Wyndham Worldwide IT Solutions Architect in Carmel, Indiana

IT Solutions Architect


RCI is proud to be part of Wyndham Worldwide, one of the world's largest hospitality companies across six continents. RCI is the global leader in vacation exchange providing our global community of 3.7 million timeshare owners worldwide with quality vacation experiences at more than 4,500 resorts in 100 countries.

As one of the world’s largest hospitality companies, our company impacts the communities where we operate. Our Corporate Social Responsibility program is based on “doing well” for our business, shareholders, and associates, while “doing good” for our communities and the world around us.

Our associates are given opportunities to participate in volunteerism and service within our community. We support our charities, embrace different cultures, and support our sustainability initiatives and responsible business practices.

The Solutions Architect is a highly seasoned hands-on senior technologist with knowledge and skills that are both broad and deep. This person will have complete ownership of the solution for a project; this includes defining and documenting the logical architecture/design for all components across the architectural landscape. This person will apply strong subject matter expertise to identify and translate business and system requirements into software architecture and design artifacts and documents; ensuring that the proposed solution addresses all the requirements and aligns with the future-state, enterprise-level architecture. This person will serve as an advisor to the project teams throughout the Software Development Life Cycle. This person will act as a leader within the Application Development practice as well as the broader IT organization. This person is a key driver for the project or release and provides a vital link between the business and IT.


a) Education: BS in Computer Science/Information Systems or Engineering

b) Training / Certification requirements: None

c) Knowledge and skills:

  • Critical thinker with exceptional analytical, logical reasoning and problem solving skills

  • Comfortable with ambiguity and willing to take risks and try innovative ways of solving problems

  • Hands-on technologist with deep domain knowledge and ability to readily learn and adapt to new technologies as well as drive the technology implementation of proposed solutions

  • Demonstrated ability to plan and lead Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions and collaborate with both technical subject matter experts as well as business analysts and stakeholders

  • Ability to lead and influence broad, cross-functional teams

  • Sound knowledge of API design principles and experience designing solutions as part of a Services-Oriented-Architecture (SOA), Microservices and event driven architectures for high-availability ecommerce applications

  • Comprehensive understanding of cloud-ready architectures that utilize SaaS and PaaS cloud models

  • Strong modeling and documentation skills including conceptual models, data models, orchestration models, service/activity diagram, etc.

  • Solid comprehension of multiple architectural views, such as those in the 4 1 view model or the Zachman Framework; experience creating different views as part of a comprehensive solution design

  • Strong knowledge of architectural design patterns and how to apply them in the most practical manner into an overall solution design

  • Demonstrated experience in test driven development and CICD software engineering practices

  • Substantial hands-on experience and knowledge building omni-channel commerce applications, architectures and technologies

  • Broad understanding and knowledge across multiple technical domains, including as many of these as possible:

    Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)

    Data Architecture

    Data Integration (ETL/CDC)

    Microservices, SOA

    Information Architecture

    User Centered Design

    Event and Messaging Architectures

    Search Engines

    Analytics & Reporting

    Omni-Channel ecommerce Applications

    Portal Applications

    Master Data Management

    Big data architectures

    Security & Compliance


  • Ability to lead and drive the evolution of solution architecture as a member of an agile technical team that works closely with the product owner and scrum master

  • Exceptional working knowledge of: Microsoft Visio, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, and SharePoint

  • Sound proficiency and experience working with leading edge development and database platforms

  • Expertise in designing, configuring and implementing solutions in Salesforce’s Force.com platform. Practical working knowledge of integrating Salesforce’s Service Cloud, SalesCloud and Communities platforms with external applications

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Exemplary teamwork skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills

d) Job experience:

  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience designing, developing and implementing multi-tiered solutions as a developer, tech lead or analyst (discipline may vary)

  • Experience serving as a project architect or lead architect on at least 2 large scale, enterprise wide projects

  • Strong working knowledge of software engineering, development and integration practices

  • Understanding of working in an agile (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, SAFE frameworks.) SDLC model

e) Technology Requirements:

Depth and Breadth of Experience across multiple technologies such as:

  • Java/J2EE, Spring Boot, MEAN stack

  • JavaScript and modern UI frameworks for RWD, HTML & CSS

  • REST API Design

  • PaaS cloud models like AWS, Cloud Foundry, Azure

  • Tomcat, WebLogic

  • Oracle, IMS, DB2, MySQL, MongoDB

  • Salesforce Development – Apex, Visualforce, SOQL, REST, SOAP & Streaming APIs

f) Preferred Skills / Experience:

  • Knowledge of developing applications for Hospitality Industry preferred

  • Experience in consulting/contracting as a Solutions Architect preferred

Job: IT

Primary Location: United States of America-Indiana-Carmel

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full-time

Organization: Global

Job Posting: Mar 23, 2018, 3:08:27 PM

Requisition ID: 1803941

Equal Opportunity Wyndham Worldwide fosters a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate either directly or indirectly against employees or prospective employees on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual preference/orientation, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, national origin, age or disability, or against any other protection established by applicable law or regulation. We will make reasonable accommodations for eligible disabled applicants and employees in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. We are committed to actions and policies to assure fair employment, including equal treatment in hiring, promotion, training, compensation, termination and disciplinary action and will not tolerate unlawful discrimination either directly or indirectly by our employees or agents.