Sr Staff AWS Architect

Sr Staff AWS Architect

GE Digital
12-15 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description Summary
This position requires deep and broad experience in defining, architecting, and deploying cloud solutions in AWS for key strategic physical-digital projects that bring technologies such as inspection, BOT, deep learning for industrial applications. This position works independently and is seen as a technical leader. The position is responsible for driving the design and development efforts with hands on design/coding requirement when needed as related to architecture, scalability, availability and performance in alignment with the product/application roadmap. Establish the vision to integrate it across multiple systems and perform the right trade off analysis for building solutions.Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities
In this role, you will:
.. Be responsible for providing technical leadership and defining, developing, and evolving software on AWS platform for physical-digital projects such as inspection, deep learning and AI projects.
. Design AWS architecture that meets key functional and non-functional requirements (security, compliance, performance, resiliency, and availability). Perform trade off analysis to identify best soutions with multiple evaluation criteria.
. Provide guidance to developers on use and implementation of AWS services to develop the physical-digital software.
. Work with Product Line Leaders (PLLs) to understand product requirements & vision
. Drive increased efficiency across the teams, eliminating duplication, leveraging product and technology reuse with AWS services as framework.
. Lead impact assessment and decision related to technology choices, design /architectural considerations and implementation strategy.
. Subject matter expert in AWS services and be able to guide and mentors others in organization. Expert in navigating through ambiguity and prioritizing conflicting asks.
. Expert level skills in design, architecture and development on AWS, with an ability to take a deep dive in the implementation aspects if the situation demands.
. Leads the architecture and design efforts across the product / multiple product versions and is an expert in architecting custom solutions off the base AWS services.
. Expert in core data structures as well as algorithms and has the ability to guide implementation of the same on AWS.
. Use lean principles to remove defects in data and management practices, develop strategies with physical (manufacturing, services) in mind.
Job Characteristics
Technical Expertise:
. Expert in the area of architecture and solution development with AWS services as base and is able to guide GE business teams on best options for solutions.
. Facilitates and coaches software engineering team sessions on requirements estimation and alternative approaches to team sizing and estimation. Leads a community of practice around estimation to share best practices among teams
. Publishes guidance and documentation to promote adoption of design. Proposes design solutions based on research and synthesis creates general design principles that capture the vision and critical concerns for a program.
. Demonstrates mastery of the intricacies of interactions and dynamics in Agile teams. Demonstrates advanced understanding of Lean Six Sigma principles (e.g., Black belt certified).
. Guides new teams to adopt Agile, troubleshoots adoption efforts, and guide continuous improvement. Provides training on Lean / Agile. Drives elimination of inefficiencies in coding process. Teaches XP practices to others. Actively embraces new methods and practices that increase efficiency and effectiveness.
Business Acumen:
Evaluates technology to drive features and roadmaps. Maps technology trends to internal vision. Differentiates buzzwords from value proposition. Embraces technology trends that drive excellence beyond traditional practices (e.g., Test automation in lieu of traditional QA practices).
. Balances value propositions for competing stakeholders. Recommends a well-researched recommendation of buy vs. build solution. Conveys the value proposition for the company by assessing financial risks and gains of decisions and return on investment (ROI). Manages the process of building and maintaining a successful alliance. Understands and successfully applies common analytical techniques, including ROI, SWOT, and Gap analyses. Able to clearly articulate the business drivers relevant to a given initiative.
Influences through others builds direct and behind the scenes support for ideas. Pre-emptively sees downstream consequences and effectively tailors influencing strategy to support a positive outcome. Uses experts or other third parties to influence.
. Able to verbalize what is behind decisions and downstream implications. Continuously reflecting on success and failures to improve performance and decision-making. Understands when change is needed. Participates in technical strategy planning.
. Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team. Able to navigate accountability in a matrixed organization.
Communicates and demonstrates a shared sense of purpose. Learns from failure.
Personal Attributes:
Able to effectively direct and mentor others in critical thinking skills. Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analysis skills and best practices. Finds important patterns in seemingly unrelated information.
. Influences and energizes other toward the common vision and goal. Maintains excitement for a process and drives to new directions of meeting the goal even when odds and setbacks render one path impassable.
. Innovates and integrates new processes and/or technology to significantly add value to GE. Identifies how the cost of change weighs against the benefits and advises accordingly. Proactively learns new solutions and processes to address seemingly unanswerable problems.
Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science or STEM Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) + with 12 years of experience min. Bachelor's Degree Computer Science or STEM Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) + with 12 years of experience min.
. Require at least 8 years experience in architecture and solution design.
. Require at least 5 years experience in implementing large projects in AWS using services such AutoScaling, CloudFormation, Kafka, Nifi, Redshift, Snowflake, RDS, Aurora, Neptune, DynamoDB, GraphDB, , Lambda, Spark, Glue, Sage Maker, Hive, Presto, AI/ML, etc.
Desired Qualifications:
. Master's degree is preferred.
. Strong experience in developing AI-based applications for industrial environments, industrial software and user experience design in energy, transportation and healthcare segment.

About GE Digital

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