18990- Application Architect
Chicago, IL 60601 US
Location: CHICAGO, IL OR RICHARDSON, TX
Duration: 3 Months Contract to Hire
- Provides design recommendations based on long-term IT organization strategy
- Develops Enterprise level application and custom integration solutions including major enhancements and interfaces, functions and features
- Uses a variety of platforms to provide automated systems applications to customers
- Provides expertise regarding the integration of applications across the business
- Determines specifications, then plans, designs, and develops the most complex and business critical software solutions, utilizing appropriate software engineering processes either individually or in concert with project team
- Will assist in the most difficult support problems
- Develops programming and development standards and procedures as well as programming architectures for code reuse
- Has in-depth knowledge of state-of-the art programming languages and object-oriented approaches in designing, coding, testing and debugging programs
- Understands and consistently applies the attributes and processes of current application development methodologies
- Researches and maintains knowledge in emerging technologies and possible application to the business
- Viewed both internally and externally as a technical expert and critical technical
- Requires specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise- Interprets internal or external business issues and recommends best practices
- Takes initiative to solve complex problems; takes an outside in perspective to identify innovative solutions
- Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations
- May lead functional teams or projects
- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.
- 7 years of experience in multiple IT areas and 3 years of relevant architecture experience.
- Requires advanced to expert level knowledge and understanding of architecture, application systems design and integration.