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Job ID: 49903

Principal Solution Architect- Analytics
Our client is seeking a Principal Solution Architect to join their team. This role will provide leadership in architectural planning and in driving solutions across multiple domains/ solution areas, contributing to the future success of the business through innovations in technology. A person in this role will be responsible for leading opportunity identification and analysis, problem definition, and overseeing the development and deployment of advanced analytic tools and methods within the Enterprise Architecture organization. 
This role, along with engineering leaders within Analytics will lead and contribute to the definition of an overarching analytics strategy and architecture that will align analytics investments with the highest impact areas, while producing a suite of complementary models, tools, and technologies
 The ideal candidate for this role will have a passion for all things data and analytics and a unique ability to provide strategic advantage through innovative solutions. 

Evangelize break through analytics solutions through adoption of big data, cloud native technologies, Machine learning and Data Science.
Partner with Product and Engineering leadership to establish an architectural plan across multiple solution areas, in consideration of the product roadmaps. 
Participate in design and engineering of analytics solutions that have significant strategic impact and achieve long term competitive advantage.
Embrace and influence domain driven design and architecture principles of security, scale, uptime and reliability.
Partner with business leaders to provide expert technical advice and influence strategic decision making.
Guide and mentor engineering teams to raise collective technical expertise. 
Demonstrate a strong bias for architecture principles balanced with tactical timelines, cost and risks.
Contribute to architecture guiding principles, development standards, training and hiring.

Requirements for the Position include:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Business Information Management.
3+ years in technology architect roles.
5+ years providing technical leadership to technical, business & cross-functional teams.
7+ years in hands-on data or analytics engineering.
Strong understanding of data and analytics solution architecture, including experience with Big Data, Relational databases, streaming and batch data processing.
Experience with leading enterprise cloud/virtual architectures like AWS, Microsoft Azure, Open Stack, JIE, etc.
A solid understanding and experience of the principles and operations of high volume, variety and velocity business intelligence, data warehousing, reporting and analytics platforms with a proven. background and record in architecture and implementation of applications, integrating with OLTP and 3rd party systems.
Working knowledge of statistical and predictive modeling concepts and disciplines.
Demonstrated track record of leading within complex organizations requiring strong influence management skills – ability to work cooperatively at all levels in matrix environment.
Exceptional collaboration, listening, written and verbal communication skills with ability to facilitate technology strategy, requirements and architecture conversations with all stakeholders (management, business users, and technology resources).
Remote ok.


Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws. 

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