Application Architect

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February 7, 2020
Westminster, Colorado
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The Application Architect is a technical expert responsible for driving architecture, design and development for our client's business intelligence and SAAS applications. This role will work directly with solution architects, cross-functional stakeholders and development team members to define, design and deliver the technical solutions that will support the business’s vision, strategy and goals.


  • Review current architecture of all solutions and propose ways to optimize, enhance, and scale.
  • Communicate across multiple teams to showcase new features and functionalities
  • Gather and analyze data and develop architectural requirements at project level
  • Conduct and lead technical design session
  • Research and evaluate emerging technology, industry and market trends to assist in project development and/or operational support activities
  • Participate in the domain technical and business discussions relative to future architect direction
  • Design, architect, and implement the technical solutions required to build a state of the art business intelligence platform using the latest technologies.
  • Work with technology teams to design, prototype and prove the viability of solutions. Implement complex solutions as needed.
  • Provide technical leadership and expertise in the development of standards, architectural governance, design patterns, and practices.
  • Develop technical solutions that will solve business problems. Drive solutions to completion.
  • Provide thought leadership and direction to the Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse team to ensure solutions meet corporate and departmental objectives.
  • Develop and build strong relationships across the business to effectively influence and accomplish strategic application architecture objectives.
  • Assist on-shore and off-shore teams with issues needing technical expertise or complex systems and/or programming knowledge. Mentor and develop new or less experienced team members.
  • Provide technical training to external team members to foster stronger cross-departmental relations.
  • Provides thought leadership in technology direction, technical services, vendor partnership and industry standards adoption.


  • Vast Experience building API architectures used by internal and external solutions, including:
    • microservice strategy, design and development
    • api management services (apigee)
  • 8+ years of experience developing Web UI technical solutions in .NET, JavaScript, and SQL including business intelligence and data driven technical solutions
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven ability to take leadership role in projects that span multiple teams, ability to deliver on time working in a fast-paced agile environment
  • Continued hands on development. This is a Plan and Build position.
  • Must be comfortable in a fast pace, changing environment
  • Has strong presentation and collaboration skills and can clearly articulate all aspects of the job requirements, including the creation of formal documentation
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related fields


  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline or equivalent experience
  • AWS, Big Data, .NET, API, SAAS, and Web Frameworks
  • Enterprise architecture

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