We're continually investing in our future, how we work and what we build. Be part of a transformative team that will shape the future as we envision, design and develop our next generation technology solutions. We're looking for an experienced Principal Architect to lead the technology strategy in our Enterprise Innovation team. This is a key role influencing the direction of tech innovation and emerging technologies in a high-growth FinTech industry. This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of tech innovations with a strong engineering team to back the potential products. You will lead the engineering team to test cutting-edge market ready technologies while innovating and incubating custom developed solutions. While doing so we want to envision the most exciting future and solve the problems that matter most. Join us if you are driven by curiosity and have passion for leveraging technologies to improve business operations.
As a key member of the Emerging Technology/Innovation team you will lead the research, incubation and development of technology solutions leveraging existing and new edge technologies focused on short iterations to test and learn. You will lead the design and development of your team's lab space and tech stack while also identifying external partners needed to strengthen the team's toolset. You are surrounded by peers and colleagues with strong technical fluency with a passion to find new ways to deliver results to our customers…faster, cheaper and with high-quality. We are heavily invested in AI/ML, big data, cloud, Intelligent/Hyper Automation technologies and are committed to leveraging tech to push us forward in our Digital Transformation journey. If you are a technologist who enjoys working in a fast-paced, dynamic and ambiguous space, look no further!
Blockchain, artificial intelligence and machine learning, microservices architectures and are within our solution set, as well as agile development, product management, design thinking and human-centered design approaches. You will thrive inside a dynamic work environment that empowers your ability to explore emerging technologies, changing the way financial/real estate industries do business and driving the technology change in the company.
Must have cloud-based infrastructure and architecture solutions, including Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, and/or Google Cloud Platform
Expertise with modern, Agile-based application development methodologies and emerging technologies like microservices, API management, web-scale architectures, DevOps engineering, container-based delivery, cloud automation, TDD, BDD, continuous integration (CI), and CD.
Experience in collaborating and working alongside executive-level and senior -level partner stakeholders
Proven success facilitating software design and ideation sessions
Demonstrated understanding of relational and NoSQL database models, and "big data" analysis tools and techniques
Working knowledge of Blockchain-based technologies, business applications, languages and design patterns
10+ Overall Years of Experience
Day To Day Responsibilities
Lead the technical solution for the team's proofs-of-concept, prototypes and eventual end products or solutions.
Team up with stakeholders, third-party partners, Fintechs, software vendors, and academia to design and build innovative prototypes and solutions that tackle real-time issues and advance the core of how we do business.
Regularly take abstract, early-stage product or solution concepts, and build them with technology.
Work along a strong design thinking team, and be an expert in using technology to advocate for the customer.
Facilitate software ideation and design sessions to rapidly identify solutions, align stakeholders and drive timely and achievable results.
Degrees Or Certifications Required:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, math, engineering, MIS, or equivalent experience; related field
Experience with advanced analytics and machine learning concepts and technology implementations
Experience with data analysis and using data visualization tools to describe data
Understanding of big data and real time streaming analytics processing architecture and ecosystems
Experience with Datalakes, data warehousing architecture and implementation, including MPP, data streams, and experience with source to target mappings and developing ETL code
Software development experience in relevant programming languages (i.e. .Net, C#, Java, Python, Scala, Node.js, SQL)
Thorough Knowledge of open API Specification, REST, API designs, Security and implementation
Technology or platform certifications (e.g. AWS, Microsoft)
Enterprise, Cloud, infrastructure, App Dev, Blockchain, microservices, Architecture, Solution architecture, Design, Technical architecture
Top Skills Details:
We are looking for someone with a lot of breadth of knowledge versus depth in one area. This person will be the main POC across the whole enterprise, not just Corp IT. They will be head of the EA team tasked with building the blueprint to technology, working with vendor selection and architecting the best solutions for the enterprise. Driving the strategy and must have top notch communication skills to speak to all levels of the org and help influence decision making. Immediate initiative to decide which tech to focus on, partner with EA to own the innovation, build out the framework on what partners, market research, new tools, lessons learned.
2. Cloud background - Cloud First at FA - Must have cloud-based infrastructure and architecture solutions (AWS/Azure)
3. AI/ML - python, R - familiarity
4. Automation background - Expertise with modern, Agile-based application development methodologies and emerging technologies like microservices, API management, web-scale architectures, DevOps engineering, container-based delivery, cloud automation, TDD, BDD, continuous integration (CI), and CD.
We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.