Application Architect

WEX Inc. is a leading and growing global provider of payment processing, information management and fleet card payment solutions. We are passionate about providing payment solutions with unparalleled security and control for corporate purchasing and transaction monitoring needs. We hire people who share the same passion for continuous innovation and client service that is unparalleled in our industry. We are employee centric offering value-based incentives and generous compensation and benefits packages. If you are looking for a growing career – come be part of WEX today!

General Purpose: The Application Architect will be responsible for owning the detailed functional design (Functional Requirement Document/Detailed Solution Document) of assigned projects/logical work package/set of business requirements (custom or product strategy) as well as recommending best practices for solutions based on client & business needs.

This role as Application Architect will require strategic functional design and mapping of business requirements to detailed solutions & system/technical requirements. An individual filling the Application architect role should be comfortable being introduced during a business requirement phase and able to articulate possible solutions applicable to the business. The Application Architect will also be responsible for writing functional specifications (for custom development, system integration, etc.) based on interactions directly with the customer and/or product team. These specifications will need to be precise and clear as the development team will use this document to implement the solution. Application Architect will be acting as a liaison between product/business & development community. Ideally the Application Architect is engaged in best practice development initiatives, provides thoughtful leadership, and familiarity with IFCS product platform & card processing that support vertical objectives.


Oversees, and has accountability for the successful completion of all aspects of assigned project work

Is able to exercise independent judgment, and take the lead role on enterprise level project with minimal direction

Is able to effectively facilitate meetings, demonstrate brainstorming / consensus building skills, and interact with customers, product & technical teams

Create detailed functional specification/requirement documents working collaboratively with business/customer & development and technical architects

Is able to run a small work stream as a project lead helping the project manager/programme manager in managing the overall program

Works effectively and individually with Technical and Non-Technical team members and customers

Shares similar mentality as existing team members toward customer satisfaction and success


Demonstrates the ability to effectively prepare and maintain the following documents / tools:

Business Process

Process Flow Analysis

Product Architecture and Design Best Practices

Experience working with developers

Experience with Cloud Solutions and/or RDBS

Basic competence in at least one programming language (e.g. JavaScript, C#, etc.)

Requirements Definition

Configuration Workbook

Data Models

Detailed Functional Design

Executive Summaries

Project Plans

Demonstrates the following non-technical skills:

Excellent Verbal, written & presentation Skills

Escalates where necessary

Analyzes/Identifies areas of risk and works with program manager to develop plans to minimize

Seeks opportunities to develop professional skills

Travels with project team as needed

At WEX, we reward innovation, hard work and excellence. Benefits include:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision
  • On Site Fitness Facility in South Portland location
  • 401(k) Plan
  • PTO
  • Life Insurance/AD&D
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Programs
  • Extended Parental Leave
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent)
  • Employee Referral Award Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Pet Insurance
  • Bonus Plan

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disability


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