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Senior Solutions Architect

Job ID 1186

  • Chicago, IL, 60176
  • Fulltime
  • 5 - 8 years experience
  • 140000 - 150000 Annual
  • 20/12/2019
  • IT-Software, Software Services
  • 1 of Openings
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Job description

  • Client provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally.
  • The Systems Team for a custom application supporting treasury management, money movement, and information reporting functions for clients is seeking an experienced application architect.
  • The application is comprised of a J2EE front-end with batch processing via UNIX and Mainframe processes (Mainframe experience not required).
  • Strong Java, UNIX and SQL skills are required.


    • This role will involve application development, design / architecture, code reviews, coaching/mentoring, and occasional break/fix support.
    • The role requires an extensive knowledge of application and infrastructure systems architecture, excellent consultative and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with IT management and staff.


    • Engages with internal and external application and business teams to understand application requirements. 
    • Designs and documents solutions for new application development projects. Leads other developers in their development efforts and provides guidance on best practices.
    • Helps support the application on a day-to-day basis, occasionally engaging in troubleshooting and break/fix activities.
    • Develops or maintains computer programs, including designing, coding, testing, debugging, and installing.
    • Ability to follow software development methodologies, including working through business requirements and designs with IT partners.
    • Reviews and enhances existing code to improve performance and ensure application meets industry-standard specifications.
    • Interfaces with partners throughout systems to determine impacts of software changes. 
    • Acts as technology industry expert to provide guidance to team members and management on emerging trends and new technologies.  



    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related discipline.
    • At least five (typically seven or more years) experience in information system architecture methodologies, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

    Technical Skills

    • Java J2EE
    • Spring Boot
    • UNIX OS (Solaris) and scripting 
    • Transact-SQL
    • HTML/JSP
    • JavaScript

     Preferred, but not required

    • Oracle Web logic 


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