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Application Architecture Manager

Position, Department: Application Architecture Manager, Operations

Type of Position: Full-time Salaried, Exempt

Work Schedule, Hours per week: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 40 hours per week

Pay Range: $73,851 - $92,314 and determined based on relevant years of work experience.

Pay Grade: 59.59

Opportunity for hybrid schedule: Yes

Benefits Category: Full-time Benefits

Position Summary: Responsible for overseeing the architecture, development, implementation, documentation, and maintenance of enterprise level applications and solutions for cloud-based and on-premise systems. Manages application integrations and aligns relevance of the features to the college and its culture. Advocates for application, data, and business integration to increase college efficiency and collaboration. Provides strategic leadership and direction for the enterprise application administrator team, analysis and consulting services, and ensures the delivery of high-quality, scalable, and secure enterprise level application solutions to enhance the digital experience and meet the needs of the organization.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Services or related field.
5-7 years’ experience in multiple IT areas (technologies including databases, application servers, and web-based services) and 2–3 years of relevant architecture experience.
Advanced to expert level knowledge of application architecture, systems design, integration, performance, and scalability.
A working knowledge with integrated messaging architecture in a virtualized server environment (i.e.: Exchange Server, Cisco Unified Communication, VMware).
Experience with application programming interface (API) concepts at multiple technology levels including database, web services, and applications.
Technical training experience.
1-2 years’ experience with scripting language and process automation.
Ability to quickly adapt to changing business priorities and execute in a 24x7 environment.
Strong understanding of industry standards and architecture based on diverse vendor technology stacks.
Excellent problem solving/analytical skills.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in business, computer science, analytics or related field.
Supervisory or management experience.
Knowledge of software design principles/practices.
Knowledge of Microsoft identity products (e.g. Microsoft Identity Manager and Azure AD Sync).
Experience with integration platforms.
Digital application integration, web services architecture, process flow, identity management system(s), SSO and Active Directory.
Knowledge of load balancing technologies.

To be considered for this position we will require an application, resume, and cover letter.

*Unofficial transcripts are required for all Adjunct faculty and Faculty positions.

Position Details: Job duties include but are not limited to:
  • Essential Functions: • Responsible for understanding and articulating the application layering and functionality dependencies. • Provide strategic technical leadership in the selection, development, implementation and adhering to application architecture and integration standards throughout the application lifecycle. • Analyze current and emerging technology environment to architect sustainable solutions to meet business requirements. • Maintain enterprise application portfolio inventory, develop standardized administrative support and integration platform service models to apply across enterprise application portfolio. • Responsible for managing enterprise application administrators, focused on analysis, administration, support, implementation, problem resolution, and performance optimization based on documented guidelines and operational standards. • Validate and monitor technology stack verifying requirements are met and in compliance with the technology policies and procedures. • Contributes to selection, implementation, and management of an Integrated Platform as a Service solution. • Monitors scheduled and technical on-call support 24x7x365 for mission critical products of the college.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities: This position is also responsible for the supervision and leadership of employees, which includes making employment decisions and/or recommendations, and formally evaluating performance.
*Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

Diversity Statement: Here at Johnson County Community College, we seek to inspire positive change for our students, faculty, and staff through promoting growth and development of all individuals. We aim to create a sense of belonging, accepting all values, life experiences, and perspectives on our campus. We are seeking individuals who will bring their true, authentic selves to JCCC so we can broaden perspectives with innovative ideas, interests, and passions, while fostering and promoting our diversity commitments to our community. We believe that engaging all of our unique employees is the key to students’ success. You belong here.

About JCCC: Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture – not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Disclosure: If you need any assistance throughout the search process, please reach out to the HR Generalist for this position. In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email .

Advertised: 19 Sep 2023 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 05 Oct 2023 Central Daylight Time

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