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Digital Solutions Architect - Associate Director

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Topeka
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Overview Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit www.guidehouse.com. Responsibilities Guidehouse is looking to bring in a senior level solutions/technology architect to help with business development including leading pursuits, responding to RFPs, collaborating with internal experts to build technical solutions, and build the team to deliver on the projects. Ideally, you should have some FDIC knowledge or background, but at a minimum, should have similar Federal experience. Responsibilities include support across the entire IT application lifecycle including creation (requirements, design, development, testing, deployment), configuration, integration, migration, enhancement, support, maintenance, operations, decommissioning, and other associated services for all FDIC owned applications. Job Description/Responsibilities: The Solution Architect manages large teams who are developing high level frameworks that align an organization's IT infrastructure with business processes/data to improve the efficiency and productivity of business operations The person in this role will be responsible for envisioning and developing new digital products The person will execute day-to-day product development activities across design, development, stakeholder communication, technology vendor management and delivery Collaborating with product development teams to provide a high-level vision of enterprise solutions and development initiatives Understanding and communicating the Enterprise strategy to Application, Data and Solution Architects along with other non-technical stakeholders Collecting, generating, and analyzing innovative ideas and technologies to use across the business Prepares large enterprise system development cost estimates, budgets, and schedules Participating in the strategy for building and maintaining the development platform along with modeling, design, and coding practices Monitors architecture & design creation process and reviews the project artifacts Promoting Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployment processes and DevOps capabilities Evaluate results within business unit to determine if organizational objectives are being met Supervision typically consists of periodic coaching, advice, and feedback Qualifications Required: A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or related discipline Including developing cloud-ready solutions 3+ years of experience in planning, analyzing, designing, architecting & supporting Financial Services products and solutions 3+ years of experience within a Senior Architecture role within large Scaled Agile program Familiarity with one or more programming languages (C#, Python); One or more databases (SQL, NoSQL), Web front end technologies (Angular, ReactJS etc.), .NET Application frameworks, Business Intelligence solutions (Power BI), Enterprise integration patterns (MOM, SOA etc.), Machine learning & AI, Big Data analytics, Azure cloud provider, Container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes etc.) Experience in enterprise architecture frameworks (TOGAF is preferred) Broad based platform and technical exposure and complete software development lifecycle perspective Good presentation & communication skills: ability to translate and clearly formulate technical issues Strong project and team management skills Advanced knowledge of high availability/fault-tolerant systems design and transparent application fail-over, advanced knowledge of relational and spatial database design, logical and physical system architecture, and object-oriented analysis and design Advanced knowledge of replication, backup, and disaster recovery design; knowledge of IT governance and operations Advanced knowledge of SOA concepts and related frameworks; advanced knowledge of system sizing, capacity planning and performance tuning, and storage and area network architecture Advanced understanding of technology infrastructure and server topology; comprehensive knowledge of hardware, software, application, and systems engineering Work is non-standardized and widely varied, involving many complex and significant variables including significant time spent planning, evaluating complex solutions and issues, and negotiating outcomes Strong analytic ability and inductive thinking are frequently required to devise new approaches to situations where previously accepted solutions have proven inadequate Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future Preferred: Certification in Agile methods are highly desired Additional Requirements The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described This position is available virtually from PST, CST or EST time zones. o Strong preference will be given to candidates local to Washington, DC. o Travel up to 25% to Washington, DC, will be required for virtual candidates. Due to our contractual requirements, to be eligible for this role, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated at time of hire. Per our contractual requirements, US Citizenship is a requirement for this role. Disclaimer About Guidehouse Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco. If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. Rewards and Benefits Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. Benefits include: + Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance + Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays + Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus + Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance + 401(k) Retirement Plan + Basic Life & Supplemental Life + Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts + Short-Term & Long-Term Disability + Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities + Skills Development & Certifications + Employee Referral Program + Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach + Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

Keywords: Guidehouse, Topeka , Digital Solutions Architect - Associate Director, Executive , Topeka, Kansas

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