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Solutions Architects

Phoenix, Arizona
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

American Express Travel Related Services seeks Solutions Architects to architect solutions for information technology infrastructure.  Perform hands-on architecture design work and participate in design and code reviews.  Confirm engineered environment satisfies business requirements.  Ensure strategic alignment of architecture with platform blueprint roadmaps and enterprise standards.  Leverage and optimize platform capabilities through cross-platform integrations.  Participate in Solution Architecture Review sessions to gain alignment with the Project Governance Board on chosen architecture approaches.  Perform proof of concept development to validate proposed solutions and reduce technical risks.  Perform exception management by tracking technology exceptions and ensure issue resolution.



Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or a related STEM field, followed by 5 years of progressively responsible experience with software application design, development, and testing.  Experience must include a minimum of: 5 years of experience with configuration management software, including Stash and GIT; 5 years of experience with developing Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) with SOAP and REST-based services; 5 years of experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases; 5 years of experience with generating enterprise architectural documentation using MS Office; 5 years of experience with Agile and Waterfall methodologies across a globally located development team; 5 years of experience with Java and HTML; 1 year of experience with JavaScript in client and server side enterprise environments, including Node.js; and 1 year of experience with business process modeling, CA Clarity, CSS, HP Quality Center, Jenkins, Jira, Provision, Rally, SOAP UI, and TOGAF architectural framework.


ReqID: 18002819
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
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