Applications architects require a high level of technical expertise, combined with excellent planning, coordination and communication skills, and the ability to work on teams. Practitioners must have experience with relevant development tools and specific application and system architecture, in addition to a strong understanding of object-oriented design. A bachelor’s degree in computer science or information systems is normally required, and a master’s degree is highly desirable. Employers seek a minimum of five to eight years of related work experience and often look for software skill sets such as AJAX, C#/C++ and LAMP. Expertise in the design, development and deployment of enterprise-level N-tier architecture in a Microsoft .NET Framework or Java Enterprise Edition platform may be required. Designing major aspects of the architecture of an application, including components such as user interface, middleware and infrastructure Providing technical leadership to the application development team Performing design and code reviews Ensuring that uniform enterprise wide application design standards are maintained Collaborating with other stakeholders to ensure the architecture is aligned with business requirements Submit your resume or request talent now and our expert recruiters will be with you shortly.Robert Half is one of the premier technology staffing agencies.
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Salary for Applications Architect
113500 - 185250
25th percentile
113500
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
149500
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
185250
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
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