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Discovery Solutions Architect

Charlotte, North Carolina;

Job Description:

The Discovery Solutions Architect is responsible for deployment, operations, and support of applications supporting Data Scientists, Modelers and Analysts. This includes providing platform security management, application and underlying infrastructure support (OS, Storage, BIA Applications, Web and Database) and ensuring processes are aligned with tactical and strategic initiatives. The role serves as liaison between the infrastructure support teams, risk partners and business sponsors or stakeholders to ensure appropriate delivery of technology solutions in accordance with business requirements and objectives. The Discovery Solutions Architect also ensures the platform is positioned for compliance with IT policies and standards for agreed upon service levels.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensures the overall health of applications
  • Follow life-cycle oriented processes and procedures
  • Work in an Agile scrum team
  • Troubleshoot, maintain, upgrade, and provide solutions to complex hardware/software problems
  • Deploy new releases of both vendor and in-house written applications using CI/CD principles
  • Designs solutions to reduce the operational and management complexity of platforms
  • Designs, implements, and maintains platform security
  • Performs platform capacity planning and management
  • Serves as an escalation point for production and/or platform issues
  • Establishes best practices and guidelines for usage of platforms
  • Works in partnership with internal development and DevOps teams

Analytical Requirements:

  • Have effective problem solving, organizational, decision-making, written, oral and interpersonal skills
  • Drive ROI for the business by managing an end to end solution that requires an analytic tool
  • Be able to translate a customer’s business needs to a specific analytic solution and technical requirements
  • Be a thought-leader in the area of analytics/data science with respect to entity resolution as it pertains to the customer's mission
  • Be able to generate written documentation of all work performed and utilize Agile methodologies and tools to plan and monitor project progress
  • Desired candidate will have 7+ years in an analytical role

Essential Skills:

  • Extensive experience with Unix/Linux shell scripting, software installation, new builds and deployments 
  • Understanding of networking and distributed computing concepts, including the principles of network routing and client/server architecture
  • Strong understanding of data warehousing and business intelligence concepts and best practices
  • Design and architecture of web-based applications and server technologies (Linux), Databases (SQL Server, Oracle, Teradata, MongoDB, etc.), Storage (EMC, NetApp, Hadoop, S3, etc.), Network (DNS, F5, Load Balancers, etc.), Security (Active Directory, LDAP, SAML, etc.).
  • Experience with the following technologies:
    • Container (OpenShift, Docker, swarm, kubernetes)
    • Web (JAVA, Nginx, AJAX, Javascript, HTML, XML, JSON)
    • Server technologies (Apache Tomcat, Weblogic, Websphere)
    • CI/CD tools (Ansible, BitBucket, Artifactory)
  • Ability to multi-task and address complex support issues in a mixed technology environment
  • Works effectively in both team member and individual contributor roles

Desired Exposure:

  • Experience and understanding of Natural Language Processing products, not limited to:  Python, Instabase, H2O, and other Free Open Source Software supporting Data Science.  
  • Project, Process, or Change Management 
  • Competent in Hadoop and related technologies
  • Knowledge of statistics or analytical modeling


1st shift (United States of America)

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Full time


Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 5% of the time


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