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Reference # : 19-00638 Title : Solutions Architect II
Location : Chicago, IL
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 06/17/2019 / 09/30/2019  
Provide architectural and big-picture oversight for development of new or enhanced software products
Responsible for ensuring quality and consistency of the software architecture across the system and providing day-to-day technical guidance to the development teams
Define the system, technical, and application architectures for major areas of development and recommend course of action to maintain cost effectiveness and competitiveness
Stay up-to-date on business initiatives and objectives, particularly as these relate to infrastructure and development architecture issues
Research and implement best practices frameworks/capability models that will control costs, provide higher quality, and/or increase predictability of service delivery
Research new technology and development tools to remain abreast of current and emerging technology

Responsibilities/Project Specifics:
  • Responsible for one primary project will have multiple smaller ad hoc projects assigned
  • The primary project will be for the Currency Bank
  • Project focus will be on migration the system from its current platform to a vendor system
  • The vendor will be assisting and running point on the implementation/integration of the project, but this individual will be responsible for ensuring the existing system's requirements and designs are in place for a smooth transition
  • Individual will be report to a Principal Architect and will be their right-hand person. They will receive day to day direction from the Principal Architect
  • Responsible for attending meetings, creating architecture and SQL diagrams, and creating/updating technical documents
  • Responsible for communicating with roughly 4 different division to gather information and requirements needed

Required Skills:
  • 4-6 years' experience in a Solutions Architect role
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Must have experience with .NET core and possess a development background
  • Experience with Microservices/Webservices
  • Experience with Visio
  • Experience with architecture work
  • Strong communication and representation skills (not a heads down role)

Preferred Skills:
  • TFS and Agile experience preferred
  • Airline and loyalty industry experience preferred

*** Manager open to Skype interview, but would prefer in-person interviews for local candidates

Manager looking for .net / J2EE/ Micro Services / Visio