Avista Corp

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Posted Title GAD Solution Architect
Company/Division Avista
Salary DOQ
Requisition Number 17-0306
Closing Date 01/24/18
Location Mission
City Spokane
State WA
Job Description Avista is looking for an exceptional individual to provide technical leadership for our General Application Development (GAD) team. Our General Application development is defined as small client server and internal web business applications used throughout the enterprise. The GAD Solution Architect must have both the passion and skills to take our general application development solutions and strategies to the next level. This person will work closely with other Solution Architects, Infrastructure Teams, Product Owners, Developers, and related disciplines on architecture, processes, environment configuration, multi-system data integrations, system deployments, and other improvements to rapidly deliver business value.
Requirements •Bachelor's degree in computer science, system analysis or a related study; equivalent experience may be considered as well
•Minimum of seven years of experience architecting solutions for client server business applications
•Experience working in an enterprise environment, interacting with infrastructure and application domains to collaborate and coordinate project interdependencies and delivery
•Broad knowledge of software development and software testing methodologies along with change and configuration management practices
•A firm understanding of emerging technology trends and their application to evolving business models, especially in the energy utility space
•Understanding of agile software development methodologies and how to support them with a flexible architecture
•Familiarity with automated testing, deployment, continuous integration, and release engineering
•Experience working across multiple technology stacks such as VB6, SharePoint, C# development, API services, cloud micro-services, and other proprietary vendors
•Practical expertise in troubleshooting, performance tuning and optimization, bottleneck problems analysis, etc.
•Exceptional interpersonal skills including teamwork, facilitation, and negotiation
•Strong communication skills

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug test.
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