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Software Architect
Ref No.: 16-10089
Location: Duluth, Georgia, Georgia
Position Summary
As a Software Architect in Client's Retail Solutions Group, you will be responsible for: the design, oversight and governance of Client's next generation Omni-channel platform; providing technical expertise in POT, POC, archetype evaluations and implementations; providing consultation and support to the Retail Solutions Group; providing support and consultation to Client's customers; as well as to provide technical expertise and support to the Retail Architecture team.

In this role, you will apply current SW Architecture best practices for system design of the SW solutions within the Retail domain, provide technology leadership and support to the R&D teams and support the creation of a scalable, secure, flexibly deployed and extensible next generation Omni-channel solution. This role will report into the Enterprise Architect for the Retail Industry and will collaborate closely with a number of software development teams.

Key areas of responsibility:
  • Design the specifications, models and guidelines within a coherent architectural blueprint to meet user requirements reflecting Client's established design principles
  • Plan and coordinate activities to ensure compliance with regulations, standards and requirements
  • Drive innovation within the solution set by applying new technology and facilitating the development of software interactions, connections and transactions that enable data value-exchange and support Client's Omni-commerce platform strategy
  • Collaborate with stakeholders (Solution Management, Engineering, Platform) to understand the market requirements, ensure successful application of architectural design, support development and delivery of products, and implement systematic leveraging and reuse of enterprise components
  • Ensure all stakeholders understand the vision state and the approach to achieving the technology roadmap
  • Understand the information needs, data sources and their limitations and ensures data is validated, stored, protected, and processed accurately and timely
  • Mentor and train the engineering team to help shape strategies, solve problems, and create solutions
  • Develop software documentation that will provide guidance installing and operationalizing software products or systems
  • Work collaboratively with engineering teams and communicate clearly and concisely, especially when dealing with technical topics
Qualifications:
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • 10 years + in software development
  • Polyglot coding skills, such as C#, Java, C/C++, Scala, JavaScript, Go, etc.
  • RDBMS and NoSQL experience
  • Experience with designing and implementing multi-tenant systems
  • Knowledge of Enterprise and Application Design Patterns
  • Experience with IaaS, PaaS and Cloud Services such as AWS, Azure, OpenStack, OpenShift, or Cloud Foundry
  • Knowledge of container technologies like Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience with modern cloud guiding the architectural footprint of SW solutions within in an Agile environment
  • Strong collaboration and coaching skills
  • Debugging, troubleshooting: ability to translate symptoms and problems into root causes
  • Ability to translate technical jargon into easy to understand and clear terms
  • A continual learner that stays up-to-date on the latest technologies


Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in the Retail industry
  • Big Data experience, such as Hadoop


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Statement to Third Party Agencies
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EEO Statement
Client is an equal opportunity employer. It is Client's policy to hire, train, promote and pay associates based on their job-related qualifications, ability and performance, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation or veteran status.


Employee Status:
Regular
Travel:
Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job Level:
Individual Contributor
More Information About the Job
Is Relocation Available?
Yes, local
Are you open to sponsorship?
No
Are there flexible work hours?
Yes
Is there a possibility to work remote?
Yes
This position is:
Backfill
Is there a bonus structure?
10%
Is there equity?
No
Who does this position report to?
Chief Architect
Does this position have direct reports?
No
What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering • 10 years + in software development • Polyglot coding skills, such as C#, Java, C/C++, Scala, JavaScript, Go, etc. • RDBMS and NoSQL experience • Experience with designing and implementing multi-tenant systems • Knowledge of Enterprise and Application Design Patterns • Experience with IaaS, PaaS and Cloud Services such as AWS, Azure, OpenStack, OpenShift, or Cloud Foundry • Knowledge of container technologies like Docker, Kubernetes • Experience with modern cloud guiding the architectural footprint of SW solutions within in an Agile environment
What are the nice-to-have skills?
• Experience in the Retail industry • Big Data experience, such as Hadoop
What is exciting about this opportunity? Please use this section to describe team and company culture.
Will design and architect the next generation of Retail Point-of-Sale systems that don't exist yet. Will work with the latest technologies like Big Data, Hadoop, Enterprise Java.net, Node js and more.
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