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Cloud Architect
Ref No.: 18-15461
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
12 month+ contract opportunity (potential for extension) with a top financial client based in either Salt Lake City, UT or Boston, MA


Seeking a Cloud Platform Architect.
This position can be based in Salt Lake City, UT or Boston, MA
Client is actively seeking an experienced platform architect to work in the Advanced Process Solutions (Client) Company. Client architects are leaders in technology playing a significant role in driving all aspects of technology planning and execution. This role will provide end-to-end architectural strategies and spearhead innovative solutions for our customers.
He/She will have a demonstrated proficiency at applying innovative technologies at scale to "real world” problems. The ideal candidate will have a strong software engineering and technical product management pedigree. He/She will play a critical support role evaluating and delivering advanced, modern and digital process capabilities to improve the customer and associate experience, as well as to reduce unit costs.
The Purpose of Your Role
As an architect in Advanced Process Solutions (Client) you will provide the technical vision and leadership required to deliver complex and critical solutions for the enterprise. The ability to range from code and detailed technical work to engaging with senior management and business teams will be critical to your success. Initial focus area will be the Client toolkit architecture for the firm to centralize on process improvements tools.
The Expertise we're looking for
  • BS or Masters in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Engineering or Mathematics.
  • 5+ years of technology experience in one of the following: software development or architecture
  • Experience of agile development cycle using Scrum, including backlog development, iteration planning, and iteration tracking.
  • Demonstrated success in evaluating and implementing third party software products including open source and cloud based products from vendors such as AWS, Microsoft or Google.
  • Experience or certification in Cloud-based (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc...) Architecture
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to lead cross-team collaboration and partnerships across a variety of internal and external technology teams
The Value You Deliver
Drives competitive analysis, technology partner selection, business communications, and customer satisfaction
  • Strong technology architecture, engineering and design skills.
  • Develop prototypes and spearhead solutions in MVP, iterative approach
  • Drive target architecture for various solutions in Client (Advanced Process Solutions)
  • Passionate about technology and delivering solutions to solve business problems using event driven architectures, scale-out architectures
  • Strategies in cloud technologies and practices, building applications using services such as AWS S3, EC2, Lambda, EMR, CloudFormation. Experience with containers and well-grounded in the knowledge of engineering and continuous delivery practices.
  • Demonstrate thought leadership in the architecture space and become a trusted partner within Client and the enterprise architecture community
How You're Work Impacts the Organization
Advance Process Solutions is an organization focused on process improvements for Client's critical business processes and driving significant improvements in those processes – both local to individual businesses and across the enterprise. This role is a key driver in building and enhancing our tool chest in our process redesign, engineering, and optimization efforts across the firm.