Senior Systems Architect

Jersey City, NJ 07310

Posted: 11/09/2016 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Number: 157

Job Description


The Senior Systems Architect is a senior member of the Enterprise Data Management Data Integration Technology team. The Senior Systems Architect will lead the Data API team and provide strategic architecture and technology leadership and oversight of best practices, tools and technologies for development of high performance distributed applications and services. This position works closely with application and data architects, subject matter experts, and application development teams to design, develop, and deliver solutions and services in-line with overall Enterprise Data strategy and industry best practices. This position is also responsible for research, evaluation, and recommendation of new technologies and tools/solutions.

  • Develop application architecture framework to support high volume operational and reporting data environments.
  • Create components and interface specification documents validating the architecture against requirements and assumptions.
  • Collaborate with Data Architects and IT Infrastructure Experts to facilitate the design and implementation of Web Services and Data API framework.
  • Develop and implements JEE software applications in WebSphere Application Server or any other related JEE server, with design based on modular components and object oriented principles, allowing configuration from installation to installation.
  • Develop a flexible architecture that can be used on multiple applications and is extensible to future requirements.
  • Participate in technical meetings and design reviews (both internally and externally).
  • Collaborate with team members and document the principles and frameworks that guide architecture decisions.
  • Communicate and educate the architecture to business and technical leadership.
  • Participates in peer/technical reviews.

  • Bachelor' s degree in computer science or related fields;
  • 10+ years of Architectural design and development of high performance transaction and operational processing systems experience.
  • Strong knowledge of architectural principles, frameworks and best practices.
  • Ability to collaborate with business and technology teams to create practical, robust and scalable architectures and solutions meeting the business and technology goals/strategy of the organization.
  • 10+ years’ experience in object oriented design and development in Java
  • 10+ years of experience in JEE Application Server – WebSphere(WAS)/Weblogic
  • 10+ years’ experience in JEE technologies and Spring framework, Hibernate, Tomcat, JBOSS, JMS/ MQ, Web Services standards and technologies.
  • 10+ years’ experience with Databases Oracle 11g, DB2, JDBC/ ODBC
  • Experience with Unix/Linux, HTTP servers
  • Experience in SOA, SOAP, REST WSDL, XML, cloud and API standards.
  • Experience in Eclipse and Rational Application Developer (RAD) IDEs
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with ability to communicate at all levels of the organization.
  • Technical leadership and mentoring skills to guide and act as SME.
  • Works well in a team environment as well as independently.
  • Financial Services background desired.


Meet Your Recruiter

Jason Destro

Over 20 years’ of recruiting experience with hands-on recruiting and placement of I.T. professionals (Full Time, Temp 2 Perm, & Contingent) in the NJ/NY/CT/PA marketplace for a wide variety of today's demanding IT skill sets. Focused on delivering exceptional service by understanding client’s objectives and goals.

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