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Solution/Application Architect Senior 51443 in Dearborn, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 4/20/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Dearborn, MI
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  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

Job ID: 51443

Solution/Application Architect Position Description:

  • Provide architecture support to the portfolio of digital payment related application and teams and define.
  • Design solutions for both internal and external customers and integration.
  • Develop and maintain payment expertise by researching latest industry trends and standards, driving innovation through PoCs and experiments. Solution/Application Architect will be responsible for understanding business requirements and defining technical architecture-based solutions that align to our company’s Patterns and Standards. 
  • Works with Product teams to define, assemble and integrate components based on our standards and business requirements (examples: hardware, software, availability, scalability and reliability).
  • Supports the Product team in the development of the technical design and documentation. 
  • Provides support such as troubleshooting to application performance issues. 
  • Participate in vendor solution evaluation processes. 

Skills Required:

  • Good understanding of Agile development methodologies. 
  • Familiarity of Test-Driven Development (TDD), Extreme Programming and CI/CD Experience with various aspects of software development, including Spring frameworks, client-side Javascript framework(angular/react). 
  • Experience with J2EE technologies, REST APIs, API Development, API Manager, Micro Service architecture, Load/Performance testing.

Skills Preferred:

  • Architecting public facing solutions Cloud architectures (e.g. Cloud Foundry, Pivotal Cloud Foundry).
  • Understanding of highly available scalable global architectures.
  • Knowledge of industry technology standards and Security frameworks/tools. 
  • Experience with customer facing applications.
  • Works well with others, even under occasional time constraints.
  • Continuous improvement and innovative mindset.

Experience Required:

  • Strong architecture knowledge with experience in providing technical solutions for applications.
  • 2+ years of experience as application and/or solution architect.
  • 3+ years of experience as software developer/ engineer. 
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently
  • Self-researcher, ability to research a technology and provide insight to product team. 
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written

Experience Preferred:

  • Financial Information Systems experience:3 yrs .
  • Subscription / Billing Platforms.
  • Integration with different payment processors Cloud Computing: 5 years.
  • Architecture/Tech Lead: 8 years

Education Required:

  • BS Computer Science / Engineering / Information Systems

Education Preferred:

  • BS Computer Science / Engineering / Information Systems

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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