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Technical Architect in Detroit, MI at VisionPRO

Date Posted: 8/8/2018

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Job Description

Technical Architect


Technical Skills 
• Experience with Cloud based architecture and related concepts 
• Knowledge/experience in Java, SpringBoot, SpringData frameworks 
• Understanding of microservice patterns, service discovery patterns 
• Knowledge/experience with build dependency management (e.g. Maven, gradle) 
Experience with API Gateways (e.g. AWS, CA, Kong, etc) as related to microservices architecture and API management technologies 

General Requirements 
• Minimum 3 years' experience in system design and development using advanced technologies, 2+ years as a solution/technical architect 
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline, or equivalent (advanced degree desirable) 
• Knowledge in the concepts and methodologies used in enterprise architecture, application, technical and security architecture 
• Solid background in software development and application/system integration 
• Knowledge of Cloud platform concepts (IaaS, PaaS) and software/hardware technologies (web, mobile, integration software, databases, infrastructure, networking) 
• Knowledge of mobility solutions, enabling technologies and application development patterns 
• Knowledge of web content management 
• Understanding and experience in system implementation methodologies, software development life cycle processes, and project management 
• Knowledge of automotive business areas, processes and functions a plus 
• Solid planning, organization, and time management skills 
• Strong problem solving, analytical and negotiation abilities 
• Ability to inform, educate and influence managers and peers to support recommendations 
• Solid written, verbal and presentation skills are required to communicate architecture/designs to review boards and management 

• Experience with token-based authentication and access control mechanisms (e.g. SAML, OpenIDConnect, OAuth, JWT, etc) 
• Experience with web content management solutions such as Adobe AEM 
• Understanding of secrets management concepts such as crytopgraphic key management systems, HSMs, PKI, etc. 
• Understanding of ESB concepts, experience with messaging and integration products/frameworks 
• Experience designing, developing and deploying web services (SOAP/REST) 
• Experience with SQL, NoSQL, in-memory databases (e.g. mySQL, Cassandra, Redis) 
• Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery concepts and related (build/deploy pipelines) 
• Experience with CI/CD toolchain elements (e.g. JIRA, Confluence, SVN/GitHub, Jenkins, Nexus, Sonar, etc.) 
• Experience in legacy app modernization and migration to cloud a plus. 

• Conduct/participate in POCs where required to help prove reference architecture patterns. 
• Work collaboratively with Cloud / DevOps teams to help define technical requirements (technology, capacity, etc.) for POCs and other initiatives; establish pipelines and deployment automation process. 
• Produce necessary architecture views and documentation to communicate As Jr. Business Architect on the VWGoA Enterprise Architecture team, primary goal is help establish and enable Reference Architecture for Audi specific solutions; Help translate Audi business strategy into tangible, complementary IT strategy and programs 
• Help drive the development of future state technology architecture 

• Work under the direction of (and collaboratively with) Sr. Enterprise Architects to complete the vision for Audi specific solutions 
• Work collaboratively with business stakeholders to understand Audi strategy/solution needs and articulate them into reference architecture and patterns 
• Work collaboratively with cross-functional architects (data, infrastructure, security, DevOps, network) to evolve Audi specific architecture patterns/solutions. 
• Produce code or oversee production of code when required to support POCs. 
• Work with teams to produce cost estimations for future solutions when required (effort, technology licensing, maintenance, running costs). 
• Present, represent reference architectures and solutions to Architecture Review Board.

About VisionIT: VisionIT is where integration and innovation intersect. We are a global software development company and a preferred systems integrator, operating throughout the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. Our 20 years of experience supporting Fortune 500 companies has earned us the trust of CIOs and C-Level executives, because we have a track record of providing business value. In our Detroit-based Innovation Studio, we showcase the latest technologies being developed by VisionIT and our partners across cloud, IoT, mobile, infotainment systems, and virtual/augmented reality. Learn more about our company by visiting