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Technical Architect - Contract
Ref No.: 18-00679
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Our direct client is seeking a Technical Architect to work in their Newark, NJ location. This is a 12+ month right to hire opportunity.

Scope of Work:

Our direct client is looking for a Senior Datamart Developer whose primary responsibility will be enhancing and supporting internally developed applications. The candidate will be part of a team that works with Business Analysts, Investment Professionals, Operations, Quality Assurance Testers and other System Professionals. The candidate will also be responsible for trouble shooting and resolving support issues for the Fixed Income supported systems. .

The qualified candidate must:
  • Analyze business requirements then design and develop applications to support them
  • Understand and follow the complete software development life cycle methodology
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with customers and co-workers
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Have the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
  • Possess the ability to associate past experience with current events in order to resolve problems or generate new ideas
  • Develop and execute test scenarios to ensure the stability and performance of applications

Qualifications:
  • 10+ years of experience in a solutions architect or similar role; 4+ years focused on cloud environments and their supporting infrastructures
  • Certified AWS Architect.
  • Strong understanding of cloud computing technology and infrastructure as well as experience designing and migrating applications to the cloud.
  • Experience with AWS RDS and Redshift highly preferred
  • Experience in the design and automation of Infrastructure as a Service and Platform as a Service capabilities including virtual networks, virtual machines, cloud services, web sites, data services etc.
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL database systems.
  • Advanced skills diagnosing and resolving issues independently and as part of a team
  • Continuous Deployment, Automation, Chef, Puppet, with open source tools (e.g., Jenkins) and a plus
  • Knowledge of Jira, Confluence, Agile/Scrum development methodology and DevOps is a plus
  • Desire to learn the Fixed Income Business