GameStop Integration Architect in Grapevine, Texas



The Integration Architect is responsible for delivering quality design artifacts and serves as the technical expert for the assigned development group and associated systems. This position promotes the development and reuse of consistent, scalable, and supportable integration solutions, based on architectural standards, guidelines, and frameworks set within the enterprise.


  • Mentor and foster the growth of high performing technical teams to meet strategic objectives
  • Translate business activities into reusable service components
  • Translate business requirements, using patterns and standards, into application level design artifacts
  • Create comprehensive designs that address the needs of key stakeholders from the business, solution delivery, and operations areas
  • Engage in the solution process to evolve solution architectures into implementation designs and artifacts, while supporting delivery
  • Monitor adherence to corporate standards in architecture, integration design, development, and testing frameworks
  • Develops ongoing knowledge of current and emerging technologies. Identifies new and emerging solutions, assessing relevance and potential value to the organization, and presents findings to teammates and management
  • Lead the prototyping effort of new technologies establishing best practices, patterns and architectures
  • Facilitate the evolution of the architecture and governance processes
  • Facilitate the process of approving architecture standards
  • Mentor application team members in architectural principles and standards
  • Assist in the most difficult support problems
  • Manage relationships in a manner acceptable to others and to the organization (respectful workplace)


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program in Information Systems, Computer Science or other related field required
  • At least 5-7 years of work experience in information technology with a focus on developing and delivering integration solutions to meet business objectives
  • At least 3 years of work experience in application or solution architecture
  • Experience with various enterprise iPaaS technologies, such as SnapLogic, Informatica, MarkLogic, MuleSoft, Dell Boomi
  • Experience with various API gateway technologies, such as Akana, Apigee, MuleSoft


  • Proficient ability to communicate effectively with others using spoken and written English including the ability to communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Ability to resolve technical issues with versatility, flexibility, and proactive thought
  • Broad knowledge of application integration best practices, design patterns, and technical industry standards
  • High level understanding of big data concepts
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate enterprise applications using near real-time and batch technologies
  • Expert knowledge of data integration and messaging patterns and platforms
  • Strong technical skills in middleware, integration, security, deployment and configuration
  • Proficient project planning skills, including the ability to organize, prioritize and control job responsibilities in order to meet deadlines in an environment with overlapping and potentially conflicting priorities
  • Expert analytical, troubleshooting and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to expertly solve complex technical problems, including architecting and presenting solutions
  • Proficient knowledge of architecture design concepts and techniques and the ability to communicate and evangelize those concepts to a broad based team
  • Practical application of software product development standards and methodologies including Agile, XP and/or UML
  • Proficient knowledge of enterprise class software requirements including security, scalability, and usability
  • Keen attention to detail