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Application Architect
Cincinnati Metro Area
Developer: Web
JN -092019-21858

Position: Application Architect
Number of Openings: 1 position
Start Date: ASAP
Job location: Cincinnati

About Cohesion
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Position: Application Architect

We are looking for a qualified Application Architect to architect and design a new Cloud-based application that will integrate with the Web Portal and present information to the end user by utilizing Big Data concepts. You will work as part of an Agile squad and interact with various IT areas across the organization.  A great Application Architect has excellent knowledge of multiple programming languages, systems and their internal design.  Our current environment is focused on Angular and Java. They must be familiar with a variety of operating systems and platforms. The ideal candidate will also have an analytical & architectural mindset and a keen eye for detail. The goal is to architect a secure application that will adhere to our IT governance policies and provide fully functional software according to requirements.

  1. Researching, analyzing, designing, proposing, and delivering a solution that is appropriate for the business and technical strategies.
  2. Conceive solutions, build consensus, and sell/execute solutions.
  3. Create value with technology, designing and modeling solutions, component identification, quality reviews, and adherence to guidelines and procedures.
  4. Understand client requirements and how they translate in application features.
  5. Work collaboratively in an Agile environment.  
  6. Help evaluate existing applications to reprogram, update and add new features.
  7. Help develop technical documents and handbooks to accurately represent application design and code.
  1. 10+ years of IT experience with 5 years or more of that experience as an Application Architect.
  2. Experience in architecting, analysing, designing and building applications.
  3. Ability to program in more programming language such as Angular 2+, Java (J2EE) etc.
  4. Application Integration experience.
    Experience with Cloud Technologies such as Open Shift, AWS, etc.
    In-depth knowledge of architectures, designing, programming for diverse operating systems and platforms using development tools.
  5. Excellent understanding of software architecture, design and programming principles.
  6. A team player with excellent communication skills.
  7. Analytical thinking and problem-solving capability.
  8. Great attention to detail and time-management skills.
    Good understanding of Security standards.
    Experience with Data Architecture is a plus.
  9. BS in computer science or relevant field; MS will be appreciated.
  10. Any certification in Application Architecture is a plus.

Must Have
  1. Agile Methodology
  2. Analysis
  3. Architecture Frameworks
  4. Big Data
  5. Cloud
  6. Coding
  7. Communicate
  8. Conceptualize
  9. Design
  10. Design Patterns
  11. EA Tools
  12. Enterprise Application
  13. IT Governance
  14. Microservices
  15. OpenShift
  16. Open Source software
  17. Secure Coding Techniques
  18. Security by Design
  19. Strategy
  20. Web Applications
Nice To Have
  1. Angular 2-5
  3. Cucumber
  4. Elasticsearch
  5. ETL Concepts
  6. Gherkin
  7. Git
  8. Java
  9. Jenkins
  10. Jfrog Artifactory
  11. Kafka
  12. OAuth 2.0 (OIDC)
  13. PostgreSQL
  14. Redis
  15. Spring Boot

To apply, please send your resume to

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