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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 11/13/2016

Karsun Solutions LLC Herndon, VA

Herndon, VA
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Karsun Solutions - We are Enterprise Modernization Experts!
Our portfolio of long-term contracts help transform business enterprises.
Our Innovation Center provides freedom to explore and experiment.
Our culture is based on true work-life balance and opportunities to learn.

Karsun is a premier consulting services company with a reputation for innovation. We provide Enterprise Modernization services to both civilian and defense Federal agencies. Our company is recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S., as well as one of the most promising Government Consulting Solutions Providers. Karsun is an ISO 9001:2008 certified organization.","Responsibilities:

Lead the evaluation of business and technical requirements and identify gaps/risks.
Direct and mentor diverse teams of resources in technical delivery aspects including design and code reviews.
Designing highly complex solutions with multiple applications with high transaction volumes.
Create System Design Document to include detail software architecture diagram, logical and physical deployment views using UML
Serves as the technical and technology expert supporting the crafting of the application architecture aspects of the solution, as well as supporting the implementation of the solution.
Provides validation of proposed technical architectures and solutions.
Reviews proposed enhancements to validate feasibility and assists with scoping and estimating work
In coordination with others, monitors and analyzes production performance, while looking for ways to optimize and scale existing solutions.
Ensures strategies, standards, and architecture are consistent and well integrated across products.
Approves architecture designs with a focus on standards, performance, flexibility, scalability and security
Make recommendations about platform and technology adoption, including database servers, application servers, libraries, and frameworks
Write proof-of-concept code (may also participate in writing production code)
Assist project managers in setting schedules for new technology adoptio
Keep skills up to date through ongoing self-directed trainin
Recommend senior management on improvement areas
Help application developers to adopt new platforms through documentation, training, and mentoring

Required Skills:

8+ years of experience in IT Solution Delivery and architecture
12+ years of full-lifecycle application development experience
Broader programming technologies such as HTML, XML, JSON, JQuery, SOAP, RESTful, AJAX, JavaScript (including modern JavaScript libraries), Java, JSP,.NET, SQL
Knowledge of different database platforms such as Oracle, MongoDB, SQL Server and Cloud platforms, i.e., MS Azure & AWS
3+ years of experience using Agile/Lean methodologies
Deep understanding of industry patterns for application architecture and integration
Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present technical details and ability to learn quickly

Desired Skills:

Understanding of Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) concepts & methodology