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Application Architect

Application Architect

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US-NY-New York - National Office
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Information Technology

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About Us

Based in Manhattan, GSUSA is currently looking to hire an experienced Application Architect. The individual will be part of Enterprise Architecture group; responsible for enterprise application portfolio – supporting the creation of various architecture artifacts to support strategic initiatives, innovation, projects in-flight and ongoing maintenance. Join us on our exciting journey to make a significant difference for our parents, volunteers, councils, and most importantly, our girls.


Take a look at how Girl Scouts nurtures our future Technologists


You Are:


  • Someone who has worked on a wide range of enterprise application projects (architecture, design & integration); SaaS, On-premise, COTS and custom applications (e.g. CRM, ERP, HRIS, Web, Custom applications).
  • An individual contributor with significant expertise in application architecture, road mapping, design patterns, microservices / SOA approaches, API middleware (e.g. Mulesoft, Apigee).
  • Experienced in contributing to enterprise architecture practice & processes (e.g. TOGAF), establishing and validating architecture / design recommendations that may have high to significant financial technical and business impact.
  • A junior to mid-career level architect with latitude to make independent decisions of low to medium impact (financial, technical & business).

You Will

  • Assist enterprise architecture leadership in maturing / promoting EA function within the organization and in the implementation of architecture processes for key projects.
  • Provide the technical leadership, facilitation, analysis and high level architecture & design tasks required for the development of a solution architecture.
  • Provide tactical support and guide high-impact projects to assure that these projects are well architected and aligned with enterprise architecture best practices.
  • Support the implementation of design and architecture best practices in digital space for enterprise-level capabilities – applications architecture, integration, information and other supporting technologies.
  • Work in the following technical architectural environment: Salesforce, Cloud and SaaS centric and includes platform technologies such as Adobe Experience Manager, SAP Hybris Commerce, NetSuite Commerce, AWS, Okta, Boomi, and many others.
  • Participate in key project design reviews as part of the SDLC process to ensure project designs adhere to EA guidelines; escalate issues related to non-compliance and architecture exceptions.

You Need

  • Experience implementing enterprise architecture frameworks (TOGAF and/or others), processes and governance mechanisms.
  • Experience with application architecture in hybrid environments consisting of SaaS, on premise, and third-party managed services.
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of design and implementation experience in application development, design or architecture; with deep knowledge following technical disciplines: SaaS solutions, Cloud Architecture, application design & development, architecture patterns, middleware (ESB/ETL), serverless architecture.
  • Experience and knowledge of Salesforce platform.
  • Desired Certification: TOGAF, Salesforce, API Integration suites, .NET, Java, AWS or Azure (application development tracks), ERP, CRM. 


More about Girl Scouts of the USA:


Take the Lead Like a G.I.R.L!


When she's a Girl Scout, she’s also a G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™.


When you think Girl Scouts, you might think cookies, but there’s so much more to it!


Girl Scouts are big thinkers, groundbreakers, and role models. Every day, Girl Scouts unleash the power of G.I.R.L. to make amazing things happen.

  • We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls.
  • Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.
  • Girl Scouts has always emphasized the importance of being civically engaged.
  • We’re introducing Girl Scouts of every age to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to help them see how they can actually improve the world!

Girl Scouts offers to high school girls the Girl Scout Gold Award which represents the most prestigious award in the world for girls—and the most difficult to earn—and it’s only available to Girl Scouts.


Girl Scouts of the USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.