Enterprise Architect

Catalyst Consulting Group, Inc. Chicago , IL 60606

Posted 2 weeks ago

Catalyst is seeking an Enterprise Architect to lead our IT solution design processes while ensuring proper adherence to enterprise technology principles, standards, and guidelines. In this role, you should be an excellent communicator who is able to translate complex business requirements into technical specifications and concise technology roadmaps. Additionally, you should have hands-on software development and implementation experience and be able to provide technical oversight for our implementation projects. Your goal will be to design and assist in the implementation of scalable, secure, extensible, and performance driven IT solutions.


  • Enterprise application design and development of high performance, high-availability, scalability, extensible, and reusable solutions
  • Understand client needs to define system specifications
  • Plan and design the structure of a technology solution
  • Communicate system requirements to software development teams
  • Evaluate and select appropriate software or hardware and suggest integration methods
  • Oversee assigned programs (e.g. conduct code review) and provide guidance to team members
  • Assist with solving technical problems when they arise
  • Ensure the implementation of agreed architecture and infrastructure
  • Address technical concerns, ideas and suggestions
  • Monitor systems to ensure they meet both user needs and business goals


  • Proven experience as an Enterprise or Technical Architect/Solution Engineer
  • Experience in ERP, CRM, and/or SRM off the shelf business software implementations
  • Understanding with TOGAF or E2AF EA frameworks and EA Domains
  • Understanding of Information Technology organization structures and functions
  • Experience with leading team of developers and technical business analysts
  • Experience with both project management methodologies of Waterfall and Agile
  • Experience with custom software development and the SDLC process
  • Hands-on experience in C/C++, .NET C#, VB#, Java, Python, Pearl, Go, ABAP, or APEX programming languages
  • Experience with multiple application servers (i.e. Red Hat JBoss, Microsoft IIS, IBM Wepshere, Oracle Weblogic, etc.)
  • Experience with one or more cloud based platforms (i.e. Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, etc.)
  • Experience in Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Microservices Architecture
  • Experience with middleware development experience on JBoss Fuse/SOA, SAP PI, Mulesoft, Tibco, Talend, Jitterbit, Websphere, and/or Oracle ESB
  • Experience with Oracle, MS SQL, PostGresSQL, MongoDB, DB2, and/or MySQL databases
  • Experience with ORMs Hibernate, Storm, Cayenne, and/or Entity Framework
  • Experience in unit testing using (JUnit, Mocha, MS Unit, TestNG, and/or JMockit)
  • Experience of Continuous Integration and Deployment (CI/CD) using ANT, SVN, GIT, Gradle, Maven, Jenkins, Bamboo, MS Azure DevOps/TFS, Sonarqube, Selenium, and/or TeamCity
  • Experience with network operations monitoring solutions (i.e. OpCommand, SolarWinds, Nagios, Splunk,etc.)
  • Familiarity with various operating systems (e.g. Windows, Linux, UNIX)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Organizational and leadership skills
  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
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