Web Application Architect

San Diego, CA 00000

Job Category: Information Technology Job Number: 151514

Job Description

Job Title:               Web Application Architect

Location:               San Diego, California, US

Job Type:               Contract

Duration:               6 Months 

About Our Client: Our Client is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Client has 45,000 employees serving more than 140 countries and markets

Job Description:

Overall Purpose:

  • Our engineering team has built the largest private Medicare marketplace in the country. We passionately focus on the continuous improvement of the systems we build And the culture we promote. We build a platform that provides the best possible support to our Customers who are shopping for Insurance, and where our insurance  Carriers can be confident that their products are accurately and Impartially represented. 

Description:

  • Provides a technical and architectural leadership role for the Web Development team encompassing all aspects of application design and development, interfaces, secure programming, scalability, and system performance. Will lead IT project initiatives involving new technology, defines web technology architecture, and creates roadmap to achieve approved architecture. Design and development Identifies, designs, develops, documents, and maintains web application architecture and roadmaps.
  • Contribute to the development of application and database solutions using standard programming conventions. Implements sound system solutions that are consistent with business strategy and operational needs. Align technology roadmap with corporate objectives, assess risks and develop mitigation strategies in collaboration with business stakeholders. Interprets and translates requirements and functional specifications into efficient and effective technical specifications and code. Minimizes the need to re-write applications via thorough analysis, creative design, and sound development of code. Defines coding standards and creates guidelines for staff developing code and performing code reviews to ensure adherence to standards and conventions.
  • Proficient in application design and database modeling (both physical and logical). Ensures application design is consistent across the web team and aligned with the overall architecture. Creates best practices guidelines and checklist for developers to follow when designing and developing web applications. Defines templates for documenting file structures, programming constructs, deployment, and other technical features of applications developed or installed by the department.  Leadership Technology and Technical Leadership - Provide the leadership necessary to provide the evaluation of current and new technologies for establishment of roadmaps as well as incorporation with existing technologies within the department and for enterprise. Serves as a senior technical expert creating high-level architectural designs and addressing problems of systems integration, compatibility, and security. Actively works with senior developers in architecting designs and software development to ensure products are robust, scalable and extensible. Develops and maintains an extraordinarily high level of skill in information technologies applicable to and web application development, including mobile technology. Drives the transition to Service Oriented Architecture while leveraging infrastructure including the API gateway and Enterprise Service Bus.
  • Communicates and educates developers on emerging trends and directions. Facilitates technical training opportunities for the developers to leverage new technologies. Engages with technical leaders across IT applications to ensure optimal integration approaches with web technologies. Works closely with vendors to evaluate and recommend solutions; recommends the appropriate solutions to meet  needs, regardless of vendor. Acts as in-house consultant to IT application teams in the evaluation of new technologies and/or innovative solutions. Will lead other developers in the implementation of selected technologies and/or software solutions. Is viewed by others in IT as the in-house technical expert. Works with IT personnel, vendors and clients in reviewing requests for appropriateness within the computing environment. 

Skills:

  • Provides a technical and architectural leadership role for the Web Development team encompassing all aspects of application design and development, interfaces, secure programming, scalability, and system performance. Will lead IT project initiatives involving new technology, defines web technology architecture, and creates roadmap to achieve approved architecture. Design and development Identifies, designs, develops, documents, and maintains web application architecture and roadmaps.
  • Contribute to the development of application and database solutions using standard programming conventions. Implements sound system solutions that are consistent with business strategy and operational needs. Align technology roadmap with corporate objectives, assess risks and develop mitigation strategies in collaboration with business stakeholders. Interprets and translates requirements and functional specifications into efficient and effective technical specifications and code. Minimizes the need to re-write applications via thorough analysis, creative design, and sound development of code. Defines coding standards and creates guidelines for staff developing code and performing code reviews to ensure adherence to standards and conventions.
  • Proficient in application design and database modeling (both physical and logical). Ensures application design is consistent across the web team and aligned with the overall architecture. Creates best practices guidelines and checklist for developers to follow when designing and developing web applications. Defines templates for documenting file structures, programming constructs, deployment, and other technical features of applications developed or installed by the department.  Leadership Technology and Technical Leadership - Provide the leadership necessary to provide the evaluation of current and new technologies for establishment of roadmaps as well as incorporation with existing technologies within the department and for enterprise. Serves as a senior technical expert creating high-level architectural designs and addressing problems of systems integration, compatibility, and security.
  • Actively works with senior developers in architecting designs and software development to ensure products are robust, scalable and extensible. Develops and maintains an extraordinarily high level of skill in information technologies applicable to and web application development, including mobile technology. Drives the transition to Service Oriented Architecture while leveraging infrastructure including the API gateway and Enterprise Service Bus. Communicates and educates developers on emerging trends and directions. Facilitates technical training opportunities for the developers to leverage new technologies. Engages with technical leaders across IT applications to ensure optimal integration approaches with web technologies. Works closely with vendors to evaluate and recommend solutions; recommends the appropriate solutions to meet needs, regardless of vendor.
  • Acts as in-house consultant to IT application teams in the evaluation of new technologies and/or innovative solutions. Will lead other developers in the implementation of selected technologies and/or software solutions. Is viewed by others in IT as the in-house technical expert. Works with IT personnel, vendors and clients in reviewing requests for appropriateness within the computing environment. 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an applicable field with minimum 10 years IT/software development experience or Master’s degree in an applicable field. A minimum seven years of experience as an architect / developer of Full Stack solutions. 

About ASK: ASK Staffing is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Staffing connects people with amazing opportunities    

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Recruiter:             Noreen 

Email:                   noreenm@askstaffing.com

Phone:                  678-606-5929

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