Job Summary

Enterprise Software Architect - Herndon, VA

  • Location:
    Herndon, Virginia
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  • Contract Type:
    Contract/Temp to Hire

We are seeking experienced Enterprise Software Architects for our client in Herndon, VA to lead and manage application consolidation and development into Amazon Web Services (AWS).  The ideal contributor will have a strong hands-on engineering background coupled with professional services delivery experience in major enterprises and a track record for partnering closely with customer teams to deliver successful engagements on-time and in-budget.
6 month contract-to-hire
Business Skills

  • Vision to partner with customers on roadmap and liaise with sales and delivery teams to distill customer needs to actionable proposals and statements of work.
  • Ability to analyze legacy technology systems and craft a cloud-based application future state, then create the incremental steps to achieve that vision.
  • Ability to identify and articulate sources of customer value from business processes, data & advanced analytics.  Ability to create roadmaps and decompose phases and steps to realize value.
  • Ability to write high-level agile stories based on customer needs and break them down into actionable technical tasks for contributors
  • Experience managing and supporting technical contributors
  • Ability to work closely with customer teams and communicate effectively about scope, schedule, resources trade-offs
  • Experience creating deliverables that articulate business value of technical work


  • Strong background in commercial-grade software development and architecture with Java, Python, .Net and/or SQL
  • Ability to work with development teams to deliver high-quality software
  • Experience with AWS architectures, development, and deployment
  • Strong experience with middle-tier web services development (REST APIs preferred)
  • Ability to work across all layers (full stack) of an application, from back-end databases through UI
  • Experience managing applications in AWS and familiarity with core services including EC2, S3, RDS, etc.
  • Proficient with SQL databases and knowledge of standard methodologies
  • Some hands-on experience developing advanced analytics in SQL, R, Spark or similar tools
  • Some experience with enterprise-scale data warehouse technologies (Teradata, Oracle, SQL Data Warehouse, Vertica, Redshift)
  • Working knowledge of Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, Spark
  • Experience with deployment automation tools like Puppet, Chef, and Ansible
  • Exposure to networking & load balancing solutions
  • Agile / Scrum development methodology
  • Excellent documentation habits

Key Focus Areas

  • Front End Application Development (Application Views & Controller)
  • REST API design and development
  • Domain Entity and Behavior Modeling, Design, and Implementation
  • 3rd-party application, service and data integration
  • Data Management, Mapping, Translation & Persistence
  • Large-scale Data Management & Workflow
  • Analytic development and automation

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