Information Architect

Job Description:

Information Architect Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking an Information Architect for an opportunity in Charlotte, NC.  The Information Architect will need to have at least 8 years of experience in information technology with 2 years of financial services experience and 2 to 3 years of technology architecture experience. The Information Architect should have the ability to create pragmatic, strategic technology alternatives which deliver short term results while contributing to long-term strategic direction.

Responsibilities:

  • Effectively Influence, Negotiate and lead technology alternative evaluations and implementations across the Technology and Line of Business organizations
  • Participate in design, development and implementation of architectural deliverables, to include components of the assessment and optimization of system design and review of user requirements
  • Contribute to the determination of technical and operational feasibility of solutions
  • Develop prototypes of the system design and works with database, operations, technical support and other IT areas as appropriate throughout development and implementation processes
  • May lead multiple projects with competing deadlines
  • Serve as a fully seasoned/proficient technical resource; provides tech knowledge and capabilities as team member and individual contributor
  • Will not have direct reports but will influence and direct activities of a team related to special initiatives or operations

Qualifications:

  • Broad technical experience and good understanding of the existing testing/operational processes and open mind on how to enhance those
  • Experience with designing and implementing highly resilient n-tier architectures, particularly using J2EE application and database technologies
  • Typically 7+ years of systems experience
  • Understanding of architecture methods
  • Experience in relational databases, data modeling techniques, J2EE development a plus
  • Understanding of industry trends and vendor positioning
  • Understand relevant application technologies & development life cycles
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changes
  • Effective negotiation and team facilitation skills
  • Solid understanding of banking/finance industry application

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the eighth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the “Best Staffing Firms to Work For” and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 26 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients’ technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com.

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