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Application Architect

HSA Bank • Milwaukee, WI

Posted 7 days ago

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Job Description

Since 1997, HSA Bank has been showing our accountholders the way to a healthy financial future through technology and innovation that simplifies the health account experience. We take great pride in remaining true to our Wisconsin roots and are looking for customer-focused employees to be part of our growth at our corporate headquarters in Sheboygan, WI and our growing office in downtown Milwaukee, WI. In 2015, HSA Bank became the nation's largest provider of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) with over $4 billion in assets under administration. HSA Bank delivers industry leading Consumer-Directed Healthcare (CDH) products such as HSAs, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) and Commuter Benefits to 1.6 million members across the United States. Job Summary: The Applications Architect influences the development and implementation of Information Services (I.S.) strategy, initiatives, and governing policies. Conceives solutions, builds consensus, and socializes and executes solutions across business and technology areas. This position assists in defining the direction for projects and solution architecture. The Applications Architect supports I.T. leadership by planning and championing the execution of broad initiatives aimed at delivering value to internal and external stakeholders. Leverages data, technical, and business knowledge to drive the development of technical frameworks and solutions at portfolio and enterprise levels. This position is involved throughout the project life cycle with emphasis on the initiation, feasibility, and analysis phases. Responsibilities: Architectural Analysis

• Review and/or develop architectural models, utilizing multiple views or viewpoints (e.g., functional, deployment, development) as necessary.
• Review and/or develop interface specifications, such as web service SOAP methods.
• Evaluate design alternatives based on quality properties (e.g., performance, scalability, usability, ease of maintenance, security) and from a total cost of ownership standpoint.
• Make architectural design decisions and document them as part of the architectural description.
• Select or develop architecturally significant scenarios for development in prototypes, proofs of concept, or early development iterations.
• Provide technical direction to personnel performing systems analysis and system/application development tasks. Project Review

• Review existing materials to understand project scope, and, if necessary, assist with the preparation of project scope statement or context diagram.
• Meet with project stakeholders to understand and document their specific requirements, issues, and concerns related to the system/application architecture.
• Assist with the development of resource and time estimates for system/application architecture definition and documentation tasks.
• Understand functional and nonfunctional requirements for complex systems/applications, and help develop nonfunctional requirements if necessary.
• Understand corporate technology standards and policies, and be able to communicate their implications to project teams as they relate to specific development efforts.
• Understand the overall enterprise architecture, and help project teams rationalize their system/application architectures to the enterprise architecture where appropriate.
• Review and/or develop the architectural description documentation for projects. Architecture Review Board

• Participate in reviewing application, projects, and other initiatives
• Provide application architecture expertise to the review board Knowledge, skills, abilities, experience -- required:
• Knowledge of object-oriented analysis and design, distributed computing, multi-tier systems/applications, component- and/or service-based development, Software Development Life Cycles (SDLCs)
• Experience in designing, developing, and testing systems/applications.
• Experience in designing, developing, and testing systems/applications using service-oriented or micro-services architectures.
• Ability to interact with multiple projects concurrently.
• Ability to manage team meetings and presentations and coordinate with off-site teams.
• Ability to assist in the reconciliation of conflicting priorities and requirements.
• Ability to engage with project teams in a leadership role, advocating on behalf of architectural principles and standards, and making compromises where appropriate. Knowledge, skills, abilities, experience -- desired:
• 4-6 years' experience in financial or related services systems development including 2-4 years in the design of component- and/or service-based systems/applications.
• Relational data modeling experience
• Ability to make architectural decisions based on the best available (i.e., sometimes incomplete) information.
• Experience in other architectural styles (e.g., client/server, integration hub, publish/subscribe, peer-to-peer, etc.).
• Development frameworks -- Java, Microsoft, etc. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Job ID: 5000291777106
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