Job Description: The following are primary objectives for this role. These may be expanded or retracted as determined by the Engagement Manager.: The primary responsibility of the application architect is to provide the overall guidance and structure for creating and maintaining the whole software effort of a company. This 'effort' is referred to as the architecture. Architecture is "the art and technique of designing and building, as distinguished from the skills associated with construction" Required skills: Analysis, Architectural Concepts,.Net Framework, J2EE, Java, Design skills Desired skills: Oracle, SQL Server Overall application architecture experience and evaluation skills. Experience with Java and.NET preferred. SKILLS Analysis, Architectural Concepts,.Net Framework, J2EE, Java, Design skills Synectics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.