Senior Technical Architect

CompuGain, a global business and technology consulting firm, is currently seeking a Senior Technical Architect in Boston, MA.  Senior Technologist provides strategic architectural and technology leadership/oversight for architecture, design and development of high performance distributed applications and services. This position works closely with industry leaders, product experts and application developers to conceptualize develop and deliver solutions and services. This position is also responsible for research, evaluation and recommendation of new technologies and tools/products to determine feasibility and desirability of incorporating them within the company's technology and solutions strategy and roadmaps; supports systems and business teams by providing support for analysis and design, being subject matter expertise in multiple technology verticals performance, scalability and benchmark and guidance/mentors to less experienced staff.

CompuGain collaborates with clients to help improve their business and technology effectiveness through consistent delivery of quality services.  CompuGain serves clients in the Financial Services, Healthcare, Energy, Media & Entertainment, Education, and Public Sectors.  We have an outstanding track record of delivery high value consulting services to our clients.

LOCATION:  Boston, MA

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Tracking and following up on all SDLC Deliverables.
  • Tracking and following up on request from the Audit Team.
  • Supporting the PMO team in the planning tasks for the quarterly, monthly and emergency releases.
  • Coordinating project meetings and taking/distributing minutes for such meetings
  • Coordinating project activities between the requirements, development, architecture, test, tools and database teams.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Education/Experience (Minimum)

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related fields; Master’s degree preferred.
  • 12+ years of technical experience in product architecture and development.
  • 8+ years of design and development of high performance messaging and transaction processing systems experience in the financial or telecom industries.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong knowledge of architectural principles, frameworks and best practices.
  • Ability to collaborate with business and technology teams to create practical, robust and scalable architectures and solutions meeting the business and technology goals/strategy of the organization.
  • 10+ years experience in object oriented design and development in Java and/or C++.
  • 10+ years experience with UNIX and Windows operating systems.
  • 10+ years of experience in at least one JEE Application Server, WebSphere and/or JBOSS experience is preferred.
  • 10+ years experience in JEE technologies including Servlets, JSP/JSF, JMS, JTA, JAXP/JAXB, JCA, JDBC, JPA, EJB and MDB.
  • 8+ years experience as a JEE Architect, certification is desired.
  • 5+ years of experience in performance and scalability of distributed applications.  
  • Experience in SOA, SOAP, WSDL, and XML standards.
  • Strong understanding of Java/JEE and SCA design patterns, packaging, and deployment is required.
  • Experience in open source development frameworks including spring.
  • Rich Internet Applications and associated technologies like Seam, Flex and AJAX preferred.
  • Previous application internationalization (i18n) and localization experience is desired.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with ability to communicate at all levels of the organization.
  • Technical leadership and mentoring skills.

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to recruiting@compugain.com.

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ABOUT COMPUGAIN:

CompuGain is a global provider of business solutions, technology consulting services and outsourced project services. Established in 2000, CompuGain has partnered with its clients in the Financial, Education, Media & Entertainment, Healthcare, Energy and Public Sectors to produce real, measurable results.  CompuGain's flexible business model and expertise in Technology Consulting, Finance & Accounting, Program/Project Management and Outsourced Project Solutions helps clients improve productivity, reduce costs and increase revenue.  CompuGain has global footprints in the US and India with offices in Herndon, VA; New York City, NY; Dallas, TX; Chicago, IL; Philadelphia, PA and an off-shore facility in Hyderabad, India.