Technical Architect

Innovation/DXP Raleigh, United States


Description

Position at Quadient

Promote and educate stakeholders on the use and value of optimized architecture(s) Provide technical and architectural subject matter expertise to the various development teams including communicating architectural decisions and mentoring other technical staff around the various development technologies and decisions.  Serve as technical expert to team(s) concerned with development and supporting platform initiatives. Conduct studies of new technologies to provide more efficient and cost effective architecture solutions Oversee multiple projects in order to preserve the architectural vision and protect stakeholder interests. Confer with business teams and application development staff to understand both the business and technical requirements and to define architectural constraints. Create performance metrics and traceability maps to determine the effectiveness of architecture solutions and facilitate governance. Keep abreast of relevant architecture best practices. May review the work of other team members and mentor junior architects.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide cloud architecture designs, reviews and strategy recommendations
  • Support and lead where necessary strategic planning on cloud design, architecture and deployment requirements
  • Create cloud functional design specifications and implementation plans
  • Help manage planning, design and/or implementation for cloud infrastructure, operations and production support
  • Designing cloud architectures, environments, and solutions that meet requirements
  • Leverage and recommend best practices that will sustain and allow scalability for the clients environment for the long term
  • Develop business requirements in collaboration with all stakeholders
  • Ensure project delivery processes are in place and being executed
  • Ensure that the technical solution delivers the business value
  • Communicate strategy, planning and status regularly with managers, delivery teams, stakeholders and business clients

 Requirements:

  • A minimum of 5 years of implementing agile methodologies
  • A minimum of 2 years reviewing project architectures and solutions
  • A minimum of 10 years with relational databases such as Oracle and SQL Server
  • A minimum of 5 years in selecting and integrating COTS solutions
  • A minimum of 5 years with performance optimizations such as improving scalability, availability, throughput, failover, etc.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience with BPM, distributed caching, cloud technologies
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in Cloud Native solution Architecture (Kubernetes, Docker etc.)
  • A minimum of 5 years leading architecture efforts that requires close collaboration with project teams
  • Ability to work with both senior management level executives and development teams Excellent communication, presentation, and documentation skills
  • 5+ years AWS experience to include various functionalities such as EC2 setup, IAM integration, GuardDuty, CloudFormation, CloudWatch, and CloudTrail
  • 5+ years experience with network design, implementation and optimization
  • Experience with routing, firewalls, IPs, Ports, DNS, Certificates, CIDR, VPN’s, security, troubleshooting, and problem resolution
  • Experience with scripting to automate tasks
  • Have familiarity with backup and recovery software and methodologies
  • Have familiarity with enterprise-grade data-center and cloud platform operations and production support
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and clearly in verbal and written form
  • Experience with Terraform, Python 2.7 or better and bash shell scripting is preferred
  • AWS, Azure, or GC Certification is preferred
  • Excellent executive level verbal and written communications and presentation skills
  • Professional demeanor.