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AWS Architect


This is a Full-time position in Houston, TX posted August 19, 2021.

AWS Architect

BCforward is seeking a highly motivated and experienced AWS Architect at Houston, TX

Title: AWS Architect

Location: Houston, TX

Duration: 4 months contract


This role is part of Global IT across Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific, and aligns with the Data and Analytics group, is a rapidly growing team and works in a fast-paced environment. Data and analytical solutions include data services for multi PB data lake & operational systems, batch and real-time data integrations, data science (AI/ ML), and visualization using open source and commercial software. This architect brings API, and Pub-Sub Data Services capabilities across ecommerce platforms and internal BUs.

A professional at this position, architects, designs and builds API and data services that are configurable and scalable with the data lake and data caches that support customer facing ecommerce systems. They partner with many functions to work on both infrastructure/data platform systems, as well as produce direct user-facing API Services. Core skills include designing and building config-driven and scalable distributed systems and data APIs.


* Solution architecture, design, hands-on build, and maintaining large-scale services, job pipelines, real-time APIs, and systems integrations.

* Work cross-functionally with many teams: customer ecommerce (as-a-Service), common cloud services, data analytics, API, container, and Kubernetes platforms

* Build mission critical system integrations critical to as-a-Service future operation

* Design and Build data caching layer to support fast APIs

* Prepare and architect systems using technologies public cloud and on-prem

* Build big data consumption layer to support and the data services

* Implement service catalog, and service monitoring

Education and Experience Required:

* Technical Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 10 years related experience

Knowledge and Skills:

* 10+ years of experience in architecting high-volume ecommerce data services

* 10 years of experience architecting, implementing and deploying highly scalable mission critical Microservices and APIs using Docker and Kubernetes.

* Extensive experience in API design standards, patterns, best practices especially Swagger, OpenAPI 3.0, Security, throttling, caching, and logging.

* Experience working with API management platforms like Mulesoft, Apigee

* Experienced in enabling solutions in the cloud – SaaS and PaaS

* Hands-on in writing SQL, No SQL, Python, and Java

* Experience in designing the data model for Redis API serving cached database.

* Proven track record in enterprise wide API management, microservices, event-driven architectures using Queues/Streams, security, and complex integrations

* Hands-on knowledge in public cloud products, cloud-native architectures

* Experience with automating service quality, service monitoring, and service catalog

About BCforward:

BCforward began as an IT business solutions and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforward has grown with our customers’ needs into a full-service personnel solutions organization. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, BCforward also operates numerous delivery centers across North America and India. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm in Indiana. Our uninterrupted growth has allowed BCforward to deliver uniquely configured IT staffing and project solutions for over years of catering to our customers’ specific needs. BCforward currently maintains a team of over 5000 global resources. With our additional brand, Stafforward, together we have the capabilities to deliver services for a variety of industries in both public and private sectors which allows us to address your most challenging needs.

Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 139360 when responding to this ad.

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