AWS Architect - Remote / Telecommute

Contract W2, Contract Independent, Contract Corp-To-Corp
Depends on Experience

Job Description

Job Title: AWS Architect

Location: Remote / Telecommute


  • Own and aggressively drive forward specific areas of AWS technology data architecture. This includes data management architectures involving batch, micro-batch, and real-time streaming of data in both cloud and on-premise solutions
  • Provide data architectural solutions/designs to project execution teams for implementation.
  • Become a trusted advisor for AWS Data Architecture
  • Provide architectural assessments, strategies, and roadmaps for data management.
  • Lead projects within architecture. Work with Product Owner/Business Analysts to understand functional requirements and interact with other cross-functional teams to architect, design, develop, test, and release features.
  • Project and solution estimation and team structure definition
  • Develop Proof-of-Concept projects to validate new architectures and solutions.
  • Support multiple Agile Scrum teams with planning, scoping and creation of technical solutions for the new product capabilities, through to continuous delivery to production.
  • Liaise with offshore team and clients for resolving technical dependencies, issues, and risks.
  • Mentor and provide architectural guidance to multiple teams building innovative applications.
  • Drive common vision, practices and capabilities across teams.
  • Engage with business stakeholders to understand required capabilities, integrating business knowledge with technical solutions
  • Engage with Technical Architects and technical staff to determine the most appropriate technical strategy and designs to meet business needs
  • Demonstrate broad solutions technical leadership, impacting significant technical direction, exerting influence outside of the immediate team and driving change


  • Minimum 10 years of professional experience with Data Management technologies.
  • 5+ years of AWS Redshift, Hadoop, NoSQL, and Open-Source data management technologies.
  • Leadership and team management experience with ability to provide strategic planning and oversight.
  • At least 3 Redshift/Hadoop/NoSQL project implementations that exploit the full capabilities (discover, design, implement and optimize)  – is a MUST.
  • AWS Architecture experience. AWS Certification preferred. 
  • Experience in creating data warehouses and data lakes for AI and Machine Learning
  • Must have a good grasp issues of securing data in the cloud including systems with PCI, PII, and HIPAA related data.  
  • Experience with cloud Data Solutions from Azure, and/or Google Cloud Platform is an added benefit.
  • Solid functional understanding of the Open-Source Big Data Technologies including major Hadoop projects, Kafka, NoSQL Databases. 
  • Have a solid understanding of delivery methodology and lead teams in the implementation of the solution according to the design/architecture.
  • Experience in project and solution estimation and team structure definition.
  • Fluent and current on architecture trends with an eye on market/technical conditions and future direction.
  • Experience in defining new architectures and ability to drive an independent project from an architectural stand point.
  • Experience leading customer workshop sessions to educate customers on the latest technology trends and best practices.
  • Proven track record of leadership roles delivering solutions within defined timeframes.
  • Demonstrated success in performing work and managing complex and/or large consulting projects.
  • Ability to elicit requirements and communicate clearly with non-technical individuals, development teams, and other ancillary project members.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical staff.
  • Experience working with a globally distributed team and managing off-shore teams.
  • Desire to mentor younger team members and develop their skills.
  • Experience working on multiple concurrent projects.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.

Preferred Skills and Education:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Candidates hands on experience with Hadoop technologies.
  • Ability to lead data strategy assessments and technically lead implementation projects.
  • Certifications on Hadoop technologies is preferred.
Dice Id : ittb
Position Id : 7063580
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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