Technical Architect
Roundarch Isobar - Chicago, IL

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Position Overview

The Technical Architect at Roundarch is responsible for leading the technical work stream through all phases of an engagement including Strategy, Conceptual Design, Detailed Design, Implementation, Testing, and Production Deployment. Technical Architect’s responsibilities include defining, assembling and presenting all technical deliverables / work products. Architects must be comfortable leading technical workshops / meetings and presenting and defending analysis findings to key stakeholders.

The Technical Architect is responsible for managing a technical team through the Design, Implementation and Testing of the complete enterprise solution. Technical Architects must be experts in enterprise solution architecture definition, object oriented design, object oriented programming, and rich internet applications design.

Candidate must have a proven track record delivering enterprise solutions for fortune 500 companies. The Candidate must be proficient with standard development tools, including ANT, Maven, CruiseControl, JUnit, and popular IDEs such as Eclipse or IntelliJ IDEA. Proficiency with open source frameworks such as Hibernate, Spring, Tiles, Axis, and Struts Framework is required. Candidates must have IT consulting experience and be familiar with a team approach to execution. Candidates must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and be willing to travel (up to 80%).


Capable of driving the technical aspects of sales endeavors and to provide strong support to the efforts of the Office of Technology

Work effectively with the client management team to identify, estimate, prioritize, and resolve issues

Act as technical lead on complex engagements that contain multiple threads of development

Provide strategic guidance and technical oversight during an engagement

Work with clients to define an enterprise-wide technology approach that encompasses multiple systems and various integration points

Lead product selection initiatives

Manage a team of developers, assisting with hands-on coding where necessary

Assist/Mentor junior developers

Required Experience/Skills
Candidates must have 8+ years of technical experience and should have completed at least seven full professional software engineering projects across multiple platforms. Candidate must possess the following:

Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Experience creating presentations and technical design documents

Extensive knowledge of one of the following application development platforms (Java / Java EE, .NET, Ruby on Rails, PHP)

Experience working with one or more Rich Internet Technologies (JavaScript, Flex, Silverlight Frameworks)

Extensive experience with software design fundamentals and design patterns

Proficiency with web languages, including HTML, JavaScript, and CSS

Strong enterprise integration experience

Computer networking and Unix fundamentals

Detailed understanding of traditional waterfall and agile software development methodologies including (Agile, Scrum, Waterfall, Rational Unified Process, Lean Software Development)

Understanding of Service Oriented Architectures and Web Service architectures

Experience with open source frameworks such as Struts, Spring, Hibernate, Axis, Velocity, etc

Knowledge of Internet security and strong experience in architecting secure applications

Significant experience with tuning and refactoring code and assessing the impact of architectural decisions on performance and scalability

Experience with application servers and packages from major vendors (Oracle, IBM, JBoss)

Experience with Relational Database modeling, experience creating advanced SQL queries / procedures, experience with object relational mapping frameworks

Nice to Have

Experience in multiple industries, including financial services, insurance, media and healthcare

Experience with a major application server and portal package, from vendors such as Oracle, JBoss, IBM

Experience with a major content management package, such as Interwoven, Tridion, Drupal, EZ Publish, etc

Experience with major search vendors (FAST, Autonomy, Google, etc…)

Experience with major analytics packages (Omniture, Google, etc…)

Knowledge of NoSQL databases (MongoDB, Hadoop, etc…)

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