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Sr Architect in Charlotte, NC at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 5/18/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

• Extremely high growth company located in the beautiful SouthPark area of Charlotte
• Global presence in the wholesale insurance industry with 70 locations across 17 countries
• New progressive leadership

• A new structuring of the IT Department has offered expansion and growth opportunity
• Application Development team is working on new dev with cutting edge technologies like
Angular, MVC5 and TFS 2015
• Room for upward mobility within the organization
• Great work life balance and energetic team oriented office environment. Collaboration is key!


  • Provides guidance and design around the creation of technology solutions, working collaboratively and independently as required by the effort.
  • Understands and helps to develop the domain model used as the foundation for service and data efforts.
  • Assists with technology roadmaps that balance strategic direction, business requirements as well as resourcing and financial issues.
  • Assists with technology planning and recommends new or different technologies that will enhance current systems and support corporate and business goals.
  • Serves as a fully seasoned/proficient technical resource; routine accountability is for technical knowledge and capabilities as a team member or as an individual contributor.
  • May influence and direct activities of a team related to special initiatives.
  • Provides technical direction and frameworks to meet business needs.
  • Provides expert consultation for major technology initiatives and incidents.
  • Provides advice and recommendations around customer requirements and the implementation of those requirements.
  • Evaluates emerging technologies against business and IT strategic needs.
  • Updates architecture standards and guidelines.
  • Reviews the feasibility of new and existing IT projects and helps to create solutions to implement these projects.
  • Guides and influences leadership, technology team members and business colleagues.
  • Collaborates with engineering, development and product teams to understand and develop technology solutions
  • Engages in high severity production incidents and problem tickets in support of redesign requirements.
  • Provides feedback to product teams as to the catalog of standard products, and business requirements for changes.


  • Background and expertise in .Net development (especially C# and WebAPI development), Microsoft data platforms (especially SQL Server and SSIS) and the creation of solutions using Microsoft technologies.
  • Familiarity with Angular.js based software development
  • Familiarity and comfort with Azure-based software development practices (service offerings, hosting options, etc)
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented, component-oriented and service-oriented design methodologies and practices.
  • Must be deadline oriented, delivery and execution capable, able to identify risks and quickly resolve issues and, influence outcomes across multiple organizations, platforms and stakeholders. 
  • Strong communication skills and ability to influence decision makers.  Must be able to work independently in addition to working in teams.
  • Broad range of experience with knowledge of different software development methodologies, tools and techniques – particularly Agile-based approaches. 
  • Able to think abstractly and reduce complex issues and/or solutions to simplified, actionable tasks.  Able to influence and drive outcomes, working at all levels of engagement - from stakeholder influence and early concept phases to detailed technical delivery and oversight in design and implementation phases.
  • Able to develop thought leadership relationships with technology and business partners.
  • Experience with systems functional analysis, technology business analysis, and a strong understanding of a variety of different technical platforms, databases, application frameworks, and related technologies.
  • Proven track record in working alone and within a team and across silos to develop solutions. Experience in the design, development and roll out of both project-level and enterprise level architecture programs.