JOB ID: Senior Tech Arch Specialist 2Duration: 9 months, extension possible.Location: Dover, DEYears of Relevant Experience: 6 years+Interview: In-person.Visa status: OpenDescription:The Senior Technical Architecture Specialist (STAS) is the technical architect and development expert centered on industry and state standard web applications, technologies and architectures.This is an ongoing position that is expected to run well beyond the end date of the fiscal year.This role will demonstrate expert-level competencies in numerous application frameworks and solutions, and assist project teams in scoping and estimating project work. In addition, He/She reviews, investigates and solves system performance, and resolves any issues that impact the deployment and on-going support of the Application Delivery systems in DelDOT.The Senior Technical Architecture Specialist is an expert architect whose role will involve designing, architecting development, implementation, and the documentation of complex dynamic web applications and associated technologies and interfaces. The Senior Technical Architecture Specialist will assure the overall technical quality of the solution. He/She will work with Executive Sponsors, System Users, Subject Matter Experts, and technical teams to identify technical requirements needed to support defined business requirements and maintain compliancy with IT state standards.He/She must be able to explain architecture, technologies, and their rationales to management and technical teams. The Senior Technical Architecture Specialist will keep current with methodology, technologies and state standards (e.g., via technical journals, conferences, state standards policies and personal research), and contribute materially to the shared knowledge base of the team.He/She will provide mentorship and guidance to technical team members in all project activities; lead detailed design and code reviews, and develop and review test plans.STAS2Years of Relevant Experience: 5 to 8 years, and 1 to 2 years project management experience.Preferred Education: 4 year college degree or equivalent technical study.Role Description: All roles specified in STAS1 plus the following:•Architect systems and design, develop and implement infrastructure/applications for industry specific roles that require integration with internet, intranet, or statewide systems and applications.•Architect, develop and implement web applications and technologies.•Function as an expert related to architectural best practices.•May function as a Business Analyst and Project Manager.• Work with other disciplines to satisfy business requirements and solve technical constraints.• Provide innovative solutions to establish a collaborative environment between technology and the other disciplines.• Responsible for mentorship and guidance to technical team members in all projects.•Report status to PM and Manager.•Write technical documentation, admin guides and user guides.•Responsible for day to day work assignments and application support.QuestionsQuestion: Is the candidate available for a round one, in person interview?Question: Where is the candidate geographically located?Question: If the candidate lives more than 45 minutes travel time from Dover, is he/she planning on relocating for this position?Question: Where has the candidate functioned as an architect and hands on designer of backend web applications (not the UI/presentation layer)?