JOB DESCRIPTION I. Job Summary | Major goals and objectives. Plan and manage the development of new applications and technologies and to provide support and direction for existing applications. Provide strategic architectural plans for the IT Application Services discipline. The Architect is required to handle multiple project assignments, manage and negotiate work load with project managers, escalate issues as necessary to their management, and possess excellent communication skills. II. Essential Job FunctionsWeight % Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results * Develop the architecture and document design of software solutions and associated artifacts.* Assists engineers in developing software solutions based on defined architecture.* Recognize and identify potential areas where existing policies and procedures require change.* Provide guidance and assess requirements for additional services and promote use of IT services, where appropriate.* Work closely with product owners, project management, database administration, and infrastructure areas to develop a solution that advances best practices. Employer's Job# JR04282Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.