Software Architect

Herndon, VA
Jan 21, 2022
Feb 01, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary/Company:

A Sparks Group Partner is seeking a Software Architect to serve as a transformation technical leader, driving system architecture decisions, providing strategy and execution. Currently, this position is remote, but will turn into a hybrid work schedule as of January 2022. Selected candidate must be fully vaccinated. If you are interested in learning more about Sparks Group and the opportunity, please submit your resume today.


  • Drive the technical and cloud architecture, configuration, and development application software
  • Create the overall architecture, leveraging technical assets to meet the business requirements
  • Plan rollouts with the product management team
  • Communicate cross-functionally to drive engineering and product alignment
  • Collaborate with all partner teams to create shared roadmaps and deliver on the company vision
  • Drive the Agile development process around architectural vision and workflow
  • Collaborate with the software engineers to build, deploy, and maintain product architectures while ensuring connectivity with other systems
  • Establish metrics and processes for assessment and improvements
  • Design/develop cutting-edge POCs and solutions with existing and emerging technology platforms

Qualifications/Background Profile:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 10 years of software development, solution architect, or architect experience
  • 10+ years of experience with architectural patterns, building APIs, micro services, event streams, high throughput systems, with some experience in a cloud environment
  • 10+ years architecting highly scalable and reliable back-end systems in production
  • 8 years of relevant technical experience in a leadership capacity
  • 6+ years of Agile development, including hands-on Scrum team experience
  • 5+ years of experience building cloud native architectures, architecting enterprise applications on public cloud platforms and cloud ecosystems, including Azure, AWS or GCP
  • 5+ years of experience with enterprise data, analytical architectures and data tools for Apache Spark, AI, and Machine Learning
  • 3+ years of large-scale cloud transformation experience as it relates to architecture
  • Technical and Architectural leadership with knowledge of both legacy and modern cloud based distributed systems
  • Work Status: due to government requirement, only US Citizens will be considered for this role
  • COVID-19 vaccine: must provide proof of vaccination to go onsite


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Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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