Intermodal Systems Architect

  • location: Atlanta, GA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $50 - $60 per hour
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Intermodal Systems Architect

job summary:
The Information Technology department seeks to fill the role of Intermodal Systems Architect with an experienced leader who can envision, formulate and realize next generation Intermodal Terminal Operations' technology systems. The successful candidate will bring strong business domain knowledge and understanding as well as deep technical skills to introduce emerging technologies such as ML, IoT, containerization, micro-services and big data analytics. This combination of skills and experience enables the creation and execution against product roadmaps that deliver measurable business benefits to the Intermodal Terminal Operations' domain. This position is responsible for harmonizing the technology teams towards successful project delivery throughout the end-to-end Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

location: Atlanta, Georgia
job type: Contract
salary: $50 - 60 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Work closely with assigned business groups to develop product roadmaps aligned with IT strategies and emerging technology trends in the targeted business domain
  • Articulate and gain consensus to the product roadmap across several IT and business stakeholders and safeguards roadmap execution from tactical deviations
  • Ensures new and existing systems functional requirements are in alignment with the envisioned roadmap
  • Coordination with Enterprise Architecture, Information Security and other IT development & infrastructure groups to ensure we are aligned with NS IT strategy
  • Govern technology teams compliance to enterprise development standards and architectural guidelines
  • Assess and review hardware or software designs to ensure requirements are being met and safeguards soundness of the technical solution
  • Critically review development plans for practicality and viability and control development scope to meet project budget and timeline goals
  • Ensure good software quality assurance during all phases of the development cycle
  • Support recruiting right talent, provide technical leadership, identify and act on opportunities for team training and skills development
  • Formulate and implement initiatives to improve quality and productivity of software development and support teams
  • Prepare and share regular technical / roadmap status updates with senior management staff
  • Govern requirements and design efforts using the following

    • Use Cases
    • Activity Diagrams
    • Domain Models
  • Strong solution visioning, business process analysis, design thinking, product management, technical architecture and systems development skills
  • Experience in application development, integrating disparate enterprise systems, support or technical infrastructure operations
  • Proven problem solving, project management, quality control and planning skills
  • Proficient in the development and maintenance of project plans (MS Project) and other productivity and communications tools (Office)
  • Experience in systems integration with both internal and external B2B interfaces as well as in working with vendors
  • Experience in building and deploying large scale Enterprise applications using J2EE and Enterprise Service Bus based design, development, implementation & support of large scale critical software products, projects with object oriented design and implementing design by proven design patterns:

    • Modelling different business domains, dependencies, and relationships
    • UML representation of the component design
    • Entity relationship
  • Experience in analyzing situation errors, tasking, take action and verify results
  • Excellent documentation, software governance, communication & interpersonal skills
  • Experience in leading medium to large sized teams and/or complex programs
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems effectively
  • Experience in working in a cross-functional team setting to drive strategic initiatives to timely, cost-effective and successful completion
  • Master's degree in computer science, engineering, physics or mathematics is preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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