Java Architect: Designs and heads, develops, and contributes to the application process by providing advice relating to the use of application framework, system and application design, coding and design standards, best practices, and system performance and availability, building java-based software solutions to meet client needs. Develops and presents system architectures and strategies for assigned projects. Researches, designs, and writes software to specifications, either individually or leading a team of other architects. Provides technical and architectural guidance to the architectural team in areas of both design and coding. Works with clients and Business Analysts to determine software requirements and system impacts. Enhances existing software by analyzing and identifying areas for optimization or refactoring. Generates technical documentation as well as unit and functional tests. Conducts feasibility studies and communicates and documents approaches, including presenting results to management. Assists with application maintenance by monitoring and correcting software defects. Investigates new technologies and techniques and researches ongoing industry developments. Oversees tactical code development for compliance with standards and architecture. Monitors all code development against system specifications regularly. Monitors competitive use of technology. Maintains current knowledge of trends and developments and how they may impact development efforts. Mentors junior code developers in industry best practices, procedures, and concepts. [-] Less
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