Solutions Architect

You will be responsible for Technology sales and demos and for assisting prospects with server and middle tier configuration, integration and solution design as well as responding to technology questions on RFPs. System integration and customization may involve the use of XML messaging, Charles River web services, ETL tools and/or database techniques. You will create technology demos and prototypes including messaging and web services. In addition you will help in the pre-sales roll of helping sell the consulting services as well as the Charles River technology as a whole. Strong written and demo skills required as well as development/prototyping.

  • Provide technical consultancy to install, trouble shoot and optimize product usage, to prospects especially as it relates to the technology supporting the application
  • Provide installation and technical support for pilots and demos
  • Provide technical support to assist sales with prospective clients and Implementation Managers with new clients as they are being implemented¬†

  • Detailed knowledge of several of the following technologies:
    • Java
    • JSP Development
    • C# and Microsoft .NET development
    • Tomcat configuration and optimization
    • Service Oriented Architecture
    • Enterprise Service Bus
    • N-tier application architecture
    • SOAP/XML and messaging software like MQ Series, Tibco, MSMQ, Sonic MQ and Open JMS
    • Database systems design and tuning for Oracle, MS SQL Server or Sybase.
    • Extract Transform and Load tools such as Infomatica
  • Exposure to the following is a plus:
    • Perl programming
    • Citrix MetaFrame
    • Solaris, Linux, Microsoft Windows 2003 Server
  • Ability to travel as needed to customer sites to perform on site
    troubleshooting and consulting engagements

  • Minimum of 3 years in software development and/or technical support around the required technologies.
  • Strong software integration experience
  • Strong systems integration design skills
  • Broad knowledge of N-tier application architecture
  • Broad knowledge of messaging integration (ESBs)
  • A background in portfolio management and trading system applications is preferred although second to technical knowledge
  • Excellent communication, written and presentation¬† ¬†

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