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Application Architect
Ref No.: 19-08240
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: Addison, Texas
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date / End Date: 10/21/2019 to 08/11/2020
Genesis10 is currently seeking a Solutions Architect with our client in the financial industry in their Addison, TX location. This is a 12 month + contract to hire position.

Responsibilities:
  • Serve in the role of a Solutions Architect within Data, Analytics & Insight Technology organization
  • Architect will support a variety of initiatives across the data and analytics domain within Consumer, Small Business & Wealth Management Technology
  • The Solutions Architect will support business initiatives and strategic efforts that focus on building and leveraging information assets to improve sales and service activities for our business partners
  • The supported efforts will involve providing technical leadership for a broad set of data solutions spanning traditional data environments (RDBMS, ETL, etc.) as well as on big data technologies
  • Drive conceptual and logical architecture design for new initiatives 
  • Develop standards, patterns, best practices for reuse and acceleration 
  • Ensure initiatives are adhering to strategic architecture principles 
  • Work with business partners to translate functional requirements into technical requirements 
  • Ability to provide technical recommendations and trade-offs to address business needs and timelines and drive to resolution 
  • Participate in cross-functional, cross-discipline architecture teams to enhance / set the architectural direction for key business initiatives 
  • Participate in the continued definition of our target Strategies 
  • Serve as a fully seasoned, technically proficient resource; routine accountability is for technical knowledge and capabilities as a team member or as an individual contributor
  • Will not have direct-reports but will influence and direct activities of a team related to special initiatives or operations
  • Influence, Negotiate and Lead technology alternative evaluations and implementations across the Technology and Line of Business organizations 
Requirements:
  • Minimum 1 year of hands-on experience working on data solutions in a Hadoop ecosystem 
  • Hands-on experience in designing, building and implementing analytical environments and business intelligence solutions 
  • Hand-on experience with ETL tools, technologies and development methodologies 
  • Understanding of large scale batch processing 
  • Understanding of large analytical environments, with many stakeholders, users, different (conflicting) sets of requirements, technology stacks 
  • Understanding of conceptual, logical and physical data modeling 
  • Ability to provide technical recommendations and trade-offs to address business needs and timelines 
  • Understanding and experience with web services, APIs and micro-services design and architecture 
  • Ability to create and drive the implementation of enterprise-level technology strategies 
  • Ability to create pragmatic, strategic technology alternatives which deliver short-term results while contributing to long-term strategic direction 
  • Effectively Influence, Negotiate and Lead technology alternative evaluations and implementations across the Technology and Line of Business organizations 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changes 
  • Effective negotiation and team facilitation skills
  • Able to work as a W2 employee of Genesis10 (no Corp-to-Corp)
Desired:
  • 3+ years experience and good understanding of existing testing/operational processes and an open mind on how to enhance those 
  • 3-5 years of hands-on experience designing, building and implementing Big Data solutions in a Hadoop ecosystem 
  • Systems technology implementation 
  • Web services / API's / micro-services 
  • Technical expertise with Spark, Map-reduce, HDFS, HIVE, Cloudera, HBase, Avro, Parquet or other Hadoop technologies
  • Understanding of industry trends and vendor positioning 
  • Solid understanding of banking/finance industry domain and applications 
  • Understanding of architecture methods 
  • Understanding of service oriented architecture 
  • Understanding of relational databases, data modeling techniques 
  • Understand relevant application technologies and development life cycles 
  • Solid understanding of banking/finance industry domain and applications 
If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!

About Genesis10:

Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives.  If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you.  Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations.  We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project.   To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at www.genesis10.com.  "Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”