• Lead Architect - Senior

    Job Location(s) US-NJ-Jersey City
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    Data Analysis/Databases
    Position Type
    Contract (Full-Time)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The Data & Enterprise Content Management (DECM) Solutions Architect (SA) helps Company to build highly scalable, flexible, resilient, secure and cost-effective cloud architecture for the firm’s next generation Enterprise Data Platform (EDP). The ideal candidate will exhibit a firm grasp of technical fundamentals and the ability to learn complex new technologies quickly. A “builder” mentality that is not afraid to be hands-on and willing to build demos and prototypes is essential. The SA should be comfortable driving discussions with a wide range of technical personnel from enterprise architects to developers regarding trade-offs, best practices, and risk mitigation.  


    • Work cross-organizationally in order to drive the plan and build of EDP. This requires adoption of the AWS platform and familiarity with banking data and nomenclature. The role is expected to develop deep expertise in the AWS technologies as well as broad know-how around how applications and services are constructed using the AWS platform.

    • Participate in deep architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment in the cloud with a keen eye for automation.

    • Performs AWS development and design work that may include logical design, I/O design, cloud architecture analysis and design, and systems engineering.

    • Become the SME and conduct transfer knowledge session to other technologists in the firm.

    • As a key member of the EDP project team, ensure success in building a data platform and data services on the AWS platform.

    • Act as a technical liaison between DECM department and other IT teams and help evolve EDP

    • Ensures security and resiliency is integrated into all cloud architecture solutions.  


    • Bachelor’s degree with 10+ years design, development and implementation experience with large distributed applications including cloud implementations.

    • Conversant with DevOps CICD practices – Bitbucket, Sonarqube, Junit, Jenkins, CloudFormation, etc.

    • Solid programing background with relevant experience in Python, Java, Go or similar - Test driven development mentality

    • Significant hands on experience with AWS - S3, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, RedShift, etc.

    • Experience with one or more RDBMS platforms (AWS RDS, SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL) is must.

    • Experience with NOSQL databases (Dynamo, etc.) a plus.

    • Conversant with Metadata driven architectures (metadata tagging, data classifications, lineage, discovery)

    • Ability to work individually without direction while also working as part of a team towards a common goal

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills

    • Experience working with Agile teams, writing/grooming stories in JIRA.

    • Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort speaking with executives, IT management, and engineers


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