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Solutions Architect

Fast Switch, Ltd. Dearborn Full-Time
$120,606.00 (Careerbuilder est.)
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  • Provide architecture support to the portfolio of digital payment related application and teams and define.
  • Design solutions for both internal and external customers and integration.
  • Develop and maintain payment expertise by researching latest industry trends and standards, driving innovation through PoCs and experiments. Solution/Application Architect will be responsible for understanding business requirements and defining technical architecture-based solutions that align to our company’s Patterns and Standards. 
  • Works with Product teams to define, assemble and integrate components based on our standards and business requirements (examples: hardware, software, availability, scalability and reliability).
  • Supports the Product team in the development of the technical design and documentation. 
  • Provides support such as troubleshooting to application performance issues. 
  • Participate in vendor solution evaluation processes. 

Skills Required:

  • Good understanding of Agile development methodologies. 
  • Familiarity of Test-Driven Development (TDD), Extreme Programming and CI/CD Experience with various aspects of software development, including Spring frameworks, client-side Javascript framework(angular/react). 
  • Experience with J2EE technologies, REST APIs, API Development, API Manager, Micro Service architecture, Load/Performance testing.

Skills Preferred:

  • Architecting public facing solutions Cloud architectures (e.g. Cloud Foundry, Pivotal Cloud Foundry).
  • Understanding of highly available scalable global architectures.
  • Knowledge of industry technology standards and Security frameworks/tools. 
  • Experience with customer facing applications.
  • Works well with others, even under occasional time constraints.
  • Continuous improvement and innovative mindset.

Experience Required:

  • Strong architecture knowledge with experience in providing technical solutions for applications.
  • 2+ years of experience as application and/or solution architect.
  • 3+ years of experience as software developer/ engineer. 
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently
  • Self-researcher, ability to research a technology and provide insight to product team. 
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written

Experience Preferred:

  • Financial Information Systems experience:3 yrs .
  • Subscription / Billing Platforms.
  • Integration with different payment processors Cloud Computing: 5 years.
  • Architecture/Tech Lead: 8 years

Education Required:

  • BS Computer Science / Engineering / Information Systems

Education Preferred:

  • BS Computer Science / Engineering / Information Systems

Fast Switch, Ltd. is celebrating 20 years in 2016. We are an IT Consulting company with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, Cleveland, OH, Cincinnati, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused. You are our most important asset!  

We've differentiated ourselves by being creativeflexible, and fast. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company.

We're different. Our consultants and clients tell us so, and it's our great people who make the difference!

 We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014 and 2015, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press.  We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50" award 6 times in the last 6 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

To view all of our open positions, please go to: URL blocked - click to apply and at the bottom of the page click Job Opportunities, or get there directly at: URL blocked - click to apply

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