• Senior Technical Architect

    Job Location(s) US-MI-Livonia
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job ID
    2018-5795
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Technology Experts - Architect
  • Overview

    Perficient

     

    At Perficient you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.

     

    We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.

     

    Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Senior Technical Architect in our Livonia office located in Livonia, MI.  The architecture work will be performed onsite at the client location in Auburn Hills, MI.

     

    As a Senior Technical Architect, you will provide best-fit architectural solutions for one or more projects; you will assist in defining scope and sizing of work; and anchor Proof of Concept developments. You will provide solution architecture for the business problem, platform integration with third party services, designing and developing complex features for clients' business needs.

     

    The Senior Technical Architect will provide technology direction, ensures project implementation compliance, and utilizes technology research to innovate, integrate, and manage technology solutions.  You will collaborate with some of the best talent in the industry to create and implement innovative high quality solutions, participate in Sales and various pursuits focused on our clients' business needs.

     

    This role is considered part of the Business Unit Leadership team and may mentor Junior Architects and /or development team members. 

    Responsibilities

    • Provide architectural solutions/designs to project execution teams for implementation.
    • Provide technology architectural assessments, strategies, and roadmaps for one or more technology domains.
    • Work with application developers, users, operational leadership, and subject matter experts to understand current and future operational data analysis goals. Recommend modern technology stacks to meet those goals and help engineering teams migrate toward their use.
    • Collaborate with the customer's operations and technology leadership on the future analytic goals of the organization, and design a technical architecture to meet those goals. Participate in configuring the architecture, and advise engineering teams on its efficient use.
    • Lead a work stream or act as a team lead and manage non-complex components of the work plan/project.
    • Utilize analytical, process, and/or technical skills to meet project objectives and deliverables that are self-directed and within project scope.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of 10 year experience in advanced technologies including a minimum of 5+ years as a technical architect 
    • Bachelors Degree in Business, Computer Science, engineering, or related discipline, or equivalent (Advanced degree desired)
    • Experience in the concepts and methodologies of enterprise architecture (e.g. Zachman Framework, TOGAF, etc) and application architecture
    • Conceptual knowledge of business area processes and functions (i.e. a general working knowledge of Automotive Sales Company business model)
    • Knowledge of information technologies (Database, Business Intelligence, Infrastructure, Networks, Web & Integration software)
    • Broad understanding of technologies and has experience in implementation methodologies, software development life cycle process, and project management
    • Excellent planning and organization, project management and time management skills
    • Strong problem solving and negotiation abilities
    • Ability to inform, educate and influence managers and employees to support goals and initiatives
    • Exceptional written, verbal and presentation skills are necessary to effectively convey goals and initiatives to staff and management
    • Knowledge of the vendor market and possess existing relationships
    • Mobile Application Development Experience
    • Strong integration background

     

    Skills and Education:

    • J2EE/Java development background
    • WebSphere Application Server
    • Liferay
    • IBM Integration Bus (IIB), WebSphere MQ
    • Tivoli Access Manager
    • Oracle RDBMS
    • Business/Consumer-facing web applications, Web Services
    • Portal/web services design/development desired
    • IBM Datapower
    • IBM Mobile First
    • Continuous Integration Tools (SVN/Maven/Jenkins/JIRA)
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills; Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical staff.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.

     

    Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work. 

     

    More About Perficient

     

    Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.

     

    Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.

     

    Perficient is an award-winning IBM Premier Business Partner, a Microsoft National Service Provider and Gold Certified Partner, an Oracle Platinum Partner, an Adobe Business Solution Partner, and a Salesforce Gold Consulting Partner.

     

    Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

     

    Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time. 

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