Business Applications Architect

• Define and document the architecture roadmap and set of architecture guiding principles and objectives – including business continuity, disaster recovery, data integrity, and security
• In collaboration with other teams, create a roadmap to achieve architectural objectives. Work with our development team to drive their implementation.
• Help experiment and test various solutions and design principles – drive innovative approaches to how we solve business problems
• Oversee and document key software and platform decisions and vendor selections, ensuring adherence to key design and architecture guiding principles and consistent technical decisions making process, including buy vs. build
• Partner with the Information Security team, delivering design and solutions that further our security objectives
• Collaborate across teams to create broad architecture standards, policies and procedures
• Ensure that common architecture decisions are implemented consistently across business and IT in order to support the business, IT, and Information Security strategies
• Review implementation plan and artifacts (code walkthroughs, documentation, performance metrics, test plans, migration plans)
• Build business case and ROI or other metrics around key architecture decisions. Provide similar support to Business System Analysts for key design decisions and option evaluations
• Provide assistance with prioritization of features and functions for applications teams
• Evaluate application technologies and vendor roadmaps and make recommendations for best fits with our needs
• Identify key integration points and flows between applications and documenting them
• Review application schema changes to ensure primarily they meet our standards & conventions but also that any underlying ‘new’ process is aligned with our roadmap or similar processes already existing. Drive consistency between business applications (naming and coding conventions). 
• Discuss and share architecture roadmaps and design with Client leadership and executive team

Skills & Experience
• 10+ years of relevant technical experience
• Applying design and testing methods – understanding design and production procedures and standards to create prototypes and finished products is crucial to Application Architects
• Experienced in leveraging industry standards such as “The Open Group Architectural Framework” (TOGAF) in partnership with Security Architect frameworks
• Building teams – Application Architects must work closely with systems analysts, software developers, data managers and other team members to ensure successful production of application software. Demonstrated ability to work with teams and helping drive priorities without owning the teams responsible
• Integrating applications with existing systems – ensuring a seamless integration of new and existing systems to eliminate potential problems and maintain data structure and integrity is a vital skill for Application Architects
• Knowledge and experience with common enterprise applications, CRM, PRM or ERP
• Great written and verbal communication skills, beyond tech-speak – this is a business facing role

What can you expect from us?
Mind-blowing workplace culture. You will be integrated in a professional, dynamic and collaborative team.
 100% Remote opportunities
We want you to have the flexibility to work where you feel most comfortable and productive.
International Career
You can expect professional growth and to be connect with the world.
We are represented in 2 European countries: Portugal and Belgium.
And with projects in many other countries: Netherlands, Luxembourg, Singapore and in the United States of America (and a lot more is coming…)

Extra Benefits & Perks
If you wish to work with us and you are outside European Union (good news…) we are a Tech Visa Company, We will help!
As a plus, we provide Health and Life Insurance.
Bridge351 is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to build a diverse and inclusive culture and celebrate authenticity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or any other legally protected characteristics.