Robert Half International Network Architect in Chicago, Illinois

As a Technical Architect you will: ? Own the technical architecture for applications and systems supported by the company's team including Personify, ecommerce applications, web sites, integrations across 10+ external systems using Data Services, data warehousing and new product development. (20%) ? Participate in business requirements gathering for technology projects and arrive at a technical architecture that will support short long term goals for the product. Create technical design documents that illustrate a blueprint for web, integration and business intelligence applications. (20%) ? Create reusable base classes, components that can be extended for each project?s and client?s needs. Independently design, code, and test major features as well as work jointly with other team members to deliver complex solutions. (25%) ? Create operational, security requirements for applications, design solutions that use resources optimally. Communicate project technical requirements to other developers and take the technical leadership role to solve difficult problems. (10%) ? Set and monitor application development guidelines, protocols including coding guidelines, unit testing, source code repository usage, software build and release strategies; Perform regular code reviews to improve overall code quality, performance maintainability; Perform regular performance testing of applications and execute strategies to remedy underperforming applications. (20%) ? Mentor developers and help drive completion of project deadlines. Coach junior team members, including providing on-the-job training. Promote teamwork in problem resolution. Foster an environment of open discussion, debate, and questioning while always maintaining professionalism and respect for others. (5%) The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and demonstrated experience: ? Bachelor?s degree in Computer science or equivalent AND 10+ years of experience in senior development/architect roles. ? 10+ years? experience in technology, developing software using Microsoft technology such as Asp.Net, VB.Net/C#.Net, Web Forms, MVC, Java Script, JQuery, Ajax, HTML 5, SQL Server, Data Services. ? 5+ years? experience in a lead technical role. ? 2+ years? experience working with a global team including offshore/ outsourced employees. ? Working knowledge of the LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) stack environment is a plus. ? Experience designing, implementing and monitoring an ecosystem of integrations with third party products using XML Web Services, Data Services and WCF. ? Knowledge of standard Design Patterns, REST, Service Oriented Architecture and cloud computing technologies such as Azure, Amazon Web Services. ? Must have worked in multiple application development philosophies including waterfall, agile test driven development. ? Must have performed code reviews and demonstrated measurable improvements to overall quality of software development. ? Excellent analytical and technical skills. Expert level skills in system architecture, application development design development with emphasis on simple, extendable solutions that perform well under high load. send updated resumes to :, or call Betsy at 312-616-7974

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Req ID: 01300-0010281141

Functional Role: Network Manager

Country: USA

State: IL

City: Chicago

Postal Code: 60631

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: Architecture