Job Description :
Lead Software Architect – Direct Placement
New Hyde Park, NY

B.S. degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, M.S. or equivalent preferred
10+ years total software development experience required
5+ years of experience with technical design for enterprise level projects
Experience in the implementation of design and architectural processes in an Enterprise Agile environment spanning multiple geographic locations
Experience designing and implementing high performance data interchanges leveraging Python frameworks, libraries, and tools.
Strong Python knowledge
Experience with Amazon AWS technologies, both IaaS and PaaS, with a focus on highly scalable cloud-native architectural patterns
Experience with complex system integrations, queuing systems.
Strong database development skills including a solid understanding of database technologies, as well as logical and physical data modeling.
Strong presentation and communication skills

Technologies Used
Development languages/frameworks: Python, .NET, Java
Amazon: AWS SDK, with emphasis on deploying solutions in EMR, Elastic Beanstalk, ElastiCache, S3, and AWS cloud-native architectures
Devops Tools: NewRelic, Jenkins, Terraform, Cloud Formation, Docker

Collaborate across business, engineering and product stakeholders to drive holistic technology implementations while maintaining a constant focus on delivering client value
Lead the application and software/solution architecture practice in contract scrum teams while exposing project and solution related architectural issues to the wider architecture team
Lead and participate in the conceptual phases of identifying and solving business problems and initiatives
Facilitate integration, alignment and excellent communication within the solution group and across the enterprise
Work with other architects and senior technologists to curate and maintain a software architecture for the group that is aligned with the goals of the enterprise
Define and evangelize an API first strategy across deliverables, with an underlying micro-services approach
Work across the solution group to evaluate emerging technologies, and drive the evolution of current technologies, defining a roadmap which increases the value of technology to the business, while collaborating with architects across the enterprise to accelerate learning
Mentor scrum teams with best architecture patterns, approaches, and designs
Performs other related duties as assigned