Application Architect III in Madison, WI at Interactive Business Systems

Date Posted: 11/12/2019

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Interactive Business Systems is teaming up with a Madison, WI area client to locate and bring on a .NET Application Architect on a long term (multi-year) contract!

This position primarily serves as a technical lead, developer, and application architect for our Work Programs modernization project. This project is focused on modernization of complex multi-agency mainframe systems into a user friendly and state of the art web based system. This is a multi-phase project with the current focus on phase 2 of the project. 
Experience working on agile projects is essential. Strong technical knowledge and experience with the following concepts is mandatory: ASP.NET Core written in C#, Web API, Angular, bootstrap, TFS, DB2, SQL Server, and other state of the art tools and libraries. 
The Application Architect (AA) works closely with the project manager to provide strategic technical direction and mentoring of the development team to make this new system a reality. An ideal candidate for this position thrives in a dynamic environment in order to provide technical leadership and at the same time, write code, and collaborate with the project manager and others. Experience deploying systems in a large organizations and developing implementation and roll back plans is required. Applicants should be comfortable and concise with presenting to business area and upper level management when required. 
The AA is responsible for technical quality and the stability of the application, including supporting the application as it moves to production. The AA will perform some production support and will be expected to mentor members of the development team in diagnosing issues quickly and responsibly. We are looking for a team player and clear communicator that promotes sound coding practices, code reviews, documentation, and improves processes leading to cost effectiveness throughout the product development life cycle. 
Applicants for this position must have 10 or more years of design, development, implementation, and post production support of complex web applications. The applicant should expect to provide leadership and mentoring of others in testing from unit, system, QA automation, load-testing, and to establishing performance benchmarks. 
Key Success Factors: 
• This is a technical lead/architect role – not an individual performer role. Meaning that the person in this role will be very much involved in working directly with all of the members on the team as well as with their peers across the organization. In this role the technical lead /architect should expect to balance time between working with the team and doing his/her coding, research, communications, and documentation. 
• Ability to identify risks and provide relevant solutions to complex problems while ensuring on-time delivery. 
• Staying current with technology and determine the impact of hardware and/or software upgrades on new and existing applications. 
• Understanding interrelationships and impacts of systems and applications upon the technical environment. 
• Being ‘hands on' to sit with team members to help others get work done. 
• Demonstrating the ability to share knowledge via formal mentoring, reviewing code, reviewing design documents, providing technical talks. 
• Adept at producing architectural diagrams and presentations for use in communication with various levels of management and staff in both the business and IT. 
• Ability to lead and deliver change in a productive way. 

Interested candidates should send a resume and brief cover note to the attention of Chris Douglas at Interactive Business Systems (

IBS offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package to all employees. Referral and sign-on bonuses may also be available.

About IBS: IBS, Interactive Business Systems, Inc., is an IT solutions and staffing company known for achieving business objectives and bottom-line results through the smart architecting, implementation and management of technology. In three decades of developing the technology applications, tools, environments and teams that foster top business performance, we have become an industry-leading IT services provider. 


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