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DescriptionSenior IT Solutions Architect - Job DescriptionSummaryFrontier Communications is looking for a talented and passionate Senior IT Solutions Architect to help drive the company's transformation to a leading digital provider of fiber internet services. This talented individual will help drive this transformation as a key member of the Business Support Systems Solution Architecture team. The role will have the opportunity to help define the vision of turning Frontier into a 100% uptime, consumer-oriented company by helping guide system direction and solutions that fulfill those goals.This architect will be responsible for project architectural design and should have a passion for sharing and helping the development teams to implement industry best practices and design patterns such as SOA, MVC, TDD, etc. The position will require extensive expertise and experience in front-end, middle-tier, and backend development working with multiple technologies from Microsoft, Oracle and IBM.Minimum QualificationsTo be considered for this position, you require the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:Experience designing and implementing large solution architectures from vision to post implementationExperience implementing consistent design principles at all application layers such as client, BLL, service stack, and backendExperience implementing Test Driven Development for large scale enterprise web applicationsExperience with Oracle, MS SQL and IBM DB2 databases5+ years of experience with SQL databases, including T-SQL and creation/use of stored procedures and triggersDatabase Engineer experience as well as creating normalized data models using tools such as Erwin or Infosphere Data Architect5+ years of recent experience with the object-oriented programming languages such as C#, Java, etc.Strong Object Oriented Architecture/Design skills with a passion for helping others to adopt the principles5+ years of experience developing enterprise applications using most or all of the following: ASP.Net, Java, C#, Node.js, Open API Specification v3, XML, JSON and REST Web ServicesExperience using an IDE such as Eclipse, or Team Foundation ServerUnderstanding of UMLFamiliarity with tools and methodologies supporting application design and development including unit testing, database versioning and change control, code reviews, scrumStrong communication both verbal and written, excellent organizational skills, proven experience in collaboration with teams to achieve end resultAbility to work in fast-paced Agile environment to deliver requirements on specified datesWork very well independently, with strong self-direction and initiative, as well as within a team structureOther Required Skills and CompetenciesExperience with IBM i system preferredExperience with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB preferredExperience with enterprise caching using tools such as Redis preferredStrongly DesiredExperience creating and presenting training documentation that can be used to grow development team skillsMajor Job Duties and ResponsibilitiesHelp define and evangelize the BSS system roadmap that can then be used as a guide for project development workCreate solution architecture designs and documentation, to help drive the successful implementation of projects that helps further the system vision. Documentation would include architecture details, UML sequence diagrams, process flow diagrams, data models, open api specifications, performance expectations, etc.Be a strong advocate for development teams, helping to drive the defined solution architectures to completion and assisting in finding solutions as unknown requirements are foundInteract with Business Analysts and the user community during the development process to solicit feedback and ensure the best product can be deliveredIdentify problems uncovered by testing or user feedback and define and help implement solutionsEducation/ExperienceBachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent experi