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Solutions Architect

Heartland Payment Systems • Atlanta, GA

Posted 9 days ago

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Degree - 4 Year Degree
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Job Description


The Solutions Architect is responsible for the overall design of the application and mapping the business requirements to systems/technical requirements and works as a team member along with the Business Partners, Developers, Testers, Technical Architects, Data Architects and Security Architects to deliver the complete solution for the business.

Job Details:

Essential Responsibilities

  • Design and architect scalable, distributed on-prem and cloud based Services and Applications that integrate across different technologies

  • Work closely with business stakeholders so that business vision and requirements are addressed correctly and quickly

  • Designs may include a short term or intermediary solution to allow the business problem to be addressed quickly

  • Effectively communicate design concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders. Prototype solutions where applicable to improve business requirements understanding and validation

  • Define and/or validate logical and physical architecture for a proposed solution, applying all relevant enterprise and industry standards

  • Provide comprehensive architectural support to development staff at the highest technical level for all aspects to ensure proposed solutions are technically viable

  • Work closely with software engineering and technical teams to ensure successful rollout of the solution.  Analyze complex functional and non-functional requirements and make appropriate design adjustments, as well as provide effort estimates to support project management

  • Carry out performance analysis of existing and proposed solutions against difficult-to-achieve performance requirements

  • Interact with vendors, as required, to provide necessary oversight to software implementation and product rollout processes

  • Provide guidance to software development teams on activities including service-oriented and object-oriented analysis and design

  • Define and support software architecture models and write the necessary code, frameworks, and documentation to distribute to the technical community to leverage in technical solutions

  • Lead and mentor other software engineers in the company

  • Be part of a team of peers working on highly technical initiatives

  • Conduct evaluation of new technology platforms and components

  • Create ‘Request for Proposal’ documents in collaboration with different business entities

  • Make recommendations for software and hardware end of life replacement

  • Create and participate in the establishment of reference architecture and domain models

  • Follow the established Enterprise Architecture methodology including technology reviews by the Architectural Review Committee (ARC) and the Risk Security Compliance and Legal team (RSCL)

  • Present projects they are involved in at the ARC sessions and answer any questions from the forum


  • Bachelors Degree

  • Good Java development skills

  • Payments Industry Knowledge is prefered

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to quickly understand the business’ direction and pivot accordingly

  • Displays sense of urgency especially on high priority items

  • Knowledge of .NET systems is preferred

  • Good nodeJS programming skills

  • Minimum of 8+ years of Java based development

  • 10+ years of experience in software development and design

  • 5+ years of experience in software architecture role

  • Experience in applying Service-Oriented Architecture to solutions

  • Deep knowledge and experience in using and applying API, SOAP, WSDL, JSON and XML based solutions

  • Experience with ESB is a plus

  • Exposure to Enterprise Architecture is a plus

We are an EOE F/M/D/V. 

Global Payments, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other protected status. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Department.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Job ID: R2664
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