VP Application Architecture

Chicago, IL 60606

Posted: 06/14/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: IT Leadership Job Number: 6775

Application Architect needed!  This is position is focused on Application Architecture where you will be primarily responsible for identifying, researching, and implementing leading edge technologies and practices across the development environment. You' ll serve as an advisor  and will evaluate build vs. buy and cloud vs. on premise and make recommendations supported by a clear business case which take into consideration cost, information security, and time to market.  You' ll design and implement the framework for architecturally sound, cost effective, scalable, and supportable solutions,   Provide leadership to the application development team and inspire and motivate them toward successful implementation of technology initiatives.

Required Skills and Experience:
  • 10+ years of experience
  • The ideal candidate will demonstrate real-world experience architecting in house and cloud based solutions, integrating 3rd party business applications, delivering solutions in a highly complex Microsoft-centric environment, and building and delivering cloud applications in the Microsoft Azure or Amazon AWS environment. 
  • A passion for identifying, researching, developing/prototyping new technologies and tools to introduce to the company in order to build and expand a leading edge development environment. 
  • An engaging pragmatic personality that is able to inspire others around new technologies and best practices in application development. 
  • Demonstrate accountability, collaboration and shared responsibility, and the ability to influence and lead multiple stakeholders. 
  • Must be motivated by a fast paced, complex environment
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Computer Science or a related field 


Renee Larmon

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