Solutions Engineer - JAVA 8/10/2016

Confidential Company Dallas, TX

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28701638
AJE Ref #
575844647
Location
Dallas, TX
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Strong skills required: Strong Core Java, WebSerices, Integration experience as the client has lot of old systems (Legacy system modernization) .

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY

* Presents project specific high-level solution design to Solution Architect through Architecture Review process
* Works closely with test teams to ensure effective test strategies to support technical implementation
* Actively collaborates with and align to information, data, security and infrastructure strategies.
* Works with Enterprise Architecture team to ensure standards and best practices are being adhered to
* Partners with Business stakeholders and IT Business Analysts to review and understand business requirements
* Translates business requirements and conceptual architectural design into high-level solution design
* Ensures the alignment of architectural designs and solutions with the organization's business objectives and architectural standards, principles & patterns
* Documents and reviews technical specifications with Systems Analysts
* Facilitates and leads design review sessions and technical discussions
* Coordinates with Systems Analysts to transform high-level solution design into detailed solution design
* Supports initiatives through the entire solution delivery lifecycle from initial kickoff to production deployment, identifying potential technical risks and develops mitigation plans
* May support Solution Architect in the evaluation and decision process of buy versus build, including packaged applications, SaaS and Cloud based offerings
* Acts as a subject matter expert in assigned functional domain(s), technologies and applications
* Stays current on emerging trends and technologies and integrates into technical solutions according to architectural standards
* Stays current on Client architectural standards
* Identifies and suggests technical improvements in current systems
* Works with Solution Engineers across CLIENT Technology that are building out or enhancing applications and solutions by providing mentorship, collaborating on the use of tools and methodology, and sharing expertise to ensure scalable, quality end-to-end solutions that effectively solve business problems

EDUCATION:

* BSDegree or equivalent
* Advanced technical or business degreepreferred

EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

* 8 + years of relevant experience in a technical softwareengineer or technical integrator position
* Strong experience in Java
* Strong experience with various integration patterns (Web Services, Messaging (MQ), Database Links, File Transfers) as well as some experience with mainframe applications and technologies preferred, as well as experience in one or more of the following: JAVA, HTML, XML, CSS, SAML
* Experience in Content Management domain including collaboration solutions, correspondence (both printed and e-delivered) and /or social platforms
* Experience in HP Exstream or equivalent is a major plus
* Experience in business systems analysis, requirements elaboration, and high-level architectural design
* Proven ability to assess current technology and future technology architecture direction and apply effectively to future solution roadmaps, including the inter-operability of technologies
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to tailor communication to the target audience to achieve desired results
* Experience working in a highly collaborative environment, proactively innovating solutions that support the goals and desired outcomes of Enterprise Technology organization
* Experience working in an onshore/offshore resourcing model
* Proven ability to acquire and maintain technical skills and knowledge in assigned functional domain(s)
* Proven experience working in an Agile environment, effectively questioning, respectfully debating and providing thought leadership to develop the best possible solutions
* Experience in working within cloud-based or off-prem environments as well as with packaged applications a plus
* Proven ability to influence across LOBs and disciplines to drive innovation