AWS Solution Architect

Date Posted: 5/31/2020

Type: Contract-to-hire

Location: Buffalo, New York

MINIMUM Education/Skills:

  • BA/BS in Computer Science/ Information Systems, Business, Engineering, etc. or equivalent work experience. Relevant advanced degree is a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 or more years of experience in programming/systems analysis or other related area required including at least 3 years in technical leadership role
  • Excellent knowledge of data management principles, data acquisition and modeling, data warehousing, data lakes, business intelligence, metadata management, data security, and data & analytics governance
  • Experience with AWS, cloud computing & database technologies, including evaluating platform and stack architecture along with knowledge of industry best practices
  • Experience with software development methodologies and software engineering principles, with an emphasis on data related development techniques
  • Strong leadership skills in the technology domain and a high level of drive, initiative and assertiveness, including up-leveling and mentoring developers.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, capable of using common office productivity software

Desired Education / Skills:

  • Experience with the entire application/API lifecycle and building at scale. Particularly in AWS (Kubernetes/Docker/Serverless, etc.)
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills
  • Experience leading Agile product teams
  • Competency in building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives. Soft Skills/Cultural Fit are a must.
  • Knowledge of program management theories, concepts, methods, best practices, and techniques as needed to perform at the job level
  • Knowledge of principles, techniques, and procedures used for production and design of technology based equipment and systems as needed to perform at the job level
  • Experience working in a highly regulated environment


  • Create and contribute to technology decisions that are consistent with enterprise standards, architectures and strategies
  • Contributes to the development of Data & Analytics procedures and standards
  • Mentors a team of data engineers and full-stack developers including leading-by-doing and hands-on delivery support
  • Collaborates with product team and uses technology depth to develop data product architectures
  • Creates system design models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction to the team of developers
  • Instrumental in leading technology direction of data & analytics products that will provide value for ETG and its customers.
  • Support ownership of key data & analytics platforms, provides and manages operational support and maintenance for system applications; may provide 24×7 support
  • Enable defined SLAs and metrics through foundational technologies
  • Fosters a culture of Agile delivery, including coaching and teaching
  • May be required to organize, schedule, coordinate and lead communities of practice or other working groups, both temporary and ongoing, to accomplish assigned objectives.
  • Develop understanding of business drivers and financial levers to provide delivery decision support
  • Partner with ETG and its assigned customers to drive high performance in their lines of business
  • Ensures compliance to standards/regulations and governance processes
  • Collaborates with other ETG leaders, LOBs, and technology partners in the delivery and sharing of concepts to leverage across portfolios
Job Type: ETG Team

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