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Solution Architect (2 openings)
Ref No.: 16-01562
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Client: Finance
Location: Chicago, IL
Duration: 12 month +
Interview Process: phone + F2F



Job Description:
MUST HAVE:
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 15+ years relevant experience in technical leadership and/or technology consulting on large enterprise projects including:
    • Designing and building large-scale, distributed systems delivered as Enterprise-wide, global-facing PaaS or SaaS offerings
    • Hands-on experience and/or solid understanding of the following technologies:
      • C#/.NET 4.5+
      • Web API
      • SQL Server 2014+
      • Windows Server 2012 R2
    • Experience with a message broker / service bus technology
  • Knowledge of Agile processes (Scrum preferred)
  • Experience with SOA and/or microservices-based architectures
  • Experience with documenting complex solution architecture designs
    • Proficient in ability to document designs using modeling and diagramming techniques appropriate for the required context
  • Knowledge of Domain Driven Design
  • Able to identify and communicate issues/risks applying technical and root cause analysis skills
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Must possess strong decision making, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication, presentation, influencing, and reasoning skills
  • Comfortable speaking in front of an executive audience
  • Creativity and ability to think outside-the-box while defining sound and practical solutions
  • Desire to take the initiative, moving projects/ideas forward with clarity
  • Adept negotiation skills in high-pressure situations
  • Leadership skills to indirectly lead cross-functional teams towards common solutions
 
NICE TO HAVE:
  • Enterprise Architecture certification, such as EACOE or TOGAF
  • Tax industry / financial services experience
  • NoSQL technologies, such as MongoDB and Redis
  • Service Bus for Windows Server / Azure Service Bus
  • Azure / AWS
  • Cloudera Hadoop ecosystem
  • Tableau