Solutions Architect Lead
Houston, TX 
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Posted 30 days ago
Job Description
Solutions Architect Lead

Solutions Architect Lead (00CD2)

Overview
Provides overall direction, guidance, design and architecture for the development of software solutions required to achieve Stewart's strategic goals and objectives. Responsible for coordinating the activities involving requirement gathering, design, development and maintenance of software solutions, as well as overseeing the study and implementation of new processes and techniques for the area. Lead complex projects and ensures the success of enterprise-level application rollouts. Will contribute in the planning of the overall organizational IT strategy. Will be asked to assist with various initiatives across the company to ensure proper performing applications and databases.

Duties and Responsibilities
*Provide technical & architectural supervision and guidance to organization
*Develop roadmaps to enable strategic execution and evolution of architecture
*Guide and influence team members and business colleagues for technical initiatives and solutions
*Communicate/persuade complex ideas across functions and levels
*Manage IT initiatives and collaborate with in-house technical staff
*Analyze company's IT systems for efficiency, security, and consistency to provide recommendations to improve
*Research, evaluate, and recommend current and emerging technologies/vendor services and proposing changes where needed
*Provide strategic advice and technical direction to meet business needs and achieve goals
*Collaborate with business users, technical staff and management to refine business requirements and deliver technical solutions
*Plan/Design/Develop creative technical solutions
*Assist with planning timeline for design & development of projects
*Communicate system requirements to software development teams
*Oversee and guide the design & development and implementation of solutions
*Ensure the implementation of architecture and infrastructure for designed solutions
*Provide updates to stakeholders on product development processes, costs, and budgets.
*Measure & Monitor solution performance to ensure user/business goals
*Assist with diagnosing/solving technical problems with applications/solutions


Qualifications

Skills and Qualifications
*Proven experience as Solutions Architect
*Creative and analytical mind with problem-solving abilities to solve software and business problems
*Ability to see big-picture designs from basic specifications.
*Ability to problem solve complex IT issues.
*Experience in managing projects
*Understanding of strategic IT solutions
*A team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills
*Strong Interpersonal skills
*Good with leadership and organizational skills
*Proficiency with database languages, SQL
*Hands-on experience with software development in .Net/C#
*Possesses knowledge of architecture frameworks
*Experience with service-oriented architecture (SOA)
*Experience in cloud technologies (e.g. VMware)
*Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field.
* 8 years of related work experience

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
8+ years
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