IT Business Solutions Architect - Lead

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY

Posted: 12/12/2018 Job Category: Software Dev. - General/IT Job Number: 138783

Are you looking for a new and challenging opportunity? Do you have experience in IT Business Solutions? Technology Partners can help you make your next big career move a reality.

Technology Partners is currently seeking a talented person for an IT Business Solutions Architect - Lead position.

What You Will Be Doing:

You will collaborate with agile teams to build and manage new features and capabilities to deliver the desired business impact. You will guide articulation of work items as Epics and User Stories in product backlogs using the Atlassian JIRA work management tool, including clear, comprehensive, and testable acceptance criteria. You will also work with disparate business groups to optimize business and financial case for new feature enhancements, providing a clear assessment of any work items business or customer value. You will lead the prioritization of outstanding product backlog work in negotiation with business stakeholders.

You will create, elaborate, decompose, and communicate new feature requests from which can be derived cohesive, iterative delivery plans that align to longer range vision executed over multiple releases. You will maintain and effectively govern Definitions of Ready & Done to be applied in onboarding and delivery of new user stories; maintain groomed backlog with a focus on business stakeholder and strategic technology product priorities to ensure the product team always has ready work to act on and is never idle waiting for something to do. You will work with other TPOs to proactively resolve inter-product dependencies and resolve conflict effectively across teams. You will also advocate for process improvements through an understanding of the engineering lifecycle, tooling, and previous experience. You will drive product health and value through prioritization of sufficient monitoring and instrumentation in place to validate business outcomes and tech product health. You will also drive ever improving delivery throughput of the teams through prioritization of Continuous Integration and DevOps practices and tooling with integrated, robust testing automation to build efficient, effective pipelines from development to production (e.g. GitHub, Jenkins, JFrog Artifactory, CloudBees, Puppet, Chef, Cucumber, XL Release, etc.). You will focus on reducing tech debt when the value can be measured in efficiency and quality metrics.

What We Are Looking For:

  • Bachelors degree in related field or 14 to 18 years of experience.

  • 8-12 years relevant experience with Bachelors Degree or Masters degree and 6-10 years of relevant experience.

  • Complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories and concepts in the field.

  • Knowledge of user experience and technical design essential.

  • Proven skill at balancing technical knowledge with business possibility and acumen.

  • Relationship building and management skills are critical

  • Experience with long range roadmap planning and advancing strategic change

  • High degree of comfort in fast-paced dynamic / ambiguous environment.

  • Ability to work cross functionally with Compliance, IRM, Infrastructure, and Software Engineering, and business customers.

  • Passionate member advocate with ability to identify and meet customer needs within agile framework.

It Would Be Great, but Not Required, if You Had:

  • Java

  • Web Services

  • RESTful APIs

  • Cloud (Pivotal Cloud Foundry)

  • Database applications

If this position sounds like you, WE SHOULD TALK! We realize our people are our most valuable asset, that is why we offer the following benefits:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance

  • 401(k) retirement plan

  • Long and Short-Term disability

  • Life insurance

  • Direct deposit

  • Referral program

Your better future is ready, and we want to put the right tools in your hands to get you there. Let's go!

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Technology Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Technology Partners does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights laws.

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