Enterprise Holdings Software Architect in St. Louis, Missouri
Enterprise Fleet Management is a full-service fleet management company for businesses with mid-size fleets. With 57 fully staffed offices nationwide, EFM supplies cars, light and medium duty trucks and service vehicles to businesses in the United States.
Enterprise Fleet Management Information Technology (EFMIT) provides streamlined and effective solutions to serve our growing operation. We offer solid architectural platforms with a strategic focus that clearly align to business growth and improving the customer experience. The Fleet Management systems, including an internal Lease and Customer system, external customer website and vehicle specification system, are web based applications built using J2EE technologies. Other key systems include a third party ERP financial system and multiple business critical MS Access database SQL Server applications. We support both full Java and .Net development environments.
Being a member of EFMIT offers all the advantages of a smaller shop including the opportunity to shape a more progressive architecture. Professionals who effectively navigate change and readily wear many hats will find this an opportunity to maximize skill diversity and build broad IT experience.
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EFMIT has an immediate opening for a Software Architect. This person will be responsible for analyzing and translating complex business requirements into processes, designs, and solutions that balance business needs and technology strategies. The Software Architect, working with the internal team, the EHI IT teams and external vendors, contributes to the development of global technology strategies and/or solution road maps. This person will also evaluate, recommend, and select technologies to provide long-term compatibility and flexibility. This position acts as a liaison between the business, technical teams, and vendors to balance requirements. The job will also require some hands on coding and the creation of deliverables outside of pure design.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans
Presently authorized to work in the US and not require sponsorship now or in the future
Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or similar discipline required.
Minimum 3 Years professional application design experience and at least 8 years focused on development of web applications
Experience with object-oriented application development principles, concepts, and object-oriented analysis and design is required
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office desktop applications (Word, Excel, etc.)
Advanced Knowledge of:
AJAX, Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
Design of RESTful and SOAP based web services
Domain driven design
W3C standards and best practices
Web application delivery in a terminal server and thin client environment
Patterns to mitigate cross-browser issues
Application design patterns (Client-side MVC, SOA, etc)
Source control and build processes
User centered design
Intermediate knowledge of:
Any other language (Groovy & C# are pluses)
VueJS / AngularJS 1.x knowledge and experience considered a plus
12 Factor Design
Knowledge of cloud architectures a plus
Outside contractor/vendor experience considered a plus
Database Management knowledge considered a plus
Qualified applications must also be able to demonstrate:
Drives open communication in team; strong ability to communicate to technical and non-technical audiences and across levels in the organization; able to leverage multiple modes of communication; exhibits cultural sensitivity in communication
Collaborative & Team Focused
Actively seeks out and values input from team members and key stakeholders; highly effective and agile in operating as a member of multiple teams; actively shares valuable information within and outside of team; builds relationships and collaborates with one’s team, as well as teams across the organization; participates in teambuilding activities; takes time to understand and partner with other IT teams; champions a team mentality and creates an environment that fosters collaboration and idea sharing within and outside of one’s team
Places a critical emphasis on understanding customer needs, prioritizing work appropriately and leveraging internal and external business partners to enable quality solutions
Models EFM Culture
Consistently displays a positive attitude towards EFM and team members; operates with trust and transparency; exhibits a strong degree of flexibility; adapts easily and quickly to change; flexible and agile in work and problem solving approach; adapts work methods and behaviors to changing conditions, new technology and business trends; possesses an appreciation for others’ strengths, adapting to and leveraging what others uniquely bring
Owns the Outcome
Takes ownership of responsibilities - leveraging both internal and external service-oriented business partners - and holds self and others to high standards; successfully delivers in the face of ambiguity; goes above and beyond to improve and exceed expectations; exhibits a strong work ethic, as well as ownership of individual and team results; recognizes and drives solution opportunities and improvements
Stays current on technology trends and how they impact one’s function; drives solutions by proposing, initiating, or explaining technical ideas to solve major problems; stays up-to-date on latest technology trends
Thrives in Change
Embraces, adapts, and proactively responds to change; manages risk and uncertainty; takes conceptual ideas and turns them into reality; proponent of change; with an appreciation and respect for the past, pushes past norms and involves champions who will adopt new approaches and technology; avoids a reactive approach by constantly looking for and implementing new opportunities; remains flexible to meet changing and sometimes opposing demands; approaches change in a thoughtful and logical manner
Thinks & Acts Innovatively
Uses technical and professional knowledge to design new methods where established methods and procedures are inapplicable or unavailable; pushes past the status quo and questions common practices in order to identify better ways of doing things; recommends and implements improvements and provides others with freedom to explore and be inventive; encourages others to frequently take a fresh look at existing policies, practices, and programs
Influences to achieve small wins within own team or department that support an overall vision as set forth by leadership; understands and explains benefits of initiatives; proactively networks within and outside the organization; leverages multiple communication channels; remains open and engages thoughts of others; able to lead discussions and sell ideas