Applications Architect

Deerfield, Illinois 60015

Employment Type:
Temp to Perm
Date Added:
March 24, 2015

Palace Gate Corporation is currently hiring for an Application Architect for our client in Chicago’s North Suburbs. This is a contract-to-hire or fulltime hire opportunity.

Job Description

Develop infrastructure, application, or information architecture specifications to build and support the development of IT architecture through identification, assessment and resolution of changes and upgrades to be made

Technical Requirements

· Must have experience and solid understanding of SOA (Service Oriented Architecture)

· Extensive experience with .Net Framework versions 2.0, 3.0, 3.5 and 4.0 Real-world use of the ASP.Net MVC programming model.

· Expert at Dependency Injection and real-world experience with the StructureMap Inversion of Control tool

· Experience with several .Net view engines, including WebForms and Spark Mastery of the jQuery JavaScript library

· ASP.Net MVC 3 a plus

Duties and Responsibilities

· Recommend new technologies based on business value drivers and return on investment

· Drive new technologies towards implementation and exploitation

· Establish overall systems architecture vision and ensure specific components are appropriately designed and leveraged

· Contribute to the holistic vision of Enterprise Architecture

· Establish overall systems architecture vision and ensures specific components are appropriately designed and leveraged

· Drive the migration to reference architecture

· Responsible for the development and construction of architectural components

· Defines architecture standards and anticipate areas where architecture standards may need to be developed that are in-line with customer, IT and industry standards

· Consult with application leaders to verify applications/technology conform to architecture standards

· Validates application/ technology assessment for the conformance to the current architecture and standards

· Provide continuous consulting services and direction in projects and architectures

· Define business and IT recovery operating environment and linkage from conceptual architecture to analysis and design

· Direct projects to understand enterprise level architecture strategy, technology stack and identify future direction, gaps, and roadmap

· Work closely with product and marketing managers, user interaction designers, and other software engineers to develop new product offerings and improve existing ones

Professional Experience

· 8+ years of C# programming experience

· 5+ years of experience in architecture/design in relevant technology disciplines

· 3+ years of experience with software source control and version control

Knowledge and Abilities

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

· Must be organized, have an eye for detail, and be able to put ideas into a tangible form Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills

· Ability to develop new approaches to complex design problems

· Ability to prioritize and manage work to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment

Palace Gate Corporation is an information technology consulting and full-time placement firm that is committed to the success of our clients and our talented placements alike. Palace Gate is consistent in matching the right people with right opportunity. Our company approach is simple: understand our clients’ requirements, business needs and cultures in order to quickly identify the best resources to meet those needs and achieve business success. Palace Gate Corporation offers full medical and dental insurance, 401K, as well as weekly direct deposit.

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