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Enterprise Architect

  • Location: Rolling Meadows, IL
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Ref No: 19-00316
  • Date: January 11, 2019
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Job Description - Enterprise Architect


  • The Enterprise Architect will act as the gatekeeper of new technologies, the candidate must be able to design & architect systems that supports the key business and mission goals. Our Client is constantly striving to improve and grow both personally and professionally. We put our customer first, and demand only the best. We are looking for those that share our passion. Solution Development and Delivery
  • Provide technical direction for the development, design, and systems integration for client engagement from definition phase through implementation.
  • Apply significant knowledge of industry trends and developments to improve service to our clients.
  • Review work of development team.
  • Easily recognize system deficiencies and implement effective solutions. Technical Effort Management
  • Create and execute development plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Keep project manager well informed of status of development effort and serve as liaison between development staff and project manager.
  • Ensure technical teams are contributing to our code library.
  • Own the development life-cycle and be responsible for managing technical risks throughout the project.
  • Communicate and enforce coding standards - Perform code reviews and mentor junior developers.
  • Manage technical resources within budget and project schedule.
  • Consistently deliver high-quality services to our clients.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical / Electronics/Computer Engineering, Master's degree preferred
  • Minimum of 10 - 15 years' experience in the software industry of which at least 10 years of proven experience in leading multiple large-size technical projects is a must
  • Experience in product management and release control.
  • Strong technical background with prior development experience in tools & technologies such as Linux, NodeJS, C++, AMQP, Big Data solutions etc is a must.
  • Will manage a group of 5 -6 developers.
  • Experience in designing low level communication protocols.
  • Possesses general understanding in the areas of database and system design with exposure to development methodologies.
    Exposure to Manufacturing and automation a great bonus
  • Some international Travel is required.

Technical Expertise

  • Understands complex database concepts and effectively employs different database design techniques.
  • Possesses demonstrated work experience with more than one relational database management system.
  • Understands OO concepts and consistently applies them in client engagements.
  • Understands the benefits of the various programming languages.
  • Possesses significant knowledge of client/server and internet systems architectures.
  • Understands browser / client specific compatibility issues.


  • Challenges others to develop as leaders while serving as a role model.
  • Manages the development of team by ensuring that project tasks are in line with each Innovator's career interests when possible.
  • Inspires coworkers to attain goals and pursue excellence.
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change .
  • Manages the process of innovative change effectively.
  • Remains on the forefront of emerging industry practices.

Client Management

  • Manages client interaction and expectations regarding development efforts.
  • Develops lasting relationships with client personnel that foster client ties.
  • Communicates effectively with clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative technical solutions.
  • Continually seeks opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships.
  • Builds a knowledge base of each client's business, systems and objectives.


  • Facilitates team and client meetings effectively.
  • Holds regular status meetings with development team.
  • Keeps development team well informed of changes within the organization and general corporate news.
  • Delivers engaging, informative, well-organized presentations.
  • Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion.
  • Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.


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