Accenture AWS Data Platform Architect - Location Negotiable in Helena, Montana
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Accenture Security helps organizations prepare, protect, detect, respond and recover along all points of the security lifecycle. Cybersecurity challenges are different for every business in every industry. Leveraging our global resources and advanced technologies, we create integrated, turnkey solutions tailored to our clients’ needs across their entire value chain. Whether we’re defending against known cyberattacks, detecting and responding to the unknown, or running an entire security operations center, we will help companies build cyber resilience to grow with confidence. Our team of the security sector’s brightest people use the coolest tech to out-hack the hackers and help clients build resilience from within. We blend risk strategy, digital identity, cyber defense, application security and managed service solutions to rethink the entire security lifecycle.
We are currently looking for professionals for our Managed Detection & Response practice with extensive experience in the following:
Job Description for Data Platform Associate Technical Director
You will be solving deep technical problems and building creative solutions in a dynamic environment leading knowledgeable and passionate SDE's. You are experienced building for the cloud – designing for five 9s, globally distributed all-active deployments, horizontal scalability, fault tolerance, and more. You are motivated by learning, evaluating, and deploying new technologies. Our services are deployed in an Amazon Web Services environment, and so you will be working hands on with many AWS components. You thrive in true-agile, highly paced, production facing environment. You have a low tolerance for mediocrity. You love to write code and build extraordinary things.
The Accenture MDR Engineering team is not consulting or client-facing. We push the cutting edge in AWS – daily – to be able grow our platform to support the ever-growing security landscape to protect Accenture’s clients. Our technical leaders in MDR Engineering lead by “doing” and work collaboratively with a geographically diverse set of teams by setting and maintaining a high bar for quality software delivery and attacking any technical challenges!
Data analysis is one thing, can you help us do it at “petabytes” scale?
This role focuses on leading multiple scrum teams through designing, developing, releasing, and maintaining Accenture MDR’s big data & analytics platform. You achieve this by collaborating with the Chief Architect and other Technical Directors throughout the global organization to support projects/initiatives related to data acquisition, processing, and utilization through our enterprise big data platform in AWS – at scale!
We are looking for coders, people who love to code, just like we do! You should be energetic, confident, and ready to contribute in many areas of the software development lifecycle. You may be involved in all the aspects from research, design, specs, coding, and bug fixing. Our team focus is on writing dependable code and getting high quality products and services to market as quick as possible.
Minimum 5 years hands on experience with Big data technologies (including Spark, Storm and/or EMR) at scale
Minimum 5 years of recent, hands-on, experience building upon AWS cloud native services using EC2, S3, ECS, SQS, API Gateway, Lambda, etc.
Minimum 4 years of experience with infrastructure as code IAC and using tools such as Terraform, Ansible, or Chef.
Minimum 4 years of experience with CICD pipelines (i.e. Jenkins) with building and/or configuring pipelines for build and deployment of software.
Minimum 8 years coding knowledge and experience with Java and/or C# .NET and object oriented methodologies
Minimum 6 years of leading software design and architecture for large scale data platforms
Minimum 6 years of leading, and contributing within, software engineering team delivery
Minimum 3 years coding knowledge and experience with SQL
Minimum 2 years experience of writing scripts in Python, PowerShell or Bash
BS Degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical knowledge
Passion and interest in machine learning and cutting edge data analytics
Successfully developed for large scale distributed systems and reliable, fault tolerant software at scale (i.e. petabytes of data)
Experience in the design/build/maintenance/refactor of large scale low latency high performance systems
Ability to quickly learn and develop expertise in existing highly complex applications and architectures
Strong troubleshooting and debugging skills, particularly in both production and non-production environments.
Experience using Agile methodologies, TDD, Code review, clear and concise documentation
Professional Skill Requirements:
Strong analytic, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills
Uncommon ability and motivation to tackle problems and learn fast
Ability to perform at a high level within a technical team
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Excellent communication and relationship skills
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