Technical Architect
Bluewolf, Inc. - Remote

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Provides technical or business analytical leadership for specific technical objectives within an implementation. Responsible for leading functional specification design sessions and technical architecture sessions for enterprise clients. Demonstrates thoughtful leadership related to emerging web technologies, web design integration, prototyping, database driven content, and web based user interfaces. Ability to learn, analyze and apply new technologies quickly to solve business problems. Provides advanced technical and/or business consultative services during both the pre-sales and post sales cycle. Responsible for developing in D/HTML, CSS, JavaScript, DOJO, AJAX, and other technologies. Strong understanding of relational databases and has developed a competency around MS SQL Server, MYSQL, or Oracle. Responsible for leading multiple technical projects or technical portions of projects at one time. Able to manage a staff of developers and business analysts on the project.

Responsibilities
  • Work effectively individually and with team members toward customer satisfaction and success
  • Conduct technical process reviews, technical UAT’s and work in partnership with the business consultants.
  • Design and develop customer solutions in Visual force, Apex, D/HTML, CSS, JavaScript, DOJO, AJAX and other technologies.
  • Technical code achieves passing rating during regular review by Senior Developers.
  • Build integration jobs based on instructions and pre-established guidelines from a Technical Architect using existing tools available including the BW Integrator.
  • Facilitate code sharing and control by regularly submitting code to concurrent version system repository.
  • Ability to gather data migration requirements, define a data migration plan and perform complex data migrations requiring transformation using a database, and potentially containing very large data sets.
  • Analyze data quality requirements, define data quality plan and execute.
  • Travel probable – 75+%
  • Achieve Salesforce.com certification requirements as a developer and advanced developer

Required Skills
Technical Experience Requirements:
  • Takes a lead role on development initiatives and provides mentorship and direction to less experienced developers
  • Effectively collaborates with project team and client resources to determine functional requirements
  • Able to effectively facilitate Technical Process Review sessions
  • Experience building (or implementing from specifications) customer- or public-facing web-based user interfaces, with a deep understanding of HTML, Javascript, and CSS.
  • Excellent understanding of object-oriented concepts and design patterns, as well as prior work with OO languages (Java, Ruby, C#, C++, etc)
  • Experience with and knowledge of relational databases, including work with MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, or other common RDBMS.
  • Prior experience working with an excellent understanding of the MVC (Model View Controller) design pattern
  • Professional development experience with an MVC framework (examples: Ruby on Rails, Struts)
  • Familiarity with the basic concepts of good UI design and ability to advise projects as to good UI design practices
  • Familiarity with and some experience using Javascript libraries such as jQuery and Prototype.
  • Professional experience in a test-driven and formal QA development environment, including development/staging/production (or similar) deployment cycles
  • Knowledge of Agile development practices, particularly sprint planning and assessment
  • Prior Salesforce and Force.com experience
  • Has attained both Force.com and Advanced Developer Salesforce.com levels of certification
  • Seeks ongoing Opportunities for Professional Development
Cultural Requirements:
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently
  • Able to interact effectively with customers, and stay focused on customer objectives
  • Adaptable to changing requirements, changing schedules
  • Ability and desire to participate in project planning and scoping, both in a project kickoff role as well as a pre-sales role
  • Ability to manage commitments across multiple projects
  • Ability to communicate project exceptions (e.g. slipping schedules) to project manager
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Education:
  • Requires a bachelor degree in Computer Science and 4-6 years of work experience consulting
  • Computer Science degree preferred

Bluewolf is an EEO employer. Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.