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Senior Systems Architect

  • Location: Charlotte, 28202
  • Salary: 61.26
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 2 months ago

Work with the brightest minds at one of the largest financial institutions in the world. This is long-term contract opportunity that includes a competitive benefit package!

Our client has been around for over 150 years and is continuously innovating in today's digital age. If you want to work for a company that is not only a household name, but also truly cares about satisfying customers' financial needs and helping people succeed financially, apply today.

Position: Senior Systems Architect
Location: CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, 28202
Term: 6 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Will be responsible be responsible for end-to-end architecture, leveraging modern architecture style of micro services, domain driven design & event driven architecture.
  • Closely partnering with projects, Business Analysts and Developers on application definition, design, development, integration, testing and support of reliable and reusable Java software solutions.
  • Analyze highly complex business requirements; generate technical specifications to design or redesign complex software components and applications for middleware.
  • Develops new, highly complex original code while practicing test-driven development and taking end-to-end ownership of your part of the functionality.
  • Modernization - Has built micro services in the time to market space and has implemented at least two microservices using test-driven development and taking end-to-end ownership of your part of the functionality.
  • Act as an expert technical resource for modeling, simulation and analysis efforts and provides coding direction to less experienced staff.
  • Work with team members to provide insight into solving complex problems with middleware while leveraging enterprise and industry best practices (including scalability, availability, maintainability, and flexibility).
  • Work with QA teams to conduct integrated (application and database) stress testing, performance analysis and tuning.
  • Support systems testing and migration of platforms and applications to production.
  • Develop new documentation, departmental technical procedures and user guides.
  • Ensure quality, security and compliance requirements are met and participation in code review
  • Work within frameworks, help improve them by staying current with J2EE development, architecture, and database technologies to improve software quality, efficiency and ease of use.
  • Accurately estimate software development, testing, deployment and conversion timeframes.
  • Actively listen to and cooperatively work with other internal team members in order to contribute positively to updates and changes to the application.
  • Act as an escalation point for application support and troubleshooting.
  • Assure quality, security and compliance requirements are met.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Strong understanding of Enterprise Design Patterns, OOP, SOLID, DDD and RESTFul Architecture.
  • Experience with any of enterprise architecture frameworks such as TOGAF or Zachman.
  • 15+ years of IT experience in delivering solutions within enterprise environment primarily using java technology and open-source stack & frameworks such as Spring.
  • 6+ years of experience in architect capacity ( architect or enterprise architect).
  • Experience delivering projects using agile methodology in Scrum/Agile environment preferably SAFe
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Financial industry background & experience
Desired Qualifications:
  • A combination of two or more of the following domain expertise:
    • Integration and building API’s in REST using MuleSoft, Camel, Fuse etc.
    • API gateways such as Apigee, WSO2 and open source products such as Zuul, Consul and Eureka (Netflix OSS)
    • BPM or Workflow such as Alfresco, IBM BPM, jBPM, Activiti, Camunda, ODM, Drools, jRules etc.
  • Experience in working utilizing domain driven design, event driven architecture using open source frameworks such as Axon, Spring Boot.
  • Experience with Big Data/NoSQL databases and frameworks experience working with Hadoop, Mongo, Cassandra, HBASE, Kafka, MapRDB, Spark, MapR stream.
  • Enterprise messaging technologies such as Kafka, IBM MQ, Active MQ, Solace etc.
  • Good Knowledge of DevOps processes, CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins, uDeploy, Git, Nexus etc.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of cloud architecture for any of the top providers AWS, Azure or Google (certification is a plus).
  • Good understanding of Enterprise Security architecture, SSO, Identity federation using SAML, OAuth2/OIC. Working experience with products such as Ping Identity or Okta is a plus.
  • Experience in streaming technology using open source framework such Spark, Storm & Flink is a plus.
  • Experience applying new technologies to business needs in a technologically innovative, change-driven organization
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work effectively, as well as independently, in a team environment
  • Ability to mentor and train less senior staff

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

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