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Application Architecture Manager

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Work type: Full-time Salaried
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Administrative Support, Information Technology

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.
3-5 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.

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: JCCC provides equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals and is an affirmative action employer.  JCCC does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, religion, marital status, parental status, military status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors that cannot be lawfully considered in its programs and activities, which includes employment and admissions, in accordance with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Vietnam Era Veteran’s Readjustment Assistance Act, the Jobs for Veterans Act of 2002, the Kansas Acts Against Discrimination and all other applicable civil rights and nondiscrimination laws. 

Inquiries concerning JCCC's compliance with its nondiscrimination policies (including Title IX, Title VI and Section 504 inquiries) may be referred to a Title IX Coordinator (, or Director of Human Resources, or the Dean of Students and Learner Engagement at Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS 66210, 913-469-8500; or to Office for Civil Rights, Kansas City Office, U.S. Department of Education, One Petticoat Lane, 1010 Walnut Street, Suite 320, Kansas City, MO 64106, Telephone: 816-268-0550,Facsimile: 816-268-0559, Email to:

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


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