Sr. Solution Consultant - J2EE and Business Rules

FICO - Fairfax, VA3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $110,000 - $160,000 a year
The Solution Architect will be responsible for the overall design and architecture of the Strategy Director solutions for both on-premise and AWS implementations. As a thought leader, the Technical Architect will need to partner with a variety of IT and business teams to oversee, define, and implement the set of solutions and integrations required for the Strategy Director implementations. This position requires background in SaaS and application architecture, hands-on implementation experience, and a track record of successful solution delivery. Experience in a broad set of technologies is important, including J2EE, Decision Management platforms, SaaS, web and enterprise applications.
Job Description

“ FICO is looking for a hands-on Solution Architect to lead in the implementation and delivery of our high-end Decision Management solutions to our clients in the retail, healthcare, and banking industries. This dynamic role will challenge and reward a self-motivated technical leader. If you are committed to delivering quality software consulting services with a global leader in analytics, our team has a place for you". –Hiring Manager

Job Responsibilities:
The Solution Architect is responsible for helping FICO clients achieve the optimal solution design using a combination of FICO's Decision Management Platform (DMP) and 3rd party products, and provide the leadership to guide the implementation of business requirements into the FICO solution.

Provide guidance and resolution with respect to business process and solution design.
Provide current best practice and 3rd Party solution alternatives as part of driving the solution for the client.
Drive process flow analysis and process redesign to ensure scalability and overall performance of FICO solutions
Establish portfolio architecture strategy, covering FICO and 3rd party applications, data integration and technology domains.
Demonstrate technical leadership and serve as primary resource to address all customer technical questions.
Ability to travel to domestic customer sites as needed

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or highly-related engineering field.
Demonstrated technical leadership experience designing large-scale software architecture, ideally working for a dynamic system integrator / value-add partner / solution provider in an external customer-focused environment.
Proven expertise with various Business Rules/Modeling tools and systems (Blaze Advisor preferred).
Excellent knowledge of J2EE technologies and database systems (including Oracle, No SQL, SQL Server), networking and virtualization.
Ability to understand the business behind the decisions - comprehend the motivating business factors and policies to design the right system.
Strong communication and presentation skills to effectively describe and elicit feedback on decision components to both IT and business stake holders.
Proficient in writing clear and concise documentation including architectural, process flow and decision strategy documents.
General software and system development experience.
Proficient in leading system implementations through the entire development lifecycle (inception, development, testing, deployment and maintenance).
Experience working with AWS implementations
Strong background with the design, configuration, administration, tuning, optimization and troubleshooting of enterprise-level integrated solutions.

High performance culture promoting recognition, rewards and professional development.
Competitive base salary coupled with attractive, role-specific incentive plan.
Comprehensive benefits program.