Principal Technical Architect in GARDEN CITY P, NY at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 2/11/2020

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Job Description

Principal Technical Architect



This role involves tight collaboration with business stakeholders, teams, customers, and third-party stakeholders in order to align all parties to a shared technology direction and strategy.  The Release Train Architect also plays a strategic leadership role in guiding engineering teams toward next-generation product solutions, architecture, and engineering capabilities, including but not limited to:


  • Applying a Services First approach to building applications
  • Implementing measurable product features and integration
  • Leveraging continuous delivery & lean development methodologies
  • Using event- or messaging-based architectures and integration
  • Serve as the architecture leader for the Release Train, in partnership with Product and Engineering leadership
  • Set the Release Train architectural direction, long-term vision, and guiding principles; ensure that this vision is aligned with the enterprise technology strategy
  • Frame technical or architectural alternatives in business terms, clearly articulating both business and technical implications of various options
  • Champion sound architectural solutions and effectively advocate for them at an executive level
  • Champion technology- and architecture-related investments, advocate for the priority of this work with Product, Business, and Engineering counterparts
  • Manage technical debt and advocate with Product and Engineering to create and execute appropriate risk mitigation and debt-reduction strategies
  • Drive creation, adoption and reuse of enterprise technology assets
  • Mentor Technical Leads, Sr. Engineers and Architects, who provide architectural stewardship for the software products delivered by the Release Train


  • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science degree or related field or equivalent combination of industry related professional experience and education
  • 10+ years of experience in full development life cycle and significant experience in delivering applications and architecture services in a production environment
  • 7+ years of experience in the implementation of structured design and architecture processes in a corporate environment
  • 5+ years of leadership experience, with a track record of increasing responsibilities
  • Strong foundational knowledge of software engineering and familiarity with various technologies such as .NET/C#, C++, Python. Build Software with API first approach. Practical experience in delivering software and services leveraging cloud infrastructure such as AWS.
  • Deep understanding of the architecture discipline, processes, concepts and best practices
  • Experience with cloud-native architectures or compatible architecture patterns
  • Demonstrated proficiency in at least three of the following areas: business architecture, application architecture, data architecture, technical/infrastructure architecture, security disciplines, or operational disciplines.
  • Exemplary consulting skills and a track record of applying these skills as a practicing architect. Outstanding verbal, written, presentation, facilitation, and interaction skills, including ability to effectively communicate architectural issues and concepts to multiple organization levels.
  • Exemplary relationship skills and with a track record of being a trusted advisor.
  • Great time management and a passion for delivering on commitments.
  • Understanding and past experience in development and project management processes and methodologies including common roles, responsibilities, and key deliverables.
  • Proven leadership, influence, and mentoring skills.