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Solutions Architect

Company: Cash Store
Location: Irving
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Reporting to our Head of Application Development, the Solutions Architect will be a member of the IT leadership team and will support the architecture, engineering, and development of custom applications and support the implementation of new enterprise platforms. In addition, this person will work to constantly enhance the quality and configurability of these systems by staying in tune with enhanced software and cloud methodologies, new frameworks, and technologies. This is a great opportunity for a talented Solutions Architect to contribute to all aspects of this rapidly transforming organization, by delivering best-in-class solutions and supporting a large delivery team with established best practices. This position is based at our Administrative Office (HQ) in Irving (Las Colinas), Texas.Key ResponsibilitiesLead in defining, documenting, and developing software, as well as contribute to architecture, technical design discussions, code reviews and collaboration with the delivery teamContribute to the review and analysis of business requirements and technical story writingProvide expertise to identify and translate business requirements into software design documentation, diagrams, and execution strategiesDevelop, monitor, and track application health with telemetry, data quality guards, and defensive programming techniquesProvide solutions for technical debt including assessment of new technologies, implementing POCs, nurturing CI/CD Pipelines, designing for QA Automation, and perpetual performance tuningEvaluate software change requests, determine the business need, conduct root cause analysis, and implement technically efficient solutionsAssess the impact of software changes on Cottonwood and other systems, including conducting unit, integration, and automated tests to mitigate risks and minimize health impactDesign, run and monitor software performance tests on new and existing applications for the purpose of correcting errors and improving performanceCollaborate with team members on technical directionPromptly escalate issues, which affect product delivery and quality that are beyond scope of influenceEstablish best practices and policies for installing, configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting end-user access and usage of database applicationsRequirementsBachelor's Degree or equivalent Military/other experience7+ years of experience in designing and developing enterprise-level applications using .NET, C#, WPF, WCF, MVC, and SOA or Microservices with REST/SOAP/GraphQL and SQL Server or comparable technologiesExperience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environmentLocal (Dallas/Fort Worth area) candidates only - no relocationMust be currently authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship and not require sponsorship in the futurePreferred QualificationsExperience designing and implementing applications utilizing React and TypeScript on the front-end along with RESTful APIs built on.NET Framework/CoreExperience working in cloud technologies, Azure/AWS/GCPExperience applying modern and cloud Design PatternsExperience with analytical and decision science platforms, Power BIWorking understanding of OIDC and OAuth2Experience with quality automation, SmartBear TestComplete, CodedUI, SeleniumExperience in a financial or regulated environment preferredCompensationAnnual salary of $170,000BenefitsMedical, dental, and vision Voluntary life/ AD&D Short-term & long-term disability 401K with company match Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time Paid maternity, paternity, bereavement, extended medical leave, and jury duty Corporate discount program on "personal cell phone accounts" with select providers Corporate discount program on Microsoft 365 "Home Use Program" Business casual work environment About Cottonwood
Founded in 1996, Cottonwood Financial is one of the largest privately held retail consumer finance companies in the United States. Headquartered in Irving (Las Colinas), Texas, we have 275+ company-owned locations, under our Cash Store brand, across the country. Through this national brick-and-mortar footprint, we provide best-in-class customer service and offer an innovative mix of financial products and services to our customers. We are profitable, have a healthy balance sheet, and are positioned to grow.We have been named multiple times to the Inc. 5000 list of America's fastest-growing private companies, as well as to the Dallas 100 list of the fastest-growing private companies in North Texas.Cottonwood Financial is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.Recommended Skills.Net FrameworkAdministrationAmazon Web ServicesAnalyticalArchitectureAutomationJob SnapshotEmployee TypeFull-TimeLocationIrving, TXJob TypeDesignExperienceNot SpecifiedDate Posted01/09/2022Job ID2021-1993

Keywords: Cash Store, Irving , Solutions Architect, Other , Irving, Texas

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