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Application/Solutions Architect - Remote

  • Location: Plano, Collin, Texas, 75024
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

Our client is seeking an Application/Solution Architect for a direct-hire opportunity! Are you a lead architect that thrives on a vibrant, innovative and collaborative team? Do you have a passion and a desire to remain in the weeds in a rapid, dynamic environment? Do you want to work for a tech company that writes its own code, develops its own software, and builds its own products? We experiment and innovate leveraging the latest technologies, engineer breakthrough customer experiences, and bring simplicity and security to payments processing.

As a lead architect, you will take ownership for the design and direction of business critical products. We are looking for someone to lead a team of architects to drive technical governance, innovation, and consistently meet the needs of the business.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with technical talent acquisition, growth and retention
  • Work with product and key stakeholders to set desired product technical direction
  • Drive critical improvements to stay ahead of the growing business needs
  • Evaluate new technologies and delivery practices
  • Drive accurate and efficient project estimates
  • Identify dependencies and risks, allocate resources, and implement POCs
  • Stay up to date on the latest security threats and secure application design and coding practices
  • Manage third party consultants
  • Lead technical governance for the team
  • Foster a culture to stay on top of technology trends and participate in technology communities
  • Encourage innovation, inclusion, teamwork, self-organization, and diversity
  • Lead other solutions architects
  • Simultaneously drive multiple large initiatives potentially across multiple scrum teams
  • Prepare and present technical presentations and project status
  • Provide required information for the annual budget

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and/or equivalent experience
  • At least 4 years’ experience in leading architecture
  • At least 4 years’ experience in agile practices and project management
  • At least 10 years’ experience in software architecture
  • Real-time processing and high volume service architecture experience
  • Experience architecting and improving cloud solutions

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8+ years’ experience in leading architecture
  • Payments industry experience