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Technical Architect
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Development Operations (DevOps)
React Native
  • BS or MS degree in a quantitative field such as computer science, physics, math, engineering, or economics. Equivalent education and/or experience may be substituted for the minimum education requirement
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience designing large scale platforms and products that contain a variety of technology products in integration architecture, development architecture, execution architecture (infrastructure, application, data) and operations architecture
  • Ability to constructively resolve conflict, manage expectations for competing priorities, and drive towards business goals; providing leadership in product delivery teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience in collaborative environments
  • Deep understanding in one domain that aligns to Nexient practice areas (Front-End Design, [LJ1] DevOps (DevSecOps), Security, .NET, Java, Operations, Cloud Services, Salesforce, etc.)
  • Broad experience in executing technology recommendations across the landscape of platform and services (infrastructure, development and test, application, data, security, operations)
  • Experience with modern programming languages like Java, Python, Ruby, etc., as well as scripting and configuration management; Ability to apply application architecture patterns (e.g. Strangular)
  • Experience in database technologies and information/data architecture
  • Experience working in public cloud environments like AWS and understanding tools/techniques for data ingestion and analytics such as Glue, Kinesis, S3, SQS, SNS, Lambda, Step Functions, Redshift, Postgres
  • Experience in DevOps, using continuous integration and continuous development (we use Jenkins, Nexus, Git), automation of testing data and transformations, and cloud-native designs and tools, e.g., Docker, Kubernetes, etc
  • Experience with decoupled architectures, realtime or near-realtime event/data streaming, enterprise integration and common messaging patterns, as well as workflow management technologies such as Airflow, Oozie, Azkaban, Luigi, etc
  • Experience implementing monitoring, quality assurance, data validation processes in a relational and big data environment (metrics-driven reliability and performance)
  • Expertise in security best practices, especially in a cloud or hybrid setting, including data access controls and tools, auditing, encryption/securing data at rest and in transit, privacy/anonymization constraints, etc
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum development methodologies
  • Ability to interpret business requirements to formulate technical solutions and to decide among competing technical solutions
  • Partners with and becomes a knowledge expert across the organization to solve complex business problems, and form and test hypotheses using a wide array of skills
  • Provides a consultative approach with business users, asking questions to understand the business need and determining the platform and products underpinning technology components based on those needs
  • Architect platform and product solutions that align with Nexient engineering or delivery capabilities, which include but are not limited to: DevOps, Full Stack (.NET or Java), Front-End Frameworks (React, Vue, React-Native, Angular, etc.), AI and Data Analytics, Security
  • Quality Engineering
  • Assessing and recommending cloud provider services (AWS, Google, Microsoft, etc.)
  • Clear understanding and communication of modern architecture (i.e. microservices, api, cloud-native, and headless (micro front-ends)
  • Gathering, reviewing of business (use case / user experience ) objectives and interpretation into technical requirements
  • Responsible for evaluating and recommending technical products (SaaS Solutions, Cloud Provider Services) and communication of best practices for those tools and activities to improve effectiveness and quality
  • Identify delivery risk due to integration and definition of technical architecture or spikes, backlog to mitigate such risks
  • Definition and prioritization of product non-functional requirements
  • Capture and communication of investment costs (one-time, ongoing) for technology products and services
  • Organizes tasks and resources to complete work and meet deadlines according to established departmental procedures
  • Collaborate closely with Nexient practice area leadership during strategy and consulting engagements
  • Assist developers in application architecture and resolving technical issues with integration architecture or operations architecture
  • Align with team DevOps leadership on technology and tools for delivery
  • Provides delivery support in the design, deployment of the product/solution architecture
  • Engage and collaborate with client Enterprise Architecture, Architecture Review Boards and Delivery Organizations to align technology recommendations to enterprise standards

201-500 employees

Agile software services firm