Solutions Architect

Fast Switch, Ltd. • Dearborn, MI 48120

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

  • Smart Mobility is an exciting and fast-paced area.
  • This space includes the vehicle related mobility efforts such as city transportation solutions, alternative transportation methods, commercial fleets and new digital services and may more to come.
  • The Smart Mobility organization is responsible for delivering mobility solutions as part of emerging business opportunities.
  • Urban Data Platform is an innovative platform that engages our customers and partners to provide solution to Cities.
  • We are developing a host of consumer and cloud services launching in multiple regions over the next several years.
  • You can join us in the fun of building solutions that provide a differentiating capability in the global market.
  • We are in need of Solution Architect who will be responsible for understanding technical business requirements, and defining technical architecture based solutions that align to automotive Patterns and Standards.

Candidates should have solid working knowledge around the following competencies:

  • Full application/Agile system development lifecycle knowledge and experience
  • Expertise in interoperability standards and methods
  • Expertise with Restful API development methods and implementation technologies such as web services in a distributed architecture deployments
  • Experience in designing and implementing enterprise Restful API.s in cloud platforms (e.g. AWS, Azure, PCF)
  • Outstanding and proven leadership skills in working with senior-level management helping in decision making
  • Knowledge of industry standard java frameworks, architecture patterns and design patterns
  • Previous experience as application architect on multiple large-scale product or enterprise initiatives, preferred .
  • Support the application team in the development of the technical design and documentation
  • Provides support such as troubleshooting to application performance issues
  • Participate in vendor solution evaluation processes
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple project efforts simultaneously

Experience Preferred:

  • Masters degree
  • Mobile Telephony
  • Mobile and HTTP protocol knowledge
  • Architecting public facing solutions
  • Cloud Foundry architectures (e.g. Cloud Foundry, Pivotal Cloud Foundry)
  • Understanding of highly available scalable global architectures. (99.99 percent availability or less than 1 hour of scheduled and unscheduled downtime per year with greater than 3M global connections)
  • Knowledge of automotive standards and processes
  • Implementing Vehicle Systems software or working with device based telemetry data
  • Experience in trouble shooting complex systems and performance testing and tuning
  • Experience with Mobile client applications
  • Network knowledge
  • Strong architecture knowledge with experience in providing technical solutions for projects
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience in Application and Restful API development
  • Excellent problem solving skills including leading problem solving teams
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently but still can work within group to deliver top notch solutions
  • Self-researcher, ability to research a technology and provide insight to project team
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Experience implementing or supporting mobile applications and frameworks
  • Experience with interoperability and the myriad of ways to exchange data effectively and securely
  • Experience with Java technologies, Rest Web Services, Spring Frameworks (Spring Boot, Spring Integration, MVC and Spring Cloud Services), Messaging architectures
  • Experience with mobile application development
  • Negotiation skills and ability to work with several and diverse set of stakeholders/customers

Education Required:

  • Bachelors Degree Computer Science

Fast Switch, Ltd. is celebrating 20 years in 2016. We are an IT Consulting company with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, Cleveland, OH, Cincinnati, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ. Were doing business in almost half the states in the union.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is100% consultantandclient focused. You are our most important asset!

We've differentiated ourselves by beingcreative,flexible, andfast. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company.

We're different. Our consultants and clients tell us so, and it's our great people who make the difference!

We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)


Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

Long Term Disability (100% paid)

Life Insurance (100% paid)

401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014 and 2015, Fast Switch was named one of theTop Work Places in Michiganby the Detroit Free Press. We have won the Columbus Business FirstFast 50"award 6 times in the last 6 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

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