The Accelare Team
Accelare is the premier consulting partner in the delivery of strategy to execution. Through our cutting edge methodologies and WhatFirst product, we provide our customers with business architecture, organizational transformation, and technology strategy that transform organizational visions into business realities.
Founded in 2001, Accelare is a rapidly growing practice of highly skilled, collaborative professionals with experience in Healthcare, Financial Services, High Tech and Retail industries. We excel in speed to results and deploy agile techniques in all we deliver. With offices in Boston and Minneapolis, our staff includes Blue Ocean Strategists, TOGAF Certified Professionals, Sigma Black Belt Practitioners and Certified Scrum Masters and PMPs.
Accelare announced its commercial launch of WhatFirst in 2010, the first application for Strategy To Execution™, a trademarked collection of methods and techniques for Enterprise Performance Improvement. WhatFirst is in early adoption phase in over 100 companies and quickly expanding across industries. Learn more about us at accelare.com and ‘Like’ us on Facebook/Accelare!
Strong analytical, leadership, communication, and organizational skill sets that can think strategically and act tactically. This position will work closely with senior management, business/technicalsubject matter experts, business users and other Accelare consultants to lead Strategy-to-Design and Design-to-Execution Solution Architecture initiatives.
q 4-year college degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or equivalent.
q Willing to travel throughout the United States.
q 7-10 years of progressive experience in software development environments.
q Diverse knowledge of and experience with various software platforms and database management systems … both a specialist and a generalist.
q Specific knowledge of Microsoft .Net and Java platforms and technologies.
q General knowledge of data and application architecture disciplines.
q Experience in implementing enterprise systems and familiarity with cloud, web-based, or mobile systems.
q Understanding of Enterprise Architecture practices and methodologies (e.g. TOGAF, Zachman)
q Demonstrated ability to work in a very fast paced environment, to manage multiple tasks, work in agile manner‚ and work independently or as a team.
q Ability to provide coherent vision, strategic plans, and leadership to achieve peer/stakeholder buy-in and successful alignment with business vision.
q Full technology life-cycle expertise in architecture, development, quality/compliance, performance optimization, and deployment/support methodologies.
q Excellent interpersonal skills and talents to interact with various levels of company's organization.
q Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to work with technical and business stakeholders.
q Knowledge of industry trends, business environments, technology trends, reference architectures, and product strategies.
q Work collaboratively with top management and business users to identify and propose projects which utilize enterprise technologies to provide support for tactical, operational and strategic corporate goals.
q Provide guidance and direction to development resources and leadership on implementing technology solutions.
q Work closely with vendors and solution providers during purchase of software, application outsourcing or consulting services.
q Serve as expert in development and architectural principles and best practices.
q Participate in Agile projects to improve the time-to-value for the client through incremental prototyping and delivery.
q Work as a liaison between business and technology stakeholders.
q Consult on process improvement for SDLC and tool automation initiatives.
q Serve as a mentor for software quality assurance (e.g. TDD, code complexity, and refactoring)
q Participate in the design of frameworks and cross-cutting architecture components.
q Participate in the design and implementation of major sub-system components.
q Use, and mentor others in, applicable design and development languages and tools.
q Solicit and develop a thorough understanding of business functional and quality of service requirements for the architecture.
q Maintain linkage of technology architecture to business architecture artifacts.
q Conduct research and evaluation through a build/buy/reuse methodology.
q Conduct proof of concept pilots to demonstrate the implementation and impact of new technology and ideas.
q Participate in technology/industry consortiums as necessary.