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13145 - Technical Architect - Specialist

Ref: US_EN_6_913330_1339891

Posted on 04 June 2020
Job Location
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Contract Type
Information Systems

Modis Inc. is seeking performance engineering minded Solution Architect in Milwaukee, WI. cfor 4-6-month engagement dedicated to leading efforts to improve consistency of response time performance of a modern Cloud based internal system relied on daily for critical insurance sales related capabilities by over 10,000 users.


The person in this role assess production monitoring data in relation to overall system architecture to identify patterns in sporadic subpar response times and probable root causes. Develop detailed understanding of system architecture, including dependencies and associated performance characteristics. Generate prioritized set of recommendations to improve performance. Lead efforts to implement approved recommendations. Assess effectiveness and quantify value delivered. Establish repeatable system for continual production performance assessment and feedback into actionable performance improvement recommendations. Work with multiple Software Engineering teams, Test Engineering and Support Engineering, as well as Product and Program Management, under minimal direction.

Must Haves:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

5+ years professional software development experience, preferably including C# .NET and NodeJS

3+ years experience in solution architecture on large scale systems

Extensive experience in distributed systems performance monitoring and tuning

Experience with Cloud based distributed microservices architectures

Experience with RDBMS performance monitoring and tuning

Experience with persistence and caching technologies, preferably Aurora, REDIS, Dynamo

Results oriented self-starter with strong initiative and ability to learn quickly

Systems thinker

Data driven decision maker

Excellent communication skills

Nice to have:

Experience with GraphQL services highly desirable

Experience with New Relic, Dynatrace or similar highly desirable

Experience withAWS highly desirable


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