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Application Architect
Ref No.: 18-07604
Location: Hermitage, Tennessee
Title: Application Architect
Location: Hermitage, TN
Duration: 6 months + possible extensions or right to hire


If interested, please send your resume to jon.marks@nttdata.com

Responsibilities:
  • Architect, design, implement world-class products and solutions. Develop functional architecture design and contribute to product vision
  • Manage clients, complex projects, drive business requirement gathering, manage scope and client expectations
  • Transforms detailed requirements into a complete, detailed systems design document
  • Supports creation of interface specifications and call flows for the various components in the design
  • Provide inputs to create Agile user stories based on marketing business requirements
  • Provide technical support for analysis of business requirements and applicability to the current or planned Platform/Enabler/API Platform capabilities
  • Participate in E2E functionality assessment during Validation Testing phases (SIT, UAT)
  • Experience with technical programming; capable of managing and overseeing teams designing, programming and implementing various technical solutions
  • Serve as a technical liaison between the business, project team and developers/testers
  • Work with IT infrastructure teams to deploy and maintain applications
  • See projects through to completion and meet commitments regardless of obstacles.
  • Insatiable appetite for learning new development techniques and technologies
  • Common sense approach to weighing constraints vs business drivers
  • Courage to stand up for what is right for our product, team, department and company
  • Motivated by mentoring others through technical and professional growth
  • Willingness to maintain a positive attitude regardless of external factors
  • Can handle the rush of each software change impacting 100's of 1000's of real people every day
  • Curiosity to understand "why” we build the features we choose
Qualifications and Required Skills:
Required:
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or related discipline. While an advanced degree is preferred, the value is placed on the extent of the relevant experience and accomplishments
  • 5+ years hands-on experience in Object-Oriented Design (OOD), Unified Modeling Language (UML), stateless distributed architectures, and designing for scalability and performance, especially within, .Net, HTML5/CSS3, and WCF technologies.
  • Clear understanding of event-driven and delegate-based design paradigms.
  • Knowledge of Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), its principles, and patterns at enterprise level.
  • Experience in data modeling techniques and knowledge and applicability of various normal forms.
  • Experience and knowledge of multi-tier and cross-platform architectures driven towards mobility.
  • Experience with architecting mobile enterprise solutions based on REST web services.
  • Experience in developing of IT architecture plans and software development methodologies.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of .NET Framework development techniques
  • Working knowledge of web-based technologies; HTTP, AJAX, HTML5, JavaScript/jQuery and CSS3
  • Microsoft .Net, ASP.NET Web API and complementary business layer and front-end technologies.
  • Microsoft SQL Server and other most common backend Microsoft technologies.
Preferred:
  • Strong experience with Azure (Amazon and other cloud providers is a plus)
  • Strong experience with PaaS services; understands leading practices and adoption patterns.
  • TOGAF or SEI – Software Architecture Certification etc.,
  • Exposure to BI Tools - like Tableau, PowerBI, Qliksense and DI Tools like Informatica etc.,
  • Experience working with SAFe or Agile development processes.
  • Experience with Angular
  • Electronic commerce, EDI, B2B architectures
  • Messaging architectures SOAP and REST with JSON text encoding.
  • Usage of automated build and/or unit testing and integration systems
  • Excellent communication, presentation, influencing, and reasoning skills to earn support of business leaders, technology leaders, colleagues, and vendor representatives.
  • Experience with Microsoft and Apple frameworks, with extensive knowledge of technical design patterns and anti-patterns.
  • Capable of building sustainable relationships with colleagues and key individuals.
  • Creativity and ability to think outside-the-box while defining sound and practical solutions.
  • Desire to take the initiative, moving projects/ideas forward with clarity.
  • Adept negotiation skills in high-pressure situations.
  • Leadership skills to indirectly lead cross-functional teams towards common solutions.

You will also be evangelizing the Cloud-first strategy for software development teams

NTT DATA Services is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 130,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA recently acquired Dell Services. NTT DATA Services emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process, IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We are a part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit www.nttdataservices.com to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.