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Systems Architect in Plano, TX at GTA

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Plano, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/25/2018

Job Description

Title: Systems Architect
Job ID: (660293) 18-00605
Location: Plano, TX
Pay Rate: Open and Highly Competitive
Additional Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays and more!
Type of hire: Long-Term Contract
Shift: 1st Shift

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Ability to create both current state and future state solution architecture documents detailing platforms, technologies used, integration and communication methods into and out of an application.
  • Contribute to complete an overall Enterprise Architecture strategic plan. Establish, develop, and promote standard 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.
  • Understand the changing business needs of the organization/projects and recommend viable strategies for the future.
  • 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 vendors driving down costs by ensuring standard design practices and removing duplication of effort.
  • 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.
REQUIREMENTS:
  • 5 to 10 years of experience migrating legacy applications to modern architectures (e.g. Cloud, .Net, J2EE, etc...).
  • Multi-year / multi-project experience in following areas:
  • Public/Customer facing high volume transactional web applications ? custom app or ASP/SaaS implementations
  • Hands-on architecture/design for web sites that are highly scalable and built in enterprise environments.
  • Net or Java EE frameworks.
  • Exposure to Code Quality systems/tools like SonarQube
  • Web Services/ESB/Integration technologies including REST and SOAP based services.
  • More than one Web and Application Servers such as IIS, Apache, Windows Application Server, JBoss, or Tomcat.
  • More than one RDBMS platforms especially MS SQL Server using T-SQL and Oracle using PL/SQL.
  • Agile/Scrum, Continuous Integration
  • 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.
  • (a Plus) Experience in more than one IT discipline such as web/mobile application architecture/design, middleware/integration architecture/design within/across enterprises, information security architecture/design, and database architecture/design.
  • (a Plus) Experience in Jira/Confluence/Bitbucket, Open Source frameworks, Monitoring services (such as AppDynamics), Containerization (using Docker) and integration with COTS products and/or legacy technologies
Prescreen Questions:
  1. Please describe your previous experience as a Systems Architect as it relates to this position.
  2. Do you have at least 5 to 10 years of experience migrating legacy applications to modern architecture? If yes, please give an example.
  3. Do you have prior Toyota work experience or ANY Toyota affiliation, in any capacity?
  4. Do you currently have any family members/spouse working at Toyota?
  5. What is the day and month in which you were born (We do not need the year)?
  6. Please provide the last 5 digits of your SSN (Toyota requires this information in order to create your profile).
  7. What is the highest level of education you have completed? Which field of study is this degree in and from which university did you graduate?
  8. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
  9. What is your 'acceptable and 'ideal base compensation for this position? We would like to make sure we don't price you out of consideration, but you know what the numbers are that you need (Please Do Not put negotiable)
  10. When would you be available to interview and 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?
  12. Are you able to work in the U.S. without need for a Visa, other than a TN Visa for Canadian citizens?

Please note that if you are a current GTA employee or are currently employed by one of our clients, we are unable to assist you. However, if you know someone who is seeking employment and is qualified for one of our open positions, you could benefit from our Bonus Referral Program.

Bonus Referral Program
If you refer someone we hire, we can offer up to $250 for contractors after they are on the job for 90 days and up to $500 for direct hires after they are on the job for 90 to 180 days, depending on the customer's payment terms.

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