Deloitte Systems Engineering Application Architect, Manager in Chicago, Illinois
Systems Engineering Application Architect Manager
Are you a talented, creative Application Architect, interested in working in a team atmosphere to create innovative solutions that solves our clients most complex issues? Are you interested in creating elegant, effective solutions, while continually learning and expanding your skills?
Work you ll do
As a Manager in our Application Architecture practice you will bring considerable expertise to deliver effective solutions to clients including:
Manage day to day interactions with executive clients and sponsors
Manage and deliver components of client engagements that identify, design, and implement technology and creative business solutions for large companies.
Responsibilities include, among others, managing teams in the identification of business requirements, functional design, process design (including scenario design, flow mapping), prototyping, testing, training, defining support procedures.
Assisting clients with application architecture design, assessment and optimization including definition, documentation and implementation of new application architectures
Review and evaluation of key attributes of existing application architectures
Recommend and validate improvements to existing Application Architectures
Develop and maintain contact with top decision makers at key clients; participate and lead aspects of the proposal development process; contribute to the development of proposal pricing strategies
Our Systems Engineering team delivers large-scale software applications and integrated systems, and assists clients with architecture design, assessment and optimization, and definition. We develop service-oriented architecture (SOA) and other integration solutions to enable information sharing and management between business partners and disparate processes and systems, and we deliver technology enablement to support CIO services transformation.
Systems Engineering professionals focus on key client issues that impact the core business by maximizing operational value, driving down the cost of quality, and enhancing technology innovation. Our teams deliver a wide range of services, including application architecture design and optimization, application modernization, business process management and solution integration, custom application design and development, and large-scale technology delivery programefforts.
Managers in the Application Architecture practice are required to have:
8 or more years of relevant consulting or industry experience;
At least 2 years of experience with large technology engagements;
Minimum of 4 full system development life cycle implementations;
Led teams responsible for soliciting non-functional requirements;
Translated requirements into client ready design documents including modeling languages such as Unified Modeling Language (UML);
Led teams that performed designed and validated application architecture frameworks and supporting functionality;
Worked closely with the functional and testing teams to understand their functional requirements and the impact to the application architecture;
Led configuration and change management teams who were responsible for application deployments including the coordination of database changes and other necessary application configurations;
At least 2 years Continuous Integration or similar build and deploy experience;
At least 4 years of experience with application architecture analysis, design and delivery;
At least 4 years of experience with application architecture and solution development with JEE, .NET, or comparable technology platforms;
A willingness to travel 80 - 100% of the time;
Bachelor s Degree or equivalent experience.
In addition, successful Managers will have the following preferred background:
Transactional database interaction experience, with exposure to various techniques such as RowSet, ORM (Hibernate, NHibernate, EF), etc.
Experience with architecture design patterns such as MVP or MVC, Gang of Four, etc.
Experience or passion for implementing cloud solutions on Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and/or Google Cloud Platform;
Experience of DevOps practices and tools;
Leading Testing efforts, including all phases: System, Integration, and Performance Testing and ensuring traceability;
Experience with Middleware and/or SOA base implementations;
Leading teams through IT Strategy initiatives;
Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint);
Eagerness to mentor junior staff;
A Bachelor's Degree in an IEEE recognized Engineering discipline
An advanced degree in the area of specialization is a plus.
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