Solutions Architect
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Solutions Architect
Ref No.: 18-03753
Location: Maryland Heights, Missouri
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 4 Years
Start Date: 04/24/2018
Job Summary
Individual contributor Solution Architect role.
Contribute to the formulation of architecture approaches to specific client development initiatives.
Participates in high-level of collaboration and coordination with other architecture groups across the client Product and Technology organizations.
Assigned complex projects that require cross-functional consultations across the organization under the direction of the Director of Solution Architecture.
Keep current with trends and technological innovations in the Cable and IT industry, and make appropriate development recommendations

Major Duties/Responsibilities
Provide subject matter expertise for an assigned technology domain.
Contribute to the execution of proofs-of-concept for new approaches and platforms.
Provide technical assistance to development and operations personnel on new system projects and existing systems.
Participate in collaborations with business and technical teams to review conflicts/gaps between functional goals and existing capabilities.
Provide written documentation for business and technical teams of those discussions and conclusions.
Adhere to best practices for code development, version control, test automation and build automation.

Analytical skills to solve complex technology and business problems.
Inquisitive nature. Eager to explore new concepts and approaches
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
Ability to listen to multiple points of view and synthesize against goals for recommendations
Ability to plan, prioritize and organize effectively and independently multiple projects and tasks
Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
Ability to show judgment and initiative and to accomplish job duties
Ability to analyze and interpret data and synthesize recommendations
Strong business sense and sense of urgency to achieve business results
Aptitude and eagerness to learn from a new environment and make an impact quickly
Working knowledge of software development and delivery
Strong knowledge of currently used programming languages (Java, node.js, etc.)

Work Experience
5+ years technical experience in software engineering and architecture
Delivery experience in development of highly scalable software platforms
Demonstrated experience with software architecture design
Technical background in software design and development.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Cable experience a plus.

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent)
Masters preferred
Industry and vendor specific certifications and training preferred