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Architect II
Ref No.: 21-00035
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: Overland Park, Kansas
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 01/04/2021

JOB SUMMARY

Collaborates and leads infrastructure and development teams to align solutions to the business needs. Provides strong technical leadership and architectural guidance.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provides cross domain and technical expertise to identify and translate system requirements into functional design.
  2. Leads development of reusable framework based on core technologies including the development of reference applications.
  3. Troubleshooting performance, scale, availability issues for integrated solutions and debugging Production problems when the situation arises.
  4. Provides hands-on guidance and training in design, integration, code-reviews, code-samples, and tuning of the application.
  5. Maintain technology awareness including new technologies for solution insights, industry direction, vendors, and methods.
  6. Provides assistance to teams in choosing and designing complex and cost effective solutions which include performance, scalability, availability etc that align with future state plans.
  7. Work in partnership with IT and business partners to develop near term roadmaps that depict movement from current state to target state. Proposes projects that will lead to the development of the roadmap components.
  8. Provide leadership and guidance while consulting with teams on the implementation of the future state strategies during the planning, analysis, construction and implementation processes.
  9. Remain current with company tools, languages, standards, procedures, business functions and goals.
  10. Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers and all levels of management including communicating technical information to non-technical audiences.
  11. Demonstrates the core competencies relevant to the duties and responsibilities of the position.
  12. May perform other job-related duties as assigned.

COMPETENCIES

  1. Adaptability - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful.
  2. Building Trusting Relationships - Using appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interacting with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one's intentions.
  3. Collaborating - Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work group achieve its goals.
  4. Communication - Conveying information and ideas clearly and concisely to individuals or groups in an engaging manner that help them understand and retain the message; listening actively to others.
  5. Continuous Learning - Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.
  6. Initiating Action - Taking prompt action to accomplish work goals; taking action to achieve results beyond what is required; being proactive.
  7. Work Standards - Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  1. Bachelor's Degree or equivalent.
  2. Seven (7) years of relevant IT experience.
  3. Possesses or displays the ability to learn multiple technologies and systems.