Applications Architect Job Description

Applications Architect Job Description

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Applications architect provides solutions of new frameworks of multiple technologies around C/C++, Java, Embedded & Web Technologies.

Applications Architect Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

May be asked to provide data model, security and code review on deployments
Direct the work of others and perform hands-on coding, testing, support, or other tasks as necessary to ensure success of the deliverables according to user requirements
Assesses current business systems application portfolio for adequacy of resiliency controls and end-to-end systems design/implementation
Consults and collaborates with new business system development projects to ensure resilient design is appropriately defined, implemented, tested, and monitored
Leads specific efforts focused on improving resiliency, performance, and/or additional operational controls
Collaborate among cross-functional technology, business, operations, and vendor teams on resiliency efforts
Identifies technical issues and risks and facillitates the mitigation approach
Provides critical thinking and technical leadership to teams throughout the SDLC, in the post implementation operations support/BAU phase
Works with the technical systems specialist and the business systems specialists from the impacted application groups/3rd parties to understand the current state and constraints for assessing the adequacy of resiliency design and controls
Presents the architecture design for reviews as needed

Applications Architect Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Applications Architect

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ITIL, COBIT, TOGAF, SFDC, PKI, IAM, PMI, AWS, APICS, PMP

Education for Applications Architect

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the applications 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, Information Technology, Information Systems, Education, Technical, Engineering, Business, Software Engineering, Software Development, Computer Engineering

Skills for Applications Architect

Desired skills for applications architect include:

Software development methodology
Relational databases
Emerging technologies and possible application to the business

Desired experience for applications architect includes:

Works with vendors and third parties as needed to assess the operational architecture and potential solution designs
Collaborates with the architecture community as needed to review, endorse, solve, plan and socialize resiliency focused topics
Collaborates with the Solution Architects, Lead Architects, and the Enterprise Architects to define the application architecture/design
Define configuration, data and integration standards to be supported in production and used as a guideline in new development
Maintains code best practices and ensures re-use
Ensure architecture standards are met with new initiatives and deployments

Applications Architect Examples


Applications Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an applications architect. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for applications architect
  • Secures enterprise information by determining the overall Application security strategy and requirements planning, implementing, and testing application security systems
  • Responsible for peer code reviews vendor code reviews ensuring that code meets coding standards and security specifications
  • Works with the application team to detect, prioritize, and remediate security defects throughout the software development process
  • Provides input into company's overall Application Security strategy
  • Preparing security standards, policies, and procedures
  • Update job knowledge by tracking and understanding emerging security practices and standards, participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications
  • Maintains security by monitoring and ensuring compliance to standards, policies, and procedures, conducting incident response analyses, developing and conducting training programs
  • Have mastery of relevant technologies (.NET applications using languages C#, HTML5, CSS, LESS, JavaScript, and frameworks ASP.NET, Web API, WCF, MVC, jQuery, AngularJS, Bootstrap)
  • Collaborate with Enterprise Architects
  • Maintain Salesforce MDM and latest integration and design artifacts for implementation teams to reference
Qualifications for applications architect
  • Breakthrough Thinking • Business Acumen
  • Presentation & Communications
  • Initiate technical reviews of Salesforce quarterly releases, educate appropriate teams of impacts and testing strategies
  • Translate business objectives into execution strategy (tactical and strategic), lead and successfully communicate the strategy through strong collaboration and agile leadership
  • Develop strong partnerships with technology and functional leaders to drive focus on the strategic program objectives and optimize program delivery
  • Assist with initial review of Vision and Scope for feasibility & considerations

Applications Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an applications 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 applications architect
  • Review requirements and advise Project and Program Managers on potential impacts and system considerations
  • Provides mentoring, guidance and support to project team members
  • Must be able to assist with QA test plans if requested and identify deployment and salesforce release impacts
  • Responsible to define technical requirements, assists in functional requirements develops standards that govern system development and implementation, designing and developing architectural systems and products
  • Work with other technology groups (e.g., server operations, desk side support) to implement changes
  • Architect strategies for scaled web publishing systems and applications across, NBA team sites, and mobile
  • Develop and support highly scalable web services which deliver NBA content to the global portfolio of NBA Digital products
  • Mentor web developers on technical issues, including modern web development best-practices, caching strategies, and scale architecture
  • Contribute to task identification and work effort estimates for development and maintenance activities
  • Provide 3rd tier support as needed
Qualifications for applications architect
  • Experience in the areas of software development and support system integrations
  • Comprehensive understanding of enterprise infrastructure and SDLC, OO principles and design patterns
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, IT or related field and 5 years of progressive, post-bachelor’s related experience or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, IT or related field and 3 years of related experience
  • 5 (or 3 years with a master’s) years of experience in IBM ODM/ILOG implementations (Rule Studio, Rule Flow, Rule Package)
  • Progressive experience as a senior developer in large IT projects, including leading work efforts for offshore resources
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Mainframe technologies including COBOL, JCL, DB2, & CICS

Applications Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of applications 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 applications architect
  • Good team player characteristics with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Recommends best-practice solutions
  • Take complete accountability of QUALITY of solution delivered by project and support team
  • Mentoring development team members
  • Enhance team accomplishments and competence by planning delivery of solutions
  • Define and architect CyberSource's core platform
  • Provide technical support and advice throughout the project lifecycle including Development, Test, Pilot and Rollout
  • Ensure the Architecture and Innovation Team has a good understanding of your project from an IT change perspective – this may mean involving colleagues or other additional resource
  • Complete Project Design deliverables appropriate to the delivery approach undertaken to a high standard in a timely and reliable way
  • Proactively seeking opportunities to improve our development and delivery approaches
Qualifications for applications architect
  • Practical experience with performance tuning of mainframe applications including IBM DB2
  • Experience with the utilization or creation of technical standards & documentation for Mainframe technologies
  • Familiarity with industry standard architecture frameworks (Zachman, TOGAF) and widely accepted modeling standards
  • Experience with ATM/Debit Payment Networks (Visa, VisaDPS, MasterCard, Pulse, NYCE, ) transaction processing a plus
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience designing and implementing Cisco LAN/WAN environments
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience designing and implementing business solutions

Applications Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an applications architect. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for applications architect
  • Participate in defining the technology direction, creating the roadmap for the Enterprise Data & Systems Architecture, and lead on strategic technology choices
  • Identify critical success factors and make recommendations
  • Responsible for providing solutions to complex problems with workable solution architectures, application frameworks, templates, and technical documents
  • Remove, resolve, or escalate roadblocks for team members in a timely manner
  • Facilitate meetings to progress team and ensure focus on continuous improvement
  • Directly supervise the programming code quality and the architectural designs of applications
  • Manage quality aspects of outsourced development initiatives
  • Monitor application development and ensure the appropriate implementation of solutions
  • Assist in build vs
  • Liaison with project teams to ensure guidelines and process across all technology initiatives are aligned properly
Qualifications for applications architect
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully perform the software developer role across multiple, technically complex system
  • Advanced knowledge of current application strengths and weakness market direction
  • Published in professional magazines, journals, or other publications
  • Recognized expert in the field - Leads and directs across businesses and/or enterprise
  • Proactively shares knowledge and leads across organization
  • Directs, coordinates, negotiates, collaborates

Applications Architect Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of applications architect. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for applications architect
  • Provide terminal application expertise for the development and support of all Global Applications including LIFT, Business Intelligence, and Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Identify, design, develop, and implement new functionality as defined by internal and external customer demands
  • Assist in the creation of system design and technical specifications for software
  • Document system and data flow diagrams to support the design of software
  • Create Use Cases, User Stories, Standard Operating Procedures or other required documentation based on business requirements
  • Communicate software limitations and functionality to non-technical users
  • Coordinate all terminal application upgrades in support of current business roadmap and new development or acquisitions
  • Coordinate with AMS on standard TOS administration duties including reference data maintenance, patch testing and install, log file maintenance, vessel and yard file maintenance, vessel schedules, configurations and settings
  • In cooperation with AMS, deliver 24x7x365 support to end users and system consumers TOS and related applications
  • Provide level 3 and 4 incident support to TOS users and integrated applications
Qualifications for applications architect
  • Interdisciplinary IT proficiency and demonstrated business knowledge
  • Advanced experience across the software development life cycle, from analysis to support
  • Experience with software lifecycle management in an agile methodology (SCRUM, FDD, XP, DSDM)
  • Demonstrated ability to use formal and informal channels to influence the success of project teams
  • At least 2 years web service and API development experience
  • Experience with platforms such as Windows, Linux or other operating systems

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