Company Name


8 - 12 years

Key Skills
Infrastructure Services Architect (BigData with AWS)


System Analyst/ Tech Architect

Banking/ Financial Services

Posted On
14th Sep 2018

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About DTCC

Through multiple operating facilities and data centers around the world, DTCC and its subsidiary companies automate, centralize, and standardize the processing of financial transactions for thousands of institutions worldwide. With 40 years of experience, DTCC is the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, simplifying the complexities of clearance, settlement, asset servicing, global data management and information services for equities, corporate and municipal bonds, government and mortgage-backed securities, derivatives, money market instruments, syndicated loans, mutual funds, alternative investment products, and insurance transactions. In 2011, DTCC’s subsidiaries processed securities transactions valued at approximately US$1.7 quadrillion. Its depository provides custody and asset servicing for securities issues from 122 countries and territories valued at US$39.5 trillion. DTCC’s global OTC derivatives trade repositories record more than US$500 trillion in gross notional value of transactions made worldwide across multiple asset classes.

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Job Title

Infrastructure Services Architect (BigData with AWS) 

Business Unit:Information Technology
Department:  Enterprise Infrastructure
Job Title: Infrastructure Services Architect

Corporate Title: Associate Director

Business Unit Description:

The EIS Business Intelligence team is responsible for Architecture and Engineering support of AWS Cloud Services. The team currently supports EMR, Athena and Quick-Sight.

Position Summary:

AWS Infrastructure (Solutions) Architect with extensive experience in AWS Cloud Big Data Solutions. The Cloud Infrastructure Architect role will focus on architecture, design, and implementation of Big Data Analytics Solutions and Infrastructure in AWS Cloud. The Infrastructure Architect will be the point person for primarily Big Data environment (EMR, Hadoop, Spark, Presto and Athena).  The person will define and architect Big Data solutions and related services,
and coordinate operational design, develop and provide support for applications.  

Specific Responsibilities:

  • At the Enterprise Level, contribute to cloud strategy discussions and decisions on overall Cloud design and best approach for implementing cloud solutions.
  • Support AWS Big Data ecosystem for large scale user base
  • Actively participate as an AWS technical SME on teams to help promote the development of Cloud solutions.
  • Establish standards, guidance and best practices for AWS Big Data Solutions (EMR, Hadoop, Spark, Presto and Athena).
  • Establish the appropriate monitoring and alerting of solution events related to performance, scalability, availability, and reliability.
  • Monitor environment for usage and performance metrics.
  • Available on call support for Production issues.
  • Provides technical leadership, guidance and direction to other team members
  • Maintain a high degree of customer satisfaction through the implementation, investigation, analysis, training and relationship building efforts.
  • Build prototypes for demonstration and illustration purposes for peer groups, Business partners, or senior leaders.
  • Work closely with application developers, architects and infrastructure engineers to deliver good quality and resilient solution in a team-oriented environment.
  • Act as a liaison with other architects (security, Development, data, etc.) and with delivery teams working primarily within an Agile (Scrum) methodology.
  • Establishes relationships with IT/AD leaders, architects, and technical specialists.
    • Leadership Competencies for this level include:
    • Feedback: Seeks feedback from others, provides feedback to others in support of their development, and is open and honest while dealing constructively with criticism. 
    • Delegating: Effectively manages tasks and people, taking a practical approach to determine the most effective method of execution while respecting others’ expertise and considering others’ feelings and working styles. 
    • Inclusive Leadership: Values individuals and embraces diversity by integrating differences and promoting diversity and inclusion across teams and functions. 
    • Coaching: Understands and anticipates people's needs, skills, and abilities, in order to coach, motivate and empower them for success.

    • Strong hands on experience on AWS Big Data Solutions (Hadoop, EMR, Athena, Presto, Hive, Spark, Python) and related technologies
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    •  Strong knowledge of Amazon AWS products and services such as EC2, BeanStalk, Lambda, VPC, Route 53, Amazon FW, API Gateway, ELB, IAM, CloudTrail, and CloudFront.
    •  Must be comfortable working in an open, highly collaborative team. 
    •  Must be comfortable presenting to senior executive
    • Strong troubleshooting skills.
    Specific Skills & Technologies:
    • Must-have: Minimum of 2 years’ strong AWS cloud development
    • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in the design, implementation and support of distributed applications
    • Experience with Business Continuity and Disaster Recover design, planning and implementation for virtualized infrastructures
    • 5+ years practical experience designing and building solutions utilizing AWS services such as EC2, S3, RDS, KMS, Lambda, IAM, Kinesis, ECS
    • 2+ years practical experience working with cloud automation tools such as AWS CloudFormations and/or Terraform
    • In depth practical experience with Cloud methodologies (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS), automation, orchestration, trends and industry-leading cloud vendor offerings
    • Hands on experience with scripting and automation (Python preferable)

    About DTCC:

    With over 40 years of experience, DTCC is the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry. From operating facilities and data centers around the world, DTCC automates, centralizes, and standardizes the processing of financial transactions across the trade lifecycle and mitigates risk for thousands of institutions worldwide.

    At DTCC we value on our clients' interests and partner to deliver superior results with excellence and innovation and lead with integrity. We proactively develop your potential and invest in your career.  


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