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Software Architect Principal

Company: Waste Management
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Our promise is to always work for a sustainable tomorrow. That promise can be seen on the faces of our 45,000 teammates. We could not be prouder of them as they continue to be there for our customers, for our communities and for each other. Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.
- I. Job Summary The MuleSoft/Integration Architect will be responsible for driving ongoing feature enhancements and support of our Enterprise Application Integration to align with and support evolving business needs. The candidate will work closely with the business teams to ensure business requirements and priorities are well documented. The candidate will collaborate closely with engineering and Business teams to develop the roadmap, define, design and deliver robust and innovative and operationally efficient solutions. II. Duties and Responsibilities include the following. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. Other ancillary duties may be assigned. Architect and support over all Enterprise Integration needs Architect, design, integrate, and implement next-generation solutions using engineering best practices in the latest technologies: Cloud computing DevOps Conduct design architect reviews, gap analysis and assessment when required Often develop the most complicated flows Conduct POCs and develop frameworks for the team to follow Directs and sets the scope for large-scale initiatives and projects across multiple departments Clarifies and structures ambiguous business problems through complete understanding of issues, needs and outcomes Serves as a knowledge resource to the business and technology areas Has in-depth knowledge of all technical solutions and the Business problems. Ability to leverage Enterprise Integration Platforms and create strategies for governance. Perform software installation, configuration, and upgrades to middleware systems. Troubleshoot and remediate middleware defects regardless of components Set standards around patterns, frameworks, and technologies to promote a simple and consistent approach Expert knowledge of Enterprise Application Integration, Micro Services architecture, API Architecture including familiarity with Integration Patterns (Messaging, Routing, Data Transformation etc...) Be a team player and a thought partner to steer the collective technology team to success Design various integration solutions and prepare required artifacts for same and execute various integration projects in parallel. Analyze metrics and measure effectiveness of programs and return of investment goals. Has ability to work with Project Managers, giving them correct leadership information, and successfully collaborate to deliver finished products III. Supervisory Responsibilities May coach and mentor less-experienced analysts and act as team leader on systems projects. IV. Qualifications The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job. A. Education and Experience Education: Required Bachelor's Degree (accredited) in Business, Information Systems, or similar area of study, or in lieu of degree High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and 4 years of relevant experience. Experience: Required ten years of previous Software Development experience required including 5+ years' experience in MuleSoft, as well as 3+ years' experience in WebMethods and AWS, as well as 3+ years' leading mid-to-large Integration implementations. B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements None required. C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required Strong understanding of MuleSoft, WebMethods and AWS technologies Detail oriented, strategic thinker who can see the big picture and distill into prioritized, actionable tasks Focus on delighting users and treating them as stakeholders and customers Ability to balance strategic and tactical needs and priorities Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills Exhibits knowledge in current and possible future trends, technology and information affecting the department/business area Effective in leading/facilitating with senior business leaders on broad/controversial topics inside and outside the organization Intellectually curious with strong analytical skills in areas of high complexity Demonstrates initiative by identifying issues and recommending solutions Effective written and oral communication skills with a diverse group of associates and senior business leaders Ability to collaborate and develop/maintain working relationships insides and outside the organization to enable effective completion of business objectives Advanced knowledge or skills in one or more of the following required: Present, communicate and articulate effectively to all levels of the organization (including technical and non-technical audiences, Senior Leadership, VPs and C-level executives). Architecting and designing frameworks. Development methodology. Project management (including ability to lead a project team) and organizational skills. Vendor interactions skills; Provide input to contract negotiations. Ability to resolve interpersonal and technical conflicts. Knowledge and understanding of prototyping and methods of implementation. Ability to provide input to business processes and translate them into technical requirements. D. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities that Contribute to Success None required. V. Work Environment and Essential Functions Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. [Note: the following is defaulted for office setting position] Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc) most of the work day; Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds rarely; Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc) rarely; Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements rarely; Normal setting for this job is: office setting. Benefits
At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

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