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Cloud Architect/Houston, TX 12mth Contract
Ref No.: 18-01408
Location: Houston, Texas
Position Type:Contract
 No OPT/CPT or H1's
Location: Houston, TX
Duration:12+ Months
Required Skills:
This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:
  • Expertise in application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines
  • Advanced knowledge of architecture, design and business processes
  • Ability to work collaboratively in teams and develop meaningful relationships to achieve common goals.
  • Responding to the evolving regulatory environment and helping to meet the firm's regulatory commitments by addressing internal and external commitments
  • Advancing the firm's Roadmap programs -- Single Sourcing of data, Architecture Convergence, and Rationalization of platforms.
  • Adopting industry leading technologies to support best-in-class business capabilities for high performance computing and data storage solutions
  • Driving innovation across the firm's corporate technology portfolio, increasing efficiencies through process automation,
  • Agile application development, with an emphasis on user experience and shorter development cycles
  • Investing in security & controls for cyber, access/entitlements uplift, data protection and application resiliency
  • The individual must be hands-on with strong and diversified experience developing applications using Java
  • Experience with developing distributed systems , performance optimization and scaling is required
  • Experience with agile and test driven development, Behaviour Driven Development methodologies required
  • Experience with message systems
  • Experience with Relational Databases
  • Experience with data processing and analysis, preferably on big data is required
  • Familiarity with Kafka, Hadoop and Spark highly desired
  • Basic exposure to Linux is essential in developing scripts
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience with Container Platforms
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science
  • Strong hands-on Java experience
  • Finance, Risk and Liquidity experience are a plus
Preferred Skills:
Responsibilities: As an experienced Software Engineer, your mission is to help lead our team of innovators and technologists toward creating next-level solutions that improve the way our business is run. Your deep knowledge of design, analytics, development, coding, testing and application programming will help your team raise their game, meeting your standards, as well as satisfying both business and functional requirements. Your expertise in various technology domains will be counted on to set strategic direction and solve complex and mission critical problems, internally and externally. Your quest to embracing leading-edge technologies and methodologies inspires your team to follow suit. And best of all, you'll be able to harness massive amounts of brainpower through our global network of technologists from around the world.