Are you passionate about applications architecture, integration, and development? Do you have the soft skills to engage and influence change with software developers, management, and business partners? If so, you can help Shaw Industries evolve our applications architecture & integration strategy.
As a lead-level Systems Architect on the Systems Development Architecture (SDA) Team, you will work alongside a team of skilled architects to help research and set strategic direction for application development standards, technologies, and processes across the Shaw enterprise. Along with the languages, tools, and frameworks used to build applications, the domain includes integration technologies, development infrastructure (source code management, build/deploy automation, automated code quality and testing) and virtualized/containerized hosting platforms.
In addition to technical skills, you will also leverage your soft skills to facilitate discussion and debate with peers and leaders; conduct presentations with management, colleagues, and business partners; and work with outside suppliers and vendors.
Gain and practice subject matter expertise across all areas of applications development
Conduct research and experimentation with new development technologies
Collaborate with cross-functional teams made of development and infrastructure staff to understand current and future needs
Maintain balance of an enterprise “big picture” focus that may sometimes conflict with individual developer desires, or even your own
Ability to build and maintain strong trusting relationships with peers and business partners, which often includes navigation of cultural, individual, or technical obstacles to change
Possess excellent communication skills with business and technical resources within all levels of leadership, to include facilitating meetings and conducting presentations
BA / BS Degree or equivalent practical experience
6 years of relevant experience in software development and/or architecture
Strong knowledge of software development environments, to include personal computers, servers, virtual machines, and containers, with both Windows and Linux operating systems
Experience with agile development methodologies and DevOps
Experience with systems integration involving web services, microservices, service buses, and messaging, using both custom code and low/no-code packages
Familiarity with some or all of the following tools and concepts: DB2, SQL Server, TIBCO BusinessWorks, data virtualization, Git, Jenkins, SonarQube, OpenShift
Key Leadership Competencies:
Build Trusting Relationships
Adapt and Change
Demonstrate Good Judgment