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Solution Functional Architect

Pennington, New Jersey

Job Description:

Position Summary

The solution architect is a technical leader who  evaluates the business and technical requirements to create an overall application architecture design for development and implementation in conjunction with the other IT and business teams. They provide overall Functional Architectural direction on technical for business processes and products to support existing and new initiatives. This will include Determining & defining the system, subsystems, and interfaces, high level functional and Non-functional requirements, validate technology assumptions and evaluate alternatives. This individual will be a key stakeholder in determining the strategic future of systems – evaluating current application state, recommending improvements, automations and reduction in complexity, making the portfolio more efficient, more robust, user-friendly, etc. This role works closely with  Agile Release Train (ARTs) & Product Management to create an architectural roadmap for business enablement.  He/she will have additional responsibilities, which may include technology leadership of any assigned projects.

Required Skills

• Robust analysis and functional design skills

• Documents solutions from both a technical and business perspective.
• Works with the IT Program Management team to develop technology strategy and roadmap by researching, evaluating and considering alternative technology options that are available in the market both independently and by management request. Formulates recommendations and implementation plans.
• Ensures timely customer-focused responses to enhancement requests, troubles assistance, and other technical requests.
• Provides thorough technical documentation including design and technical documentation for assigned projects.

Participates in the review of existing and creation of future architecture to ensure systems are optimized, high quality and robust.
• Troubleshoots, improves and maintains the functionality of customizations and integrations with a variety of other systems.
• Provides expertise in supporting and evaluating all the applications in the portfolio, recommending technical and application releases in order to support LOB needs, taking into account requirements of other IT initiatives.
• Ensures the technical solutions meets the business needs in the most effective, efficient, and technically appropriate way.
• Other duties as required.

Desired Skills

  • Previous experience and strong understanding of system development life cycles and strategic planning for future systems.
  • Previous experience in software evaluation, integration, testing and distribution.
  • Previous experience breaking down business processes into technology requirements.
  • Previous experience with Agile development Life cycle and the SAFe Framework
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good judgment
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others
  • Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

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Full time

JR-19081907

Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

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Street Address

Primary Location:
1100 AMERICAN BLVD, NJ, Pennington, 08534