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Businesses Otis Job ID 01323981 Date posted 06/11/2019 City Farmington State Connecticut Country United States

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United States of America


OT999: 1CP - Farmington, CT One Carrier Place, Farmington, CT, 06032 USA

At Otis, we move billions of people every day. How? Through our talented team of more than 68,000 employees who are passionate about what we do and what’s next. From our foundation of excellent products (elevators, escalators and moving walkways), to our next chapter of digital transformation, this is a great time to join our team as an Application Architect. The successful candidate will collaborate with key partners across product, operations and technology to provide thought leadership and solution design by identifying business and technical requirements. The role is responsible for the design and Implementation of robust, secure and scalable systems across n-tier platforms. The Application Architect also will help set product direction and be responsible for evaluating and incorporating emerging standards and new technologies.

  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Re-architect existing applications and services to support high availability, and improve performance and process automation
    • Work with internal and external technology stakeholders to provide stable and scalable architecture that satisfies the needs of all stakeholders
    • Lead the development of technical infrastructure/architecture standards to enable the quality delivery of business requirements
    • Mentor and train the development team
    • Assist project managers by providing input to project planning, capacity planning, technical solutions, risk identification and risk closure
    • Review technical design and provide recommend improvements to the architecture/design
    • Work with the development team during application development and ensure compliance with architectural principles, guidelines and standards

  • Education/Certifications
    • A bachelor’s degree in computer science or related technical field

  • Basic Qualifications
    • Ten-plus years of related solution architecture experience, with hands-on experience in application and integration development
    • A minimum of five years in leadership roles (e.g., team lead or design lead)
    • Experience in managing a multiple of concurrent, high-visibility projects with a high degree of accuracy
    • A solid understanding of various software EAI design patterns
    • Ten-plus years of hands-on experience in developing and leading enterprise applications, and interfacing with SAP/JDE ERP systems, HR Workday and Oracle/Java- based applications
    • Possession of a thorough understanding of common software delivery methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, DevOps)
    • Strong development fundamentals, including design patterns, database schema design, data modeling, API design and considerations, and quality concepts
    • A variety of technical skills, including current leading web and database technologies, particularly those web- and cloud-related (Microservices and APIs)
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Demonstrated advanced verbal, visual and written communication skills in technical domains

  • Preferred Qualifications
    • Demonstrated leadership skills, particularly soft skills and the ability to influence others
    • Experience in communicating to non-technical audiences when gathering customer requirements

Otis, a United Technologies company, is the world leader in reliable, efficient and technologically advanced elevators, escalators and people-moving systems. Our revolutionary Gen2® elevators, energy-saving ReGen™ drives and NCE “green” escalator have clearly set the industry standard for innovation, safety, and performance. More than 2.4 million Otis elevators and escalators are currently in operation throughout 200 different countries. We are proud to have a global team that continues to rise to the challenges of a fast-moving company. Together, the people of Otis are creating new ideas and opportunities by collaborating across time zones, geographies and cultures. So just imagine where we can take you!

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Position ID: OAK19DTBEP14

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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