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Solutions Architect

Location: Milwaukee, WI
Date Posted: 11-17-2016
The Solution Architect leads all aspects of the delivery of e-commerce solutions and related components: interfaces, conversions, Hardware/Software (HW/SW) oversight (selection/sizing/configuration recommendation and execution).  The position requires understanding of business challenges and translating them into requirements/solutions. This role provides Solution Performance (analysis/tuning) and works across business/technology teams to ensure alignment between business solution definition and systems architecture for the organization.
This is a hands-on consulting delivery role throughout the entire lifecycle of a consulting and systems integration engagement. This role also provides support during business development efforts e.g. pre-sales, scoping efforts and proposal development.
More specifically, the Solutions Architect will be responsible for the architecture during the lifecycle of a project, making sure that they align with customer's standards.
  • Identify technical opportunities at the account
  • Define service offerings and possible solutions
  • Assist in defining infrastructure required based on solution design
  • Establish Standards, policies and procedures within the application architecture domain
  • Participate in Sales and Presales activities
  • Guide development teams, providing High Level Architecture, doing design reviews, answering technical questions
  • 15 years of overall experience 
  • Strong experience with cloud and NoSQL technologies like Cassandra, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure
  • Experience with overall application architecture needs, hardware and software components
  • Experience in designing and implementing scalable distributed applications
  • Previous Consulting experience
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Solid understanding of REST architecture style and its application to well performing web sites for global usage
  • REST architecture and exposure to XML, JSON with Map reduce and streams.
  • Experience in an Agile environment
  • Use cases and tool fitment for Big data projects
  • Experience with architecting systems on Java / JVM technologies 
  • Familiarity with in e-commerce / e-retail
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