Job Title: Solution Architect
Location: Norway, IA
Reports to: Senior Director of IT
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
Approved Date: 5/9/18
Serves as a key leadership role in the technology organization and be a key technology advisor to the business. The Architect participates on one or more project teams, including supporting the design and modeling of the architecture and related solutions, component identification, quality reviews and adherence to policies, standards, guidelines and procedures. They work with business analyst to review existing business processes and establish metrics to improve business processes and ensure those improvements are aligned to the overall enterprise architecture strategy.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in computer science or related field, from four-year College or university; and 5-7 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have experience in multiple IT areas including technical architecture, network management, application development, middleware, and database management or operations. Experience in e-Commerce platform architecture preferred.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret such items as highly detailed professional, scientific, and technical journals, and legal documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints from both inside and outside the company. Ability to write speeches, articles or memos using original or innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on controversial or complex topics to such groups as top management, boards of directors, or the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to comprehend basic production, financial or scientific principles. Ability to use a computer to create spreadsheets and charts, run reports, and analyze and apply that information to make practical, day-to-day business decisions.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and/or fingers to type, handle, or feel; and view a computer monitor or video display.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.