Sr. Application Architect

Information Technology
in Orlando
, FL
Reference: 19-03909
The Sr. Application Architect is responsible for the solution architecture and design, as well as delivery estimates, for our client’s technology projects. It is the responsibility of the Sr. Application Architect to coordinate with architects and designers from various disciplines (solution, infrastructure, data/information) to define the most effective solution to business problems, while also leveraging their knowledge of existing systems and services and the capabilities available in the marketplace. The Sr. Application Architect will also partner with delivery, production support and shared services partners (e.g., Quality Assurance, Infrastructure Engineering, Reference Architecture etc.) to ensure alignment of the solution approach and estimates with each stakeholder. The individual will also work with various business stakeholders in problem solving, creating business capabilities, and defining effective and efficient technology solutions for solving business problems and enabling business capabilities. The successful candidate requires technical knowledge and skills that are broad and deep, covering various hardware, software, and platforms. The candidate must be comfortable operating in complex heterogeneous technology environments, and have experience with highly integrated and mission critical solutions. The candidate must possess the ability to share and communicate ideas clearly, both orally and in writing, to business sponsors and partners, technical resources, and executives, in clear concise language that is the effective for each respective group. The candidate should have experience in digital and mobile technology areas. The candidate should have experience in solution architectures that leverage buy or build options, as well as cloud (PaaS and SaaS) solutions.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 3 years in software development or solution architecture role
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Skilled in partnering with various architecture disciplines in software development
  • Familiarity with core design patterns
  • Knowledge of estimation processes
  • Ability to multi-task amongst several priorities
  • Experience with software integration patterns – services, eventing, SOA (both REST and SOAP preferred)
  • Familiarity with modern web development, mobile, and heterogeneous integrations
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly through self-study
  • Experience with cloud PAAS, SAAS, and IAAS
  • Experience with designing for container based deployment (docker etc.)
  • Experience in theme park and entertainment technologies
  • Experience in hospitality and lodging technologies
  • Experience in online guest experience technologies
Basic Qualifications:
  • Coordinate between business and IT stakeholders to develop a solution architecture approach
  • Create delivery estimates based on solution architecture approach
  • Assess market technology choices to determine fit, including software, hardware, SaaS/PaaS, etc.
  • Translate complex functional, technical, and business requirements into architectural designs
  • Coordinate with delivery project managers and business analysts to draft project scope and compile delivery estimates
  • Collaborate with other architecture teams
  • Adapt to a quickly changing environment and interact with a broad customer base with diverse needs and functional responsibilities
  • Working knowledge of cloud technologies such as AWS and Azure