Platform Architect
Symmes, OH 
Posted 20 days ago
Job Description
Platform Architect -- Role, responsibilities and qualifications. Role Description: The position is within our Product Engineering-Product Engineering team and responsible for building platforms. The role involves definition, design, implementation, adoption of the platform design and architecture. Ensuring that all technologies work effectively together and deliver an end-to-end integrated system. The position requires a background in Micro-services, SOA, secure application development and cloud technologies.Key Responsibilities: Define and own "Platform Architecture/Design" (applications and data technologies) utilizing on premise infrastructure, cloud environment, enterprise standards, best practices and reference architecture and design. * Define "Logical, Technical and Physical views" of platforms. * Ensure platform requirements (functional and non-functional) are met per design and architecture. * Experience in platform deployment in various environments. * Mentor and guide technical teams if necessary. * Consult internal product engineering owners, product teams, platform architecture and customers (internal as well as external) on technology choices and feasibility evaluation. * Help program and project management in identifying key technical risks and mitigation plans, effort estimation and planning. * In-depth understanding of core IT infrastructure concepts: data centers, security, networking, storage, compute, and software applications. * People skills -- This person will need to develop a relationship with all teams across the Worldpay from FIS organization to get work accomplished. They need to keep our business partners calm and know when to escalate. Qualifications: Defining and realizing end-to-end "Platform Design" for large & complex platforms. * Must have experience in Linux administration, performance tuning and troubleshooting. * Must have in-depth understanding of all layers of infrastructure to fine tune settings. * Must have capacity planning experience. * Experience in building applications and platforms. * Experience in hands on platform ownership and deployment. * Experience in using Micro-services, PaaS and Container platforms. * Experience with Continuous Integration and Delivery. * Proficient in creating documentation (technical blueprints and design specifications). * Familiarity with some of * Openstack, "Heat Templates", "Chef Installer", Kafka, "Elastic Search", Nginx, Prometheus and Mongo. * Experience in "Fraud Detection", Underwriting, Risk and Debt business processes and platforms is PLUS. * Up-to-date with technology trends and possess ability to correlate them with business and customer need with a proven track record of effective verbal and written communications. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


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As soon as possible
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Regular, Full Time
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