Architect V Specialized

Location: Herndon, VA


The Solution Architect role applies vast experience of system architectures, application technologies, data architectures, and infrastructures to support key IT initiatives. The candidate must apply their knowledge of IT best practices appropriately to define IT solutions. The individual must possess the ability to analyze solutions and technologies and provide solution architecture based on knowledge of the organization's current and future needs.

The candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to: reviewing business and technical requirements, focusing on solution development throughout the project lifecycle, supporting development, evangelizing best practices and proven patterns, and escalating architecture issues and concerns. The candidate will promote the use of Corporate IT standards, and will create architectures and designs, and will develop target state architectures.


Required Qualifications:
• Bachelors or advanced degree in Computer Science, Math, or other engineering discipline
• 5+ years as an “enterprise/application architect”, responsible for making key decisions on software architecture.

• 3+ years hands on application solution design experience in AWS using AWS native services

• 2+ years Data Analytics solutioning experience in AWS cloud using AWS native services (EMR, Redshift, Athena etc.), Apache Spark framework and using Python, or R.

• 2+ years experience on selecting, architecture reviewing, integration architecture with SaaS/COTS solutions

• 2+ years experience with security architecture for applications and SaaS solutions

• 5+ years providing solutions based on Enterprise Integration patterns, Event Driven Architecture, API, Web services, SOA and Micro Services

• AWS Solution Architect Associate or Professional certification and with hands on experience

• 10+ years of hands-on Java or Python prior design and development experience

• Good understanding of Enterprise data containers including TDS, ODS, Data warehouse, DataMart and Enterprise Data Lake

• 10+ years experience with relational databases such as Oracle, SQL Server or Netezza
• 5+ experience with application servers and containers such as JBoss, Tomcat, WebLogic
• 5+ years experience with performance optimizations such as improving scalability, availability, demand, continuity, etc.

• 2+ years experience in architecting application resiliency at component level and for Disaster recovery

• Excellent communication, presentation, and architecture documentation skills
• Professional demeanor


Preferred Qualifications:
• Mortgage Industry knowledge experience

• Information security architecture experience
• Good understanding of Advanced Analytics, Data Science and ML

• TOGAF Certification or a good understanding of TOGAF or other EA frameworks