Sr. Application Architect

CGI - Reston, VA (30+ days ago)3.7

CGI has an immediate need for a Senior Application Architect to join our financial services team in Reston, VA. This is an exciting full-time opportunity to work in a fast-paced team environment supporting one of the largest leaders in the secondary mortgage industry. We take an innovative approach to supporting our client, working side-by-side in an agile environment using emerging technologies.

This is the chance to further advance your career. Why?

  • We partner with 15 of the top 20 banks globally, and our top 10 banking clients have worked with us for an average of 26 years!
  • Full-time opportunity to become a member of a stable, growing organization with over $8.5 billion+ in annual revenue
  • We have over 73,000+ CGI Members in 40 countries and over 5k+ loyal Clients who are leveraging our end-to-end services across the globe
  • We offer a competitive total compensation package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid vacation, and much more – and all CGI benefits begin on your first day of employment!
The Senior Application architect applies vast experience of system architectures, application technologies, data architectures, and infrastructures to support key IT initiatives. The candidate must apply their knowledge of IT best practices appropriately to define IT solutions.The individual must possess the ability to analyze solutions and technologies and recommend modifications based on knowledge of the organization's current and future needs.

Your future duties and responsibilities:
The candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to: reviewing business and technical requirements, focusing on solution development throughout the project lifecycle, supporting development and testing activities, evangelizing best practices and proven patterns, and escalating architecture issues and concerns.
The candidate will manage and promote the use of the Client's standards, serve as a subject matter expert to Client projects and provide support for project team members.
The candidate will create architectures and designs, will conduct peer reviews, and will develop target state architectures.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Bachelors or advanced degree in Computer Science, Math, or other engineering discipline
  • A minimum of 3 years in architecting AWS based projects with containers, Dockers, SQS technologies
  • Experience in create SOA based architectural solution
  • A minimum of 5 years in defining current and target state architectures, transition architectures and roadmaps
  • A minimum of 3 years using Architecture Modeling tools like Mega, IBM System Architect, Troux, Rational Software Architect etc
  • A minimum of 10 years of hands-on Java design and development
  • A minimum of 5 years implementing Java open source frameworks (i.e., Spring, Hibernate etc.)
  • A minimum of 5 years implementing both RESTful and SOAP web services
  • A minimum of 10 years of Solutioning for projects implementing agile and waterfall methodologies
  • A minimum of 2 years reviewing project architectures and solutions
  • A minimum of 10 years with relational databases such as Oracle and SQL Server
  • A minimum of 3 years with TIBCO suite of products (EMS, Business Works, Business Events)
  • A minimum of 5 years in selecting and integrating COTS solutions
  • A minimum of 5 years with performance optimizations such as improving scalability, availability, throughput, failover, etc.
  • A minimum of 5 years leading architecture efforts that requires close collaboration with project teams
  • Ability to work with both senior management level executives and development teams
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and documentation skills
  • Professional demeanor Preferred Qualifications
  • TOGAF Certification
  • Mortgage Industry knowledge experience
What you can expect from us:
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Enterprise Architecture
Communication (Oral/Written)
TIBCO Business Events
TIBCO Business Works
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