Architect V

Location: Herndon, VA


Job Functions 
• Partner with business and operations stakeholders to define architectural quality metrics for target architectures 
• Promote and educate business and technology stakeholders on the use and value of optimized architecture 
• Provide technical and architectural subject matter expertise to the various development teams including communicating architectural decisions and mentoring other technical staff around the various development technologies and decisions 
• Identify core common data shared across the enterprise and participate in enterprise wide efforts to reach common understanding of those data. 
• Conduct studies of new technologies and tools to provide more efficient and cost effective architecture solutions 
• Facilitate the collaborative process of gathering and assessing architectural significant requirements and constraints and trade off analysis to inform solution architectures 
• Facilitate and/or lead options analysis for solution architectures collaborating with the broad array of business, operations and technology stakeholders 
• Oversee multiple projects in order to preserve the architectural vision and protect stakeholder interests
• Confer with business units and application development staff to understand both the business and technical requirements and to define architectural constraints 
• Create performance metrics and traceability maps to determine the effectiveness of architecture solutions and facilitate governance 
• Keep abreast of relevant architecture best practices 
• May review work of other team members and mentor junior architects 

Required Qualifications 
• Bachelors or advanced degree in Computer Science, Math, or other engineering discipline or equivalent experience 
• A minimum of 10 years in defining current and target state architectures, transition architectures and roadmaps 
• A minimum of 5 years with Enterprise Architecture frameworks like TOGAF, DoDAF, FEAF etc 
• A minimum of 5 years providing solutions based on Event Driven Architecture, Services Orchestration 
• A minimum of 5 years experience working on Business Process re-engineering efforts 
• A minimum of 5 years using TIBCO EMS and BusinessWorks or similar Service Orchestration tool 
• A minimum of 3 years using Architecture Modeling tools like Mega, IBM System Architect, Troux, Rational Software Architect, etc. 
• A minimum of 10 years of hands-on Java and Java EE design and development 
• A minimum of 5 years implementing solutions with Java open source frameworks (i.e., Spring, Hibernate, etc.) 
• A minimum of 5 years implementing both RESTful and/or SOAP web services using JEE or Spring stack 
• A minimum of 5 years of solutioning for projects leveraging an Agile Software Development framework 
• A minimum of 5 years reviewing project architectures and solutions 
• A minimum of 10 years architecting and developing solutions leveraging relational databases such as Oracle Data Serve and SQL Server 
• A minimum of 10 years architecting and developing solutions for deployment on application servers and web containers such as JBoss, Tomcat, WebLogic and Oracle Application Server 
• A minimum of 5 years experience architecting systems integrating COTS and SaaS solutions 
• A minimum of 5 years experience architecting and implementing solutions to address significant latency, scalability, availability, throughput, failover, and other architectural concerns. 
• A minimum of 5 years experience with BPM, Case Management, distributed caching, and cloud technologies 
• A minimum of 5 years leading architecture efforts that requires close collaboration with project teams 
• Ability to work with both senior management level executives and development teams 
• Excellent communication, presentation, Facilitation and documentation skills 
• Professional demeanor 

Preferred Qualifications 
• Mortgage Industry knowledge experience 
• TOGAF Certification 
• JEE Certification 
• Tibco EMS and BW knowledge or certification