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Sr. Principal, Platform Systems Architect (4562) in Coppell, TX at Mr. Cooper

Date Posted: 1/18/2019

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Job Description

Ready to be a Cooper too? This might just be right up your alley!

We’re here to keep the dream of home ownership alive. Oh, and while we’re at it, we’re determined to change the lending industry itself. It’s simple, but it won’t be easy. And we’ll need a great team behind us. (That’s where you come in.) We want to show the world that transparency, candor and collaboration aren’t just good values. They’re good business. Working here isn’t for people who want to punch a clock. It’s for people who want to punch a hole in the status quo. Come join us.

We need someone who's up to speed with the latest techniques, frameworks, and technologies. We need someone who's great at working collaboratively with other teams, and knows how to take a project from conception to analysis, prototyping, visual design, and implementation. Most of all, we need someone who always keeps the customer's viewpoint front and center at every phase of every project. (If you're good at ping pong, that's a plus too.)

Our Platform team lives and breathes Agile methodology (Extreme Programming, to be specific). Architects work closely with product managers, engineers, and outside business stakeholders to launch products quickly and improve them constantly, based on real feedback. Your background in enterprise application development will be a major asset to the team as we create modern apps that can integrate with traditional enterprise systems.

Scope Responsibilities:

Responsible for the complete design of a company product or system. Defines appropriate platforms and architecture. Determines core server infrastructure, capacity planning, storage requirements, networking protocols. Develops technical, tactical and strategic plans, systems definition and feasibility determination. Performs a system integration role by determining which software, hardware and networking components best fit with the system to be designed.

Essential Job Functions

Senior Principal Systems Architects design and implement systems and capabilities to support the enterprise platform for the organization. They ensure that all components are working at optimal levels and support the development of new technologies and system requirements.

Analyze System Requirements

  • Analyses existing capabilities to ensure they offer adequate security and are effectively meeting the needs of the organization. You will coordinate with all areas of the organization to see that they are working as optimally as it should. You will also analyze business requirements to identify where they can integrate new hardware, software, or connectivity solutions; including cloud based services and solutions.

Recommend Alternative Technologies and Improvements

  • Based on your knowledge of IT and your analysis of the systems’ needs, recommend alternative technologies or improvements to enhance information systems to support organizational goals. These recommendations are presented clearly and understandably to senior management and peer IT Architects

Lead Design and Review of New Systems

  • Senior Principal Systems Architects leads the design and review processes for new systems. They develop and document the proposed technical design for the integration and implementation of any new software, working across the IT department.

Plan for Integration

  • Senior Principal Systems Architects must create detailed plans for the integration of new systems architecture into existing infrastructure. This includes logistical plans for the Operations areas to actually conduct the physical integrations, during which the Infrastructure Architect provides technical direction and support.

Evaluate Projects

  • After a new system has been integrated, the Senior Principal Systems Architect participates in evaluating the success of the project, identifying best practices and lessons learned. They provide feedback to leadership and incorporate this information into future integration plans. Motivated individual with excellent interpersonal, communication and customer-service skills

Proven hands-on engineering experience with on premise and cloud technologies

A strong leader and communicator, a successful Senior Principal Systems Architect is good at solving problems and thinking creatively. In addition to these general skills and personality traits, employers are seeking Senior Principal Systems Architect candidates with the following skills.

Core Skills, Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 10+ years IT experience with emphasis on software development and Architecture.
  • Project management experience
  • Experience with modern technologies and building enterprise architecture roadmaps
  • Experience designing, integrating and managing complex solutions
  • Ability to provide technical system solutions, determine overall design direction and provide recommendations for complex technical issues
  • Experience planning and developing support processes and adhering to best practices
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies like: Languages/Frameworks: .NET Core/Java/Go/Scala/React.js/NodeJS/GraphQL/Python/Spring Boot, Platforms: AWS/Azure/Kubernetes/Swarm/Lamba/Functions/Kafk, Data: SQL Server/CosmosDB/Cassandra/Mongo/Hadoop/Talend,  Techniques: DevOps/Paired Programming/TDD/Micro frontends/Infrastructure as Code/Database as Code, Tools: VSTS/New Relic/Terraform/ELK/

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United States of America

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Mr. Cooper

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