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GlaxoSmithKline Pte Ltd

CTG was founded in 1966 by Randolph A. Marks and G. David Baer in Buffalo, New York. The new company specialized in providing computer programmers, designers, and managers to clients looking for outside expertise to set up their own computing systems. By 1969, when CTG went public, we were already one of the country's top 70 software companies. In the 1970s and early 80s, CTG set up branch offices in 45 North American cities. We began to expand overseas in 1986, acquiring a U.K.-based c... Read More

Address      800 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14209
Website      www.ctg.com/
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Immediate Need for a Senior Architect!
Long-term contract with excellent pay offered!
Qualified consultants local to Lincolnshire, IL/Chicago area preferred but not required!
Experience Level : 10+ years in an architect role--These architects need to be very BROAD in their technical background ( as Enterprise Architects should be ),  but it would help us greatly if most of their hands on background was in the middleware and messaging spectrum of the software implementation industry.

This means products such as WebSphere MQ,  WebSphere Message Broker,  and WebSphere Application Server,  but equivalent middleware and messaging technologies from other vendors will  suffice as hands on background experience as well.

Position Summary and Responsibilities
Responsible for translating the client's business requirements to define the structures of solutions and architectures  and can include systems, applications, and process components.The Architect understands client needs, works in levels of abstraction, applies industry knowledge, and leverages appropriate business elements and information technology to address those needs. This includes working with client personnel and executives to identify functional and non functional  requirements and subsequently working with and leading others in the identification, justification and design of the client's solution.
Responsible for a wide range of architectural activities from requirements analysis through systems, application and/or process design specification. At  the Senior level or higher, the position requires significant knowledge across multiple platforms, processes or  architectures, as well as broad knowledge of new technologies, and will include directing the architectural efforts of less experienced architects.
Knowledge Management:  Will participate in, and/or be responsible for the creation, harvesting, protection, and reuse of client's intellectual capital.   They will participate actively in knowledge sharing activities like communities of practice, forums, conferences and/or other knowledge exchanges.
Understands and applies knowledge of function, business unit or country objectives in framing, evaluating and selecting alternatives for I/T solutions. Has the required proficiency levels for technical skills and applies skills to the design of architectural  solutions.
Understands organizational resources, priorities, needs and policies.
Mentors others in the Architect profession. Provides guidance to team members (Project Managers, Architects and IT Specialists, among others) in new or complex solution design, implementation and/or management tools and techniques.
Leads negotiations with engagement partners and team members (vendors, subcontractors, customers, etc.) to define project goals and strategies for attaining them.
Problem Solving:
Anticipates potential problems associated with the solution being developed. Develops and leads execution of the technical risk management plan for the solution to be implemented.
Understands future customer, industry and information technology trends. Applies this understanding to develop robust solutions and to identify opportunities for future business.
Analyzes new and complex situations. Selects, tailors and applies formal architectural methods to analyze customer needs and develop requirements for architectural  solutions. Evaluates potential solution elements using a formal methodology and selects most appropriate elements. Assesses business and technical impact of solutions.
Leads the implementation of solution or provides expert guidance to the solution implementation team. Identifies architectural methods and supporting tools.
Contribution / Leadership
Conducts special projects. Participates in exploratory activities into new market sectors, architectural solutions, technologies and the use of business partners.
Leads selection of methodologies, tools and components of total architectural  solutions.
Exhibits strategic vision of functional or unit mission and applies vision in engagements.
Influences people and organizations, including client and IBM executive management, on issues related to the development of architectural  solutions. Is respected as an architectural  leader / subject matter expert inside and outside organization.
Leads teams in the solution of new and complex information technology/business problems. May serve as project manager.
Leads multifunctional teams. Identifies needs for specialized expertise outside own area, gets commitment of needed resources, and effectively applies the expertise of team members to the development of architectural solutions.
For additional information, please contact: Rima Oliver, Senior Recruiter at 866-393-6484.
Qualified candidates, please apply to this position on our website:  www.ctg.com to Job# 12203158.
  Experience with WebSphere MQ,  WebSphere Message Broker,  and WebSphere Application Server, but equivalent middleware and messaging technologies from other vendors will  suffice as hands on background experience as well.
CTG's Apply Online Process
Our Apply Online process is very straight forward.  You will need to have your resume, provide some initial information about your qualifications, provide some form of contact information.  Once you have completed the Apply Online process, you will be able to login to check on the status of your submission.

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