Solutions Architect

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Salary Description:
Wyndham Worldwide
Job Ref:

Solutions Architect
21 Nov 2016

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The Solutions Architect is a highly seasoned, senior technologist with knowledge and skills that are both broad and deep. This person will have complete ownership of the solution for a project; this includes defining and documenting the logical architecture/design for all components across the architectural landscape. This person will apply strong subject matter expertise to identify and translate business and system requirements into software architecture and design artifacts and documents; ensuring that the proposed solution addresses all the requirements and aligns with the future-state, enterprise-level architecture. This person will serve as an advisor to the project teams throughout the SDLC. This person will be act as a leader within the Application Development practice as well as the broader IT organization. This person is a key driver for the project or release and provides a vital link between the business and IT.

- Development and Oversight of Solution Architecture
- Drive technical direction via hands-on prototyping and software development consultation.
- Strategic Architecture Planning


Basic Qualifications:

- Minimum of 8 years experience designing, developing and implementing multi-tiered solutions as a developer, tech lead or analyst (discipline may vary)
- Experience serving as a project architect or lead architect on at least 2 large scale, enterprise wide projects
- Strong working knowledge of Salesforce platform, development and integration practices
- Experience working in an agile (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, SAFE frameworks.) SDLC model.
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
- Exemplary teamwork skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills
- Self-sufficient: able to initiate, prioritize, and complete assignments with little to no supervision
- Ability to lead and influence broad, cross-functional teams
- Critical thinker with exceptional analytical, logical reasoning and problem solving skills
- Ability to readily learn and adapt to new technologies and industry practices and trends
- Strong ability to plan and lead Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions and collaborate with both technical subject matter experts as well as business analysts and stakeholders
- Demonstrated experience in designing, configuring and implementing solutions in Salesforce's platform
- Hands-on experience with designing solutions on Salesforce's ServiceCloud, SalesCloud & Communities platforms. Practical working knowledge of integrating Salesforce with external applications
- Strong knowledge of object-oriented design concepts and experience designing solutions as part of a Services-Oriented-Architecture (SOA) and Cloud-base architecture for high-availability systems
- Strong modeling and documentation skills including conceptual models, data models, orchestration models, service/activity diagram, etc.
- Strong understanding of multiple architectural views, such as those in the 4+1 view model or the Zachman Framework; experience creating different views as part of a comprehensive solution design
- Strong understanding of architectural design patterns and how to apply them in the most practical manner into an overall solution design

Broad understanding and knowledge across multiple technical domains, including as many of these as possible:

Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)

Data warehousing

Data Integration (ETL/CDC)


Search Engines

Data Modeling




Middleware Shared Services/ESB

Mobile Applications

Business Intelligence

Web Applications



Portal Applications


Data Syndication

Master Data Management


Big Data

- Ability to lead and drive the evolution of solution architecture as a member of an agile technical team that works closely with the product owner and scrum master
- Excellent working knowledge of: Microsoft Visio, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, and SharePoint
- Excellent background and knowledge of web-based/commerce applications and architectures
- Excellent knowledge and experience working with leading edge development and database platforms
- Attentive and active listener: has patience to hear people out; can accurately restate the opinions of others even when he/she disagrees
- Generally comfortable with ambiguity and willing to take risks and try innovative ways of solving problems
- Intellectually sharp, capable, and flexible
- Follows-up with customers to ensure problems have been adequately resolved when he/she says they will.

Technology Requirements:

- Depth and Breadth of Experience across multiple technologies such as:
- Java/J2EE, WebLogic, MEAN stack
- Salesforce Development - Apex, Visualforce, SOQL, REST, SOAP & Streaming APIs
- Oracle, MongoDB, IMS, DB2, SQL
- HTML, JavaScript
- Informatica ETL
Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience in developing applications for Hospitality Industry preferred.
- Experience in consulting/contracting as a Solutions Architect

Contact Details:
Wyndham Worldwide
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Contact: HR Department

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