarchitecture team members to present each project global design
  • Lead proof of concept projects to show case specific solution to our business stakeholders
  • Participate in design, documentation and delivery efforts with the otherarchitecture team members maintain the documents in order to keep them as current as possible
  • Provide assistance to the development team in term of debugging, good practice, performance monitoring and tuning
  • Prepare training materials and deliver the training to developers or BA on specific area of technical expertise

Required Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent preferred
  • 8+ years OO development with multiple languages such as Java, C#/ C++, Perl, Python, Ruby and PHP
  • 5+ years UI/UX design patterns with multiple languages such as JSP/ASP/.Net, JavaScript, JSON, HTML, CSS, JQuery
  • 3+ years prior experience in an architect role
  • Advanced experience with RDBMS, especially Oracle (RAC, SQL, etc.)
  • Advanced experience with Spring JTA, JDBC, Hibernate and MyBatis
  • Advanced experience with SOA (SOAP, RESTful, etc.) and related data formatting (XML, JSON)
  • Extensive knowledge of the Java language, its core libraries, and many 3rd party or open-source frameworks such as spring framework, hibernates etc.
  • Working on multiple project types (B2B, B2C), and integrated e-commerce projects.
  • Deep knowledge of SOA principles, message-oriented software patterns, design patterns, and enterprise integration architectures
  • Advanced listening and patience skills
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Significant working experience in agile environment – Agile certification is a plus
  • Working knowledge of application software security best practices and tools for web, mobile applications and Cloud.
  • Ability to negotiate trade-off between business features (quantity) and scalability of the solution
  • Real production exposure to high availability issues (such as clustering) 
  • Experience with message queue tools and concepts (JMS interface)

Preferred but not required:

  • Knowledge Microservices architecture and design principles
  • Experience Data Streaming tools such as Apache Kafka.