Herndon, VA

Solution Architect

October 14, 2019

Website Apptium

Type: Contract
Location: Herndon, VA

APPTIUM Technologies is looking to hire a Solution Architect to provide architectural and implementation guidance to our solution teams. You will lead architecture and own various aspects of solutioning including usability, performance, security, sizing, configuration and deployments.


  • Interact with customer’s Business, IT and architecture teams during initial phases to define the solution including deployment infrastructure, integrations and external system touchpoints.
  • Translate high-level business use cases into solution requirements using functional architecture. Produce architecture and design artifacts.
  • Leverage/Enhance and extend underlying platform capabilities to support solution development.
  • Provide consulting support to Solution Designer and Developer in the execution phase.
  • Build support for sizing requirements within the solution.
  • Define load models for performance and scalability.
  • Define & solve usability & security needs of the solution.
  • Define/own platform configuration including deployment, database and web servers.
  • Effectively communicate and resolve issues with cross functional groups.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely with clients, customers and management.


  • Experience with Technical, Security, Integration and Data Architecture.
  • Experience in Enterprise level application architecture and design.
  • Should be able to clearly document, articulate and justify architecture and design with Customer, Team and Executive Management with facts.
  • Should be able to contribute individually. Collaborate and work with different Teams.
  • Certification of TOGAFF is a plus
  • Experience in the telecom or cable industry a plus.
  • Agile/Scrum development methodology desirable.


  • Strong understanding of the J2EE architecture – Good hands on experience in Restful and SOAP web services.
  • Experience with scalable micro service architecture.
  • Experience in Cloud Foundry and Open stack web hosting platforms.
  • Exposure to Neo4J, Mongo, Cassandra, Kafka and Elastic.
  • Exposure to SSO, SAML, Site Minder, OAM.
  • Exposure to Cache servers like Redis.
  • Exposure to working with relational databases – Oracle, My SQL, SQLite, Postgres.
  • Exposure to build tools like Maven, Gradle, etc.
  • Exposure to Continuous Integration tools like Hudson, Jenkins, would be a plus.


  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively are key.
  • Candidates should be selfmotivated and ready to hit the ground running.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to present to large and small groups.


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 10+ years experience with strong development skills in Java/J2EE and enterprise architecture.
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