Solution Architect

Information Technology  /  CAREERS
  • Req No: 2018-1460

  • Type: Regular Full-Time

  • Location: Kansas City, MO USA

Overview

Are you frustrated with layers of red tape, ridiculous engineering standards, or the lack of competitive ping-pong players at your corporate job? Do you see a better way of doing things, but you are unable to implement change because bureaucracy or non-technical manager is blocking your way?  Do you believe process should help drive business results - not be an obstacle?  Do you want to be implementing business solutions using leading-edge technologies and approaches your buddies will just be reading about?

Spring Venture Group has an immediate opening for a Solution Architect at its Kansas City, MO corporate headquarters. This is your opportunity to work for a rapidly growing organization that is revolutionizing our market space.  We are a stable company that has the culture of a Silicon Valley startup.  We are looking for the best and brightest to join our team.

Requirements

  • Use collaboration to develop consensus and buy in from all IT staff on technology and software architecture
  • Work with the Principal Architect and business stakeholders to gain understanding of organization strategy key to developing responsive, resilient, and innovative architectures
  • Collaborate with the Principal Architect to develop technical architecture for assigned business solutions
  • Work with DevOps engineers to aid transition of solutions into operational environments
  • Execute code reviews and work with development team and Director of Software Development to ensure that Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and architecture principles are adhered to in delivered solutions
  • Research and develop proof of concepts on new technologies that provide business value
  • Help Software Engineers resolve design or development problems
  • Design, develop, and test software systems to meet business needs in compliance with the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Accurately communicate pertinent information
  • Assist in the development and implementation of quality improvement efforts
  • Solve problems and makes decisions on a daily basis relative to architecture responsibilities
  • Exemplify the desired culture and philosophies of the organization

Qualifications

  • Self-starter with the ability to appropriately prioritise and plan complex work in a rapidly changing environment
  • Results-oriented with ability to produce products that deliver organizational benefit
  • Strong critical thinker with problem-solving aptitude
  • Experience developing Services Oriented Architectures (SOA), with a keen understanding of proper architecture principles that support Microservices architecture
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to explain technical concepts
  • Ability to collaborate well with technical and non-technical staff
  • Have a passion for learning new technologies and approaches for solving business problems
  • Strong understanding of DevOps principles
  • Working knowledge of infrastructure including servers, storage, firewalls, load balancers, routers, etc
  • Minimum 5 years experience working in software development and architecture roles

 You will use technologies and approaches including:

  • Microservices Architecture
  • Spring Boot
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Messaging technologies
  • SQL and NoSQL databases
  • REST
  • Docker
  • Single-page UI Applications using Angular2
  • Netflix OSS Stack
  • Chaos Monkey

 Must be authorized to work legally within the US. H-1B Sponsorship is not available for this position.  Spring Venture Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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