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CW Application Architect (99T823) (554905)
Ref No.: 17-15902
Location: Plano, Texas
Application Architect
Plano, TX
6+ Month

  • This Application Architect role will be responsible for leading technical vision on a project
  • to improve business flexibility of a currently mainframe-based insurance system.
  • The Architect understand the role of industry and technology standards and be able to demonstrate
  • the application of such standards in previous work.
  • The Architect will shape strategies with vendors, critique technical strategies, and position the project for technical success.
  • Experience in mainframe systems and in guiding system migration projects for large enterprise clients are both helpful.
  • A minimum of 12+ years' experience in Software Architecture solutions to solve business problems paired with experience with SOA standards.
  • Experience designing enterprise applications in a Federated Security Model with preference for those with experience in large financial institutions or banks.
  • Mastery of client/server and distributed applications, project life cycle, and the basics of technical operations
  • Mainframe knowledge or migration of functionality from mainframe to cloud application is a must
  • Mastery of common development methodologies including Waterfall and Agile
  • Working knowledge of common architecture practices and frameworks especially including TOGAF, Zachman, FEAF
  • Experienced with NFRs and Performance Architecture including root cause analysis, problem management and performance tuning
  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on technical skills, with strong leadership, development management and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work effectively within IT, various vendors, and business teams to develop solutions that meet technology standards and business needs is required