Company: Universal Orlando Resort
Posted on: September 19, 2023
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deliver the most compelling entertainment experiences imaginable -
both in our parks and behind the scenes!
Universal Orlando Resort believes in-person collaboration is key to
our success. Many of our Team Members work in a hybrid capacity,
contributing from the workplace a minimum of three days per week.
You'll learn more about this during the application process.
JOB SUMMARY: The Solutions Architect's role is to design
application architecture for specified projects to meet security,
performance, reliability, reusability, scalability, and
maintainability requirements. Project work includes participating
in and designing solution options to existing platforms, systems,
applications and microservices. This individual will also be
involved design of new systems and platforms. Responsible for
leading technical discussions with stakeholders and others to drive
decisions and solution design. Coach and guide agile delivery teams
through technical solutions and work with product owners and
product managers to implement end-to-end solutions. Maintain
technical knowledge of UPR systems and act as a subject matter
expert. Provide documentation and support to teams involved in the
The Solutions Architect will have to work with cross functional
teams that will include Product Owners, Data Architects, Delivery
Teams, IT Security, DevOps, Infrastructure Teams and Agile Scrum
Masters and others in the organization to succeed. Project work
includes web applications, native mobile applications,
microservices, DevOps, and platform design. This architect will
have the opportunity to work on international enterprise multi park
Solution Design - Where applicable, architect, design/develop, and
oversee implementation of end-to-end integrated solution. Be a
subject matter expert for development teams as part of
implementation. Document and maintain the organizations existing
solutions architecture and technology portfolio; make
recommendations for improvements and/or alternatives. Review new
and existing solutions design projects and procurement or
outsourcing plans for compliance with standards and architectural
plans. Interface and coordinate tasks with internal and external
technical resources. Collaborate with Project Managers, vendors and
IT stakeholders to provision estimates and develop overall
implementation plan for installation, customization, and
integration efforts. Model business and systems processes based on
findings through use case scenarios, sequence diagrams, swaggers,
workflow diagrams, and data models.
Strategy & Planning - Act as visionary and strategist for their
solution domain area. Assist, design and implement long-term
strategic goals and short-term tactical plans for managing and
maintaining corporate technology and software. Ensure that proposed
and existing solution architectures are aligned with Data
Architecture and Enterprise Architecture. Provide architectural
expertise and direction to other architects, and software delivery
teams. Develop, document, and communicate plans for investing in
solutions architecture, including analysis of cost reduction
opportunities. Conduct research on emerging technologies in support
of systems development efforts and recommend technologies that will
increase cost effectiveness and systems flexibility. Provide
technical assessments for new work efforts. Lead development of
formalized solution methodologies. Build and maintain repository
for deliverables and methodologies.
Technical Collaboration - Confer with delivery teams, product team,
or senior management to refine business requirements and
collaborate on technical designs and resolve technical issues.
Participate and actively engage with other architects and domain
experts at the solution review board.
Understands and actively participates in Environmental, Health &
Safety responsibilities by following established UO policy,
procedures, training and team member involvement activities.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Lead or participate in major end-to-end business process
re-engineering or business transformation initiatives.
Hands-on experience with business requirements
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including a thorough
understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and
translate them into practical applications and operational
Demonstrated ability to produce requirement artifacts: Business
Requirements, Functional Specifications, data flow diagrams, UML
modeling techniques include sequence, component, deployment and
A background in software development with ability to code at some
level and knowledge of APIs and SDKs.
A technical architecture background. You understand at a high-level
network design, routers, switches, firewalls, BGP, caching, SANs,
servers, and operating systems form a part of the solution
Extensive experience in developing strategic systems architecture
Proven experience in system design and development.
Proven experience in system and network design and development.
Strong understanding of information processing principles and
Solid grounding in core enterprise applications
Strong knowledge of software evaluation principles and
Proven project planning and management experience.
Good knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
Demonstrable experience in solution architecture
Demonstrable experience in integration solution design.
Aptitude to work as change agent that believes in a continuous
Excellence in visual communication using modeling languages such as
Comprehensive understanding of software development lifecycle
(SDLC), continuous integration, agile software development
methodologies, values and procedures.
Excellence in architecture documentation skills.
Strong experience with reverse proxies, web servers, gateways,
service-oriented architectures, web services (REST), microservice
patterns, service buses and integration patterns, security
practices, database technologies.
Proven experience with databases and data storage including NoSQL
and SQL databases, along with in memory key value stores.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer
Engineering, Systems Engineering or similar essential required.
EXPERIENCE: 10+ years of IT experience with large integrated
projects; or equivalent combination of education and
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Experience leading global enterprise
engineering projects or teams is a plus. Familiarity with REST,
Node.Js, .NET, NoSQL, SQL, native mobile applications, eventing
patterns and microservices.
Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a
competitive compensation package.
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Job Type: Full-time
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Paid time off
Monday to Friday
Do you have 10+ years designing new interfaces from scratch which
will be used as part of an integration
Have you accumulated over 10 years of experience in utilizing
Swagger and creating UML diagrams in your professional journey?
High school or equivalent (Required)
Work Location: Hybrid remote in Orlando, FL 32819
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