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Senior Technology Architect

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Novi, MI, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024
You are not only the best developer in your field, but you have moved beyond development and into architecting solutions using best practices that others can implement. You take pride in your ability and commitment to collaborate with and mentor those around you. You approach software development as a craft, more than just scratching code or creating documents. You see continuous improvement as a way of life. You believe in scrum, thrive in a collaborative environment; where Customers, Analysts, Developers, Engineers and other Lineage team members collaborate to define/refine system requirements and use cases. Above all, you want to create industry leading products, using cutting-edge technologies to create high quality solutions that users love.

At Lineage Logistics, IT’s aim is not to build the largest teams but to build a small, highly skilled, team that focuses specifically on having the capability, knowledge and skills focused in areas that define our core differentiators and allow us to leverage cloud, best-of-breed technologies and manage/leverage external teams of contractors for capacity. This means that in addition to being a great architect you need to be able to review and collaborate with partners to ensure that we get the same quality from them too.

As a company, Lineage Logistics leverages state-of-the-art technology to meet our customer’s needs, assist in our international growth, and create an infrastructure that enables Lineage to lead the industry.

As the ideal candidate for this position, you will exhibit the technical expertise, business acumen and flexibility required to successfully work with all levels of Lineage’s organization.


· Expert in 2 or more development technologies, server performance tuning, and designing flexible performant data structures.

· You will also be involved in various initiatives to improve the overall user experience of our users on desktop clients and mobile devices, supporting thousands of users.

· Leading a team of analysts, developers and testers

· Lead design and implementation of solutions

· Work with technical, functional teams and customers to design and development of Services.

· Create well-designed, reusable objects in a modern development environment and test plans.

· Communicate and enforce best practice coding standards to maintain excellent code quality.

· Apply best practices and consistently develop high-quality services on schedule.

· Contribute to project deliverable templates and standards (including coding standards, etc.).

· Share knowledge with others by contributing to our growing knowledge base

· Advise teams on best architectural practices and oversee compliance to these standards


· Proven track record in a variety of projects, environments and customers

· Excellent debugging skills and the ability to optimize code for performance tuning

· Experience with database management systems.

· Experience developing in all phases of the full SDLC of a project is required. Passion for BDD/TDD

· Demonstrated ability to pragmatically work with customers and business analysts.

· Demonstrated ability to apply design concepts - layered architectures, components, interfaces, messaging and patterns Ability to design and develop in a multi team environment.

· Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments.

· Exposure working across a global organization.

· Strong interpersonal, oral and written communications skills demonstrated through successfully leading large and complex change initiatives

· Able to champion Lean/Agile methodologies and values

· Clarity and brevity in design: both written and UML

· Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical customers


· Business Acumen (Analyzing Financial Information, Demonstrates Global Perspective, Making Decisions, Problem Solving, Strategic Thinking, Using Sound Judgment)

· Conviction (Adapting to Change, Resolving Conflicts, Showing Creativity)

· Customer Passion (Demonstrates Cross-Functional Capability, Leverages Networks, Organizational Acumen/Political Savvy)

· Personal Integrity (Behaving with Integrity, Sensitivity to Others)

· Results Driven (Prioritizing, Taking Initiative, Taking Ownership)

· The software business is much more than a job for you, it’s your hobby and passion

Education and/or Experience:

· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience in the related field.

· 10+ years’ experience developing, deploying and supporting complex computing applications.

· 10+ years of hands on experience with Java, JavaScript, XML/JSON creating high quality, reusable services.

· 7+ years of experience leading teams

Preferred Skills:

· Previous Supply Chain or Logistics industry experience strongly preferred

· Experience using the following technologies is a plus: Boomi, MuleSoft, BigData (Cloudera/Spark/Impala), force.com,

· Experience working with Cloud API’s and vendors especially Saleforce.com & Workday

Why Lineage?

This is an excellent position to begin your career path within Lineage! Success in this role enables greater responsibilities and promotions! A career at Lineage starts with learning about our business and how each team member plays a part each and every day to satisfy our customers’ requirements. Beyond that, you’ll help us grow and learn on our journey to be the very best employer in our industry. We’ll ask you for your opinion and ensure we do our part to keep you developing and engaged as we grow our business. Working at Lineage is energizing and enjoyable. We value respect and care about our team members.

Lineage is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to compliance with all federal, state, and local laws that prohibit workplace discrimination and unlawful harassment and retaliation. Lineage will not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability or any other protected status under federal, state and local law.


Lineage provides safe, stable, reliable work environments, medical, dental, and basic life and disability insurance benefits, 401k retirement plan, paid time off, annual bonus eligibility, and a minimum of 7 holidays throughout the calendar year.