Technical Architect IV

Summary:

Architecture role within Digital Enterprise Architecture, Resiliency, and Agile Group. Understands the desired outcomes and requirements of the business and translates those into technology solutions. Designs and develops digital architecture (integrated processes, applications, data, and technologies) solutions for new products/services, applications, and service offerings to support current software/platforms and Digital transformation. Performs technical planning, architecture development, and creation/modification of specifications.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leads the architectural efforts for medium to large projects (e.g., a project module or existing technology map review) or complex components of projects.
  • Collaborates with multiple stakeholders (e.g., enterprise architect, domain architect, developers, business) to understand the needs and expectations of the business.
  • Collaborates with other enterprise and technical architects to define solution architecture implementation requirements and approaches.
  • Ensures the use of industry and enterprise technology standards and best practices.
  • Develops and documents a unified solution architecture that is scalable across the organization.
  • Influences teams and stakeholders to achieve architectural objectives.
  • Develops in-depth knowledge of the domain/technology or project to recommend appropriate, timely, and necessary improvements or enhancements.
  • Provides technical insight while interfacing with the business to understand technology needs and requirements.
  • Provides technical guidance – broad understanding around technology delivery and how it impacts the business.
  • Provides architectural guidance to the project team.
  • Provides technical leadership throughout implementation.
  • Ensure the Solution Architecture conforms to applicable existing Architecture Standards and Patterns
  • Identify gaps in Architecture Standards and Patterns
  • Ensures compliance to architectural design in the implementation of projects.
  • Coaches and mentors co-workers and provides feedback to enhance skills and knowledge.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • In-depth experience with translating technical concepts for non-technical audiences, integration systems, data transfer approaches, analytics, scrum/agile development methodologies, project management, and a variety of architecture modeling methodologies and tools.
  • Proficiency in the following areas:
    • Understanding of a breadth of domains, including Cloud, Data, Network, Infrastructure, Analytics, etc.
    • Integration design, application and systems design, design thinking, business process design, and enterprise architecture principles
    • Ability to influence outcomes across business and IT
    • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    • DevSecOps Methodology, Technology, and Concepts
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in engineering, mathematics, computer science, or business.
  • 7-10 years of relevant IT experience required, with a preference of five or more years of architecture experience.
Job Category: Technical Architect
Job Type: Contract
Job Location: St. Louis

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