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Sr Architect II

Date:  Nov 18, 2021
Location: 

remote, MA, US, remote

Company Name:  EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases - all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 2,700 people worldwide, most now working hybrid or remotely. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and outstanding team. EIS is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. Our mission is to transform lives by providing relevant and reliable information when, where, and how people need it. We are looking for bright and creative individuals whose unique differences will allow us to achieve this inclusive mission around the world.

 

System Architect
The System Architect is a Lean-Agile leader who has the technical responsibility for the overall architectural and engineering design of the systems and solution. The System Architect interfaces with business stakeholders, cross functional teams, customers and suppliers to participate in the definition of the higher-level functional and nonfunctional requirements, analyze technical trade-offs, determine the major components and define the interfaces and collaborations between them. They also validate technology assumptions and evaluate alternatives. The System Architect serves as the primary architectural coach for a domain across teams on multiple Agile Release Trains (ARTs), ensuring that team-led design runs in sync with the product/solution architecture and underlying platform architecture.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Participate in planning, definition and high-level design of the solution
  • Work directly with agile teams to implement solutions 
  • Own designs and design artifacts
  • Define subsystems and their interfaces; allocate responsibilities to subsystems; understand solution deployment
  • Work with internal customers, stakeholders, and suppliers to establish high-level solution intent
  • Participate in quarterly high-intensity company-wide planning exercises
  • Interact regularly with business stakeholders about features under development
  • Plan and develop architecture, proofs of concept, and architectural runway in support of upcoming business Features/Capabilities
  • Contribute to software engineering best practices for design, coding standards, performance, security, delivery, maintainability, and culture.

 

 

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or related field of study, or equivalent experience. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • 8+ years of experience of building complex server side solutions in C#, Java, C++
  • 5+ years experience with SOA/REST/Microservices concepts

 

Preferred Skills:

  • Deep understanding of cloud native design
  • Experience and or expertise in cloud based solutions
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge and experience applying enterprise patterns to solving business problems
  • Experience working with relational and NoSQL databases
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge and experience applying enterprise patterns to solving business problems
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills with ability to communicate complex technical concepts to technical and non-technical professionals

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex, pregnancy status, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment. We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


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