Applications architects require a high level of technical expertise combined with excellent planning, coordination and communication skills, as well as the ability to work in teams. These professionals are responsible for designing, developing and implementing applications for a company’s computer systems. They must have experience with relevant development tools and specific application and system architectures and guide the development process from beginning to end. Practitioners oversee the work of the entire IT team and must be appreciative of the needs of the user and translate them into flow charts for programmers to code. The buck truly stops with this function. These professionals are responsible for ensuring that the final product meets user expectations and company standards. Overseeing the application development team in identifying solution frameworks and high-level designs that align with end-user needs and company goalsCommunicating systems application strategies, roadmaps, and reference architectures to the technical team and executives to improve company capabilities and growth strategyProviding documentation, training and support to the organization to ensure the highest level of application design standards and security Submit your resume or request talent now and our expert recruiters will be with you shortly.Robert Half can assist you with your applications architect recruitment needs.
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Salary for Applications Architect
$134,750 - $195,500
25th percentile
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
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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