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Category: Architect Job Type: Contract
Job ID Number: 10616 City/State: Richmond    VA
Job Title: Solution Architect
Job Description: Location: Richmond, VA/ 12+ Months Contract

Client IT Division is seeking an Solution Architect to support ongoing architecture activities. The selected candidate will adhere to defined standards to architect and design software systems, Comply with collection of measurements of accomplishments, contribute to the quality and delivery of the technical documentation for software solutions, create overall application and solution architectures, component designs, and systems integration and implementations for a particular business solution.

Local candidates strongly preferred.

Skills Needed:
  • 5 Years Experience with integration architecture and proven work experience with Agile/Scrum teams Required

  • 5 Years Proven experience in developing enterprise and solution level architectural designs. Required

  • 5 Years Experience with business and technical requirements analysis, business process modeling/mapping, methodology development, and data mapping. Required

  • 5 Years Technical experience with large scale system integration Required

Qualifications:
  • Interviews will be conducted via Skype or Google Hangout.

  • Candidates will telework now (after coming to office to pick up laptop). Once restrictions are lifted, candidates will be required to work onsite daily M-F 8-5pm, NO exceptions.

  • Candidate will lead efforts in defining, documenting and estimating the following for enterprise applications.

  • Requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment, on- prem, hybrid and cloud topologies, interfaces with other systems, internal and external checks and controls, system inputs and output.

  • The selected candidate will collaborate with other IT staff to assess business needs and requirements and translate them into automated solutions.

  • Will produce relevant solution design artifacts including but not limited to technical estimates, conceptual, logical and physical system designs, sequence diagrams, and data models.

  • Will coordinate new system development to ensure it is consistent and well integrated with existing application systems and COTS solutions.

  • Analyze and estimate feasibility and compatibility with hardware and other programs.

  • Will consult with clients to prototype, architect, and design applications to meet needs.

Requirements:
  • 5+ years direct experience in enterprise-level application design and integration.

  • 5+ years direct experience in cloud application (Azure/AWS) architecture.

  • 5+ years direct experience in SaaS (Software as a Service) architecture.

  • Experience with SAFe architecture and proven work experience with Agile/Scrum teams.

  • Proven experience in developing enterprise and solution level architectural designs.

  • Proven experience in overseeing the linking of cross-functional applications between disparate business units and systems.

  • Experience with business and technical requirements analysis, business process modeling/mapping, methodology development, and data mapping.

  • Knowledge of relational database design and management techniques.

  • Good project management skills and/or substantial exposure to project-based work structures, project lifecycle models, etc.

  • Strong knowledge of system and software quality assurance best practices and methodologies.

  • Competency with XML constructs and schemas.

  • Confidence and experience with API protocols and schemas such as SOAP and REST.

  • Strong understanding of end-user needs and requirements.

  • Excellent understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.

  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a team environment.

  • Excellent communication and documentation skills

For expedited response, please contact Karan at 804-999-5641
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