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Application Architect in Vernon Hills, IL at CRS Group

Date Posted: 11/16/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/16/2018

Job Description

Overview: The CRS Group is currently looking for a Application Architect for one of our clients in the Vernon Hills area. The CRS Group is a nationwide Staffing Firm who works primarily with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 corporations.
 
 
 
Job Description:
  • The Application Architect will develop application architecture specifications, application partitioning, object and data modeling, database design, quality assurance, and post implementation support, by developing and serving as an evangelist for Application Development best practices
  • This role will be guided by Enterprise Architecture function and will continue to improve overall application technology

 
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Lead complex Application Development Architecture and whiteboarding sessions
  • Develop technical coding and documentation standards
  • Manage technically complex projects efforts in development, maintenance and enhancements of business system applications
  • Employ object-oriented analysis and design techniques including use case analysis, object modeling, and database schema design to ensure business requirements and design goals are met
  • Participate in application architecture planning (including system partitioning and framework design) to determine optimal solution architecture, efficiency, maintainability, and scalability
  • Make technical decisions to meet the design goals laid out in product road map and by management
  • Act as an internal consultant for the different Application Development teams 
  • Collaborate with the application delivery teams to understand the business needs and create solution Blue Prints to ensure solutions fit within the overall architecture
  • Collaborate with business and project teams to gather requirements and business needs
  • Development of the application architecture framework. This implies mastery of the entire architecture
  • Assist the Product teams with High-level system narratives, storyboards, and user interface prototypes
  • Detailed design specifications for hardware and software use by the technical team
  • Define best practices for system test plans and ensure compliance to software quality Management (SQM) guidelines
  • Detailed estimates for projects, including resource allocation, timelines, and budget
  • Complete projects/tasks on a timely basis, according to commitments made to stakeholders and management
  • Develop new architectures for applications based on new or emerging technologies
  • Monitor technical progress of project teams and provide mentoring where appropriate
  • Identify issues that require more attention, and work to resolve issues based on an understanding of the business problem being solved
  • Draw appropriate resources together to address technical issues
  • Actively participate in the industry externally through internet research, white papers, or conferences

 
 
Qualifications:
  • 12 years in application development, or 10 years Application Development experience
  • Eight or more years of experience, with extensive application development knowledge in the .Net C#, NodeJS, Microservices and RESTful Web Services technologies
  • BA degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent IT knowledge/experience
  • Experience in leading software development teams and managing implementation projects that utilize client / server and browser/server technologies
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively with, and support the needs of, project team members and the customer support
  • Demonstrated outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work effectively with other IT teams as well as customers. Ability to effectively present information, interact with, and respond to questions from managers, employees, customers, and vendors
  • Demonstrated creative problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching and/or mentoring professionals. Working experience with NoSQL, DevOps, Continuous Delivery, API Management and Container technologies
  • Possess expert level knowledge of product lifecycle and understanding of Agile methodologies
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft development technologies like TFS/GIT
  • Skilled in designing n-tier applications and, experience in UML notation or other standard frameworks
  • Demonstrate mastery in leading software development projects and managing implementation projects that using industry best practices
  • Possess expert level knowledge of object-oriented design, and programming techniques
  • History of balancing multiple priorities simultaneously with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business while meeting deadlines
  • Prior strong planning and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and coach other Application Development team members

 
 
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • MS degree in Computer Science or Information Systems 
  • Experience with JMeter, Jenkins and Casper or Testing Automation Frameworks 
  • Experience with Azure or AWS PAAS or other Cloud technologies 
  • Experience guiding Application Development teams with .Net 4.x and .Net Core frameworks 
  • Experience with MuleSoft or other iPAAS technologies 
  • Experience in designing Application Security framework
  • Experience in Document Database technologies like Mongo DB

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.