Application Architect Job Description

Application Architect Job Description

4.9
199 votes for Application Architect
Application architect provides guidance on functional and technical solution architecture, design, customization, configuration, coding, and integration best practices, policies, procedures, standards, and metrics.

Application Architect Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective application architect job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included application architect job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Partner with the Deployment and Operations teams ensuring the solutions accommodate and enable effective deployment and ongoing operations
Define/Maintain Cloud, Services and DevOps application design, development and deployment guidelines and standards
Design - Works with software engineers and other architects to define and refine the product structure to align with the business, development, deployment, and maintenance needs
Build & maintain relationship with vendor partners by organizing periodic briefing with Vendors, SME’s from development & service delivery teams, vendor roadmaps, new capabilities, etc…
Develop technical prototypes and code as required
Develop and maintain standards and documentation in line with best practise
Ensure adherence to architecture and standards with strong, clear communication with Product Designers and the Development Manager
Leads the technical evaluation of the identified CRM solutions
Works with technical systems specialist, business systems specialists from the impacted application groups/3rd parties to understand the current state and constraints for defining the future state architecture & related interfaces
End to end Client Relationship Management solutions architecture (70%)

Application Architect Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Application Architect

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: TOGAF, AWS, ITIL, SFDC, MS, CISSP, GCP, IAT, BS, QTC

Education for Application Architect

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the application architect job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Education, Information Technology, Technical, Engineering, Information Systems, Military, Business, Software Development, Computer Engineering

Skills for Application Architect

Desired skills for application architect include:

Apex
Deployment
Best Practices understanding on Coding Standards
VF
Salesforce Integration
Security implementations
Lightning Design System and Mulesoft
CLM
Trends
Directions

Desired experience for application architect includes:

At least 3 years experience in FileNet Development Skills
At least 3 years experience in Content Management Skills
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the telecommunications and cable companies Operating/Business Support Systems
Total IT experience of at least 8-10 years, with 5+ years in technical lead roles
Strong Experience with risk management platform development in financial industry, , market risk/credit/liquidity stress preferred
Java or Microsoft certification

Application Architect Examples

1

Application Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of application architect. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for application architect
  • Works with technical systems specialist, business systems specialists within the application groups/3rd parties to understand the current state and constraints to implement solutions
  • Reviews and provides input into architecture artifacts (Solution Architecture Document, Architecture Decisions) as defined by the PMF/SDLC and reviews with Enterprise Architecture, Lead Architects, Business Architects and the key project stakeholders
  • Performs database/ disaster recovery planning and performance tuning to improve performance and availability across multiple systems
  • Facilitates meetings for reviewing technical architecture, decision making and problem solving as it relates to Enterprise Content Management (ECM) with a focus on Document Capture
  • Expertise - Has full autonomy to deliver agreed technical objectives
  • Standards and Best Practices - Researches, evaluates, and prototypes new methodologies, technologies, and products
  • Customer Engagement - Obtains a good understanding of the customer context while making technical decisions and choices
  • Lead kickoff and drive cross-functional meetings
  • Support all phases of development, from technical analysis to coding, testing, and maintenance
  • Translate business requirements into architectural & application designs and direct the development team regarding the solution
Qualifications for application architect
  • Broad understanding of electronic transaction online products
  • Knowledge of programming languages like TAL, and SCOBOL
  • Prior application development experience on EFT switching (CONNEX /BASE 24) platform is must
  • Able write technical design documents
  • Should have knowledge of ISO8583/AS2805 payment standards
  • Experience in high-volume transaction processing systems, high- availability systems
2

Application Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of application architect. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for application architect
  • Write and maintain technical specifications, documentation to describe program development, coding, testing, changes, and corrections, installation and operation of developed software
  • Ensuring a successful transition to the production environment.Provide subject matter expertise to the accounting customer the analyst, development and test teams
  • Conducting technology bench marking and industry analysis to define the strategic direction
  • Lead technical teams in all phases of the software project life-cycle and management reporting
  • The candidate will be in charge of the overall solutions quality
  • Complies with standards for change control and incident reporting
  • Perform as both a player and a coach
  • Collaborate with the Agile team to define tools, standards and make key decisions that ensure alignment of SW design with both the business needs evolving technology landscape
  • Create and manage roadmaps for SW assets to ensure both scalability systems can evolve to meet planned business needs
  • Close collaboration with UX, business and IT teams
Qualifications for application architect
  • Experience with Cloud related Application Containers
  • 5+ years of developing software with object-oriented languages
  • Exposure to EA frameworks such as TOGAF / Archimate
  • Exposure to software architecture assessment methodologies such as ATAM to asses various quality attributes as they are related to architecture
  • Familiarity with algorithmic complexity analysis and profiling/optimization
  • Demonstrated experience ensuring the use of good OO design practices within web applications
3

Application Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of application architect. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for application architect
  • Provide proactive and reactive data management support and training to users
  • Monitor database performance, implement changes and apply new patches and versions when required
  • Support project / product teams on functional & technical design activities
  • Provide product specific knowledge and expertise to support resolution of AMS related Severity 1 and Severity 2 incidents, as required
  • Quickly come up to speed on Cherwell’s products and underlying technology
  • Participate in weekly development and workload prioritization discussions
  • Provide sizing estimates and timelines for projects, enhancements and overall workload
  • Deliver technical presentations that demonstrates how a solution meets company’s needs
  • Answer complex questions and demonstrate use cases to show the value and capabilities of the tool with internal customers
  • Develops the application's architecture and blueprints and documentation
Qualifications for application architect
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Sc
  • Recognized industry’s certification
  • Minimum 8 years of progressive experience in software engineering roles
  • Good knowledge of .NET framework using C#, MVC, Asp.Net, JavaScript, AngularJS, Bootstrap, Windows Services, WCF, Web API
  • Experience in distributed systems design and implementation (N-Tier)
  • Expert knowledge of generally accepted software development lifecycle processes
4

Application Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of application architect. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for application architect
  • Initiates and completes highly complex technical projects and participates in development reviews
  • Partners with business and technology leaders, including design teams, to align application development with the strategic data center and/or public cloud direction
  • Collaborates with business unit design and data center support teams on the implementation of infrastructure to support applications
  • Evaluate different technology options for building and deploying applications to meet both functional and technical requirements for the application
  • Assist the enterprise architecture community/function in defining architecture principles and standards
  • Assist in developing architecture design patterns to be used by application developers for traditional (on-premise), cloud (public, private, hybrid) and platform based services architecture components (PaaS)
  • Evaluate application technologies and make recommendations for best uses for the company
  • Lead in the development of efficient automated solutions to solve business problems that impact multiple systems
  • Assist Customer Management Applications Director with coordination of activities of the development staff and work closely with other Architects to assign projects and prioritize work
  • Supervise project planning, review work plans, and monitor project progression
Qualifications for application architect
  • At least 7 years’ experience with a major RDBMS
  • Strong communication skills in order to effectively communicate with & make strategic recommendations to Sr
  • Familiarity with ETL tools & techniques
  • Familiarity with BI tools and techniques
  • 5+ years programming experience using Java, C++ and or .Net and scripting languages like Perl, Python
  • Clear understanding of object-oriented design principles
5

Application Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an application architect. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for application architect
  • Lead application performance assessment
  • Provide creative solutions, alternatives and recommendations to business leaders in regards to application changes and enhancements
  • Work with both Development and Product Management teams to define detailed implementation plans based on product roadmaps and requirements
  • Research and provide guidance on adoption of new technologies
  • Participate in team architecture discussions
  • Mentor and coach Junior and Mid-level engineers
  • Utilize expert ability to troubleshoot and resolves problems on a regular basis
  • Work collaboratively with business organizations to set the technology direction, vision, and strategy to enable technology solutions that will best suit their goals and objectives
  • Demonstrate leadership role in ensuring that new and existing systems are aligned to architectural guidelines
  • After the architecture phase, the Architects actively consult throughout the execution phases, including design, engineering, migration, implementation, and operations
Qualifications for application architect
  • 5+ years of development experience in Java and Android SDK
  • Hands on Experience with iOS SDK
  • Show iOS and/or Android App that they have written that is available on the App Store/Google Play store
  • Experience with McKesson Star Rev Cycle solutions
  • Minimum of 6 years work experience in analyst or support role
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience providing IT support of users in STAR Patient Accounting or similar HIS Patient Accounting applications

Related Job Descriptions

Resume Builder

Create a Resume in Minutes with Professional Resume Templates