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ITX Corp

Solutions Architect

Architecture (340) – Rochester, New York
Department Architecture (340)
Employment Type Employee - Salaried
Minimum Experience Experienced

We are looking for a talented Solutions Architect!

  • Wouldn’t it be great to build balanced software that delivers value for both companies and users?
  • What if you could help create digital products that did more than perform their basic function, but in addition could be reused, scaled up, and evolved?
  • Do you often find yourself translating business language into technical details for the people with whom you work?
  • What if you could use your superpower to create inspiration and balance, one software application at a time?

Description:

As an ITX Solutions Architect, you will collaborate with Delivery Teams in designing and implementing balanced software solutions. Meet directly with our clients’ business and technical stakeholders. Guide them and our product owners through the requirement feasibility process to uncover and bridge the gaps between desired product functionality and resource constraints.

You will work with the client to fully articulate the problem and design a workable solution, providing consultation on integrated sub-systems, modules, and databases. ITX Solutions Architects remove barriers by performing experiments and communicating the results to the Delivery Team, ensuring the solution is feasible, elegant, secure, effective, and efficient. You will help craft ITX standards, best practices, and supported tools, actively promoting their implementation.

At ITX, we pride ourselves in the human quality of our team, so we are looking for not just technical fit but also values fit – someone who cares about the same things we care about. Having a common purpose makes shared effort more meaningful and fun.

Responsibilities:

  • Designing high-quality solutions based on client vision and industry best practices.
  • Ensuring effectiveness by understanding business constraints and optimizing solutions.
  • Estimating projects and risk, designing and running experiments and proofs of concept, as required.
  • Evaluating, recommending, and selecting technologies.
  • Providing leadership and guidance to Tech Leads and Delivery Teams.
  • Driving technical clarity and simplicity within the team and with client stakeholders.
  • Providing architectural oversight for the solutions developed by the team.
  • Making sure the planned user experience is delivered in a performant, scalable way.
  • Mentoring other team members in their technical career development.
  • Defining rules for code analysis & quality, standards, and best practices and advocating for them.

We apply the following metrics to determine great performance in the Solutions Architect role:

  • Technical debt
  • Code complexity
  • Defect density and rework
  • Sprint planning estimates vs. actuals
  • Budgets vs. actuals

 Required skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Engineering or similar program.
  • t least 5 years’ experience architecting Enterprise solutions across multiple technologies and systems.
  • Examples include: Enterprise Java, Spring, Javascript frameworks (AngularJS, NodeJS, ReactJS), RESTful web service Architecture, and API design.
  • Very strong understanding of the Scrum/Agile workflow.
  • Exceptional communication skills to interface with U.S. and global teams and clients, and technical and business stakeholders. 

About ITX

ITX helps our clients use technology to move, touch, and inspire the world by transforming technology investments into business capabilities. We primarily serve the medium- to enterprise-level business market, focusing on strategic and operational business technology services.

 Founded in 1997, ITX Corp. provides full lifecycle software product development to the world's top companies that is worthy of their brands. Starting with clear and executable strategies that help companies disrupt their markets, we create technologies that are beautiful, build brand loyalty and inspire users to become brand advocates. We blend best practices and innovative tools and professionals to predictably deliver remarkable results. With every client project, we provide comprehensive support services so that our clients' solutions remain relevant, as well as functional. We have team members throughout the Americas, but our impact is global. ITX is headquartered at 1169 Pittsford-Victor Road in Pittsford, NY and currently have about 250 members of our team. For more information, visit http://www.itx.com.

ITX provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all individuals and will not discriminate against any job applicant or employee in any decision regarding employment, including, but not limited, to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, termination, and benefits on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status, participation in lawful activities outside of the workplace, or any other class protected by federal, state, or local laws.

ITX expressly prohibits any form of unlawful discrimination, harassment, or retaliation based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status, participation in lawful activities outside of the workplace, or any other class protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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  • Location
    Rochester, New York
  • Department
    Architecture (340)
  • Employment Type
    Employee - Salaried
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
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