Principal Architect | Global Analytics Leader

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    Software Engineering, Product

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  • Salary:

    Up to $200k base + Stock + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Kiel O'Mara

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  • Consultant:

    Kiel O'Mara

My client is a global analytics leader, with offices in Philadelphia, Beijing, Tokyo, and London. As a Principal Architect, you will provide strategic and technical direction to deliver our valued content to customers through next-generation content systems. You must be an excellent communicator with business partners, management and software developers alike.

What You'll Do:

  • Provide strategic direction and leadership in the architecture of content systems and services
  • Work together with the Chief Data Officer to define the long-term technology strategy for providing content applications/systems
  • Provide good governance on security, scalability, and disaster recovery in a cloud-first environment
  • Define, publish, and promote architecture for platform content services
  • Guide architecture for complex projects by promoting architectural best practices for software development and services
  • Progress content-cloud end-state architecture implementation
  • Work closely with the application and DevOps-oriented teams building out the systems, collaborating on design elements and execution specifics as needed
  • Advise other local technology teams on best practices, applicable technologies, and educate teams on the basics of cloud-native delivery

What You'll Bring:

  • 10+ years of technology experience, with at least 3+ in an architecture role and 5+ in software engineering.
  • Excellent collaboration, communication and visual design skills
  • Past experience in programming is a must, as well as experience in cloud design

Architects are expected to have a working knowledge of at least one technology or SaaS from each of the following groups:

  • Cloud Infrastructure: AWS, GCE, Azure
  • Software Development: Java (required), node.js, Python
  • Web Services Design & Best Practices with REST, JSON
  • SQL Database Design: MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, DynamoDB etc
  • Business Intelligence (BI) tool like Qlik or Tableau
  • DevOps: Docker, Kubernetes, SonarQube, Ansible, Gradle, Maven etc
  • Data Collections: Expertise in large data collection and processing including ETL, workflow and delivery of data