Senior Consultant II, Architect

Remote (US) Valorem Reply, US - Product Transformation Full Time

As a Senior Consultant II, Product Architect, your primary role will be technical delivery leadership for a client platform that Valorem Reply develops, maintains, supports, and evolves over time. This position will entail providing solid architectural direction for this Azure-based platform, as well as providing general consulting, pre-sales support, and leadership on other initiatives across this Client and other Clients.

You will be responsible for designing and optimizing solution architecture, assisting with solution requirement definition, and ensuring processes are followed by all members of the project team. You will have the opportunity to work with and learn the latest Microsoft solutions in a fun work environment.

This role includes a mix of classic Enterprise Architecture, Data/Application Architecture and Technical Product Management skills.  This role will have substantial ownership of the future technical direction of a strategic major-client platform for the next 2-3 years, while also supporting and participating in new opportunities in our consulting practice.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work directly with client technical leadership as Valorem’s senior technical resource representing this key platform.
  • Gain a deep understanding of the Client environment and provide consulting, influence, and recommendations for their future technology/product roadmap.
  • Work closely with project managers, business analysts, managers and other client stakeholders 
  • Build cohesive team and delegate responsibilities to software engineers 
  • Determine technical feasibility and level of effort for projects based on team, duration, budget, business value, infrastructure and constraints 
  • Support or responsible for both functional and non-functional requirements gathering 
  • Determine appropriate architecture style and patterns, then create design specifications 
  • Provide architecture review, and project milestone sessions for project sponsors 
  • Ensure repeatable and iterative project delivery processes are in place and being executed 
  • Create proofs of concept and write code while avoiding critical path 
  • Evaluate existing architecture and provide a path forward 
  • Own the technical solution for one or few applications for a client 
  • Provide technical expertise with one or more technology stacks 
  • REQUIREMENTS

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a technology-related field is required.
  • 5+ Years of architect experience in a corporate or consultative (preferred) environment 
  • 5+ Years of experience designing database systems for applications (SQL, MongoDB) 
  • 5+ Years of experience designing service oriented architectures 
  • 5+ Years of hands-on experience writing code
  • 2+ Years of experience implementing, using, and optimizing Kubernetes in a production environment.
  • 2+ Years of preferred experience in implementing cloud-based SaaS and/or PaaS solutions (Azure preferred).
  • Proficiency in the React.js web-based interface framework.
  • Demonstrated experience in design, modeling and integration and deployment of software solutions.
  • Proven and demonstrated experience designing/architecting, and leading development of one or more enterprise solutions.
  • Experience with Spark-based Data Lake / Data Lakehouse concepts and tools such as Databricks.
  • Expertise in designing/implementing external-authentication systems using ADFS, Azure AD or OAuth2.
  • Expertise in Microsoft technology stack and creating detailed design of services, components, modules, classes, and database structure 
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and share knowledge across a team through workshops, mentoring, training and code reviews.
  • Remote (US)

    Senior Consultant II, Architect