System (.NET) Architect

pittsburgh, PA 60602

Posted: 03/13/2019 Employment Type: Contract Job Number: 7027

Our direct client has an opening for an experienced System Architect to take the lead on web application architecture, service architecture and technical design for various lines of business and enterprise applications which includes: custom web solutions, 3rd party vendor products and open source options.

This role requires extensive experience in architecting and deploying web-based business applications and must possess hands-on experience in coding, deploying distributed architectures and platforms, creating architectural quality controls, designing for scalability and performance and implementing impactful technology solutions.



* Responsible for cross-discipline view on solution development including analyzing technical trade-offs, determining major applications, application components and defining scalable interfaces.

* Assessing numerous custom application assets, mapping out current architecture and understanding other potential IT solutions that could be integrated into the IT landscape.

* Lead efforts to decouple IT application components and enhance IT system' s overall interoperability and modularity, by way of API management design and implementation, leveraging open data concepts, etc.

* Support development teams in adhering to architectural design and coding quality standards.

* Develop a realistic approach and implementation plan to achieve greater interoperability and modularity maturity.

* Working with development team to create automated fitness function metrics and tracking controls to measure the health and adherence to architectural designs.

* Stay abreast of trends in technology across all industries and identifying what could be impactful to the business.

* Develop an approach to manage dependencies within and between applications.

* Develop an approach to identify, manage, and rectify existing technical debt.

* Work with enterprise stakeholders and the Enterprise Architect to ensure alignment with enterprise standards and objectives.



* Bachelor' s degree in computer science, system analysis, a related study, or equivalent experience.

* Excellent API service design and implementation skills

* Excellent technical skills in .NET, R, and python development

* Minimum of five years of design and implementation experience in IT.

* Extensive knowledge in a minimum of two of the following: application development, application programming interfaces (APIs), application architectural design, database management, configuration management or Devops

* Strong leadership skills and fostering a collaborative culture.

* Knowledge of technology architecture approaches, specifically with a slant toward creating decoupled solutions

* Understanding/knowledge of agile

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