IT Principal Architect - AWS Serverless - Remote


USD 120,400.00 per year
Full Time


Research and Development
Attention to detail
Amazon Lambda
Process automation
Business requirements
Solution architecture
Business development
Requirements elicitation
Technical analysis
Emerging technologies
Quality assurance
Computer science
Data Science
Information systems
Information Technology
Data architecture
Data integration
Relationship management
Critical thinking
Enterprise software
Open source
Team management
Problem solving
Virtual team
Health insurance
Amazon Web Services
Software deployment
Software development
Cloud computing
Amazon SQS
Amazon DynamoDB
Optical character recognition
Continuous integration
Continuous delivery

Job Details

Description & Requirements

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Application Architect with in-depth technical expertise in creating end-to-end applications using AWS Serverless technologies - AWS Lambda, Node.js, Step Functions, AWS Textract and AWS Amplify. As the Application Architect, you will be responsible for guiding developers in designing, developing, and deploying scalable process automation applications. Your strong technical background and leadership skills will be crucial in driving the successful delivery of high-quality software solutions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

- Determine optimal architecture to support business requirements and solve highly complex technical challenges.

- Keep up with industry trends and development and contribute to ongoing R&D.

- Guide and mentor architects and engineers establishing and maintaining architecture of highly complex solutions.

- Produce solution architecture and estimates to support initiative proposals and business development.

- Contribute to standards and approaches for architecture of enterprise data solutions.

- Optimize overall data/information flow by reducing redundancy and enabling accessibility within security boundaries.

- Identify data-related business requirements and service standards and translate these into actionable architecture design.

  • Guide a team of developers (Onshore/Offshore) and contribute to all phases of implementation starting from requirements gathering to deployment and maintenance.
  • Collaborate with technical and non-technical stakeholders to clarify/discover requirements.
  • Perform technical analysis and identify solution components.
  • Take ownership of one or more Maximus Digital applications and become the go-to subject matter expert of these applications.
  • Create technical stories, conduct code reviews, provide technical guidance and mentorship to the development team, and ensure adherence to coding best practices and standards.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product managers, QA engineers, and designers, to ensure successful delivery and alignment with business requirements.
  • Stay up to date with emerging technologies, industry trends, and best practices. Perform POCs and propose innovative solutions to solve business problems.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues and bugs in a timely manner, providing support and guidance to the team.
  • Define and enforce development methodologies, coding standards, and quality assurance processes.
  • Create solution architecture diagrams and make presentation to the management.
  • Proactively alert management on problems and make solution recommendations.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a technology related field, e.g., Computer Science, Data Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, or another relevant field.

- Bachelor's degree and 10-12 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

- 10-12 years of technical experience.
- 10+ years of technical experience in a data-centric area, such as: enterprise data solutions, data architecture, data integration.
- 3+ years of related technical experience in a lead or architect role.
- Advanced technical and business knowledge of enterprise data solutions.
- Theoretical and practical knowledge of cloud-based and cloud-native systems and applications.
- Strong relationship management skills and the ability to effectively communicate (including written, verbal, and visual) at all organizational levels: customer, team member, management, and executive.
- Understanding of enterprise business concepts, including processes, capabilities, enabling technologies, and governance.
- Extensive experience contributing to technical initiatives supporting a large organization.
- Ability and willingness to undertake a wide variety of challenging tasks.
- Superior decision making and critical thinking ability.

  • Proven experience (typically 12+ years) in multi-tier enterprise application design, development and implementation using Open source and AWS technologies involving multiple systems integrations.
  • Hands-on experience and deep understanding of creating secure asynchronous event driven applications using AWS serverless technologies - AWS Lambda, Event Manager, SQS, SNS, Graph API, DynamoDB.
  • Experience of implementing full stack applications using AWS Serverless technologies - API Gateway, Lambda, NodeJS, AWS Cognito, AWS Amplify, ReactJS/Angular.
  • Experience working with AWS Textract or equivalent OCR/ICR technologies.
  • Experience with CI/CD workflow including Github/AWS CodeCommit, CodeDeploy.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to mentor and guide a team of developers.
  • Strong problem-solving and debugging skills, with attention to detail.
  • Experience working with and leading a distributed team onshore/offshore.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively convey technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or a related field is preferred but not mandatory.
  • AWS certifications such as AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate or AWS Certified Developer - Associate (preferred).
  • Experience creating Java microservices using SpringBoot framework is a big plus.
  • Experience with containerization technologies like Docker and container orchestration platforms like Kubernetes is a plus, not required.

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EEO Statement

Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We're proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

Pay Transparency

Maximus compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to job location, a candidate's education, training, experience, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value analysis including seniority and merit systems, as well as internal pay alignment. Annual salary is just one component of Maximus's total compensation package. Other rewards may include short- and long-term incentives as well as program-specific awards. Additionally, Maximus provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off. Compensation ranges may differ based on contract value but will be commensurate with job duties and relevant work experience. An applicant's salary history will not be used in determining compensation. Maximus will comply with regulatory minimum wage rates and exempt salary thresholds in all instances.

Annual Base Pay Minimum for this Position

$ 120,400.00

Annual Base Pay Maximum for this Position

$ 227,640.00