Job description

  • Location: Remote
  • Duration: Contract through 12/30/23 with probability of extension
  • Requirements: Platform architect with Azure experience- need to have solution development. .NET development knowledge would be a plus.

Job Overview/Purpose:

This position will be a part of the IT Systems group within a global bank’s Agri-Finance sector. The key focus of the position is to build and maintain the line of business applications used by company’s business areas. All activities related to the design, development, integration and implementation of organizational information systems and software applications. In addition, provide technical leadership and guidance to their work group, and as needed, may also be expected to manage a team of Developers. Scope of responsibility includes both custom-developed applications as well as the integration and customization of commercial off-the shelf applications.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Must possess a solid understanding of a broad range of Azure PaaS technologies including implementing highly secure solutions using standard Azure security controls.
  • Among desired technology skills are Azure Kubernetes Service, API Management, virtual network security, Azure Integration Services.
  • Leads and coordinates the development or integration of system/information projects from analysis through implementation.
  • Responsible for analyzing business opportunities, defining software requirements, designing, developing, initial testing, or integrating and documenting software applications in compliance with department’s development standards.
  • Trains end-users to effectively take advantage of system functionality and resources.
  • Provides third-tier support to Help Desk for application support. Backup to operations and end-user support function.
  • Demonstrates technical excellence, wide-range of technical knowledge, good communication skills (written and oral), resourcefulness, creativity, initiative, and ability to quickly and effectively absorb and use new technology skills.
  • Responsible to proactively keep up with and recommend technology opportunities that will contribute to the company’s success.
  • Must be familiar with and comply with laws, regulations and internal policies and procedures that are applicable to required job duties.

Job Skills and Knowledge:

  • *Development / Solution Architecting experience within Azure PaaS.
  • Azure Kubernetes Service, API Management, virtual network security, Azure Integration Services.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Management Information Systems or Business Administration with emphasis in Information Systems or Computer Science) with a minimum of 5 years technical information systems experience.
  • Working experience architecting, designing, building solutions on Azure
  • Strong experience in Azure platform Services, understanding of their capabilities and limitations.
  • Proficient in key data architectures, and broad experience across a set of data stores , such as: Azure Data Lake Store, Azure SQL DB, Cosmos BD, etc.), messaging systems (Azure event Hub Kafka) and processing engines (Data bricks, ADF)
  • Provide leadership in infrastructure migration methodologies and techniques including mass application movements into the cloud.
  • Implementing a data platform on Azure, the required ETL (extract, transform and load) pipelines, monitoring/maintaining data pipeline performance.
  • Strong proficiency in all the services offered by Microsoft Azure including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS
  • Must have expert knowledge and experience in Web development. Must be able to quickly absorb and effectively use new technology.
  • Experience with advanced agile practices and methodology
  • Experience with Azure DevOps desired but not necessary
  • Experience with integration architectures
  • Understands the benefits of the various software design methodologies and object-oriented environments.
  • Ability to analyze simple to complex programming situations.
  • Ability to solve complex problems and deal with a variety of situations where only limited standards may exist and critical thinking is needed for effective resolutions.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: Up to $75.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday