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Principal Technical Architect

  • Location: Austin, Texas, 78759
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 3 months ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Our client is a global, values-driven corporation that leads the communications, automotive, and media industries. Apply today to be on a team that disrupts industries and builds a better future for the next generation.

Position: Principal Technical Architect

Location: Austin Texas 78759

Term: 3 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a technology thought leader.
  • Champion technology and architecture-related investments, advocating for the priority of this work.
  • Define solution architectures aligned to business needs in collaboration with product and engineering.
  • Facilitate collaborative design discussions and drive design reviews.
  • Partner with product to envision future features and help plan development sequences.
  • Serve as a technical subject matter expert to engineering.
  • Assist with the development of architecture standards.
  • Assist with improving architecture practices.
  • Assist with governing software development to ensure satisfaction of non-functional requirements.
  • Build software prototypes to validate architecture approaches and assess emerging technologies.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering or relevant industry experience.
  • 10+ years of experience in software development for mid-size to large corporations.
  • Ability to code in any language using any technology stack through self-teaching.
  • SQL and NoSQL database technologies.
  • AWS (preferred), GCP, or Azure services and solution architectures.
  • REST API design and microservice implementation.
  • Object-oriented design including common patterns.
  • Distributed systems.
  • Docker, Kubernetes, and other container technologies.
  • .NET Core, Java and/or a willingness to become an expert.
  • Automotive industry experience or a willingness to become an expert.
  • Must be at ease advocating for technical solutions and enjoy the challenge of influencing others.
  • Ability to write high quality blog posts and technical documentation.
  • Ability to represent company in industry through conference presentations.
  • Ability to serve as a technology mentor, facilitating the growth of colleagues.
  • Ability to manage conflict and maintain productive working relationships.

If this sounds like the perfect fit, apply today!