Application Architect

Kansas City, Missouri Delivery - Modern Application Development Full Time



As an Application Architect, your primary role will be technical delivery leadership for client projects. This position will entail leading and managing enterprise and mid-market projects, as well as technical pre-sales support activities as required. You will be responsible for designing solution architecture, assisting with solution requirement definition, and ensuring processes are followed by all members of the project team. You will have the opportunity to work with and learn the latest Microsoft solutions in a fun work environment. 

General Description & Responsibilities

  • Work closely with project managers, business analysts, managers and client stakeholders 
  • Build cohesive team and delegate responsibilities to software engineers 
  • Determine technical feasibility and level of effort for projects based on team, duration, budget, business value, infrastructure and constraints 
  • Support or responsible for both functional and non-functional requirements gathering 
  • Determine appropriate architecture style and patterns, then create design specifications 
  • Provide architecture review, and project milestone sessions for project sponsors 
  • Ensure repeatable and iterative project delivery processes are in place and being executed 
  • Create proofs of concept and write code while avoiding critical path 
  • Evaluate existing architecture and provide a path forward 
  • Own the technical solution for one or few applications for a client 
  • Provide technical expertise with one or more technology stacks 
  • Placement Criteria & Requirements

  • 15+ Years of architect experience in a corporate or consultative (preferred) environment 
  • 10+ Years of experience designing database systems for applications (SQL Preferred) 
  • 10+ Years of experience designing service oriented architectures 
  • 10+ Years of hands-on experience writing code (C#, VB, etc.) 
  • 2+ Years of preferred experience in implementing cloud-based SaaS and/or PaaS solutions (Azure preferred) 
  • Demonstrated experience in design, modeling and integration and deployment of software solutions 
  • Proven and demonstrated experience designing/architecting, and leading development of one or more enterprise solutions 
  • Expertise in designing/implementing external-authentication systems using ADFS, Azure AD or OAuth2 
  • Expertise in Microsoft technology stack and creating detailed design of services, components, modules, classes, and database structure 
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and share knowledge across a team through workshops, mentoring, training and code reviews 
  • Kansas City, Missouri

    Application Architect