JVT Advisors

Sr. Architect, Student Information Systems

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Location: Boston, Massachusetts 02215
Employment Type: Direct Hire

Job Description

Senior Architect, Information Systems


The Senior Information Systems (SIS) Architect will play a lead role in the evolution of Information Services and Technology (IS&T) Student Systems and Auxiliary services. The Senior SIS Architect will collaborate on strategy with IS&T management; work with enterprise architecture to establish and execute architecture processes and procedures; define and deliver architectural artifacts related to the student and auxiliary systems landscape; evaluate, explore and introduce new technologies and industry standards; define common patterns, frameworks, reusable components and reference architectures; provide guidance and support to the student and auxiliary development team and participate in operational support and maintenance of various applications and integrations


Required Skills

  • Over eight years of relevant IT work experience
  • Advanced experience with defining, maintaining and evolving application, technology, data, security and business architectures
  • Experience providing technical expertise and direction for the development of complex enterprise wide IT solutions that require in-depth knowledge across multiple technical areas and business segments.
  • Experience working on multiple concurrent complex projects
  • Experience with architecture frameworks such as TOGAF, Zachman, and FEA is expected
  • Experience with architectural documentation notation such as UML and BPMN is expected
  • Experience in Higher Education is desirable. Specifically knowledge of higher education processes such as recruitment, admissions, financial aid, student records management, curriculum management, student accounting, housing, dining, parking, etc.
  • Experience with Natural / Adabas applications is desirable
  • Experience with Student Information Systems such as Workday, PeopleSoft, Ellucian, Oracle Student Cloud, etc. is desirable
  • Experience with Salesforce.com and other SaaS vendors is desirable
  • Experience with quickly learning new applications and technologies in order to establish architectural direction and fit within the existing landscape
  • Advanced understanding of various non-functional aspects of applications and technology such as performance, reliability, scalability, availability, privacy, legal compliance, etc.
  • Experience with hybrid (cloud/on premise) architectures is highly desirable.
  • Experience with integration concepts such as EAI, SOA, ESB, Web Services, SOAP, REST, Messaging Services, API Management, Microservices, etc. is desirable
  • Experience with fundamental programming concepts, frameworks, languages and technologies such as SQL, C#, .NET, Java, XML, JSON, SOAP, REST is desirable
  • Knowledge of Cloud Computing fundamentals; specifically iPaaS, IaaS, SaaS, PaaS
  • Knowledge of Cloud Service Providers; specifically Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure
  • Experience estimating architecture and development effort and cost
  • Experience with agile development methodologies is highly desired
  • Experience with ITIL for service management is desirable
  • Experience collaborating with business and IS&T colleagues on requirements, design, security, infrastructure, networking, QA, etc. topics
  • Highly process-oriented, with proven success in solving business challenges through the design and implementation of process




Chris Silva

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Chris is responsible for account management and recruiting for the Permanent team. He works with companies and job seekers to identify their needs, manage their expectations, and help find them a great fit.

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