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Lead Solution Architect

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Midwest Consulting Group, Inc. Kansas City , MO 64133

Posted 3 months ago

The candidate needs to have enough experience to provide recommendations whether to use custom built applications or SaaS platforms. This requires development and design experience.

Seeking an analytical and innovative contributor to work closely and gain an in-depth understanding of the customers needs, processes, services, and strategic direction. The Lead Solution Architect will drive, develop, maintain and coordinate architecture strategy. They will contribute to new standards for user experience, modern design, and forward thinking toward next generation solutions. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in supporting enterprise systems (both custom-developed solutions and commercial packages) and will be comfortable managing client relationships and expectations within a highly complex environment. The candidate must be flexible, patient, have a great attitude, and be willing to work outside of the box to accomplish the mission.
Architects and designs technical solutions and roadmaps needed to meet high-level business requirement.
Leverages industry and organizational standards, patterns, frameworks, and best practices to develop architectures that enable fulfillment of business strategies
Leads and directs large teams with diverse functional and technical disciplines to include enterprise architects, systems engineers, business analysts, and systems administrators
Works directly with senior executives of the enterprise to consult, coach, and advise on strategy, business alignment, enterprise architecture, information technology solutions, and the associated impact on the organization and its stakeholders
Coordinate resolution of highly complex problems and tasks, selling new ideas and concepts in support of operational goals and objectives
Integrate and translate complex concepts into tactical action plans balancing near term and long range needs and constraints.
Direct high-level enterprise architecture analysis, evaluation, design, integration, documentation, and development
Establishes and fosters strong relationships with a broad audience of customers, service providers, vendor partners, technical peers and senior management
Explains complex technical information to technical and non-technical contacts
Effectively builds relationships, promotes a collaborative team environment, and influences stakeholders

Experience in modeling at the business, information, application and technical layers
Experience in analyzing and documenting both existing solutions and new domains
Experience with business transformation methods and processes (e.g., business process reengineering, lean six sigma, process improvement, value chain analysis, business capability modeling, business process modeling)
Demonstrated experience using key analyst and design methods (including Domain-driven Design (DDD), Object Oriented Analysis & Design (OOAD), Behavior Driven Design (BDD), Test Driven Design (TDD))
Excellent initiative, innovative thinking skills, and the ability to analyze details and adopt a big-picture view
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent analytical, oral, and written communications skills
Demonstrated skill in developing presentations for executive and technical audiences
Ability to pass a government NACI background investigation for public trust positions

TOGAF 9 certification (desirable)
Experience with architecture and solution modeling (highly desirable)
Proficiency in MEGA or another Enterprise Architecture repository tool (highly desirable)
Experience with Domain Driven Design and Behavior Driven Design (highly desirable)
Experience with service-based distributed application architectures (highly desirable)
Experience with emerging architecture and development practices (including User Experience Design, Single Page Applications, Microservices, Agile, DevSecOps, ReST) (highly desirable)
Experience or certifications on cloud platforms and toolsets (highly desirable)
Experience with COTS platforms and custom application development (desirable)
Experience with automated CI/CD processes and tools.

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in related technical discipline and 10+ years of user experience
Masters Degree or equivalent experience in related technical discipline preferred.

There is not a formal location requirement, and candidates can work remote, but it would be beneficial if candidates are located in Kansas City, DC or Fort Collins, CO.

If interested, please email resume to:
Patrick Draney
Midwest Consulting Group

Modeling at the business, information, application and technical layers

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Lead Solution Architect

Expired Job

Midwest Consulting Group, Inc.