Application Development- Solution Architect

Confidential

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Job Brief:

  • We are looking for an experienced Solution Architect to make intuitive high-level decisions for software development. You will see the “big picture” and create architectural approaches for software design and implementation to guide the development team. A great software architect has a strong technical background and excellent IT skills. They are experienced in designing and possess the ability to develop a unified vision for software characteristics and functions.

Job Description:

  • Collaborate with other professionals to determine functional and non-functional requirements for new software or applications
  • Use tools and methodologies to create representations for functions and user interface of desired product
  • Develop high-level product specifications with attention to system integration and feasibility
  • Define all aspects of development from appropriate technology and workflow to coding standards
  • Communicate successfully all concepts and guidelines to development team
  • Oversee progress of development team to ensure consistency with initial design
  • Provide technical guidance and coaching to developers and engineers

Job Requirement:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or any related field
  • Experience of people management and the ability to lead and influence others
  • Proven experience in leading and managing the delivery of system/software development
  • projects in a structured environment
  • Experience in a variety of software development approaches and methodologies including Agile and SCRUM.
  • Experience in both architecture and implementation-level software design
  • Experience in the development of software using c#, Net and SQL Server technologies and IBM platform
  • An understanding and exposure to Team Foundation Server and ALM.
  • Experience in the usage of UML
  • Strong facilitation and coaching skills
  • Excellent personal organization and ability to prioritize and carry out multiple tasks
  • Able to influence and drive projects to meet key milestones and overcome challenges
  • A desire to remain technically capable and an expert in current technologies
  • Possession of relevant professional certifications will be an advantage.

Summary

Company

Confidential

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Information Technology

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years