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Application Architect - RTH
Ref No.: 20-00006
Location: Westminster, Colorado
Job Description:

The Application Architect is a Technical expert responsible fordriving architecture, design and development for our business intelligence and SAAS applications. This role will work directly with solution architects, cross-functional stakeholders and development team members to define, design and deliver the technical solutions that will support the business's vision, strategy and goals.

Essential Functions:
  • Review current architecture of all solutions and propose ways to optimize, enhance, and scale
  • Communicate across multiple teams to showcase new features and functionalities
  • Gather and analyze data and develop architectural requirements at project level
  • Conduct and lead technical design session
  • Research and evaluate emerging technology, industry, and market trends to assist in project development and/or operational support activities
  • Participate in the domain technical business discussions relative to future architect direction
  • Design, architect and implement the technical solutions required to build a state of the art business intelligence platform using the latest technologies
  • Work with technology teams to design, prototype and prove the viability of solutions. Implement complex solutions as needed
  • Provide technical leadership and expertise in the development of standards, architectural governance, design patterns and practices
  • Develop technical solutions that will solve business problems. Drive solutions to completion
  • Provide thought leadership and direction to the Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse team to ensure solutions meet corporate and departmental objectives
  • Develop and build strong relationships across the business to effectively influence and accomplish strategic application architecture objectives
  • Assist on-shore and off-shore teams with issues needing technical expertise or complex systems and/or programming knowledge. Mentor and develop new or less experienced
  • Provide technical training to external team members to foster stronger cross-departmental relations
  • Provides thought leadership in technology direction, technical services, vendor partnership and industry standards adoption

Qualifications:
  • Vast experience building API architectures used by internal and external solutions, including: Microservice strategy, design and development; API management services (Apigee)
  • 8+ years of experience developing Web UI technical solutions in .Net, JavaScript, and SQL including business intelligence and data driven technical solutions
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to take leadership role in projects that span multiple teams, ability to deliver on time working in a fast-paced agile environment
  • Continued hands-on development. This is a Plan and Build position
  • Must be comfortable in a fast pace, changing environment
  • Has strong presentation and collaboration skills and can clearly articulate all aspects of the job requirements, including the creation of formal documentation
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline or equivalent experience
  • AWS, Big Data, .Net, API, SAAS, and Web Frameworks
  • Enterprise architecture