Senior Applications Architect in Taylor, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 12/19/2019

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    Taylor, MI
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Job Description

Job ID: 55691

Senior Applications Architect - 55691

Position Description:

  • Architect new and updates to existing features in the mobile application by interfacing with Product Owners and Product Teams to define, assemble and integrate components based on business standards and requirements.
  • Conduct research into new tools to define new and creative solutions to required user functionality that enables surprise and delights for our users. Engage with 3rd-party, external vendors to identify and agree on integrations that will support both data and functionality requirements for seamless user experience. 
  • Develop presentations that explain technical solutions and intra-application interaction to Product Teams, vendors and management. 
  • Create architecture deliverables (Tech07, CBID, AAA) to support application launches and security documentation.

Experience Required:

  • Application/system development lifecycle knowledge, including design, development and integration experience.
  • Awareness of multiple technologies and patterns, including cloud hosting, APIs/microservices, and interaction with on-prem databases.
  • Ability to understand and combine business intention, technical details, performance considerations, and security requirements. 
  • Awareness of interoperability standards, methods and the myriad of ways to exchange data effectively and securely.
  • Knowledge of frameworks, architecture patterns, and design patterns. 
  • Awareness of web services methods and implementation technologies in distributed architecture deployments. 
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently but still can work within a group to deliver top-notch solutions. 
  • Self-researcher, ability to research a technology, and provide insight to the project team.
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written. 
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

Experience Preferred:

  • Experience implementing or supporting mobile applications and protocols. 
  • Architect and design public facing solutions.
  • Experience with J2EE technologies, Rest Web Services, Spring Frameworks (Spring Boot, Spring Integration, MVC and Spring Cloud Services) and Messaging architectures.
  • Applying Cloud Foundry architectures (e.g. Cloud Foundry, Pivotal Cloud Foundry).
  • Understanding of highly available scalable global architectures.
  • Knowledge of Information Technology standards and processes.
  • Previous experience working in an Agile environment.

Education Required:

  • B.S. Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent work experience in the requested field.

At Fast Switch, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories.  Isn’t that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have a little fun along the way.

We at Fast Switch have been doing this for 22 years. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.

We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

Ranked '#1' supplier by over 50% of our customers nationally.

Ranked 'Top 3' supplier by over 75% of our customers nationally.

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