Application Integration Architect
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Job Description The City and County of Denver is looking for an Application Integration Architect to join our Technology Services team. This position will be responsible for the day-to-day support/maintenance operations of the middleware infrastructure and software architecture used for designing and implementing communications between mutually interactive software applications in a service-oriented architecture environment. This position will also maintain oversight of the IT integration environment and ensure the integration strategy is in line with CCD business goals.Our Technology Services Division (IT) is using state-of-the-art technologies and methodologies to deliver and improve the systems, applications and operations that we deliver to our Mile High City. We enjoy progressive leadership which is creating initiatives such as Mobile Services, Web Services, Social Media and Web 2.0/3.0 technologies. Job Responsibilities Maintain a broad understanding of the existing CCD data and applications integration infrastructure and comprehends the implications of technology decisions and recommendations across the CCD integration architectureKeep current on industry trends and emerging integration technologies to evaluate and recommend those that will increase performance, reliability, cost effectiveness, infrastructure flexibility or otherwise provide value to CCDAbility to assess enterprise data architecture and developing passageways that securely and reliably transport dataResponsible for integration of future state business and infrastructure architectures in an organized and cohesive mannerParticipates in ecosystem architecture development, including business architecture, information architecture, application and technical architectureProvides guidance and leadership to IT Service Delivery teams to ensure that IT solutions that are developed are aligned to CCD enterprise integration standardsHave a cross-functional understanding of the IT architectural domains, while also having deep subject matter expertise within the integration domain, and the ability to communicate its role and importance to other IT domain architectsAbility to work both independently and as part of a collaborative team.Self starter that can manage multiple tasks and effectively set priorities while responding to changing priorities from initiation through completion.Demonstrates leadership though innovative solutions, design reviews and code reviews.Ability to guide available resources to self educate on new technical approaches related to ERP, interfaces, analytics and best practices.Proficient in working with the vendor to open cases and see the case through to resolution.Identifies process improvement opportunities and leads the effort for the improvements.Knowledge of SDLC processes and best practices. Qualifications Experience Requirement: Three years of current, professional experience developing and maintaining specialized, complex business or enterprise applications.Candidates must possess the following special qualifications :A minimum of one year of experience participating in the development of enterprise data and/or application architecture standards.Experience with Application Integration architecture, including Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Messaging SystemsExperience in Web Services standards and technologies (e.g. XML, SOAP, WSDL, XSD, UDDI, REST, etc.)Preferred Qualifications: Additional consideration will be granted to candidates who possess PeopleSoft web service knowledge, Agile methodologies, WebLogic knowledge, Rest and JSON. Education Requirement: Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Business Administration, Mathematics, or a related field. Education/Experience Equivalency: Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirement Additional appropriate experience may be substituted for the minimum education requirement. Additional Information The City and County of Denver values leadership that influences the commitment, ability and willingness of employees to provide quality service to the citizens of Denver.Classification Title: Application Architect IPay Grade: 815-IAgency: Technology ServicesTo Apply: please select the apply button at the top of this posting / visit: www.denvergov.org/jobs Assessments / Testing: This position may require an online or in-person assessment. If testing is required, you will receive an email from AssessmentTeam@denvergov.org with further information about the testing process after the position has closed. Please add AssessmentTeam@denvergov.org to your safe sender list and check you spam or junk mail for this email. For a list of positions that require testing and more information about our testing process, click here .Pre-employment Screening: An offer of employment is contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by law and City and County of Denver policies, including the successful completion of a background check. Candidates must pass a criminal background check and other verifications required for the position which may include, but are not limited to, employment and/or education verification, motor vehicle record check, drug test, and/or physical. The existence of a conviction does not automatically disqualify an individual from employment except where federal or state law or regulations prohibit employment of an individual with certain convictions. For more information about the selection and employment screening process, click here .Probationary Period: This position may require the selected candidate to complete at least a six month probationary period prior to attaining career status with the City & County of Denver. For more information about the probationary period, click here .The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law. Recruiter: TS#ZR
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