by Angela Guess
Egencia, an Expedia company, is looking for a Data Architect in Bellevue, WA. The post states, "Egencia is the fifth largest travel management company in the world. As part of Expedia, Inc., the world's largest travel marketplace, Egencia helps businesses get ahead by offering the only truly integrated corporate travel service. Egencia's industry expertise helps drive results that matter, delivering meaningful advancements that have a real impact. By combining a powerful offline and online service, Egencia delivers a complete corporate travel offering supported by global market expertise and a best-in-class technology platform. Egencia is seeking an Architect to drive the design and delivery of Egencia’s transactional, highly available, scalable, and flexible service oriented architecture platform. You will be directly involved in establishing application architecture, best practices and evangelizing them as we move the organization into a SOA development paradigm."
Qualifications for the position include: "7+ years of experience in software development teams. Experience with enterprise data modeling, back office systems and data warehouse. Practical experience with open source and commercial application frameworks that enable design, development, testing, and deployment of web services and SOA. Knowledge of emerging technologies that are pushing the technology envelope. Proficiency with XML and REST standards / protocols as well as developing XSDs. Design documentation experience including applying UML in the design process. Very strong knowledge of software development life cycles; e-commerce website experience a definite plus. Demonstrated ability to effectively establish and maintain working relationships with all levels of the organization."
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