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Financial Java Architect Technical Lead

Posted on Aug 28, 2019 by Request Technology - Robyn Honquest

Virginia, VA
Immediate Start
$150k - $160k Annual

Architect Technical Lead

Industry Financial Services: 10 years Hands on Java JEE .NET Python Angular Spring WebServices REST API.


  • Identifies and compares alternative solutions to determine the optimal solution that will meet business needs.
  • Ensures alignment of solution architecture to business objectives, roadmaps and strategic solutions, as well as to architecture principles and standards
  • Works on unusually complicated problems and provides solutions that are highly creative and ingenious.
  • Contributes to the development of innovative principles and ideas.
  • Engages with external industry experts, technology suppliers and market analysts to bring insight to the strategy and to keep Company up to date with industry and market advancements/innovations.
  • Participates in the development and maintenance of application system architecture and conducts business information flow studies.
  • Creates the architecture document for assigned projects, including architecture patterns, decisions, and rationale for those decisions
  • Conducts system architecture studies of new and existing IT systems to permit development of integrated systems.
  • Defines future architecture enhancements, ie logical evolutions of the system
  • Presents and communicates the solution architecture to various stakeholders, both technical and business, and can explain how the solution design will meet business needs
  • Assists in creating and defining application and technical patterns to be used for business events, as necessary
  • Acts as counselor to business counterparts, customers, and top management on requirements pertinent to the technical capability
  • Evaluates system scalability and recommends improvements.
  • Understands and applies change principles to identify architectural risks and technology debt.
  • Provides in-depth technical consultation to clients and IT management to ensure development of efficient application systems utilizing established standards, procedures and methodologies.
  • Works under consultative direction toward predetermined long-range targets. Determines and pursues courses of action essential in obtaining desired outcomes
  • Provides leadership and guidance in the following:
  • Advises external vendors, business owners, and IT groups regarding architecture guidelines
  • Drives application architectural decisions for the systems under development
  • Leads the applications integration and design discussions among multiple cross functional groups (Information Security, Enterprise Risk, Engineering)
  • Influences key decisions for the technical and infrastructure architecture.
  • Advises the system and infrastructure configuration from application performance, scalability, and capacity perspective.
  • Provides guidance to business counterparts, customers, and top management on requirements pertinent to the technical capability


10 years of hands-on experience in:

  • Modern programming languages and frameworks such as JEE, .NET, Python, Angular, Spring
  • Integration technology patterns and platforms including Web Services, REST API, Messaging, and ETL with related technologies like XML and JSON
  • Database technologies like RDBMS, NoSQL, Hadoop
  • Containerized infrastructure, Micro Services and DevOps principles
  • Cloud computing inclusive of PaaS, IaaS, and IPaaS
  • Business process automation/management
  • Reporting and analytical tools such as MicroStrategy, Essbase, Tableau
  • Bachelors' Degree or equivalent Work experience
  • In depth experience architecting solutions that are: Secure, Resilient, Scalable, Transformative
  • Strongly preferred domain experience in: Finance, Treasury/Payment Processing, Identity Access Management, Information Lifecycle Management, Business Resiliency/Disaster Recovery.

Reference: 749810331

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