IT Solution Architect (Remote)

· Los Angeles, California
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

The Solution Architect examines functional specifications and translates them into system guidelines that shape project development as well as find ways to align projects with enterprise-level systems. This position is responsible for understanding the business objectives and conducting research on existing systems and/or new technology to devise solutions to meet the business needs.


PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborates with the business to understand the problem and / or objective needing a technical solution.
  • Comprehend business strategies and requirements and develop necessary designs and plans to ensure projects and solutions satisfy those needs
  • Stays current with new technology to recommend tools to enhance the Association’s efficiency.
  • Leads the design and implementation of new technology to further the Association’s goals.
  • Gathers functional requirements and assess existing systems to develop project specifications and design.
  • Creates technical specifications from business requirements for programmers and other development staff.
  • Coordinates with test analysts to build test matrixes related to projects.
  • Collaborate with IT staff and business partners to create prototypes and proofs of concept as a means of eliciting and defining requirements,
  • Conducts research on existing systems and configurations to determine whether added time and work is necessary to align the project with enterprise-level systems.
  • Directs and oversees the activities of a team of developers
  • Acts as a liaison between the business and development teams.
  • Works with outside vendors to develop and implement specific aspects of the software solution.
  • Mentor, educate, and train colleagues as requested


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or related field.
  • 5 years’ IT experience, with at least 3 years as a solution architect or equivalent experience.
  • Experience leading and implementing large technology projects.
  • Demonstrated project management and business analysis skills.
  • Property and casualty insurance background a plus.
  • 2+ years or Visio or equivalent diagramming experience
  • Understanding of cloud computing platforms employing virtual desktops
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft SQL databases
  • Onbase content and workflow management software a plus
  • In-depth understanding of system integrations and use of Application Programming Interfaces (API’s)

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  • Location
    Los Angeles, California
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced