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Application Development Architect (OutSystems)

Location: 

Lisboa, 11, PT

Company:  Goodyear

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Location:   Portugal/Lisboa 
Workplace: Hybrid model (mix of working from home & office)
Company: Goodyear

Purpose of position:
The Application Architect applies expertise in programming procedures to complex programs; recommends the redesign of programs, investigates and analyzes feasibility and program requirements, and often develops program specifications. Assigned programs typically affect a broad multi-user, multi-process, cross platform environment. The Architect uses knowledge of technology and methodology tools, infrastructure, work processes, regulations and management practices to analyze business opportunities. Architects may function as a sub team lead for lower level staff or may take on leadership role in small to medium sized initiatives.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze business needs and identify effective, potential technical solutions. Project involvement is multi-disciplinary and complex in scope. A thorough awareness of Goodyear’s technical environment, coupled with cross- functional knowledge of business process, is needed to make decisions

  • Design and develop new processes, programs and configuration to support the business. Translate process into practice through the current Information Technology and Methodology tool sets, all the while promoting acceptance from the stakeholder community through active participation

  • Conduct full unit and integration testing scenarios. Document and write operational instructions for all work requirements. This documentation may serve as training material for the stakeholder community or operational group

  • Troubleshoot, investigate and persist. Develop solutions to problems with unknown causes by applying logic, inference, persistence and experience with creative initiative. Confer with stakeholder community on problem determination. Make joint analysis decisions on cause and correction methods. Provide cross-functional support and maintenance for responsible areas. Perform tasks necessary to ensure data integrity and system stability

  • Provide knowledge transfer on current technologies and application design methodologies to junior level staff and stakeholders. Provide knowledge transfer on business process practice to junior level team members

  • Conduct cost/benefit analysis through evaluation of alternative design approaches to determine best-balanced solution. Best-balanced solution is one that satisfies the immediate stakeholder needs, meets system requirements and facilitates subsequent change

  • Track to project plans. Monitor results and make adjustments to priorities in order to accomplish objectives on time and under budget

  • Preparation and participation in management presentations concerning project proposals or reporting results

  • Affect creation of new guidelines when needed to support new technology tools and business processes

  • Assume basic Team Lead assignments from task planning through implementation of small systems or components of larger complex system. Supervise junior level team members when appropriate

 

Requirements:

  • University Degree in Computer Science, MIS or related discipline is required, or equivalent work experience

  • Proficient in English language (written and spoken)

  • 5+ years related experience with a software company applying current information technology to specific areas of the business & general knowledge of broad business process

  • Working experience in OutSystems architecture design and complex enterprise application development

  • Working experience in integrating different third-party systems using REST/SOAP

  • Working experience in Data Modelling using either Oracle database or SQL

  • Ability to translate business challenges into technical solutions

  • Experience in project planning and progress monitoring using Agile methodology including budget control and milestone control issue and risk management

  • Detailed, analytical and problem solving oriented. Ability to present information in a clear and concise manner

  • Capable of working independently under overall objectives, prioritization and direction

  • Participating as an active team member, providing value-added input that others can learn from and practicing effective listening & collaboration skills

  • Well-developed interpersonal & communication skills - this position interacts with all levels of Information Technology staff, all levels of stakeholder community and any level of management from either group. The position also interacts with external customers to consult on technical or business process expectations

 

Desired experience & skills (not mandatory):

  • Certified OutSystems professional

  • Working experience in OutSystems Web, Mobile and Front-End application development

  • Good understanding of the AI Mentor Dashboard

  • Sound technical knowledge around concepts like either of C#, .NET, ASP.NET, Web Technologies and SOAP/REST API technologies

  • Strong in OOAD/OOP/UML and principles of TDD/BDD

  • Strong in UX/UI

  • Familiar with HTML5, CSS and JavaScript frameworks

  • Good understanding of DevOps including OutSystems platform knowledge and CI/CD pipeline integration

  • Strong history and track record of leading the team and delivering quality projects within timelines

  • Proven track record in building, coaching and mentoring team and motivating team members towards success


If You Join Us, You Will Enjoy:

  • Flexible hybrid working model

  • Free private medical services

  • Referral bonuses for new hires recommended by you

  • Discount price to purchase Goodyear tires

  • Free access to the Bookster library

  • Recognition awards

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Diverse and inclusive international working environment

  • A comprehensive on-boarding and buddy program, which will allow you to smoothly transition into the new work environment, acclimate to the company culture and build close relationships with work colleagues

  • Feeling inspired and supported to realize your full potential: whether its learning from assignments, exposure to new experiences or coaching and mentoring, we provide the resources to continue developing your abilities and career

 

 

 

 

Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 55 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio, and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg, strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to www.goodyear.com/corporate


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