Architect IV Specialized

Location: Herndon, VA

Specialized Knowledge & Skills
• 6-8 years of experience with solution architecture and solution experience across multiple architecture domains
• 5+ years of Design & Development (Enterprise-grade applications) experience using Microservices, APIs, Messaging Platforms, Container orchestrations, Data Lakes, etc.
• Hands on experience in applying advanced Enterprise Architecture/Design patterns such as API Gateways, App Mesh, Container orchestrations, External Interface Solutions
• Exposure to large-scale/enterprise-level Cloud (AWS) centric projects is a must
• Experience reviewing designs for robustness and quality
• Demonstrated work experience in creation of architecture blueprints, architecture support for Agile implementations & Architecture Sprints
• Experience in driving architecture and business innovation thought process
• Experience in Mortgage business capabilities is highly desired
• Clearly communicates and presents analyses and results and persuades. others by supporting ideas with logical arguments/data
• Technical knowledge of AWS public cloud, cloud native design, Microservice architecture, design thinking, user experience, event streaming/sourcing, and non-functional requirements

Desired Skills
• Extensive knowledge and working experience on AWS Cloud technologies (professional-level certification is preferred)
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to communicate across diverse audience of business analysts, architects, business users and technical project staff
• Demonstrate ability to influence others and advocate point of view when appropriate
• Ability to work in a teaming environment; strong organization and interpersonal skills

Required Skills (top non-negotiables):
AWS experience
Enterprise Architecture/Design experience