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Senior Application Architect

Reference ID: 9887
Information Technology
Full Time
Vancouver, BC     

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IT/IQ Tech Recruiters is seeking a Senior Application Architect to join our client in the Lower Mainland.

About Our Client

  • One of our largest financial sector IT environments
  • Offers you the opportunity to work with some of the top IT technical talent in Vancouver
  • Sky train and bus accessible office
  • An environment that allows you to work with modern and complex technologies

Primary Responsibilities

  • Comprehend documentation of the current and future state application and/or infrastructure architectures for the assigned domain areas
  • Contribute to the development and/or review of future state application architectures in an organized and cohesive manner using industry accepted frameworks
  • Support existing business systems applications
  • Understand and applies architecture principles in the context of a specific solution
  • Promote and contribute to the integration and cohesion of developed or reviewed architecture solutions across the assigned architectural layers
  • Ensure that designed or reviewed solutions conform to architectural requirements such as scalability, maintainability, reliability, extensibility, usability and security
  • Promote innovation and application of emerging IT technologies within the context of a business driven solution
  • Work with teams to understand constraints of hardware when relating to the application
  • Ensure adherence to established standards and may consult with senior managers on technology solutions
  • Support existing business systems applications and may be responsible for leading technical aspects of a project
  • Lead Scrum team

Ideal Candidate                                                      

  • Six years OO software development/ architecture experience in either Java/J2EE or .Net.
  • Experience with distributed system development.
  • Experience with event-driven based system development.
  • Demonstrated self-starter, with the ability to set the direction when there is little or none.
  • Able to work and collaborate in a respectable team environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience in multiple software development lifecycle phases, including scope and proposal, analysis, design, and software construction.
  • Demonstrated strong logical and technical problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and quickly comprehend new concepts
  • Demonstrated strong judgment and decision-making ability
  • Prior experience working in an Agile development environment (SCRUM, Kanban, XP, etc.)
  • Experience in a Test Driven Development environment

About Us

IT/IQ is a specialized recruitment and consulting firm focusing on connecting our candidates to the best opportunities in the market. Our dedicated recruitment team is structured around four Information Technology skill sets (PMO, Development, Data Management/ERP and Infrastructure) and we are committed to building strong relationships and providing the highest level of service throughout the recruitment journey. 

With us, creating opportunities start today.

Posted: October 14, 2016
Closes:December 13, 2016
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