Apex Systems Inc Solutions Architect(856557) in Saint Louis, Missouri

Description Solution Architect New opening for the App Architecture team. This will be over the Troubleshooting and Field Ops Domain. Ive never called out specific technologies, and dont want to use them as a screening tool. I wont be requiring any technologies since we dont do any development. I need understanding of what the various technologies can do, but wont get specifics on any of them. I need demonstrated thought processes and successful presentation of solution designs. Hence the solution architecture and design across multiple business verticals approach. Looking for: - More solutions oriented/broad design focus that can handle a large portfolio - NOT Technical Architect - Candidates need to know what technology does and how to move data from point A to point B, but they don't necessarily need to know how to work with specific technologies. It's all trainable - industry knowledge doesn't matter - he prefers people with a broad background, shows their ability to tackle different projects - These SA's will have IA's under them, actually executing the work and working with development, this team doesn't do any actual development themselves - Implementation experience - self driven -self- motived - problem solvers - someone who can ask questions Job Summary Individual contributor Solution Architect role. Contribute to the formulation of architecture approaches to specific development initiatives. Participates in high-level of collaboration and coordination with other architecture groups across the Product and Technology organizations. Assigned complex projects that require cross-functional consultations across the organization under the direction of the Director of Solution Architecture. Keep current with trends and technological innovations in the Cable and IT industry, and make appropriate development recommendations Major Duties/Responsibilities Provide subject matter expertise for an assigned technology domain. Contribute to the execution of proofs-of-concept for new approaches and platforms. Provide technical assistance to development and operations personnel on new system projects and existing systems. Participate in collaborations with business and technical teams to review conflicts/gaps between functional goals and existing capabilities. Provide written documentation for business and technical teams of those discussions and conclusions. Adhere to best practices for code development, version control, test automation and build automation. Qualifications Analytical skills to solve complex technology and business problems. Inquisitive nature. Eager to explore new concepts and approaches Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills. Ability to listen to multiple points of view and synthesize against goals for recommendations Ability to plan, prioritize and organize effectively and independently multiple projects and tasks Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure Ability to show judgment and initiative and to accomplish job duties Ability to analyze and interpret data and synthesize recommendations Strong business sense and sense of urgency to achieve business results Aptitude and eagerness to learn from a new environment and make an impact quickly Working knowledge of software development and delivery Strong knowledge of currently used programming languages (Java, node.js, etc.) Work Experience 5 years technical experience in software engineering and architecture Delivery experience in development of highly scalable software platforms Demonstrated experience with software architecture design Technical background in software design and development. Strong verbal and written communication skills Cable experience a plus. Education Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) Masters preferred Industry and vendor specific certifications and training preferred EEO Employer Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration