• Solution Architect

    Location US-RI-Johnston
    Job ID
    2018-7266
    # Positions
    2
    Work Location
    Works from an office location
    Employee Type
    Regular
    Category
    Agile
  • Overview - External

    FM Global is undergoing a business technology transformation to improve how we deliver technology solutions to our clients and employees. This transformation includes the formation of several new Solution Architect positions. These positions will report to the Sr. Chapter Lead for Architecture.  

     

    Responsibilities - External

    The Solution Architect is a technical leader, partnering with business application Product Owners and working across multiple Agile product development teams to design and implement solution architecture that enables quality, security, and extensibility of highly integrated applications. The Solution Architect is accountable for architectural decisions at the solution level and driving Agile software development practices including continuous integration and delivery, and test automation. The Solution Architect is keen to actively help development teams solve complex challenges and comply with security standards. The Solution Architect plays a key role through collaboration with Enterprise Architects to ensure alignment of solution architecture with enterprise architecture strategies, roadmaps, and principles. 

    Qualifications - External

    Education:  Bachelor's degree, or similar experience, preferably in an Information Services related discipline.  Advanced Degree is desirable. 

     

    Experience: 

    • 10+ years of application development with enterprise scale business applications in agile or iterative development environments. 
    • 5+ years of designing, developing, and implementing business solutions from concept through to production.   
    • 5+ years of leading business application development teams of 10+ team members. 

     

    Knowledge and Experience: 

    • Experience designing and building technical solutions with modern, enabling technologies and processes e.g. cloud computing, continuous integration/continuous delivery, virtualization, object-oriented software design and development, .Net Stack, JavaScript frameworks, REST services, standards-based authentication and authorization protocols. 
    • Experience with Agile development and working with Product Owners, Scrum Masters, development teams, Enterprise Architects, and DevOps. 
    • Ability to break business concerns into logical deliverables. 
    • System development and integration patterns and best practices. 
    • Strong communication skills: oral presentations, writing, negotiation, active listening, influence positive team dynamics. Can tailor message to audience. 
    • Strong understanding of past, current, and future technology trends. 
    • Experience mentoring and developing technical team members. 
    • Experience engaging with end users for requirements and feedback.