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Application Architect
Ref No.: 18-05026
Location: Lombard, Illinois
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 125,000.00 - 140,000.00 /Year
  • Work with product technical leads to design new products or enhancements.  Take part in initial system development including analysis and coding to get each new development effort started in the right direction.   Provide ongoing guidance for the technical work as needed
  • Work with the business community to turn business requirements into cost-effective and elegant solutions
  • Collaborate with other regional and global architects to set and enforce standards
  • Performs design and code reviews
  • Act as the person everyone turns to when in need of help on tough technical problems
  • Help to evaluate from the technical perspective and implement 3rd party solutions.  This includes 3rd party applications along with development tools and libraries
  • Help formulate group's technology vision and set/enforce technical standards for the team
  • Take part in mentoring less senior team members
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Has strong experience with SQL server and all related technologies
  • .NET development (web and back-end, web services, etc.)
  • Networking and hardware fundamentals
  • Candidate should be versed in diverse technologies 
  • Mobile development expertise is a strong plus
  • Must have at least 3 years' experience working with complex systems with thousands of users and complex business requirements in a technical leadership capacity.
  • Exceptional debugging skills
  • Strong experience with performance tuning, high availability concepts, and disaster recovery
  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to effectively multitask
  • Good estimation and project management skills including Agile development knowledge
  • Strong foundation in variety of development methodologies
  • Ability to coach and define practices to make entire team improve
Minimum Experience
  • 7+ years of experience
  • CS degree or equivalent experience
  • Visual Studio 2017
  • C# 
  • SPA
  • Azure hosting, PAAS/Services
  • IIS
  • Team Foundation Server (TFS Git & TFVC)
  • Continuous integration, devops practices
  • Octopus Deploy
  • Experience in requirements for compliance frameworks such as SOC2/ISO and GDPR
  • Web application performance profiling and tuning
  • SQL Server
    • sql/stored procedures/triggers
    • SSIS
    • Database design/normalization experience
    • Performance tuning
    • Entity Framework
    • Data cube experience
  • Browser side
    • HTML5
    • Javascript
    • JQuery
    • Knockout/Kendo/React/Angular 2
    • CSS 3
    • Bootstrap
    • Responsive Design
  • RESTful services