Chicago

ELEKS Architecture Office is looking for Solution Architect in our Chicago office or remotely (from the USA)

About Project

We are working together with one of the biggest health insurance companies in the US with HQ in Chicago. The project portfolio contains various projects connected to mobile application development consuming existing APIs from partners, clients, etc. Mostly all of them are built using a microservices architecture. Some of the projects developed using the XP methodology with all necessary ceremonies as TDD, pair programming, a lot of communication, and frequent releases.

Requirements

  • 7+ years of experience in software development
  • 3+ years of experience in people or competence management
  • Experience with Conversational AI Experience with AI Ability to deliver MVP and work with multiple stakeholders
  • Confident usage of methods and techniques of personnel management
  • Ability to manage processes as well as control and assess the quality of the management process
  • The capability of organizing development and enforcement of policies, regulations, duty instructions, etc.
  • Perfect skills in organizing teamwork
  • Perfect skills in communicating with stakeholders
  • Ability to plan budget and assess the efficiency of the office work
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Readiness to apply consistent and strategic approaches
  • Strong background in the specific technology industry as well as competence in managing personnel and cooperating with stakeholders

Responsibilities

  • Elicit business and technical requirements from the business clients
  • Define a solution architecture guided by the architectural drivers such as business and functional requirements, constraints, quality attributes
  • Provide ball-park development effort estimates based on the standard estimation methodologies
  • Reengineer, document, review, and analyze solution architectures using trade-off analysis methodology and other qualitative and quantitative methods of analysis
  • Drive the project bootstrap cooperating with the development team and passing the knowledge and architectural vision to them
  • Choose among the technologies, reference architectures, and patterns and evaluate the candidate solutions based on the objective drivers, constraints, and criteria
  • Participate in technical marketing of the company, represent the company’s architectural excellence including article publishing, participation in events, presenting to the customers

Personal characteristics

  • Problem-solving skills
  • Initiative and pro-active position
  • Sense of responsibility
  • Ability to work under tight time frames
  • Analytical mind
  • Self-improvement potential
  • Interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Leadership ability

What will you get with ELEKS

  • Above average compensation and competitive Social package
  • Close cooperation with a customer
  • Challenging tasks
  • Competence development
  • Ability to influence project technologies
  • Projects from scratch
  • Team of professionals
  • Dynamic environment with low level of bureaucracy
  • Medical insurance

ABOUT ELEKS

ELEKS is a custom software development company. We deliver value to our clients, thanks to our expertise and experience gained from working as a software innovation partner since 1991.

Our 1,600+ professionals located in the Delivery Centers across Eastern Europe and sales offices in Europe and North America, provide our clients with a full range of software engineering services. These include product development, QA, R&D, design, technology consulting and dedicated teams.

Frank Sole
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