Architect Consultant


Website Application Development

Reference Code: 4367

Job Tittle: Application Architect

Location: Dearborn, MI,48126

Duration: 12+ Months of contract

Position Description:

Solution/Application Architect will be responsible for understanding business requirements and defining technical architecture-based solutions that align to Ford Motor Company’s Patterns and Standards. Works with Product teams to define, assemble and integrate components based on Ford standards and business requirements (examples: hardware, software, availability, scalability and reliability) Develops and Communicates Architecture design for new products/features. Supports the Product team in the development of the technical design and documentation. Provides support such as troubleshooting to application performance issues. Participate in vendor solution evaluation processes. Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

Skills Required:

• Provide architecture design and support for growing data warehouse demand

• Understand credit data strategy needs and provide architectural solutions

• Design solutions to decouple application interfaces with API first architecture

• Modernize legacy batch data integration processes to real time integration

• Advise teams on cloud-based design, development, and micro-service architecture

• Guide teams through enterprise architecture processes (Build intent, Tech 07, EAA, HIR, etc.)

• Participate in vendor solution evaluation processes and make recommendations

• Provide triage support such as troubleshooting and application performance issues

• Collaboration with global team on architecture solutions

• Provide Architecture Assessments on technical solutions and a recommend approach to teams.


Skills Preferred:

Technology: Teradata, Oracle, MS SQL Server, DB2, Mainframe, Cobol, Data stage. Familiar with ETL tools – Data stage, Informatica.


Experience Required:

Qualified applicants should have a strong application architecture, design and development background, with established architecture experience and a deep understanding of cloud hosting concepts and associated implementations.

Must have skills

• 5+ years of relevant work experience in application architecture, design and development

• Experience in Global Data Warehouse, Data lakes, Data domains, Data models , ETL processes

• Recent and practical experience understanding business requirements and applying architecture principals and standards to design technical solutions

• Knowledge of enterprise frameworks and technologies, supporting architecture and design patterns

• Experience with enterprise architecture tools and processes (CBID, Tech 07, EAA, HIR, etc.)

• Expertise in secure interoperability standards and methods

• Experience across the full application and system development lifecycle

• Experience with J2EE technologies, Database & JPA, Web Services (SOAP and REST), Spring Frameworks, Spring Boot, Spring Integration, MVC, Spring Cloud Services, Micro Services and Messaging architectures

• Ability to work collaboratively with Strong analytical and problem solving skills

• Excellent written/oral communication and interpersonal skills

• Demonstrated commitment to quality and project timing

• Ability and willingness to work in fast paced and dynamic environment

• Attention to details and passion/pride in producing Quality deliverables


Experience Preferred:

– Experience in Cloud hosting solutions (PCF On-Prem, PCF Azure)

– Experience SaaS solutions and implementations

– Experience with vendor evaluations

– Experience in T-shape architecture

– Innovations and leading edge technologies associated with Emerging Demand

– Experience with ETL tools (datastage, power center)

– Experience with Informatica tool set (MDM, IDQ, EDC, PC, Axon)

– Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously


Education Required:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent



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