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Senior Cloud Data Platforms Architect

Addison, Texas;

Job Description:

As a Senior Cloud Data Platforms Architect, the candidate will work closely with a team of Solution Design, Platform Engineer, DevOps and Product teams. The successful candidate will be a key member of the Cloud Enablement team to ensure the success in architecting and testing use cases on various cloud platforms including Azure, IBM, GCP and AWS


  • Evaluate emerging technologies, services, and tools for multiple cloud vendors to help guide innovation, new capabilities, and create business case for technology solutions
  • Develop reference material on architecture, publish design patterns to present both internally and publicly to drive designs for consensus and approval, being able to translate easily from technical to non-technical language
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop a new state cloud architecture, developing a platform roadmap to drive cloud/ technology discussions and facilitate decision making to translate into a  roadmap and target design
  • Assist with the design and implementation of best governance practices for design, security, development, usability, cost control and forensics across multiple cloud providers for public, private and hybrid solutions


  • 10+ years of architecting and designing high performing, resilient and scalable data platforms
  • Experience with Data and Data Science Platform-as-a-Service provided by Azure, IBM and Google 
  • Strong expertise in Cloud Architecture, IaaS and PaaS (design and server infrastructure implementation)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the latest technology and industry trends in Data domain including but not limited to: Data Governance, Data Modeling, Data Classification, Data Integration, Enterprise Data and Metadata Management, Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Data Analysis and Data Security
  • Experience in Data Science and Big Data eco system is a strong plus
  • Experienced in Microsoft Visio and Powerpoint to create and review solution designs, architecture modeling artifacts, and diagrams
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS or related field or equivalent relevant experience

Enterprise Role Overview:

TO BE USED ONLY IN ORGANIZATIONS DELIVERING SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS: Responsible for defining an architectural vision and solution architecture which aligns with the enterprise architecture strategy, technology and platform choices. Describes the solution intent and the associated operating environment, determines the primary systems/subsystems and their interfaces, defining non-functional requirements and architectural runway to support new epics/features. Ensures the solution is fit for purpose and use by working with stakeholders, vendors/service providers, and evaluating the impact of strategic design decisions. Works across business and technology to create the solution intent and architectural vision and evolves it to an emerging backlog. Consults the business to clearly understand the business problems and technology to understand the technology challenges of the solution and finds creative solutions through practical experiments and POCs. Leads rapid shaping of a high level architecture with details filled in with emerging business requirements; ensures architecture is flexible and modular and designed to adapt easily. Utilizes the defined best practices, templates and documentation to create architectural designs; suggests improvements to best practices and templates through practical knowledge. Works with Product Manager/Owner to plan and prioritize technology focused backlog items for the architecture runway to enable business epics/features. Clarifies the architecture for the development teams to support implementation, and provides solution options to resolve any architectural impediments. Performs design and code reviews to ensure all non-functional requirements for a solution are sufficiently met (e.g. security, performance, maintainability, scalability, usability, and reliability). Educates team members on the technology practices, standardization strategies and best practices to create innovative solutions. Individual contributor.


1st shift (United States of America)

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Travel: No


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