The Cloud Software Architect will play a pivotal role in our strategic transformation from an application to a cloud native platform-centric software and data engineering organization. These efforts are occurring within the broader context of major strategic initiatives to extend our market leadership and build next-generation software platforms that are powered by our World Class datasets as we pivot to a platform company. In short, the Cloud Software Architect will lead fundamental software architecture changes while building a platform with modern could based technology. This position is tasked with leading the creation of cloud native software design patterns and providing technical leadership in cloud software architecture, software defined infrastructure, auto scaling, high availably and disaster recovery. The Cloud Software Architect reports into the Technology organization and will be embedded into the Analytics and Innovation engineering streams to provide architectural leadership and best practices.
The position requires strong software engineering leadership and hands on coding capabilities. This is NOT a paper architect position. This position will be tasked to program the scaffolding of the architectural designs and coach software engineers to program the scaffolding into commercial solutions. The successful candidate must have team building skills and be able to collaborate effectively across multiple regions, cultures and with a group of high performing individuals.
Cloud Software Architecture Design and Development
Partner with scrum teams and develop AWS cloud native architectures for new development
Write the PoC and scaffolding code for AWS cloud architectures
Work with software engineers and coach them on how to turn the PoCs and scaffolding code into commercial applications
Work with teams to design and implement CI\CD pipelines with blue\green deployments
Own the technical aspect of our software development Playbook
Partner with CloupOps/TechOps to efficiently manage AWS environments
Develop a library of deployable and documented cloud design patterns, based on the Platts Analytics application portfolio, as a basis for deploying future services to the cloud
Demonstrate the ability to solve complex, multi-system problems
Demonstrate leadership ability to back decisions with research and the "why," and articulate several options, the pros and cons for each, and a recommendation
Constantly learn and stay current with modern software development trends, Maintain overall industry knowledge on latest trends, technology, etc...
Drive scope definition, requirements analysis, functional and technical design, application build, product configuration, unit testing, and production deployment
Ensure delivered solutions meet/perform to technical and functional/non-functional requirements
Provide technical expertise and ownership in the diagnosis and resolution of an issue, including the determination and provision of workaround solution or escalation to service owners
Ensure delivered solutions are realized in time frame committed; work in conjunction with project sponsors to size and manage scope and risk
Provide support and technical governance, expertise related to cloud architectures, deployment, and operations
Provide thought leadership to fellow team members across the business and technical project stakeholders solving complex business requirements
Advocate and define cloud architecture vision from a strategic perspective, including all platforms, tools, and systems Mentoring
Work with the engineering stream leads to definition and develop Platts cloud reference architecture and management systems
Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering or a related study, or equivalent experience
Must have a strong software development background
Proven experience spanning software architecture and application development
Experience with AWS cloud native technologies
Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and platform environments
Knowledge of all components of a technical architecture
Knowledge of business process re-engineering principles and processes
Strong understanding of network architecture and application development methodologies
Strong understanding of microservice design patterns
Experience working within the commodities or financial industry preferred
User-Focused: We strive to ensure we understand user impact; we are empathetic and curious enough to solve the problem; we make every problem our problem
Collaborative: We are open-minded, with an "in-it-together" mentality
Innovative: We think creatively, we're curious, we're flexible, and we embrace change
Open: We are honest and communicate often; we share information freely and respectfully; and we learn from the world outside
Platts is a premier source of benchmark price assessments and commodities intelligence. At Platts, the content you generate and the relationships you build are essential to the energy, petrochemicals, metals and agricultural markets. Learn more at https://www.platts.com/
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