Responsibilities Conduct/participate in POCs where required to help prove reference architecture patterns. Work collaboratively with Cloud / DevOps teams to help define technical requirements (technology, capacity, etc.) for POCs and other initiatives; establish pipelines and deployment automation process. Produce necessary architecture views and documentation to communicate As Jr. Business Architect on the Enterprise Architecture team, primary goal is help establish and enable Reference Architecture for specific solutions; Help translate business strategy into tangible, complementary IT strategy and programs Help drive the development of future state technology architecture Work under the direction of (and collaboratively with) Sr. Enterprise Architects to complete the vision for company specific solutions Work collaboratively with business stakeholders to understand company strategy/solution needs and articulate them into reference architecture and patterns Work collaboratively with cross-functional architects (data, infrastructure, security, DevOps, network) to evolve specific architecture patterns/solutions. Produce code or oversee production of code when required to support POCs. Work with teams to produce cost estimations for future solutions when required (effort, technology licensing, maintenance, running costs). Present, represent reference architectures and solutions to Architecture Review Board. Technical Skills Experience with Cloud based architecture and related concepts Knowledge/experience in Java, SpringBoot, SpringData frameworks Understanding of microservice patterns, service discovery patterns Knowledge/experience with build dependency management (eg Maven, gradle) Experience with API Gateways (eg AWS, CA, Kong, etc) as related to microservices architecture and API management technologies General Requirements Minimum 3 years' experience in system design and development using advanced technologies, 2+ years as a solution/technical architect Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline, or equivalent (advanced degree desirable) Knowledge in the concepts and methodologies used in enterprise architecture, application, technical and security architecture Solid background in software development and application/system integration Knowledge of Cloud platform concepts (IaaS, PaaS) and software/hardware technologies (web, mobile, integration software, databases, infrastructure, networking) Knowledge of mobility solutions, enabling technologies and application development patterns Knowledge of web content management Understanding and experience in system implementation methodologies, software development life cycle processes, and project management Knowledge of automotive business areas, processes and functions a plus Solid planning, organization, and time management skills Strong problem solving, analytical and negotiation abilities Ability to inform, educate and influence managers and peers to support recommendations Solid written, verbal and presentation skills are required to communicate architecture/designs to review boards and management Experience with token-based authentication and access control mechanisms (eg SAML, OpenIDConnect, OAuth, JWT, etc) Experience with web content management solutions such as Adobe AEM Understanding of secrets management concepts such as crytopgraphic key management systems, HSMs, PKI, etc. Understanding of ESB concepts, experience with messaging and integration products/frameworks Experience designing, developing and deploying web services (SOAP/REST) Experience with SQL, NoSQL, in-memory databases (eg mySQL, Cassandra, Redis) Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery concepts and related (build/deploy pipelines) Experience with CI/CD toolchain elements (eg JIRA, Confluence, SVN/GitHub, Jenkins, Nexus, Sonar, etc.) Experience in legacy app modernization and migration to cloud a plus.