MuleSoft Solution Architect
About the Position:
The Solution Architect provides technical leadership on MuleSoft implementation projects. This person is primarily responsible for evaluating technical and functional requirements and for developing a sound architectural blueprint in line with business goals. As an experienced practitioner, the Solution Architect will advise on best practices for on-premise/cloud/hybrid integration and API management.
This person will be an influencer and thought leader and will also possess the in-depth technical expertise and credibility to provide detailed guidance to the implementation team. The Solution Architect will perform hands-on activities as required to ensure project success.
Conduct requirements gathering workshops and lead the solution design process
Articulate recommendations through compelling presentations and architectural blueprint documents to a variety of audiences, including business management and experienced IT architects.
Lead technical teams through complex, multi-phased delivery projects and provide hands-on delivery guidance
Create and influence proper standards for development, governance and operational lifecycle
Identify on-going risks and pain points throughout the project, develop and implement mitigation measures
Capture project lessons and convert them into architectural best practices applicable to the broader install base; mentor and coach the internal team through internal training sessions.
Mentor and train the internal team on design and architecture best practices
Improve internal processes, and promote knowledge sharing in the team, by contributing to the knowledge base, blogs, and brown bag lunches
5+ years demonstrated expertise designing, implementing, and supporting Enterprise-grade technical solutions meeting complex business requirements
3+ years experience providing technical solutions development for on-premise and SaaS applications using JEE and/or JSE frameworks
Integration architecture experience with MuleSoft or other solutions including, IBM, BEA, Oracle, Tibco, Progress Sonic, etc.
Experience with Tomcat, XML, JMS, WS-*, SOA integration, API Management technologies and standards
Knowledge of Enterprise Architecture frameworks such as TOGAF
Knowledge of Open Source architectures and/or past contributions to open source projects
Design, development and operations experience with highly-available, scalable, and fault tolerant systems
Experience designing public and private enterprise secure services using RAML and REST based APIs
Experience profiling and troubleshooting Java application code
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong cognitive ability especially with respect to understanding, documenting, and describing complex technical subjects
Interface architecture knowledge with one or more on-premise / SaaS packaged solutions for ERP, CRM, e-Commerce, or mobile (e.g. Salesforce.com, NetSuite, Oracle, SAP, Workday, etc.)
Bachelor's degree in CS or equivalent industry experience
Experience delivering in waterfall, scrum, agile, and other methodologies