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Principal Architect- Applications

Birmingham, AL 35209 | Fully Remote

Posted: 06/02/2023 Job Number: 19679 Pay Rate: 160,000

Job Description

Rezult continues to make great strides toward enhancing the technology community nationwide. We are consistently looking for qualified professionals to join us in achieving success. Currently we are searching for a Principal Architect to fulfil an immediate vacancy.

Key Accountabilities:

• Develop, maintain, promote, and evangelize an enterprise Application & Integration Architectural blueprint and frameworks for the organization.

• Align the Application Architecture with the Company’s business objectives and IT Strategy.

• Provide strategic consultation to assigned business customers in designing technology-based solutions, functions, and organizational structures.

• Work closely with Application Development teams, PMO, business users, and stakeholders across various projects to understand functional and technical aspects of projects, ensuring adherence to Enterprise Architecture principles

• Analyze the Applications environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement.

• Support development of business case and cost benefit analysis, while reducing project risk.

• Orchestrate, design, and architect solutions that leverage the existing investment made in current heterogeneous IT.

• Provide portfolio governance and oversight to drive lifecycle optimization and alignment across all initiatives.

• Present ideas with qualitative and quantitative findings

• Articulate technology solutions and analytical findings to Executive Management, Business leadership, software developers, and end users

• Establish standards and processes for Application Development efforts to achieve quality, performance, and security requirements.

• Build relationships with software development and engineering teams to gain an understanding of applications and required functionality.

• Influence and guide implementation best practices at the individual performer level, work through technology challenges faced by the team, and provide solutions

• Contribute to the growth and maturity of the IT department by providing mentorship, fostering development and knowledge transfer, and thought-leading by example

• Develop, manage, and publish Technical Reference Architectures related to Applications Frameworks and Cloud.

• Monitor and manage Technical Debt within the environment.

• Shares best practices, lessons learned and constantly updates the Application Architecture frameworks based on changing technologies and vendor products.

• Additional duties as assigned.


Skills/Abilities/Experience & Qualifications:

 • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

• 10 - 12+ years of experience with Enterprise Applications Development, Architecture and Cloud support – Microsoft Technologies (.Net, Azure, SQL Server etc.)

• 2-5+ years of experience working in an architect or technical leadership capacity, most recent role included

• Solid understanding of Application Architecture frameworks, Cloud technologies (MS Azure) and DevOps with the ability to provide trusted voice at the decision-making table.

• Expertise with API protocols and schemas such as SOAP and REST.

• Experience with SDLC, DevOps, CI-CD & Test-Driven Development.

• Experience and understanding of Windows, Linux and Cloud platforms.

• Thorough understanding of Cloud platforms and governance, in particular Microsoft Azure.

• Thorough understanding of Cloud based Systems Integration, Application Security, SOA, and Architecture Governance

• Strong background in risk management methodologies as they relate to software engineering/integrations.

• Strong knowledge of system and software quality assurance best practices and methodologies

• Excellent design pattern skills irrespective of technology, and willingness to assume total ownership of technology solutions from inception to delivery.

• Fluency in modern-day IT management concepts, including strategic planning, enterprise architecture, capital planning, cloud computing, and IT portfolio management

• Experience in creating an effective framework and process model for establishing enterprise-wide Application architecture.

• Ability and willingness to document Application architecture, integrations and dependencies for existing platforms and systems, that are currently in use.

• Demonstrated competency in communicating the value of enterprise architecture to stakeholders and senior management

• Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, with the ability to develop and conduct executive-level presentations.

• Ability to collaborate with various levels of individuals – both IT and business.

• Experience with Vendor management and building vendor relationships.

• Self-directed with the ability to work effectively under tight deadlines.

• Experience with Systems conversion is desirable.

If your background, skills, and interest match the following; please apply online to ensure your credentials are reviewed by a skilled recruiter immediately. We look forward to working with you on this opportunity. For more information on Rezult and a list of additional job openings, please visit our website at
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