Software Architect IV

Sep 20, 2021

We are looking for engineers who can use cutting edge technologies to solve complex problems, and who are driven to deliver value in alignment with the mission to advance quality and equity in education. You work directly with the product owner, and take responsibility for the architecture, design, and code quality for all your deliverables. You are dynamic and demonstrate a commitment to continuous learning. You are equally as comfortable working independently as you are collaborating with a team. You will be the responsible party for overseeing the product architecture and drive the implementation of various life cycles of software development with a third-party vendor.

You will:
Be responsible for the design and architecture of the end to end solution.
serve as a solution lead for POCs, research capabilities and should be able to bring in viable solutions and implementation strategies to larger complex issues
Work with the third-party vendor and ensure the right design patterns, best practices are implemented throughout the project deliverables.
Be a technical liaison between the business unit and third-party development teams.
Develop cloud native solutions in AWS using common patterns (microservices, event driven/serverless, choreography, etc.,)
Ideate with Product Owners and lead the team to deliver full stack solutions in short cycles with frequent releases
Build and maintain healthy CI/CD pipelines with Infrastructure as Code and fully automated testing
Help the team in adapting best practices of software development and ensure that the third-party teams will deliver testable, maintainable and high-quality code.
Work in programming languages including Java, JavaScript, Python, NodeJS
Be comfortable in a variety of databases (RDS, Oracle, NoSQL, Simple S3 etc.,)
Work in a fast-paced team using agile principles across multiple products
Provide systems support by monitoring, troubleshooting and resolving incidents
Stay current with emerging trends in cloud software development
Collaborate with Enterprise Architects to understand technology direction/changes, standards and best practices.
Identify opportunities to improve processes through automation where needed.
Focus on customer needs to understand intended outcomes and collaborate with the team to solution around that value.
Required Skills:
Proven success in designing, coding and implementing scalable software solutions using modern technology and practices
Strong/Expert level proficiency in building and deploying cloud-native solutions with Amazon AWS (CDK, CFTs, variety of AWS services, provisioning Infrastructure as code)
Expert level proficiency in Java, Python (NumPy, Pandas etc.,), JavaScript, Spring/Hibernate, Junit, XML, JSON, YAML, UNIX-Shell Scripting, SED, AWK
Solid understanding of web & mobile technologies, such as JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, XML, JavaScript, JSON, Ajax, Swift
Strong experience in web service development (RESTful/json)
Proficiency in RDS, Oracle, PostGreSQL and NoSQL databases ( DynamDB)
Experience with GitLab CI/CD, Containerization, Splunk
Experience building serverless applications on AWS using API Gateway, Lambda, SQS, SNS, IAM Roles/Permissions.
Experience developing web applications using (ReactJS, Angular, KendoUI, HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
Experience in using Collaborative tools (Jira/Confluence) for task management, breakdown, estimation and tracking.
Understanding of Agile techniques and ability to rapidly iterate in a dynamic environment
Strong problem solving, analytical, and communications skills
Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
AWS certification strongly preferred
Scrum certification is nice to have.
Relevant Years of Experience:
Minimum of 12+ years of progressively responsible software engineering/development/architect experience

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