Application Architect – Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158

Application Architect
Corporate Headquarters
12575 Uline Drive, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158

Uncover your full potential in a collaborative environment where you’ll design, develop and deliver custom solutions to big challenges. And you’ll be doing it for a proven industry leader that runs one of the largest e-commerce sites in the U.S.

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Talk to us about this position and learn all about our spectacular growth, generous benefits and awesome people!

Position Responsibilities

  • Lead the architecture design and support for the enterprise application portfolio, including third-party and custom applications for enterprise-wide capabilities, such as document management and collaboration, as well as Finance and HR systems.
  • Recommend alternatives for how to migrate the application portfolio to best align with business needs and to optimize maintainability and performance.
  • Lead evaluation of purchased software alternatives, including potential human capital management and finance application suites.
  • Architect the composition of custom-built solutions.
  • Ensure technical designs comply with architecture guiding principles.
  • Work with other architects on enterprise-wide IT strategies and technologies.
  • Design solutions for high availability and disaster recovery.
  • Evaluate and recommend application development and support technologies.
  • Provide guidance, direction and support to application development and technical designers.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology.
  • 10+ years of IT experience with at least 5 years in a lead design or architectural capacity.
  • Broad knowledge and experience with multiple technologies such as Java, Microsoft .NET, application servers, integration hubs, nTier, database management systems and open source trends.
  • Clear understanding of object-oriented design principles.
  • Experience with high-volume transactional systems.
  • Strong database design and implementation knowledge.
  • Adept at producing architectural diagrams and presentations for use in communication with various levels of management and staff in both the business and IT.
  • Able to recognize forward-looking business needs along with industry, business and IT trends.
  • Available for travel to Uline’s domestic and international branches.


Benefits

  • Complete insurance coverage that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts and wellness programs.
  • 401(k) with 5% employer match.
  • Paid holidays and generous paid time off.
  • Bonus programs that include annual performance, sales goals and profit sharing.
  • Scholarship program for children of employees.


Employee Perks

  • On-site café with executive chefs and seasonal dinner-to-go options.
  • First-class fitness center with complimentary personal trainers.
  • Over four miles of beautifully maintained walking trails.
  • Numerous employee appreciation events throughout the year.
  • Professional development classes and monthly in-house speakers.


About Uline

Uline is the leading distributor of shipping, industrial and packaging materials to businesses throughout North America. We’re a family-owned company whose incredible service, huge inventory and quality products fuel our ongoing expansion and growth. We offer same-day shipping on over 36,000 products in our 788-page catalog and on our state-of-the-art e-commerce website.

Each resume submitted gets individually reviewed by our team and retained for 24 months in case a great opportunity opens for you to join our Uline family.

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Uline is a drug-free workplace.

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