Recruiters Comments: This role is a lifetime opportunity for an experienced passionate Solutions Architect to work in a Greenfield environment on exciting projects using up-to-date, new technologies and software.
Our client a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, serving millions of business locations and thousands of financial institutions in more than 100 countries around the world is seeking an experienced Solutions Architect in their new modern development center in the Mid-West. This role is a lifetime opportunity for an experienced passionate Solutions Architect to work in a Greenfield environment on exciting projects using up-to-date, new technologies and software. This is a permanent position with a very attractive salary & an excellent benefits package on offer.
The team is setting up product development capabilities in their new modern development center. Adopting an API first approach, the Solutions Architect will be the lead technical liaison for all client-driven engagements starting from initial solution discussions, all the way through project delivery. The Solutions Architect plays a key collaboration role, internally between Product Owners, Program Managers and Software Engineering and externally between the client and their various other partners responsible for the overall solution.
Lead the design of moderately complex solutions and projects with high emphasis on quality, simplicity and performance.
Stay active and current in business technology trends, direction and innovation related to digital commerce and provide thought leadership for the organization.
Consult with Senior Application Development Leadership on emerging technologies.
Supports integrations with existing business systems applications.
Works with buy-in from Product and Application Development Leadership, especially when new integrations are deemed necessary
Ensures adherence to established standards.
Understands and designs for reuse every step of the way.
Understands and strives for efficiencies in execution processes.
May be responsible for assigning resources and delegating tasks to meet project deliverables.
Leads solution implementations in the area of Universal Commerce both: with FDC and non-¬FDC Engineering and Testing teams.
Is adept at creating / maintaining demo environments of solution integrations.
Consults with senior leadership in Product and Application Development on the integration of moderately complex systems and projects.
Performs additional job duties as required.
10+ yrs. of related IT experience.
Bachelor’s Degree at College of Engineering and Technology or equivalent work experience.
Expert with multiple languages & tools.
Expert in emerging technologies.
Possesses broad-based and in-¬depth knowledge of complex technologies, tools, methodologies, the enterprise and industry.
Strong understanding of how technology relates to business, market and industry and applies knowledge to support the needs of critical systems and projects.
Strong core Java & Java EE and object oriented programming and design skills.
Experience with Java web frameworks such as Spring Boot, Spring MVC.
Good understanding of software design & development practices.
Hands-¬on experience with emerging technologies.
Broad-based knowledge of the complex technologies, tools & methodologies (Java EE, Spring, API First design and gateways, and Cloud-based deployment platforms)
Extensive understanding of Continuous Delivery pipeline and DevOps culture (SDLC, CI/CD, Monitoring).
Experience integrating non-web-based systems and Enterprise Integration Patterns. Industry (Payments (Acquirers, Networks, Issuers), Point of Sale Systems, Offers/Discounts and Loyalty)
Works on complex systems & project issues with Senior IT management.
Demonstrates strong leadership with senior management.
Coaches and leads other IT managers and business managers.
Works with senior management to define and develop technology strategy.
Independently works with functional and business units to execute strategy.
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: Excellent benefits package on offer