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Application Architect -- Java in Minneapolis, MN at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 4/15/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  959458



Why are the positions available?

Within Architecture across Wells, there is new processes being defined, new tasks architects are being asked to fulfill. With that and the data center outage a few months back, there is an influx of work. So the architects have asked for additional help to take on additional works.

They won’t be on a specific project, but will be supporting where


What they want?

General – solid architecture background, preference around (application architecture) in large systems, large complex environment likes Wells, background is Java Development would be preferred, transactional and/or customer facing systems. These are core banking or payment systems platforms or for retail and commercial banking systems. Customer and key member transactional systems and their backend processing systems

They won’t be leading – they will be working as an architect hands down, but must be able to lead conversations with development teams and have conversations with other architects – but they will not have any business interaction. Interacting with other technology team members.

Need someone that can jump in and ask the right questions to drill in. – end to end transaction flow.

Communication in writing is important, creation of documents, etc. – must be able to put down on paperwork

Will be supporting 6 managers that have teams of architectures  


No coding – won’t be doing any development, just come from the background

Will look a mixture of solutions and applications architecture

Not following certain design patterns

5 years of more or more architecture (but wants to look at 2-3 years also)

May not be doing a lot of design work from scratch, possible, but will more than FTE to do that, so just extension


Has been looking for 2 days, has seen some resumes, but ruling people out based on resume (one was out of rate (170hr.) and one was .NET and one was more infrastructure background)


Onsite 5 days week



24 hours on feedback on a resume provided


  1. 1st interview with Mike OR with Mike and one of his peers – depending on a scheduling perspective (if both on, than it is one and done) if not, then 2nd phone interview – IF LOCAL, than they want to do a face to face interview  


On the resume

  • He would like some length on the resume (1 + year plus)
  • Experience at large, complex companies
  • Banking or Financial services would be preferred









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