The Application Integration (AI) Architect’s role is to plan, coordinate, architect, and supervise all activities related to the integration of software programs, applications, and third-party solutions as required to meet the business requirements of the organization. This individual is also responsible for developing and maintaining an application integration architecture blueprint for the organization, overseeing testing of the interoperability of application modules including:
- Those under development by in-house software development teams.
- Commercial off-the-shelf software deployed in the organization.
- External third parties as necessary.
Proven communication skills, problem-solving skills, and knowledge of integration best practices are critical to successful performance in this role.