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Company ADP USA

Job Title: Principal Architect

JobID: 5000177152506

Location: Alpharetta, GA, 30009, USA

Unlock Your Career Potential: Technology at ADP. Do you enjoy exploring, identifying and inspiring the future of the workplace and the lives of millions of people? At ADP, the world's largest B2B cloud company, our Technology team is comprised of brilliant engineers, architects, data scientists, infrastructure experts, and more. We were first in our industry to offer a SaaS solution and continue to push the envelope utilizing the latest operating platforms to deliver the highly automated, intelligent and predictive solutions that are redefining what is possible. Named one of Forbes' "Most Innovative Companies" and one of Computerworld's "100 Best Places to Work in IT", we are committed to leading the way in product development and research, empowering you to bring to life the latest innovations that will forever change the way businesses manage their most vital asset, employees. POSITION SUMMARY We strive for every interaction to be driven by our CORE values: Insightful Expertise, Integrity is Everything, Service Excellence, Inspiring Innovation, Each Person Counts, Results-Driven, & Social Responsibility.


* Influence and govern current and strategic architectural blueprints.
* Promote architectural initiatives that drive revenue and improve efficiency aligned with business strategy.
* Identifies key application design patterns and standard application frameworks.
* Guides initiatives to align with the overall application portfolio and core platform blueprint and manages the evolution of the application portfolio.
* Provides design directives to software developers, including how to construct and integrate software, in order to meet all functional and non-functional requirements.
* Describes fine-grained components, application programming interfaces and frameworks (development and runtime) of a system based on solution requirements.
* Establishes the strategic direction for application development approaches, including tools, process and frameworks.
* Select application development platform technologies and tools.
* Serves as design authority at a project level by understanding the business goals and technology constraints and designing appropriate solutions that map to the organization's enterprise architecture.
* Defines how a solution will be constructed: which existing Solution Building Blocks will be integrated, how they will be integrated and what gaps in capability need to be filled.
* Leverages the most value from existing investments but commissions new solution building blocks as necessary.
* Implement enterprise standards for architecture & security in the system designs
* Ensures business solutions have an enterprise and strategic perspective but develops locally-applied technology where local perspectives are a better fit for purpose.
* Review implementation in order to confirm they conform with standards
* Applies technology to key processes (customers, suppliers, integrated front office and back Office) driving business opportunity.
* Help build teams with a focus on quality, maintainability, stability & scalability
* Performs other related duties as assigned.


* Core Skills: 12+ years of Software Architecture Experience: Java, AngularJS, Continuous Integration, Spring Framework, JPA, Hibernate, Test Driven Development (TDD), Oracle Architecture.
* Product and Design knowledge: Benefits systems product knowledge and UX Design experience desired
* OOP, Functional paradigms, JavaScript, jQuery, JSON, XML, NoSql Databases, MVC, Microservices architecture, REST API with an Ability to define and document APIs in accordance to the enterprise standards Scrum Agile
* Experience with rules business rules engines like Blaze preferred
* Strong experience with JMS/Messaging/Event Driven architecture
* Strong data modeling experience from conceptual, logical, and physical designs
* Leadership: Experience as a mentor, team lead, influencing others, or related leadership experience.
* Experience with Architecture / Design modelling and documentation & participate in the architecture community .
* Demonstrates broad understanding and insight into Business Fundamentals, i.e., the mix of product, price, distribution, promotion and service, and how these elements are affected when business processes and technology change
* Understands more than Budgeting, understands intricacies of the firm's Business Model, profit drivers, revenue generation and costs. Able to identify business technology throughout the company's financial statements. Understands methodologies and significance of project valuation and cost of capital, as well as the interplay between financial decisions, strategic considerations, and the provision and acquisition of funds
* Demonstrates Advanced Communication Skills: Oral, written and presentation. Able to distill highly complex or abstract technical issues into clear, actionable points. Develops trusting, influential relationships with peers and partners.
* Applies Data to Problem Solving: Builds information and knowledge based facts. Uses analytical techniques to clarify ambiguous situations and uses these techniques to forecast and improve business performance
* Demonstrates knowledge and practice of Advanced Architectural Skills, including creation and management of key solution and enterprise tools and artifacts, such as strategy development, roadmaps, blueprints; sequencing and system, software and process models.
* Executes missions with tremendous Focus on Desired Outcomes. Listens and engages actively, responsive and flexible, demonstrates passion and enthusiasm for the mission. Empowers himself or herself as well as others. Provides direct, honest and open communication. Seeks the win-win and collaborate working relationships. Accepts appropriate-sized risk and challenges for the benefit of the firm
* Establishes a Deep and Powerful Network outside the company, including technology and resource suppliers; universities, public and private research areas. Assimilates industry trends and ideas as a means of cultivating innovation, recruiting great people and leveraging partner resources in solving tough business challenges. #ADPTECH #LITECH

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