Cloud Solutions Architect

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Smarter insights for smarter decisions.

As a Cloud Solutions Architect

You will have in-depth knowledge and experience in using cloud based solutions for enterprise scale systems.  You will create and maintain the architecture of a portfolio of projects, and will remain involved in design and build phases to provide technology oversight, and remove any technology roadblocks by maintaining an Architecture backlog and addressing work items in the form of Proof of concepts, reference implementation and by coordinating work with other technology teams.

Who is Equifax? 

Equifax is a global data, analytics, and technology company. We believe knowledge drives progress. We blend unique data, analytics and technology with a passion for serving customers globally, to create insights to power the decisions that move people forward. ​We serve as a consumer advocate, steward of financial literacy, and champion of economic advancement.

As an innovative global company that enables access to credit, we’re part of breakthrough collaborations and innovations that address complex social challenges such as social welfare, community relations and financial education for underprivileged youth. We establish relationships that create economically healthy communities. We help individuals gain financial independence by increasing access to capital for small businesses. And we provide young adults entering college or university with financial education tools.

Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our people makes a difference in our business. We are powering the World with Knowledge and looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.

The Perks of being an Equifax Employee?

We offer excellent compensation packages with high-reaching market salaries, 401k matching, along with the works: comprehensive healthcare packages, schedule flexibility, collaborative work spaces, work from home opportunities, paid time off, and organizational growth potential.

What you will do:

  • You will establish the high-level Solution Intent for a given project or problem statement in the form of architecture diagrams, models, constraints and principles
  • You will establish responsibilities of major logical components of the solution in collaboration with other team members
  • You will develop and maintain architecture deliverable necessary to illustrate system behavior, including usage models, and cost of ownership models and failure analysis model
  • You will ensure that the solution is aligned with the technology strategy, uses standard solution building blocks and can be built and operated in an efficient manner aligned with economic value of the project
  • You will develop, analyze, split, and prioritize work required to implement the system’s non-functional requirements
  • You will provide technical oversight of implementation and keep it aligned with the solution intent
  • You will ensure that final build of the solution is in line with the solution intent

Qualifications:

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or Business or equivalent job experience required
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience building solutions and application across multiple technology areas and application stacks
  • 4+ years’ experience as an Solutions architect with an emphasis on cloud hosted solutions (GCP/AWS)
  • Strong experience in Java, Spring Microservices.
  • 3+ years of experience in application containerization and API architecture

Extra Points for any of the Following:

  • Experience with GCP offerings such as Kubernetes, App Engine and other services.
  • Experience in developing Microservices and API development
  • Experience in performance and cloud cost optimization
  • Experience with big data and distributed data systems
  • Experience with Kafka and Spring Integration tools
  • Ability to train and mentor development teams in cloud standard methodologies
  • GCP Architect Certification in or experience with Enterprise Architecture methodologies like TOGAF

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