Grid Dynamics

Solution Architect

Software Architect in Milwaukee, WI

Posted 2019-11-27
Description

Grid Dynamics is looking for a Solution Architect with specialization in distributed systems to work on complex technology programs. Solution Architect leads implementation of new business applications or migration of clients from legacy out of the box systems provided by vendors like IBM, Oracle, or Microsoft to applications based on open source technology stack. The Solution Architect is expected to:

Understand business domain and business use cases.
Investigate and analyze current systems functionality and non-functional requirements.
Create long-term service-oriented or microservices cloud friendly architecture based on open source technology stack.
Plan phases of client journey towards the final architecture state.
Lead the engineering team through the implementation.
Provide technical governance and sign off on engineering team deliverables.
A solution architect works with all levels of client personnel from C*-level executives to individual engineers. Internally, a solution architect guides Grid Dynamics delivery team and ensures compliance of the implementation with the architecture. While spending most time at a client, the architect also participates in internal Grid Dynamics activities. These activities include trainings, knowledge sharing, technology pre-sales, creation of blueprints and case studies, and participation in outbound thought leadership activities, like writing blogs and attending conferences.

Requirements:

To be successful at the role, a solution architect needs to be highly motivated in achieving high business value with technology. Besides technical skills, the candidate should:

Enjoy analyzing and solving problems.
Be ready to take responsibility and delivery on the promise.
Don’t shy away from speaking and engaging with people in all roles.
Be able to communicate ideas in a clear and engaging way.
Be resourceful and creative in solving problems.
Understand tactics and strategy in decision making.
Be able to explain complex concepts in understandable terms.
The candidate should have background and education in computer science, math, or physics.

From technology perspective, we require 5+ years experience in software development as an architect, tech lead or a developer. The the candidate should be able to demonstrate experience with:

Service-oriented or microservices architecture.
Distributed application design principles.
JVM platform and Java language family.
Open source NoSQL technologies, including Cassandra, MongoDB, Solr, and ElasticSearch.
In-Memory Data Grids and Caches including Redis, Hazelcast, and Apache Ignite.
Microservices platform stack including Netflix OSS / Spring Cloud, Consul, etcd.
Cloud infrastructure, preferably in the context of distributed applications.
Functional and performance test automation.
CICD process and infrastructure, ideally in context of multi-service applications.
Understanding of machine learning concepts and knowledge of common frameworks.
Base knowledge of order, inventory, and supply chain management.
If you are not a seasoned expert in all of the above, but have a motivation to grow and have relevant background, don’t hesitate to apply. We provide training programs for good candidates.

What we offer:

Opportunity to work on bleeding-edge projects
Work with a highly motivated and dedicated team
Competitive salary
Flexible schedule
Benefits package
Corporate social events
Professional development opportunities

NB:
Placement and Staffing Agencies need not apply. We do not work with c2c at this time.

About us:
Grid Dynamics is the engineering services company known for transformative, mission-critical cloud solutions for retail, finance and technology sectors. We architected some of the busiest e-commerce services on the Internet and have never had an outage during the peak season. Founded in 2006 and headquartered in San Ramon, California with offices throughout the US and Eastern Europe, we focus on big data analytics, scalable omnichannel services, DevOps, and cloud enablement.

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Company summary

Grid Dynamics is the engineering consulting services company known for transformative, mission-critical cloud solutions for retail, finance and technology sectors. We have architected some of the busiest e-commerce services on the Internet and have never had an outage during the peak season.

Founded in 2006 and headquartered in San Ramon, California with offices throughout the US and Eastern Europe, we focus on big data analytics, scalable omni-channel services, DevOps, and cloud enablement.

To learn more about Grid Dynamics, find us at www.griddynamics.com or by following us on Twitter @GridDynamics.

Perks

Opportunity to work on bleeding-edge projects
Work with a highly motivated and dedicated team
Competitive salary
Flexible schedule
Benefits program
Medical insurance
Corporate social events
Professional development opportunities
Unlike most other consulting companies, Grid Dynamics hires long-term, permanent employees as opposed to single project engagements.

Tech Stack

Grid Dynamics hires for the following roles

Site Reliability Engineer
Big Data DevOps Engineer
NOC Engineer
DevOps Engineer
Mobile Developer
Android Developer
iOS/C++ Developer
Solution Architect
Database Developer
Java Developer
QA Automation Engineer
Infrastructure QA Engineer
Big Data Engineer
Scala Software Engineer
UI/UX Developer
Full Stack Developer
Data Scientist
Machine Learning Engineer
Business System Analyst
Application Support Analyst
Technical Support Engineer
.NET Software Engineer
Deployment Engineer
Business Analyst

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