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Software Architect - Auto Approve - SE Michigan

Detroit, Michigan
Job Type
12 Feb 2021
We seek a software architect with hands-on experience building state-of-the-art applications for our growing team in SE Michigan.

About Us

Auto Approve is a nationwide auto loan refinance company, assisting vehicle owners by reducing their interest rates and payments. We believe that most people are paying too much on everything, including their vehicle. That's why we're here - to be your expert on refinancing, auto lease purchasing, and all things refi.

Auto Approve is always looking for great talent to grow with us in a fast-paced environment. Join our rapidly expanding teams for life changing innovation in building our next generation platform.

About The Role

In this role, you will:
  • Provide Architectural guidance and consultation of software development initiatives and define an Architectural roadmap that is aligned with the Product Roadmap
  • Create and document architectural designs
  • Work with Product Manager, Product Owners and stakeholders to define requirements and ship experiments regularly
  • Ensure that proposed and existing systems architectures are aligned with organizational goals and objectives
  • Research and recommend technologies and systems that promote the corporate direction for software architectures and the connectivity between systems
  • Conduct research on emerging technologies in support of systems development efforts and recommend technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and systems flexibility
  • Work with external third parties to assess partnerships and licensing opportunities
  • Manage and identify risks in our systems that require architectural changes to be mitigated
  • Document the company's existing systems architecture and technology portfolio; make recommendations for improvements and/or alternatives
  • Resolve software design disputes and make trade-offs on Architecture decisions
  • Mentor developers on the use and purpose of sound architectural designs
  • Lead cross functional project teams and drive towards target milestone and completion dates, holding each team member accountable
  • Ensure stakeholder expectations are aligned with project plans
  • Maintain current understanding of industry standards, trends, and best practices through industry and other professional networks

About You
  • Hands-on experience building state-of-the-art applications using multiple languages and experience in building database designs
  • Cloud Development using Azure SQL Server, Azure Cosmos Db, Azure Service Fabric, APIs, Serverless technology, RPA, AI/ML
  • Scalable Applications using Event driven Microservices, third party Integration
  • Software development using .Net Core, MVC Web Portal, REACT, node.js, Power BI
  • Experience with Compliance, SOX, SOC2 and Audits
  • Certification in Software Architecture and InfoSec (CISSP, CCSP, CISM) is preferred
  • Agile development experience including SCRUM, Kanban and DevOps
  • Must have hands-on experience with all facets of the software development life cycle
  • Must be an expert in building modern multi-tier applications and web services
  • Must have a good understanding of computer networks
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, related field OR equivalent experience
  • Relevant experience working in financial services industry
  • Ability to work collaboratively across various IS sections in a service area as well as other System Architects, Data Technology Architects and key IT personnel
  • Must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a variety of audience types using different mechanisms including informal updates, formal presentations, business case documents, and other analytical and technical documents
  • Must have project management and leadership skills
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  • Job Reference: 230504787-2
  • Date Posted: 12 February 2021
  • Recruiter: Amy Cell Talent
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent