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Applications Architect

Company: Financial Payments LP
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description - FLSA: - Exempt - POSITION TITLE: - Applications Architect - CATEGORY: - Full Time - LOCATION: - Amarillo - SHIFT: - Monday–Friday, some Saturdays Flexible; typically, between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM - REPORTS TO: - Software Development Manager SummaryThe position of Applications Architect specializes in the design, development, and implementation of specialized applications for the business. This role will also be responsible for leading on projects as well as mentoring other developers. Essential DutiesReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.· Specialize in the design, development, and implementation of specialized applications for business organizations.· Reviewing current system security measures and recommending and implementing enhancements.· Conducting regular system tests and ensuring continuous monitoring of network security.· Developing project timelines for ongoing system upgrades.· Establishing disaster recovery procedures and conducting breach of security drills.· Promptly responding to all security incidents and providing thorough post-event analyses.· As a senior member of the IT team, a Security Architect job description should also include cultivating a culture of security awareness and arranging continuing education of personnel to ensure security policies are adhered to at all times.· Manages multiple applications used by the organization to ensure a scalable, reliable, and available architectural system.· Develop user-focused applications which interact effectively with one another and with the end user.· Provide technical support and mentoring to Financial Payments and its programming team.· Conduct analysis to identify trends in application architecture and apply them in applications development.· Asses the interaction/interface between applications, databases, and middleware systems to identify and address problems/gaps in functional coverage.· Upgrade the existing architectural applications/software life cycle to ensure an improved/efficient system.· Make recommendations to organizations on suitable technical resources and development strategies.· Delegate programming and development tasks to company technical staff.· Provide guidelines on the use and maintenance of an architectural system to ensure sustained efficiency and performance.· Collaboration with the development and technical team to implement software solutions that meet the architectural goals and standards of the organization.· Responsible for conducting applications analysis to identify and resolve operational limitations in application interactions.· Carry out design and source code reviews to ensure conformance to set application standards.· Participate in educational programs, seminars, and workshops to update knowledge of application architecture and development techniques.· Must be organized, self-motivated and a team player.· Answer telephones, answers questions and direct callers to proper Bank personnel.· Ability to operate a personal computer.· Foster teamwork in the branch or department to ensure a positive overall customer experience and positive work environment.· Punctuality and good attendance are imperative Minimum RequirementsThese specifications are general guidelines based on the minimum experience normally considered essential to the satisfactory performance of this position. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to perform the position in a satisfactory manner. Individual abilities may result in some deviation from these guidelines. Must be able to pass a background and Credit check.· High School Diploma with 11+ years of experience in an object-oriented software development role, required; Bachelor's Degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science or related field with 6+ years of experience in the field preferred.· Extensive experience in software development and programming is also required. Primary qualities required are problem-solving, strong analytical skills, and skills in software application design and implementation. · In-depth knowledge of Ruby, Java, Javascript. Knowledge of mobile development, Node.js and React Native a plus. · Must be organized, self-motivated and a team player.· Excellent SQL skills (MySQL and MS SQL). · Ability to work within sprint\project planning system such as JIRA.· Strong Microsoft Office skills. · Complete in-house training based on requirements set up for this position.· Proven ability to provide an Excellent Customer Experience.· Excellent skills in computer terminal and personal computer operation; word processing and spreadsheet software.· Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to apply common sense to carry out instructions and instruct others, interpret documents, understand procedures, write reports and correspondence, speak clearly to customers and employees.· Effective Time management skills.· Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.· Ability to work with minimal supervision while performing duties.· Ability to deal with routine problems involving multiple facets and variables.· Must follow company policies, all state and federal laws, as well as regulations and guidelines· Current driver's license and a vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage if required to drive in the course of performing assigned duties and responsibilities. The incumbent must be able to perform this position safely, without endangering the health or safety to themselves or others. Secondary DutiesThe position of Applications Architect performs duties specific to the position and other functions as assigned. Supervisory ResponsibilitiesThe position of Applications Architect has no supervisory responsibility. Environment and Physical ActivityThe environment for this position is an open office that is mostly clean and comfortable and includes driving a Bank or personal-owned vehicle approximately 5% of the time which includes exposure to the outside weather elements and moving mechanical parts. It may include some minor annoyances such as noise, odors, drafts, etc. The incumbent is in a non-confined office-type setting in which he or she is free to move about at will. The incumbent in the course of performing this position spends time writing, typing, speaking, listening, lifting (up to 10 pounds), carrying, seeing (such as close, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and adjusted focus), driving, sitting, pulling, walking, standing, squatting, kneeling and reaching. The incumbent for this position may operate any or all of the following: telephone, copy and fax machines, adding machine (calculator), computer terminal, personal computer and related printers Mental DemandsThe incumbent in this position must be able to accommodate to reading documents or instruments, detailed work, problem solving, customer contact, reasoning, math, language, presentations, verbal and written communication, analytical reasoning, stress, multiple concurrent tasks, and constant interruptions. MEMBER FDIC – EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERThis is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other and/or different tasks be performed as assigned.

Keywords: Financial Payments LP, Amarillo , Applications Architect, Other , Amarillo, Texas

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