1+ months

Principal IT Architect

Roseland, NJ 07068
ADP is hiring a Principal IT Architect. The core objective of this Architect role is to continuously improve our infrastructure resilience capabilities across the enterprise. Working closely with our Infrastructure, SRE and R&D teams to develop and implement automated solutions that reduce the number, significance and duration of disruptive events. Leveraging existing tools as well as integrating new solutions within the APM, AIOps and Machine Learning space. Developing and supporting automation around change impact analysis, predictive alerting, single points of failure and rapid recovery. IT Architects must have expertise in both systems administration/operation and application development in order to identify, address, and prevent infrastructure-related issues from impacting our applications.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Work with infrastructure teams to build scalable solutions that will operate reliably and efficiently
  • Design, build, and implement automation to prevent infrastructure issues from becoming critical incidents
  • Review and recommend improvements to existing infrastructure architectures
  • Guide IT partners to incorporate operational performance into solution design and coding practices
  • Assist in developing architecture documents, functional specifications, design documents, and architecture diagrams
Skills & Competencies:
  • High expertise in development methodologies and coding languages (e.g. Bash, C++, Go, Java, PHP, Python, Ruby)
  • Expertise with analytics, monitoring and database tools (e.g. Splunk, Dynatrace, SiteScope, SQL)
  • Strong understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Full understanding of solution operations and system administration (e.g. Unix, Linux, Windows)
  • Understanding of network protocols
  • Proficiency with configuration management tools (e.g. Ansible, Puppet, Chef)
  • Strong interpersonal skills to communicate operational issues to development teams
  • Ability to lead technical teams through the design and implementation of automation
Qualifications & Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent practical experience
  • Strong background in systems engineering or administration (5+ years)
  • Additional background in software development (4+ years)
  • Experience in analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems
  • Experience in automated software deployment
  • Experience in leading technical teams
  • Strong time management and organizational skills

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Posted: 2020-10-08 Expires: 2020-12-09

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