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Information Technology / Information Systems job in Chicago, Illinois

Application Architect

Overview

The Architect of Digital Technologies is an experienced, result-oriented, autonomous digital technology architect who would be responsible for driving technical direction and architecture of hi-traffic, complex customer and employee facing website, mobile app, marketing and other digital systems. You will work with a team of software developers to architect highly available, scalable revenue generating digital systems and will work with a diverse group of stakeholders from marketing, compliance, communication and vendor partner teams to define business opportunities and then drive end-to-end digital solutions.

 

Successful candidates will have an established track record delivering complex website and mobile apps, excellent people and project management skills, keen technical aptitude, solid communication skills, and be driven to achieve results in a fast paced environment.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute as a hands-on architect to the Full Stack engineering, underlying infrastructure, and tools. Deliver high quality, robust, scalable, and resilient code on Sitecore and .NET platform. Execution capability across the stack integrating with multiple web applications
  • Be a technical leader in all phases of the Agile software development lifecycle while working with cross-functional team members – product owner(s), development leads, architects, quality engineering and business systems analysts - in a highly collaborative environment
  • Hands on contribution to multisite website/mobile app engineering, underlying Infrastructure and tools. Deliver high quality, robust, scalable and resilient code
  • Evangelize newly developed best practices, software development techniques, and frameworks with other teams within the organization
  • Improve Performance - Application, Infrastructure, Database, SQL
  • Assess and communicate risks based on technical complexity, resources, and timeline constraints
  • Lead research, evaluation and adoption of emerging technologies and engineering practices
  • Develop Application Architecture artifacts including blueprints
  • Assess and communicate risks based on complexity, resources and timeline constraints
  • Lead research, evaluation and adoption of emerging technologies and engineering practices

Minimum Education and Experience

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or engineering or equivalent
  • 5 years or more hands on experience as Architect, Senior Developer or Technical Lead on Multisite website architecture and/or mobile app eco system
  • Sitecore MVP is plus
  • Expert level knowledge of agile methodologies working side-by-side with UX, Design, Creative and Product teams
  • Strong knowledge of software development best practices, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, automated testing and deployment processes
  • At least 3 years of experience managing a team of 4 or more as team lead, tech lead or manager
  • At least 5 years of experience in digital engineering using some of the following technologies: Sitecore, .NET, Content Management Tools, TFS, Jira, Google Analytics, SQL
  • Knowledge of DevOps, and continuous integration-continuous delivery
  • Track record of collaboration with Digital Agency, customer focus, continuous improvement, influence and results
  • Proven success working in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities
  • Familiarity of machine learning, AI, Voice Analytics, Chat Bots is a plus
  • Familiarity with healthcare is plus

Available Locations

ADMI - Chicago, Illinois 60607 United States