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Current Openings - DevOps

Solutions Architect

Categories: DevOps

Description: Solutions Architect Pleasanton,CA 6 Months Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Solutions Architect in our (location) office located in (location). Job Overview: A Solutions Architect is expected to be knowledgeable in two or more technologies within (a given Solutions/Practice area). The Solutions Architect may or may not have a programming background, but will...
Description: Solutions Architect Pleasanton,CA 6 Months Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Solutions Architect in our (location) office located in (location). Job Overview: A Solutions Architect is expected to be knowledgeable in two or more technologies within (a given Solutions/Practice area). The Solutions Architect may or may not have a programming background, but will have expert infrastructure architecture, client presales / presentation, team management and thought leadership skills. You will provide best-fit architectural solutions for one or more projects; you will assist in defining scope and sizing of work; and anchor Proof of Concept developments. You will provide solution architecture for the business problem, platform integration with third party services, designing and developing complex features for clients' business needs. You will collaborate with some of the best talent in the industry to create and implement innovative high quality solutions, participate in Sales and various pursuits focused on our clients' business needs. You will also contribute in a variety of roles in thought leadership, mentorship, systems analysis, architecture, design, configuration, testing, debugging, and documentation. You will challenge your leading edge solutions, consultative and business skills through the diversity of work in multiple industry domains. This role is considered part of the Business Unit Senior Leadership team and may mentor delivery team members. Job Summary: This position is responsible for capturing current state, define Target Architecture, Solution Architecture and drive solution design and implementation for IT solutions that meet business needs. This position is required to have a deep understanding of multiple application domains of a healthcare organization, including EMR, Professional and Hospital Billing, Patient/Member Payment, Health Plan, web, mobile, social, ERP, the ability to recommend solutions, and have broad understanding of other architecture domains. Responsibilities: Essential Responsibilities: • Analyze business requirements and lead the architecture, design and implementation of highly scalable and flexible web applications using modern best-of-breed technologies • Collaborate with business partners, IT leaders, and Implementation teams, vendors and other stakeholders, to find right solutions for solving business problems • Drives the execution of multiple work streams by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and updating new procedures and policies; gaining cross-functional support for objectives and priorities; translating business strategy into actionable business requirements; obtaining and distributing resources; setting standards and measuring progress; removing obstacles that impact performance; guiding performance and developing contingency plans accordingly; be very hands-on in solving highly complex issues; and influencing the completion of project tasks by others. • Be Self-Managed and promotes learning in others by soliciting and acting on performance feedback; building collaborative, cross-functional relationships; communicating information and providing advice to drive projects forward; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; providing feedback to others, including upward feedback to leadership; influencing, mentoring, and coaching team members; fostering open dialogue amongst team members; evaluating and responding to the strengths and weaknesses of self and unit members; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback. • Champion innovation and support IT and business leaders in creating the right strategy that helps in reducing operational costs and improving efficiencies across business programs that are served by these solutions Top Daily Responsibilities: 1. Coordinate with Product Owners and business analysts to solicit and analyze requirements 2. Define high level conceptual, logical architecture views of Target state for large national initiatives in healthcare 3. Participate in other system vendor demos to understand the integration interfaces to KP backend systems 4. Define solution architecture and drive implementation using Micro Service Architecture, NodeJS framework and APIs 5. Evangelize the architecture with senior management, business stakeholders, development and deployment teams 6. Scan the market trends and Identify appropriate technologies to define the solution architecture (looking at emerging technologies and tracking their hype cycles will be part of this) 7. Drive to completion Solution Architecture Documents which contain the blueprint to help the implementation of the solution 8. Oversee the alignment of the implementation with the defined architecture (by conducting design reviews, monitoring deviations in using standards, SDLC practices, etc.) 9. Work closely with a Principal Architect in providing best solutions to meet business problems. 10. Mentor junior architects Qualifications: Skills a Top Candidate Should Have: 1. Healthcare related applications (e.g. healthcare Billing, Claims, Digital experience) 2. Ability to define end to end solutions that covers People, Process and Technology. 3. Ability to engage with senior leaders and communicate in non-technical terms to drive/influence the architectural decisions 4. Ability to apply the right tools and techniques to model the solution and drive its translation into implementation 5. Experience with data and integration technologies (e.g., ESB, Cloud Technologies such as Redis, Kafka, NodeJS, Micro services, etc.) 6. Experience with Cloud PaaS and well versed with DevOps, CI/CD processes 7. Experience translating solution requirements into technical application requirements. 8. Experience in the design of target state architecture in a corporate or enterprise environment. 9. Experience in solution architecture, including working with a portfolio of solutions. 10. Experience with Adobe Experience Manager and other products in Adobe Marketing Cloud is desired Minimum 10 years of professional experience with Html, Java, Spring, Jersey, Oracle ADF, OOP, MVC, CSS, RDBMS, MySQL, LAMP 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. Demonstrated success in performing work and managing complex and/or large consulting projects. Proficient in authoring, editing and presenting technical documents. Ability to elicit requirements and communicate clearly with non-technical individuals, development teams, and other ancillary project members. Strong written and oral communication skills; Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical staff. Desire to mentor younger team members and develop their skills. Experience working on multiple concurrent projects. Excellent problem-solving skills. Be independent and self-driven. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field. Preferred skills and education: Leadership and team management experience with ability to provide strategic planning and oversight Experience leading customer workshop sessions to educate customers on the latest technology trends and best practices Track record of leadership roles delivering solutions within defined timeframes Experience working with a globally distributed team and managing off-shore teams Regards, Geetha Makarand SOVEREIGN TECHNOLOGIES LLC Phone:925-476-8100 geetha@sovereigntec.com

AWS Architect

Categories: DevOps

Description: AWS Technical Architect 6 Months Boston, Massachusetts 02108   Job Overview:   client is seeking a senior AWS technologist with extensive experience in AWS Cloud. This role will focus on researching and identifying AWS service resiliency characteristics and failure modes, designing experimentation to validate its resiliency behavior, surfacing any potential weakness/issues, working with AWS engineers...
Description: AWS Technical Architect 6 Months Boston, Massachusetts 02108   Job Overview:   client is seeking a senior AWS technologist with extensive experience in AWS Cloud. This role will focus on researching and identifying AWS service resiliency characteristics and failure modes, designing experimentation to validate its resiliency behavior, surfacing any potential weakness/issues, working with AWS engineers in clarifying and engineering to resolve those weakness/issues, and working with clients engineers to solution for the required level of resiliency. The role will require that the individual be familiar with current and emerging cloud technologies, tools and system architectures. The role requires an individual who can work closely with application developers, architects and infrastructure engineers to deliver resilient solution in a team oriented environment. The expectation is that this candidate will work with other principal technologists in the organization to develop a resiliency model for supporting our applications’ business and technical requirements as we establish a significant presence within the Cloud landscape.   This role is considered part of the Business Unit Senior Leadership team and may mentor delivery team members.   Responsibilities:  
  • Lead and implement analytical data lakes and accepted best practices in AWS
  • Intimate knowledge of all phases of AWS infrastructure and concepts such as VPC, subnets, security groups, S3 object stores, RDS, EC2, Glacier, Lambda, IAM, enterprise security, data security, encryption, DevOps, replication and disaster recovery
  • Deep experience with security in cloud environments around HIPAA, PHI/PII data, data encryption at rest and in transit as well security concepts like tokens, federated security models and secrets management
  • Support development a highly scalable and extensible Big Data platform on cloud which enables collection, storage, modeling, and analysis of massive data sets from numerous channels with an emphasis on proper security and data governance best practices
  • Familiarity with DevOps and CI/CD as well as Agile tools and processes including Git, Jenkins, Jira and Confluence
  • Provide support to Data Engineering teams on deployment of Hadoop/Spark jobs, work with IT Operations and
  • Information Security teams on monitoring and troubleshooting of incidents to maintain service levels and coordinate with Vendor teams on installation, bus fixes, upgrades and escalations.
  • Benchmark systems and analyze system bottlenecks in a hybrid environment and propose solutions to eliminate them.
  • Research and provide recommendations on automating administration tasks and contribute to the evolving systems architecture to meet changing requirements for scaling, reliability, performance and manageability.
  • Provide mentoring, knowledge transfer and assist in training for other team members.
  • Understand business goals and drivers and translate those into an appropriate technical solution
  • Identify explicit/implicit technical assumption and devise corresponding experimentation to validate the key resiliency assumptions.
  • Participate in the definition of high availability and resilience standard and best practices for services from AWS and other internal/external providers.
  • Participate in the assessment of service readiness for tiered business application and service adoption.
  • Participate in the establishment of appropriate monitoring and alerting of service events related to performance, scalability, availability, and reliability.
  • Contribute to cloud strategy discussions and decisions on overall Cloud design and best approach for implementing cloud solutions.
  • Focus on continuous improvement practices as required to meet system resiliency imperatives
  • Act as a liaison with other architects (security, infrastructure, data, etc.) and with delivery teams working primarily within an Agile (Scrum) methodology
  • Establishes relationships with IT leaders, architects, and technical specialists in advancing proposed resiliency solutions
  • Support for the adoption of DevOps methodology and Agile project management
  • Communicates complicated technical concepts effectively to a broad group of stakeholders.
  • 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.
  Qualifications:    
  • Extensive experience in administering Hadoop and Spark cluster environments with Cloudera’s distribution on-premise is required as well as experience in administering a hybrid environment.
  • Intimate knowledge of all phases of AWS infrastructure and concepts such as VPC, subnets, security groups, S3, RDS, EC2, Glacier, Lambda, IAM, security, encryption, DevOps, replication and disaster recovery.
  • Knowledge of analytical workspaces such as Jupyter, Zepellin, RSudio as well as data science analytical methodologies.
  • Familiarity with DevOps and CI/CD as well as Agile tools and processes including Git, Jenkins, Jira and Confluence.
  • Ability to elicit requirements and communicate clearly with non-technical individuals, development teams, and other ancillary project members.
  • Proficient in authoring, editing and presenting technical documents.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical staff.
  • Desire to mentor younger team members and develop their skills.
  • Experience working on multiple concurrent projects.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Be independent and self-driven.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Must be open to travel.
Preferred skills and education:
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Certification in AWS preferred
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision.
  • Strong knowledge of AWS cloud environment
  • Knowledge of AWS cloud monitoring tools (cloud watch, cloud trail, splunk, and other application monitoring.)
  • Knowledge of AWS Identity Access Management (IAM)
  • In-depth, hands-on expertise in Java, MySQL, Linux
  • Ability to estimate the financial impact of various solution architecture alternatives
  • Must be comfortable working in an open, highly collaborative team
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to write scripts (Bash, PHP, Python) for automation of solution resiliency validation and verification.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills along with and ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Experience with provisioning and configuration tools like AWS CloudFormation/Terraform a plus
  • Chaos engineering experience a huge plus.
            Regards,   Geetha Makarand SOVEREIGN TECHNOLOGIES LLC geetha@sovereigntec.com  

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