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Application Architect - Smart Factory and Industry 4.0 in West Fargo, ND at Doosan Bobcat

Date Posted: 6/9/2018

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Job Description

Build Your Future with Bobcat and Doosan! We want people with...BIG goals, BOLD dreams and an INNOVATIVE spirit!

Job Information

The Application Architect is responsible for managing the portfolio of technologies and applications supporting a specific business domain with a focus on technology and non-functional attributes of the solutions. The Architect collaborates with the BPM, BRM and business stakeholders to identify technical and non-functional requirements and design high level solutions, drives definition of the technology roadmap to support current and future needs, ensures projects and applications design align to the overall IT strategy and monitors that services are delivered in compliance with IT governance rules. The Architect is specifically focused on identifying and mitigating technical risks impacting projects and operations.

In this role, you will specifically focus on enabling our Connected Machines (IoT) initiative with a specific focus on our IoT platform as well as customer facing web applications. Our solution stack is Cloud Native and heavily leverages AWS, Java, NodeJS and Angular.

Role & Responsibility

Main Responsibilities and details are as follows:

  • Manage technical solution quality-Ensure the overall solution quality meets agreed standards. Define coding standards in collaboration with the rest of the IT architecture team. Regularly review code commits.
  • Technology Road map and Planning-Lead application and technology roadmap planning. Monitor the lifecycle of each application in the portfolio and ensure there is a plan for each application to ensure continuity.
  • Technical Solution Design-Discover, design, document and communicate the high level solution design. Collaborate with BRM and BPM teams to manage requirements discovery and definition sessions. Lead technical and non-functional sessions. Document the high-level solution. Break down the work into high level deliverables, brief vendors and evaluate proposals.
  • Manage the technical environment-Ensure overall technical environment enables development and operational velocity. Align with other architects on common technical solutions. Enable re-use of solutions and components.
  • Technical Consulting-Provide high-end technical advice. Provide high level risk and effort assessments for changes and projects. Perform technical assessments of new products, vendors and technologies. Monitor diagnosis and remediation of problems and high priority incidents.

Job Requirement

  • Education Required: Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Information Technology or related field.
  • Experience Required: 7>10 years.
  • Travel Required: 10-25%
  • Solid knowledge of technology relevant for the domain(s).
  • Proven experience in IT solution design (data model design, integration design, service/component design).
  • Proven experience identifying and managing technical risks.
  • Familiar with operational support models and project management methodologies.
  • Able to translate business problems into IT solutions.
  • Analytical mindset and problem solver.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Highly computer literate.
  • Willing to work with distributed and multi-cultural teams.

  • At least 5 years of experience as an architect or technical project manager managing or designing solutions.
  • Proven track record for designing cloud native solutions and modular web applications.
  • Strong interest in IoT, Security and Customer Experience.

The world-renowned brands that make up Doosan Bobcat produce industry-leading compact and heavy construction equipment, attachments, air compressors, lighting systems, generators and articulated dump trucks. Doosan Bobcat is a part of the Doosan Group, which employs 43,000 people in 38 countries worldwide. With people at the core of who we are, we believe the growth of our people will lead to the continued growth and success of our world-class company. Our team of dedicated employees is the backbone that allows us to provide construction equipment solutions that help our customers build the world of tomorrow. Wherever you find us, you’ll hear the sounds of progress, see the results of our people and feel the rhythm of transformation in everything we do.

Doosan is committed to a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, religion, creed, citizenship status, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. Individuals with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation in the application process or who need assistance accessing the information on this website should call 701-476-4263.


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