• Software Architect - Java

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/25/2018 2:34 PM)
    # of Positions
    Work Location (City/State)
    Schaumburg, IL
  • Who We Are


    Every day, our solutions affect people throughout the world. From Fortune 100 companies to start-ups, GalaxE develops and implements strategic projects that are critical to the success of customers’ businesses and the lives of tens of millions of people.


    For over twenty-five years, we have grown and evolved into a multi-national firm that employs over 2000 team members worldwide. But we’re not done evolving. It took collaboration and innovation to get here, and it takes collaboration and innovation to get where we (and our customers) want to be tomorrow.  


    What does this mean for our employees? They have the security of an established company, with the benefits of working for a company where great minds, hard work, leadership and innovation are highly regarded and rewarded.


    As Thomas Edison said, “There’s a way to do it better – find it”. We want our employees to find it.


    We’re looking for creative people, with an entrepreneurial spirit, looking to work on awesome projects! Sound like you? Come work with us! Find out for yourself what it means to be part of the GalaxE team.


    It’s not always easy, but important work never is. #WeAreGalaxE


    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

    What You Will Do

    • Maintain knowledge of current and emerging technologies/products/trends related to architectural solutions
    • Ensure alignment of solutions with business and IT goals/objectives
    • Identify and quantify scope and impact of business changes on system
    • Facilitate/lead/participate in identification of solution options and feature
    • Communicate solution options to business owners/stakeholders (e.g. architecture reviews)
    • Collaborate with the business to understand/influence business requirements
    • Incorporate software and system architecture (e.g. infrastructure, network) into conceptual designs
    • Ensure alignment with enterprise technology standards (e.g. solution patterns, application frameworks, technology roadmaps, capital plans)
    • Identify gaps between established standards and proposed solutions, and follow the exception/waiver process as needed
    • Maintain awareness of current technology assets and the capability of each
    • Understand and adhere to architecture Governance framework

    Skills and Experience You Will Need


    • Strong expertise with Java (J2EE) and supported frameworks (Spring, Spark, Hibernate, etc.)
    • Working experience with DB2, Oracle, and MS SQL
    • Experience with Agile development methodology
    • Great troubleshooting and design skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – must be able to collaborate with multiple teams (some management required)
    • Ability to interact with the business side to provide estimates and manage releases


    • Hands-on experience with GitHub
    • Experience working in DevOps
    • Jenkins experience


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