Solution Architect

Metro Detroit
Consulting
Full-Time
X by 2 is a team of software architecture specialists, bilingual in business and technology, who set the standard for architecture excellence in the insurance and healthcare industries. Careers with X by 2 offer rapid growth, constant learning, and the immediate chance to make an impact. It’s a true meritocracy – fueled by a diversity of backgrounds, cultures, and experiences.

We're looking for people that have experience playing the role of solution architect or software architect. These individuals should have a passion for technology with the desire to hold impactful roles on challenging client projects.

Summary

    • Drive strategy and road map exercises, architecture definition, product selection, application and integration design\Play key roles in large projects. Technical Lead. Lead Architect.
    • Participate and provide technical leadership in all phases of a project from discovery and planning through implementation and delivery
    • Architect and design core business applications and integrations for insurance, healthcare and other industries
    • Wear many hats and gain experience in different business domains, tools, technologies and platforms across many technology stacks
    • Work closely and share ideas with fellow Architects, Developers and Technical Project Managers
    • Learn new things, and grow rapidly from constant exposure to innovative ideas, concepts, and patterns

Qualifications

    • At least 5 years of hands-on experience in architecture, design or development of enterprise applications and integrations
    • Knowledge of various business domains - preferably insurance or healthcare Knowledge of architecture and design patterns and the ability to apply them
    • Ability to learn and adapt quickly to new business domains and technologies Strong leadership, management and organization skills
    • Ability to conceptualize and articulate ideas clearly and concisely
    • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
    • Current or prior hands-on experience with modern web application, enterprise application development platforms (ex: J2EE, .NET, Javascript), integrations, data and reporting
    • Willingness to travel on an occasional basis
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related is required

Our Philosophies

    • Agile approach – emphasis on good people, continuous delivery of value, close collaboration with clients
    • Learning and reuse by leveraging patterns and frameworks
    • Deliver results by playing key leadership roles on capable teams focused on full life-cycle from discovery and planning through implementation and launch
    • No technology bias and no affiliations with vendors – we use the technologies and approaches that make sense for our clients
    • Constant learning – adding modern technologies, frameworks, tools and products to our tool belt

Work Environment and Culture

    • Be surrounded by smart talented people with shared values of continually challenging, investing in, and stretching themselves to new levels
    • Collaborate with seasoned architects to solve problems and to challenge assumptions
    • Work in small teams with opportunities for rapid growth and accelerated responsibilities driven purely by individual performance
    • Open environment, flat organization, flexibility, and no hierarchical structures
    • Everyone has a voice and is always encouraged to engage in shaping the company by sharing their interests, ideas, and feedback

Benefits and Perks

    • Health, Vision, Dental, Life, Disability
    • 401(k) with employer match
    • Annual raises and promotions 
    • Programs: Professional Development, Wellness, Professional Dress allowance
    • Discretionary Points and Travel Points redeemable for cash or additional time off
    • Company sponsored social events for employees and families
    • Work-Life Balance: flexible hours, vacation days, sick days, personal days, holidays