The Business Applications Architect role is oriented to implement and maintain the applications design for the overall logical and technical architecture. This individual will provide technical leadership and consulting across the organization, from strategic decision making down to the project planning level, applications, and integration architecture in depth as the software design to develop when apply. The Business Applications Architect Engineer will gain organizational commitment for all high-level Business Applications plans and initiate and participate in projects to evaluate technologies and methods for implementing mentioned plans.

Job role and responsibilities:


  • The Business application Architect will work closely with the project teams, IT leaders, business teams (Globally) & service delivery area on the DDC (Colombia and Philippines.
  • Active participation in projects, designing the technical solution and oversee the development and deployment process to align the implementation with the defined architecture.
  • Will support, design, and apply the strategic business applications plan, according to the Enterprise strategy designed by the global IT architect.
  • Must design and evaluate (architecture, cost, technology, resources, and tools) business applications.
  • Active participation in projects, designing the technical solution and oversee the development and deployment process to align the implementation with the defined architecture.


  • Provide and apply architectural consulting expertise and knowledge, direction, and assistance to development team and CI/CD team.
  • Support on DevSecOps strategy and structure.
  • Document and develop in-depth knowledge of company’s existing Business applications architecture, and technology stack used across the regions to leverage reusability and generate scales economies.
  • Conduct research on emerging technologies in support of business applications development efforts and recommend technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and flexibility.
  • Develop and execute test plans to check right behaviour of business applications architecture. Report on findings and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Design, develop, and oversee implementation of end-to-end integrated systems.

Operational Management:

  • Collaborate with end users and senior management to define business requirements for complex business application development and gain buy-in for all Applications pipeline and plans.
  • Review new and existing projects, business applications design, and procurement/outsourcing plans for compliance with defined standards and architectural plans.
  • Provide guidance to junior members of the team and/or business team if required.
  • Actively collaborate with project teams on architecture definition, obstacles unblocking and guiding on alternatives for implementations.
  • Participate in the DDC’s Busines applications DevSecOps optimisation

Formal Education & Certification:

  •  Four-year university degree or college diploma in the field of computer science and/or 10 years equivalent work experience
  • Certifications in DevOps
  • Certifications in the use of DevOps solutions (Azure and open Source)
  • Preparation and training on DevSecOps tools
  •   Software Architecture Certification
  • Preferable to have also TOGAF certification or other enterprise architecture certification
  •    Itil v3 foundation

Skills and experience required:

  •   5 years successful delivering applications design and operational excellence.
  • Exceptional knowledge of applications maintenance, optimization/transformation, rationalization and delivery within an enterprise environment.
  • Broad knowledge of current software development technologies.
  • Broad knowledge of current DevSecOps technologies.
  • Managing applications architecture lifecycle.
  • 3 years of verifiable experience of using DevOps / DevSecOps tools.
  • Broad knowledge of design and architecture of applications (web applications, mobile applications, including backend, front end, and integration layers) data architecture (data to be used by each application and integrations), integration architecture (middleware/ REST API / others).
  • Broad knowledge of serverless architectures.
  • Broad knowledge of Azure application components.
  • Extensive experience presenting technical architectural principles and designs to all levels of management.

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