Principal Solution Architect Job Description
We are more than a specialty finance company providing debt recovery solutions for consumers. We are a global team of over 4,000 employees whose daily mission is to empower consumers to begin their path towards financial recovery and build a better life for themselves and their families. We know that the only way to support this mission is by hiring exceptional people who bring a diversity of ideas, a collaborative spirit, and a passion for attaining breakthrough results. If you are results-driven, have a passion for helping others, and thrive in an innovative environment, this might be the right place for you!The Solution Architect I, Software Engineering drives and oversees the functional design and technical architecture of large and complex software solutions that can span multiple platforms and include integration and authentication across systems. Responsibilities Develop visions, roadmaps, architecture for software solutions and ensure strategic adoption; technical designs are in line with and help shape the Enterprise Reference Architecture. 20% Drive functional design, technical architecture and cost estimates for large and complex software solutions. 60% Lead development of a technical competency center and contribute to Solution Architect COE. 10% Mentor, train, and act as SME to software engineers and business analysts where needed. 5% Peer review of technical architecture. 5% Education Required: Bachelor; Computer Science, Information Systems / Technology, Software Engineering, Engineering Preferred: Master or Advanced; Computer Science, Information Systems / Technology, Software Engineering, Business Administration Language Required: English Experience Required: 10 years software engineering, minimum of 5 years technical design; expected expert in one, or more, specific skill sets in business and product areas. Mastery of relevant programming languages - Java, Apex, .Net, etc. - SQL, system integration, OOD, SOA, UML, business process modeling. MS PowerPoint, MS Visio, SharePoint. Communication and interpersonal skills necessary to interact with business leaders and stakeholders, IT leaders and technical staff. Preferred: Worked in a publicly traded company in similar role. Experience in Cloud and other emerging technologies. Development across varying platforms - Force.com, application servers, etc.;skills necessary to utilize Cloud technologies, SaaS, ESB, BRMS, BPM, MQ in developing software solutions. Clarizen, Blue works, Sparx EA.
What We Offer
We understand the important balance between work and life, fun and professionalism, and corporation verse community. We strive to support your career aspirations and provide the benefits you need to live a more fulfilling life.
Our compensation and benefits programs were created with an 'Employee-First Approach' focused on supporting, developing, and recognizing YOU. We offer a wide array of wellness and mental health initiatives, support volunteerism, and environmental efforts, encourage employee education through leadership training, skill-building, and tuition reimbursements, and always strive to provide promotion opportunities from within.
All these things are just a small way to show our employees that we recognize their value, we understand what is important to them, and we reward their contributions.
Encore Capital Group and all of its subsidiaries are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application and/or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at firstname.lastname@example.org.