Transamerica Sr Information Technology Architect in Plano, Texas
Job FamilyIT Architecture
Job Description SummaryResponsible for creating guidance on application architecture for the division and evaluating new technologies in terms of our overall Architecture strategy. Responsibilities will also include monitoring existing processes in support of the division's Architecture program.Job Description
Oversees the Architectural Review process for application development in the division.
Oversees the Reusable Asset department's process in the division where applicable.
Experience working with and evaluating open source technologies and demonstrated ability to make objective choices.
Experience architecting highly distributed, scalable, concurrent and low latency systems working with one or more of the following technologies: Hadoop distributions, Storm and Spark streaming, Kafka, Spark advanced analytics, NoSQL data warehouses such as Hbase and Cassandra, and data processing frameworks like Informatica, Streamsets.
Knowledge of software/data design methods, data structures, and modeling standards
Knowledge of cloud technologies - AWS, puppet scripting, Docker containers
Experience with Java and Scala programming languages (or similar languages).
Working Experience with continuous integration and continuous delivery tools
Assists application teams in adopting technology or processes to align with strategic objectives.
Assists application teams with implementation of technical solutions to business services within the division's Architecture.
Responsible for architecture and design reviews.
Evaluates new products, tools, and applications that will help the division meet its goals.
Makes recommendations on enhancements to the Architecture program.
May recommend technical standards.
Provides training to users and technical staff on new technology and technical solutions.
Communicate pros and cons to Management of new technology trends.
Bachelor’s degree and or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Minimum of 5 years professional information technology experience with 3-5 years of applicable development experience. Familiarity with multiple software development methodologies.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
Normal office environment
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