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Architecture Director, Data Platform

Atlanta, GA | Direct Hire

Post Date: 05/15/2018 Job ID: 10333 Job Category: Architect

Architecture Director, Data Platform

Our client is a global industry leading powerhouse headquartered right here in Atlanta, GA. They have a stable and employee-centric environment that has been voted best places to work in Atlanta year after year!

We are looking for  a full-time Architecture Director,  Data Platform  to lead and deliver world-class software solutions for one of Atlanta' s most well-known brands!

Here' s what you' ll be doing:
  • Playing a leadership role in establishing architectural vision and direction and being a  key influencer in technology evaluation and selection
  • Driving  platform technical and solution architectures
  • Providing  advice and guidance
  • Monitoring  emerging technologies
  • Being  a key leader in developing an organization and practice focused on simplifying and accelerating cloud native data solutions, through the delivery of platform capabilities that are widely used across the company

Here' s what our ideal candidate has:
  • 10+ years of working experience as a practicing architect with 5+ years of experience practicing architecture in an Agile engineering environment, ideally one leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework
  • 3+ years' strong leadership experience is required
  • Demonstrated experience architecting platform capabilities that are leveraged and extended collaboratively by many teams across an engineering organization, ideally leveraging an InnerSource model
  • Significant working experience architecting, engineering and operating cloud native solutions, establishing and leveraging Data Platform as a Service capabilities, ideally on Amazon Web Services
  • Significant working experience in technology delivery, especially in Software as a Service delivery environments
  • Working experience as a Technical Lead on large-scale software implementations with design and hands-on development using open-source based frameworks
  • Experience supporting a polyglot engineering perspective, establishing platform capabilities that support reasonable flexibility and extensibility at the language and framework level while establishing an opinionated architecture that has a clearly defined shared responsibility model between platform and application components
  • Experience designing and implementing high volume event processing pipelines, using tools such as Spark and Kafka
  • Experience with Amazon AWS technologies, both IaaS and PaaS, with a focus on highly scalable cloud-native architectural patterns, especially EMR, Kinesis, and Redshift
  • Experience with devops tools and culture
  • Strong database development skills including a solid understanding of database technologies, as well as logical and physical data modeling (Experience with massively parallel, distributed analytics database systems a plus)

Benefits:  Generous Compensation Package, Outstanding Company Bonus, Full Benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, etc. 401K with company match, Pension, Generous Vacation Policy, Employee Assistance Program, training and certification opportunities, AWESOME team environment & FUN company culture, and much more!

Keywords: AWS, Amazon Web Services, SAFe, Scaled Agile Framework, Software as a Service, IaaS, PaaS, Database, Information Architecture, AWS, Business Architecture, Modern Cloud Technologies, Traditional Architecture

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