JOB: Senior IT Architect (application/technical)

August 2, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Jobs

Certipost is a growing, transparent, innovative and financially healthy company. This position will allow you to realize your potential as an IT architect and to come into contact with new business domains.

The architect bridges the gap between product management (business) and development team.

  • Towards product management by discussing business requirements (in cooperation with analyst) and by indicating the architectural/technical possibilities, opportunities and challenges. The product manager and analyst will leverage on the architects input; together they will make the best ‘fit for purpose’ Solution Design.
  • Towards development by documenting and communicating the Solution Design on an application-, technical- and information-architectural level. During the development phase the IT architect assists the development team with clarifications, advice and coaching.
  • It is the architects’ final responsibility to assure that the designed system/solution reaches up to the expectations with
    • a minimal cost of development, maintenance and ownership
    • maximum support of the functional requirements
    • maximum compliancy to non-functional requirements
    • maximum compliancy to security guidelines
    • maximum compliancy to existing architectural standards

During the architectural design phase, the architect may organize and/or execute POCs to mitigate risk-issues of the proposed solution.

The architect works in close cooperation with

  • Product management; as sparring partner about requirements (functional/non-functional)
  • Security Officer; to align solutions with existing guidelines and by raising new potential security risks to be mitigated.
  • Analyst; to align functional requirements with application, technical and information architecture.
  • Lead Developer; to communicate, inform and coach about the guidelines and solutions.
  • Operations; to align solutions with existing infrastructure-architecture and to define infrastructure requirements.
  • Project manager; to assist in making project estimations and to report progress of own tasks.

The architect reports to the Team Leader Architecture.

Your profile

  • At least 7 years of experience in a role of IT architect; by preference a mix of application, technical and information architecture.
  • At least 5 years working experience with modelling methodes (UML) tooling
  • Working knowledge of SOA, ESB(‘s) technologies
  • Working knowledge of best practices and patterns
  • Working knowlegde of JBoss products (AS, JBoss Messaging, HornetQ Seam, …)
  • Good JAVA and JEE skills
  • Good all round technical knowledge
  • Interest in business (product) architecture
  • Good knowledge about database best practices
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written (English, and Dutch or French)
  • Good problem-solving skills; a pragmatic approach and positive attitude.

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