Application Architect

Date: May 28, 2021

Location: East Lansing, MI, US, 48823

Company: GreenStone Farm Credit Services

We are excited for you to apply to our Application Architect position in East Lansing, MI. 


GreenStone employees are driven by a desire to help rural communities!  GreenStone employees exhibit the same work ethic, values and commitment to each other as the customers we serve.


Our $11 billion portfolio of customers, ranging from rural homeowners to global agriculture and food businesses, provides our employees with a unique opportunity to maintain a local presence while working for a top workplace. Our diverse business structure provides exciting opportunities for passionate, talented professionals in many areas. Additionally, many of our team members are highly respected in their area of expertise at both the state and national level making GreenStone one of the top Farm Credit associations in the country.



Primary Responsibilities...

  • This position creates formal descriptions of systems or a detailed plan of systems at the component level to guide implementation and designs the structure of frameworks and components, their inter-relationships and the principles and guidelines governing their design and evolution over time.
  • The incumbent will develop a deep understanding of GreenStone’s business model and goals and use that understanding to develop a comprehensive architectural plan by aligning the business goals and the IT systems to support one another.
  • This person will be a leader in strategy and innovation in the evaluation of existing systems and technologies and development of strategic solutions and roadmaps to solve stated business challenges facing the current infrastructure.


Position Requirements...

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of IT experience with at least 5 years leading IT development, projects or technical architecture.
  • Must have a working knowledge of EA frameworks (TOGAF, Zachman, etc) with two or more years of progressively responsible Enterprise Architecture experience.
  • Successful completion of at least 3 prior enterprise architectural projects is required.
  • Strong knowledge of system design tools methodologies Such as SDLC/Waterfall, Agile, Testing, UML, application development, web development, data modeling and design OLAP, etc.
  • Networking and application architecture knowledge is required.


Here's What We Can Offer You...

GreenStone has an outstanding Total Rewards package, which includes, but is not limited to:

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, and 11 paid holidays per year
  • 401(k) plan – up to a 9% employer contribution/match
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life/AD&D benefits, etc.
  • Student debt repayment program
  • $100/year Logo Wear allowance
  • $400/year Wellness Subsidy/Reimbursement & wellness programs


*** Please include your salary requirements in your cover letter

Nearest Major Market: Lansing