Application Architect
York Solutions LLC - Saint Paul, MN

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St. Paul, MN


Reports To: Manager of Enterprise Architecture

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Preparation of requirements, design specifications, interoperating constraints and performance evaluations for MCS systems projects, to include:

o Defining the application architecture

o Resolving high-level functional issues

o Providing standards and continuity in all major application solution decisions

o Coaching the development team

• Ongoing participation and governance in the development of a comprehensive, forward looking architectural design for MCS IT systems

o Design critical framework components and reusable modules

o Design scalable, distributed applications and services using SOA principles

o Act as architectural representative with engineering staff to develop standard tools and frameworks as well as prototypes as part of architecture

• Ensure that all solution level and application level architectural strategies align with MCS Architecture goals

• Help define core MCS business processes, and ensure that new IT efforts enhance and support those core functions.

• Provide strategic guidance to development teams in the detailed design, construction, implementation, and support of IT systems solutions

• Provide technical consultation on new project initiatives

• Develop and maintain the technical, application, information, process, and infrastructure views of the architecture (artifacts)

• Provide architectural vision on technical strategy to IT development teams

• Create and deliver detailed technical presentations.

• Maintain an ongoing awareness of emerging developments and trends in technology that could impact current projects and influence new projects

Minimum Education

Bachelors Degree or equivalent required; MBA or Masters in Computer Science preferred

Minimum Experience

• 6+ years Information Technology experience

• 3-5 years of relevant industry experience to include application architecture, IT infrastructure and operational support systems

Additional Requirements

• Broad, balanced technology experience across Microsoft, Oracle and Open Source platforms

• Must be fluent in technology and able to educate and lead technical audiences

• Must be comfortable in a dynamic and ever changing environment

• Strong interpersonal/relationship management skills

Should you be interested in this opportunity, please reply with your current resume and contact number for immediate follow-up.

Thank You,

Dawn Cooper

York Solutions