Company Name: Sears Import - OLD
Job Details
Duration: Permanent
Min Education: Not Specified
Salary: Commensurate
Job Type: Full Time
Min Experience: Not Specified
Required Travel:
  • USA - Hoffman Estates Illinois, 60010
Job Description
The Enterprise Architect is responsible to provide technical leadership including architecting conceptual/physical design, develop technical standards, document and work with cross-functional teams to maintain documentation of application, system architecture and technical specs.

Enterprise Architect (Core Requirements):
• 10+ years of professional experience in the field of IT and at least 5 years of Enterprise Architecture.
• Demonstrated ability to model, architect, and specify enterprise-level services.
• Experience in managing and working with enterprise architecture repositories and modeling tools such as Sparx Enterprise Architect.
• Hands-on experience with enterprise architecture frameworks such as TOGAF & Zachman
• Demonstrated experience in establishing of global/enterprise architecture and technical standards.
• Must possess strong partnering skills, and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization.
• Demonstrated ability to deliver superior customer service with a high degree of initiative, sense of urgency and consistent professionalism.
• Excellent organizational, presentation, interpersonal written and oral communication skills.
• Must have personal initiative and be effective at working autonomously and within a distributed team.
• Strong working knowledge of and demonstrated experience in developing and driving solution architectures employing Portal, SOA, data management, data conversion and BI strategies, architecture and design patterns.
• Demonstrated experience in contributing to developing iterative and incremental implementation plans, comprehensive and reliable effort estimates, based on business requirements, solution architecture, vision, internal and client constraints as it relates to resources, quality, cost and risks.
• Demonstrated and strong working knowledge of Global Delivery Models comprising onsite and offshore staffing model.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Strong listening and analytical skills and the ability to project confidence and instill trust
• Experience in leading/controlling/organizing technical meetings.
• Demonstrated experience leading a senior team of domain architects and technical leads in realizing the solution architecture for a large-scale program/project implementation.
• Ability to understand, analyze and drive agreements around infrastructure requirements for the solution architecture.
• Ability to influence and guide strategic thinking and be perceived as trusted advisor.
• Strong experience with Web Services ( REST-full and SOAP): JAX-WS, JAX-RS, XML, JAXB
• Strong experience with JSE and JEE (Servlets/JSPs, EJB, JDBC, JMS)
• Experience with Integration/ESB technologies
• Experience with servers such as Tomcat, JBoss, Websphere
• Knowledge of JPA frameworks (Hibernate)
• Familiarity with Big Data technologies such as Hadoop (HDFS, Map Reduce, Pig/Hive, Hbase, etc.)
• Familiarity with NoSQL technologies (Cassandra, MongoDB)
• Familiarity with data caching solutions such as Ehcache, Terracotta, Coherence, Memcached
• Product Development background and experience with Product companies ( ISVs) preferred
Specialization or experience in any of the 4 following domains is preferred but not required:

1. ALM: CollabNet
• 3+ years of experience working with Applications Lifecycle Management technologies such as CollabNet CloudForge or any other competing products.
• Experience with the Eclipse Mylyn framework
• Exposure to Agile/Scrum Methodologies and tools like GreenHopper
• Experience using issue and project tracking tools like JIRA
• Experience with Requirements Management tools like RMsis for JIRA
• At least 5 years of Software Configuration, Source Code and/or Build Engineering / Build Automation experience. Prefer experience working with SVN Git / GitHub, Hudson CI and/or Jenkins.
• Experience with Application Configuration Management, Release Management, and Patch Management using tools such a Puppet, and/or Chef
• Hands on experience with Code Review tools such as Review Board, Checkstyle, Crucible.
• Proficiency in Testing tools like JMeter, JUnit, LoadUI, soapUI, DbUnit, jMock

2. Portal: Liferay
• 3+ years of experience on architecting / designing solutions on the Liferay platform
• 3 + years of experience working with WSRP, SOA, REST, Java Spring MVC Framework, HTML, JS, CSS
• Experience with JSR 168, JSR 286, in particular is critical
• Knowledge of Web architectures including portals, application servers, security, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and .Net technologies is a plus
• Exposure to other portal platforms like Vignette, Weblogic Portal, JBoss Portal, Websphere Portal
• Exposure to open source technologies such as Apache SOLR/Lucene and Alfresco

3. ECM: Alfresco
• 3+ years of experience on architecting / designing solutions on the Alfresco ECM platform
• Understand the Alfresco architecture and Repository
• Understand, design and create content models and custom object types and aspects
• Package and deploy Alfresco extensions and modules
• Develop extensions for the Alfresco Explorer Web Client
• Experience customizing the Alfresco Share UI
• Develop applications and Services using the Alfresco APIs (Foundation Services, JCR, Web Services)
• Understand, define, customize and deploy Advance Workflows and Task Models
• Understand how workflows interact with content
• Oversee the System analysis and design necessary to install, modify and maintain an Alfresco environment
• Oversee the maintenance, repair, performance improvements, stability and scalability of the Alfresco Environment
• Expected to be able to perform all project management duties required for Alfresco projects.

4. Enterprise Integration: webMethods
• 3+ years of experience on architecting / designing solutions on the webMethods platform
• Comprehensive knowledge of webmethods ESB, (IS, Broker) 7, 8.X, Designer, MWS, B2B, Monitor, CAF, Java services, Web Services and Portlet UI interfaces.
• Having experience on webSphere ESB, MQ, Oracle Fusion and TIBCO is a plus.
• Having ARIS & other leading BPMS platforms experience is a plus.
• Design integrations using XML, IDOC, BAPI, EDI, Flat files, Java and Web services.
• Adapters: SAP, Oracle, .NET, LDAP and JBDC.
• Message standards: EDI - X12, EDIFACT, XML and Flat Files.
• Protocols: such as HTTP(S), FTP(S), AS2, SOAP and Broker Messaging Patterns.
• Languages - Java, PL/SQL
• Databases - Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL.
• Have experience in delivering solutions with webMethods Business Rules Management Systems, Process Simulation, Business Activity Monitoring (WebMethods Optimize) and Process Governance tools.