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Solutions Architect-10578-REMOTE (1135847)

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Job Details
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Company Name
Apex Systems
Physical Address
Schaumburg, IL 60159
Job Description

Job Title: Solutions Architect

Establish and/or maintain Functional Domain Center of Excellence (CoE).
Provide expert knowledge of technical and middleware architecture, and serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) to business, operations and technology teams on those topics

Review business drivers, needs and strategies with Business and Solution Architects to understand implications for application and middleware architecture
Provide input to the Solution Architect in the development of project initiation documents, including the definition of objectives, scope, approach, and deliverables
Identify software components the application will use for implementation and provide instruction on how to appropriately implement application components using the respective hardware and software. Works in close collaboration with the infrastructure architect(s) to ensure hardware/software compatibility and cohesiveness.
Identify how generic application components can be implemented (blueprints) ? for example how application components
Persist and make data accessible
Maintain transactional integrity
Ensure secure access
Develop application domain expertise at the code and data level
Provide support and guidance to the development teams during the analysis, design, development and testing processes. Defines design patterns that ensure performance, scalability, operability and maintainability, and holds teams accountable to their correct use.
Identify and communicate risks (business, application, technical) associated with component or application implementation
Prepare application architecture deliverables in accordance with enterprise standards and methodologies and consistent with the target business architecture
Proactively identify and capitalize upon opportunities to share / re-use existing components where possible
Ensure steady and proactive evolution of domain components in alignment with Enterprise TSA through development of domain roadmaps and contributions to project architectures and designs
Advanced degree, specialized training, or equivalent work experience
5 to 7 years relevant work experience
Understanding of multiple programming languages, systems and systems’ design methodologies
Knowledge of the overall technology and business operating models and underlying technical architecture
Knowledge of project management methodologies and tools
Knowledge of architecture methodologies, standards and tools
Understanding of relevant technologies and development life cycles
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Business Applications: Billing & Rating, Activation & Provisioning, Inventory Management, Sales & Marketing, Campaign Management, Deal Compensation/Sales Commission, CRM/Customer Service, Amdocs Systems
Office Automation: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
Planning & Design: Microsoft Project, Visio
Software Engineering: Cobol, Eclipse/MyEclipse, C, C++, PL-SQL, SQL Plus, Shell scripting, PERL
eSkills: Java/JSP, J2EE, XML, web services, SOAP, WSDL
Integration Technologies: Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), ESB
Modeling / Reporting Tools : Metadata Tools, Cognos, UML, Rochade
Databases: Oracle
Testing Tools: Rationale Suite
Standards & Methodology: CMMI, RUP, Extreme, Agile, Scrum
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