Job Description

Cloud Solutions Architect
Job Number: 21-08188
 
Eclaro is currently recruiting for a Cloud Solutions Architect contract opportunity for one of our financial investment clients in the Merrimack, NH.
 
Eclaro’s client is a highly regarded investment services company that delivers investment management services including broker/dealer, banking, trust and insurance services. As a member of this team you will be working in a fast-paced agile development environment using the latest technologies to deliver quality solutions. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
 
Position Overview:
This Solutions Architect will play a hands-on role driving the overall technical and solutions architecture within the organization.
This individual will be responsible for the all aspects of the application architecture and security.
S/he will work closely influencing Business Sponsors, Scrum Masters and Peer Architects while driving Client Brokerage Technology's digital modernization efforts.
 
Responsibilities:
Formulating and driving the tactical and strategic direction of Client Brokerage Technology enterprise architecture for the most critical and large sophisticated systems across all facets and disciplines
Make authoritative decisions over technical issues, project policies, standards, and strategies
Anticipate the applicability of major industry trends in the Client environment and implementing roadmaps
Providing leadership in Proof of Concepts (POCs) for assessment of technical and business benefits
Growing our agile development culture through use of excellent engineering skills and a deep knowledge of industry standard methodologies
Collaborating and coordinating across multiple squads and across tribes
 
Qualifications:
Ability to drive solutions architecture design and ownership and articulate architecture solution options to product owners and architecture leadership.
Minimum of 7 years of industry experience in an architecture and/or software engineering role
Validated software development experience with Java, Java EE/Jakarta EE, Spring Framework/Spring Boot, and web application technologies in a service-focused architecture.
You have hands-on experience with cloud design patterns and containers. AWS Solutions Architecture certification(s) is a plus.
Ensure technology decisions align with enterprise standards and strategy.
Evaluate and recommend technology and frameworks for flexibility, long-term viability, and time to market.
Demonstrable ability to analyze business direction and problems, understand long term vision and risk in developing strategic technical solutions. Work closely with Product/Application teams in technology evaluation, selection, recommendation and configuration.
Proven ability to build and maintain effective, trusting partnerships with product managers, architects and technical leads for individual products and applications.
Proven and comprehensive knowledge of APIs, UIs, infrastructure, data architecture, security, and new technologies.
Authoritative understanding of the agile development process and DevOps practices.
Collaborating with peer architects seeing opportunities to refactor business processes, improve customer experience or perform capability rationalization.
Ability to work both independently and with all levels of the organization, including technical and non-technical team members.
Financial industry experience is a plus.
 
Required Skills:
The ability to provide technical leadership and hands on day-to-day solutions to agile teams, preparing the design artifacts and implementation of solutions.
A deep understanding of REST design principles and experience with API Management solutions.
A proven track record of critical thinking, with the ability to translate business needs into technology solutions.
A passion for technology and do not limit yourself to a set of languages or frameworks. You love what you do and are eager to seek new challenges.
Strong presentation skills; written and verbal communication including the ability to influence.
A deep knowledge of the agile development process and DevOps practices.
Willingness to share knowledge with others to improve the whole team.
 
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
 
If interested, you may contact:
Jay Lucas
arjay.lucas@eclaro.com
6463571240
Jay Lucas | LinkedIn
 
Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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