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After Sales: SPAD and SPAO Architect (620282) in Plano, TX at GTA

Date Posted: 7/5/2018

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Title:  After Sales: SPAD and SPAO Architect (620282)
Job id 18-00362

Location: Plano, TX
Pay rate:  open and competitive
Additional Benefits: Healthcare, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays and more!
Type of hire: contract
Seeking a Solution Architect / EDI Architect to assume the responsibility of contributing towards the overall Enterprise Architecture strategic plan by establishing, developing, and/or promoting standards based architecture, frameworks and guidelines. Along with 8+ years of experience in multi-tier Web Application architecture AND multi-party EDI integrations.
  •  Contribute towards the overall Enterprise Architecture strategic plan by establishing, developing, and/or promoting standards based architecture, frameworks and guidelines.
  • Analyze complex business and technical problems related to the implementation of new technology and/or the customization of existing technologies.
  • Partner with other technology teams to work with business executives and end users to conceptualize new application projects, recommend technologies and implementation strategies. Then architect/design for requirements of the project within financial and timeline guidelines.
  • Author and/or review architecture/design and other technical documents ensuring high quality deliverables and systems development across tech stacks and applications teams.
  • Review code and technical approaches for problem solving to ensure functional and non-functional requirements are met in an effective and high-quality manner.
  • Provide guidance and mentor technical teams across multiple architecture styles and technologies to ensure high quality design/implementation, re-use of enterprise/common patterns, improve code quality and testability/maintainability.
  • Scrutinize project effort estimations from development teams and optimize costs utilizing effective software engineering practices and aligning architecture/implementation efforts across multiple teams.
  • Lead matrixed / cross-functional teams and development teams to complete assigned projects on-time and within budget with high quality deliverables that can be re-used by other teams and projects.
  • Work in a multi-project Scrum/Agile environment based on User / Technical Stories assigned across projects with potentially different Sprint cadences and expectations.
  • Hands-on development creating proof of concepts and maintaining small development projects.
  • Help ensure high quality software delivery by providing guidance on testing strategy, providing technical consultation to plan/design performance testing and profiling of application, and providing feedback/guidance for tuning performance and other non-functional elements of the application.
  • Demonstrable ability to self-manage time and priorities in a complex multi-team matrix environment while maintaining high-quality deliverables for oneself as well as your tech teams
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate in verbal/written and diagrams formats to technical and non-technical audiences of varying skillset and seniority
  • 8+ years of experience in multi-tier Web Application architecture AND multi-party EDI integrations
  • Multi-year / multi-project experience in following areas:
  • IBM Sterling EDI platform including Web EDI and Connect Direct
  • High volume transactional web applications – custom application or SaaS with heavy integrations
  • Hands-on architecture/design for web sites that are highly scalable and built in large enterprise environments – mix of green-field and brown-field technologies and architectures.
  • Hands-on architecture/design of cloud-native applications built on Amazon AWS platform
  • Back-end technologies: Java EE and Spring framework and Spring Boot framework
  • Front-end technologies: Angular 4, Bootstrap, D3, NVD3
  • Web Services/ESB/Integration technologies: REST based services using MicroServices
  • More than one Application Servers such as JBoss, Weblogic and Tomcat
  • Agile/Scrum and DevOps practices
  • (a Plus) Experience in IBM Gentran platform
  • (a Plus) Experience in migrating on-prem technologies/platforms to Amazon AWS platform
  • (a Plus) Terraform scripting for 'infrastructure as code” approach for building AWS environments
  • (a Plus) Experience in more than one IT discipline such as web/mobile application architecture/design, middleware/integration design within/across enterprises, information security design, & database design
  • (a Plus) Experience in Jira/Confluence/Bitbucket, Open Source frameworks, Monitoring services (such as AppDynamics) Content Management platforms (especially Documentum), Containerization (using Docker) and integration with COTS products and/or legacy technologies
GTA questionnaire
Please acknowledge that you understand that your answers to the following questionnaire will be part of your submittal to our client, and that you will answer each question as thoroughly and professionally as possible.
  1.  Do you have 8+ years of experience in multi-tier Web Application architecture AND      multi-party  EDI integrations.? ( If yes, please explain)
    2.     Do you have prior Toyota work experience or ANY Toyota affiliation, in any capacity?
    3.   Do you currently have any family members working at Toyota?
    4  What is the day and month in which you were born (We do not need the year)?
    5 Please provide the last 5 digits of your Social Security Number (Toyota requires information to create   your profile)
    6          What is your acceptable hourly rate for this position?
    7.         What is the highest level of education you have completed?
    8.         Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
    9          When would you be available to interview? When are you able to start this position, if selected?
    11.       If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
    10.     Do you require a visa sponsorship? If you currently have sponsorship, other than a TN visa, please state the type of sponsorship and when it will expire. Please give month and year. If you are able to receive extensions to the sponsorship, please note how many additional years.


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