Applications Software Architect - Business Intelligence
Volvo IT - North Carolina

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Position Description
Applications Software Architect for Business Intelligence (BI) / Master Data Management (MDM) team in Applications Delivery in North America. The Architect works with Project Managers, Business Analysts, Testers and Developers to design, create, enhance, and maintain systems for the BI/MDM service. Application Architect is a senior technical leadership role.
The Architect works as a local representative of our global BI / MDM Network, and should enjoy collaborating with colleagues and customers at all Volvo Group sites around the world.

Main responsibilities

Understand and have a holistic view of BI/MDM system and its ancillary applications

Translate business requirements from customers and Business Analyst into technical (functional and non-functional) requirements

Create the high-level design for new applications and solutions

Establish and enforce standards and best practices in the development team

Responsible for capacity planning of assigned systems

Work with the integration office to complete technical descriptions in Integration Requests and to implement robust integrations

Perform code review, and mentoring of development resources

Identify areas for improvement in maintenance and plan enhancements to existing systems

Provide technical analysis and investigation of defects in applications

Implement features in new solutions

Participate in Volvo Global Architects group. Document according to standards set by IT Governance

Support Data Quality service used globally by the Volvo Group
Skills & technologies

.NET (C# and ASP.Net)

Windows and Unix Server

Oracle / SQL

Database performance and design

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, XML, XSLT

Web Services development.

Enjoy working with customers and colleagues globally

Fluent English skills – both written and verbal

Competent at coaching developers

Strong customer communication skills
Education/Experience Required

Bachelor or Master degree in computer science, computer software, engineering, and/or relevant work experience

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer