NikSoft is currently looking for a Senior Enterprise Solutions Architect to join our federal clients Enterprise Analytics team. The successful candidate will develop Business Intelligence/Big Data solutions in an unparalleled large-scale enterprise environment with 100+ data sources churning out over 1.3 billion transactions per day (over 40k per second!), where nearly 35 Petabytes of data are housed and the use of super-computers and in-memory databases are needed to process and support 100s of mission-critical business applications. Join the NikSoft team and take your career to the next level.
Responsibilities: Enterprise Solution Architect for an enterprise big data and analytics platform that utilizes emerging technology to ingest data in Real Time at extreme volumes and high velocity.
Work with product owners across several high priority and concurrent efforts; Analyze business requirements and define high-level technical solution, build level-of-effort estimates, and implementation timeline in an extremely fast-paced Agile/rapid solution development lifecycle.
Design for consistency, extensibility, and scalability. Verify software development on individual projects is in alignment with overall technical application architecture direction.
Serve as technical subject matter advisor across project work streams; Coach/mentor junior architects and senior developers during the development of the solution
Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related discipline.
10+ years of diverse architecture and development experience - data architecture, web architecture and integration architecture
5+ years of big data implementation experience with Cassandra, Hadoop or other similar NoSQL platforms, and open source technologies Spark and Kafka
5+ years of implementation experience with integrating big data platforms with custom and COTS BI/reporting platforms to produce highly responsive data visualizations
Database design and modeling - logical and physical
Ability to provide inputs to size infrastructure needs for new solutions (storage, memory, compute, memory)
Performance tuning - table partitioning and indexing, process threading
Agile development methodology
Detail-oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Effective communicator (both verbal & written)
Implementation experience with Microservices and Containerization
Implementation experience within a hybrid environment on-prem and cloud
Postal or mailing industry experience
*Candidates must be able to obtain a Postal Sensitive Clearance (US Citizenship or Green Card required). Additionally, candidates must not have traveled outside of the USA for a combined period not to exceed 6 months within the last 5 years.*