Solutions Architect

Location: Lenexa, KS
Date Posted: 07-16-2018
Covenant Consulting is looking for a Solutions Architect in a small collaborative environment. 

Job Summary:
This role will contribute to the analysis, design, development, and implementation of solutions in support of initiatives.
 
Key Activities:
* Architects and designs architectures of varying complexity and size utilizing a diverse selection of technology and vendors.
* Leverages industry and organizational standards, patterns and best practices to develop architectures that fulfill business strategy.
* As the owner of the architecture, orchestrates the implementation of proposed solutions on small and medium sized projects, leveraging the appropriate IT service providers in the fulfillment of the architecture.
* Partners with business stakeholders to confirm understanding of business requirements and strategy, and designs technical options to meet business needs.
* Effectively leverages appropriate design tradeoffs and benefit analysis during this process.
* Establishes relationships with customers, vendors, peers and management.
* Participates in the establishing of standards and best practices for technology design and delivery.
* Remains current on emerging technologies and researches technologies to support business needs and requirements.
Qualifications:
* Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an information technology field, or an equivalent combination of related education and work experience.
* At least six to eight years of progressive information technology experience directly related to architecture or other specialized technology field.
* Experience with cloud services a plus
* Experience with Financial Service applications a plus
* Experience designing and developing integration solutions using Web Services APIs with MuleSoft or similar enterprise service bus technologies
* Experience with some front-end language such as JavaScript, TypeScript, HTML, CSS
* Experience with some server languages such as .Net, Python
* Strong understanding of data integration best practices and data analytics principles a plus
* Excellent organizational, project management and problem-solving skills.
* Excellent initiative, innovative thinking skills, and the ability to analyze details and adopt a big-picture view.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to explain complex technical information to technical and non-technical contacts.
* Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to effectively build relationships, promote a collaborative and team environment, and influence others.
* Accomplished analytical skills.
* Ability to adapt and learn new technologies
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