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Technical Architecture Specialist (Washington, DC)

posted Oct 31, 2017, 8:51 AM by Julian Zhu   [ updated Nov 7, 2017, 4:40 PM by Jen Huang ]
The Technical Architecture Specialist is the technical expert centered on a DevOps technology, technologies or a portfolio of Cloud hosted applications. Coordinate with other parties in setting the technical approach and direction and implementation for work.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide technical design expertise, defines what DevOps Specific technical requirements are needed to support defined DevOps requirements, participates in detailed design and code reviews, reviews system performance issues, reviews test plans, and provides technical guidance to the Application Team and Test Team members.
  • Responsible for collaborating with the Team Lead(s) to coordinate project schedules
  • Interface with Executive Sponsors, Group Leads, and Lead Functional Architects to convey infrastructure requirements, plan, and schedule deployment of tasks, and resolve any issues that impact the deployment of the Application delivery systems.
  • Define test plans and criteria for acceptance for the technical components of an application.
  • Ensure Clients requirements are supported by the DevOps technical architecture,
  • Assist in development of overall system technical architecture - including software and hardware.
  • Analyze, determine, and document technical requirements and change request impact analysis. Participate in detailed design and product test execution as required.
  • Communicate accurate and useful status updates.
  • Manage and report time spent on all work activities.
  • Help Define DevOps pipeline for the application patterns and help establish the Pipeline.
  • Able to manage TFS build, release functions.
  • Educational Qualifications and Experience:
  • Education: Bachelor of Engineering or Equivalent
  • Role Specific Experience: 5+ years of relevant experience in establishing DevOps practice and supporting DevOps pipelines.
  • Certification Requirements:
  • Cloud or DevOps Certification

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • trong communication skills: both written and spoken
  • Strong experience in establishing DevOps Technical Requirement and able to communicate what is required.
  • Strong understanding of the SDLC process and Agile programming
  • Strong understanding of software project release automation.
  • Experience supporting DevOps CI/CD process.
  • Experience with the TFS and associated toolset.
  • Good understanding and troubleshooting skills for Build and scripting.
  • Very good experience with AWS and Azure services
  • Understanding of security in cloud services.