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Solutions Architect
Ref No.: 16-09846
Location: Alpharetta, Georgia, Georgia
NetSpend Corporation is seeking a Solution Architect – Application Development Team to design and organize development efforts in a highly secure and heavy transaction-based Java/Linux environment. The Solution Architect translates requirements created by functional analysts by describing it through architecture and design artifacts. The Solution Architect will remain involved throughout the balance of the project.

The Solution Architect will be part of Agile delivery teams, developing proprietary software and technology to support our internal teams, external partners, and NetSpend cardholders. NetSpend processes millions of transactions every day using this technology. Our growth and profitability is directly tied to our ability to scale, adapt, and monitor this technology.

NetSpend offers a fun, personable atmosphere where creativity, ingenuity and talent are encouraged and rewarded.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide motivation and guidance to the agile delivery team.
  • Create detailed design documentation based on functional requirements and established patterns.
  • Ensuring that the solution architecture aligns with the roadmaps established by the enterprise architecture
  • Ability to create consensus and understanding around the architecture
  • Collaborate with other engineers on code reviews, internal infrastructure, and process enhancements.
  • Adhere to current documentation standards and produce necessary documentation for training and compliance.



Qualifications:
Skills/Education/Experience:
  • BS/MS in CS or equivalent preferred, or equivalent work experience.
  • 10+ years of J2EE development experience for proprietary technologies in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong Java skills and object oriented design experience, including working knowledge of core libraries and design patterns.
  • Significant development experience in a Unix/Linux environment.
  • Experience integrating with databases (preferably Oracle) and middle-tier application server architecture.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills and an interest in working in a collaborative team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results, prioritize activities, and to manage time effectively.
  • Experience with Toplink or Hibernate is a plus.
  • Experience with agile development methodologies desired.
  • Preferred experience with JBoss, Weblogic, JMX, rule engine, and SOA.
  • Prefer working experience with 3rd party integrations.
  • Working knowledge of current software security technologies (encryption, authentication, etc.), and their incorporation into software systems; experience with Atalla is a plus.
  • Prefer experience in card processing and high-transaction processing environment.
  • As provided in NetSpend's Background Check policy, eligible candidates may be subject to drug, criminal history, and credit checks, which will be conducted and used in accordance with applicable local, state, and federal laws.
Travel:
No
More Information About the Job
Is Relocation Available?
No
Are you open to sponsorship?
Yes
Are there flexible work hours?
No
Is there a possibility to work remote?
No
This position is:
Backfill
Is there a bonus structure?
10%
Is there equity?
No
Who does this position report to?
VP of Applications Development
Does this position have direct reports?
No
What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?
Preferred experience with JBoss, Weblogic, JMX, rule engine, and SOA. 10+ years of J2EE development experience for proprietary technologies in a fast-paced environment. Strong Java skills and object oriented design experience, including working knowledge of core libraries and design patterns.