Lead Technical Architect

Atlanta, GA 30319 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 03/15/2018 Job ID: 48972 Industry: Architect

The  Technical Lead Architect  is responsible for architecting and designing comprehensive solutions that meet non-functional (e.g. performance, security, and operational considerations) requirements in support of a given initiative. The  Technical Lead Architect  plays a role in establishing architectural vision and direction, architect’ s technical solutions, provides advice and guidance, monitors emerging technologies, and in technology evaluation and selection.

  • Assists with the development of frameworks, standards, policies, principles and procedures that guide technology decisions and maximize reuse of technology.
  • Facilitates technical design reviews, ensuring adherence to architectural standards, and consistency across organizational and design boundaries.

Technical Architecture Development
  • Develops the logical and technical architecture for project and platform initiatives, and collaborates with project teams to realize them.
  • Identifies necessary non-functional requirements (performance, security, operational concerns) and participates in the development of conceptual architecture.
  • Evaluates technology, security, performance, availability, and interoperability requirements and produces high level design deliverables that enable development teams to produce products that are flexible, scalable, and secure.
  • Recommends options for the resolution/prevention of technical debt and to facilitate rapid development and implementation.
  • Develops and executes test plans to check infrastructure and systems technical development, and where possible, makes recommendations for improvement.
  • Contributes performance, security, and operational items to backlog of development team.
  • Provides technical guidance and oversight, acts as a point of escalation and serves as a technical expert on projects.
  • Communicates technical architectures, relevant technologies, practices, platforms, and products to delivery team and other stakeholders.
  • Mentors on business knowledge, technology, and career guidance.
  • Assists in the identification, analysis, and resolution of technology infrastructure problems.
  • Evaluates emerging technologies and the evolution of current technologies to define a future vision roadmap for optimal applications of technology to meet business needs.
  • Recommends improvements to processes and technology that improve the effectiveness of the team.
  • Conducts Proof of Concept for feasibility studies.
  • Oversees and facilitates the evaluation and selection of hardware and software technology, as well as the design of standard configurations for a project.

Preferred Skills / Experience
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science degree or related field or equivalent combination of industry related professional experience and education
  • 8 plus years of working experience as a practicing architect
  • Experience with complex large data sets
  • Experience in technology delivery, especially in Internet environments
  • Experience with relevant operating system environments
  • Experience as a technical architect.
  • Experience as a Technical Lead on large-scale software implementations with design and hands-on development using open-source based frameworks
  • Experience in multi-tier enterprise architecture environments
  • Experience with relevant database technologies

Additional Preferred skills include
  • Master’ s degree in related field
  • C/C++
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