Applications Architect

Robert Half Technology
US-NY-New York
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  • Post Date: Aug 20, 2019
  • Start Date: 8/20/2019
  • Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Ref ID: 02940-0010429851

Classification: Applications Architect

Compensation: DOE


Minimum 9 years experience developing JEE based software or web based solutions, and experience with an agile development methodology.

A successful candidate should have a combination of client, architectural, and technical skills. While a candidate may not have all applicable skills, one should be familiar enough (preferably with proven experience) to lead experts in the development of applications. Someone in this role will occasionally need to be able to assist with software development efforts, and should be comfortable with hands-on development and deployment.

Consulting Skills

Ability to communicate and interact with VP and director level colleagues.
Ability to explain complex technical details to a business audience.
Ability to create and present PowerPoint slide decks.
Writing skills: architectural assessments, statements of work, status reports.
Non-Technical Skills

Experience in agile development with the ability to act as a Scrum leader.
Experience in facilitating the process of refining business epics, stories, and tasks.
Ability to create technical stories and tasks, based on provided epics and stories.
Ability to define details of stories and tasks: inputs, outputs, rules, and technical requirements.
Demonstrable experience in product life cycle processes, including: UX, visual design, front-end, back-end, and testing.
Architectural Skills

Ability to design and deliver enterprise level solutions.
Requirements gathering, presentation, and tracking.
Experience with detailed technical architecture assessment.
Mastery of object-oriented design.
Detailed understanding of design patterns and their applicability.
Ability to design scalable and resilient end-to-end solutions.
Opinionated about general architecture and design principles.
Technical Skills

Experience designing and implementing patterns in JEE applications.
Experience implementing JEE based MVC frameworks: Spring Framework, Play Framework, etc.
Spring Framework experience: dependency injection, MVC, transaction management.
ORM experience with JPA, Hibernate, or similar.
Understanding of ORM abstractions such as Spring Data is desirable.
Experience working with Java based web services: RPC and HTTP.
Experience in security, high availability, cloud, or “big data”
API design and construction: REST, SOAP, etc.
Middle tier integration with ESB or API gateways.
Delivery experience with NoSQL databases: MongoDB, CouchDB, Elasticsearch, Apache Solr, etc.
Experience with authentication and single sign-on standards: SAML, OAuth, OpenID.
DevOps expertise: Jenkins, Chef, Puppet, etc.
Understanding of source control as it pertains to: committing, deploying, branching, merging.
Conversant in cloud platforms such as AWS and Azure.
Working knowledge of using and deploying on cloud platforms is a plus.
Experience with Git would be ideal.
Relational database modeling and design.
Experience integrating with enterprise systems: Salesforce, Oracle ERP, SAP, and PeopleSoft.
Certifications are a plus: Java, TOGAF, Adobe, etc.

BS/BA degree with CS concentration, MS/MA
Minimum 5 years of senior consulting experience with large, Fortune 500 companies.
Experience and desire to create intellectual capital: white papers, conference speaking, etc.


Java, J2EE - Java 2 Enterprise Edition, HTML - HyperText Markup Language

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