Job Order ID: 5068
Employment Type: Contract to Hire
Job Location: Buffalo NY
Java / Web Services Architect – 6+ month Contract – Buffalo, NY
The Architect will be responsible for providing technical solutions to a variety of business problems. Participate on development efforts by performing detailed analysis, developing detailed designs, and providing day-to-day technical guidance to development team. Demonstrate good analytical abilities and technical skills. Must understand application design principles and application architecture. Will be required to prepare detailed system and program specifications aligned with client standards. May be required to manage technical aspects of small to medium sized projects.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization, including senior management, is essential.
Experience leading developers as an architect.
Working with Business Analysts to assist in gathering, and reviewing requirements.
Knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture, IBM Message Broker, Informatica, and Java technologies.
Minimum of 6 to 7 years’ experience in systems support role with demonstrated results in analytics, configuring, coding, testing, problem solving and support, or demonstrated equivalent knowledge.
Knowledge of / prior experience with health insurance business is Required. (Claims Processing, Health Care Case, Disease, and Utilization Management processes, Correspondence solutions, and Documentation Solutions)
Extensive knowledge of Java, SQL, including cursors, stored procedures, and indexes.
Proficient with relational databases such as Oracle, MS SQL Server, and DB2.
Here is above and beyond the job description in decreasing importance:
Good communication skills
Experience leading developers as an architect
Experience working with business analysts and reviewing requirements
Experience assisting in gathering requirements