Posted 4 days ago
IT Prncpl - Solution Arch
Maximus - Princeton, NJ
Description & Requirements

We are looking for a Principal Technical Solutions Architect with extensive experience architecting, developing, and implementing CMS (Primary: Adobe AEM and Secondary: Drupal) applications and innovative custom end-to-end solutions. The individual will have experience to operate independently and demonstrate experience leading/guiding a matrix team to architect, develop, and implement business applications. The individual will have experience in developing solution proposals in response to RFP, RFI, etc., and be able to lead tech sales demonstrations. The candidate will lead a process that serves as a connection between technical architecture and enterprise architecture with end-to-end to security and compliance thinking.

Maximus TCS (Technology and Consulting Services) Internal Job Profile Code: TCS215, T5, Band 8

Engage with cross-functional teams to understand and architect end-to-end solution architecture composed of various technologies.
• Participate in requirements gathering sessions to understand business needs and provide/gather inputs to technical requirements.
• Review, guide, and support RFIs, RFPs, and RFQs, response development including writing or preparing whitepapers and concept development.
• Provide technical solution support during proposal process to include technology stack, solution architecture, and implementation methodology.
• Develop presentations and demonstrate technology solutions to both internal and external stakeholders as needed.
• Design and develop specific solutions leveraging technologies and design practices that enable secure, scalable, sustainable, cost effective, and flexible solution.
• Contribute to design and architecture of software and infrastructure to ensure projects meet goals and should be able to clearly articulate and present the implications of design/architectural decisions, issues, and plans to leadership.
• Review solution during implementation and post deployment phases, to validate that the final solution matches the original approved design and architecture.
• Work with engineering and project resources to integrate approved solutions into the existing infrastructure and proactively identify associated potential risks and pitfalls involved, translate technical needs, and remove technical barriers.
• Responsible for recommending and developing tools and processes that support automation and acceleration of solution implementation and adoption.
• Design architecture documentation, including but not limited to architecture diagrams, playbooks, guides, and roadmap.
• Collaborate with other teams in the organization to define supporting infrastructure and software tools needed to enable good technical practices in a large-scale environment.
• Develop reusable patterns and encourage innovation that will enable team velocity.
• Responsible for ensuring end-to-end architecture design for the proposed or recommended solutions meet security and compliance requirements.
• Design and architect complex CMS (Primary: Adobe AEM, Secondary: Drupal, etc.) solutions, including custom integrations with other systems and platforms on AWS/Azure infrastructure and other vendor cloud offerings.
• Champion all aspects of data architecture, analytic methodology, and visualization functions including engineering standards, governance processes, and providing vision and context to explore and effectively utilize emerging technologies.
• Stay abreast of new CMS technologies, product releases, trends, changing landscape, etc. to assess impact and shape vision.
• Architect solutions including modules, integrations, and themes - analyzing and recommending community contributed modules to be used as baseline (if deemed necessary).
• Write custom code (theme and module development, module updates, identifying and resolving bugs) as needed.
• Define implementation processes, quality gates, standards for design and development best practices to manage performance, compliance, security, and scalability of architected solutions.
• Architect and oversee Digital consumer experiences in multi-site and multi-channel delivery, personalization/targeting, content aggregation & syndication, multi-lingual support, automated workflow management, social media etc., web analytics, integration with CDN and Edge delivery services for optimized content delivery.
• Work on other tasks as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

Maximus TCS (Technology and Consulting Services) Internal Job Profile Code: TCS215, T5, Band 8

Bachelor's degree required in Computer Science or equivalent. Master's degree a plus.
• The candidate must have over 10 years of experience designing & implementing enterprise solutions with working knowledge across numerous technology platforms.
• The candidate must have at least 10 years of experience in Adobe AEM. Experience in Drupal as a secondary CMS is preferred.
• The candidate must have at least 10 years in open-source technology-based development.
• The candidate must have over 5 years in full-stack development experience.
• Ability to architect complex, multi-pronged end-to-end technical solutions.
• Strong working knowledge of Enterprise Software Design Patterns & Cloud Software Architecture; AWS experience required; Azure experience a big plus.
• Ability to consistently work on complex assignments requiring independent action, methods, and a high degree of initiative to resolve issues or achieve results.
• Demonstrated ability to build trusted advisor relationships with clients.
• Experience supporting sales, pre-sales and business development is a key requirement.
• Individual contributor who oversees large, technically complex projects.
• Knowledgeable of emerging trends and may contribute to and influence best practices within discipline.
• Mix of consulting and operations experience/background preferred.
• Experience with security and audit standards such as SOC2 and ISO 27001. FedRAMP/FISMA is a big plus.
• Expertise across other multiple CMS platforms - Drupal, WordPress, etc. is nice-to-have.
• Knowledge of Drupal hosting solutions (Acquia Cloud, Pantheon, AWS Cloud platform) is a big plus.
• Experience in enterprise architecture, systems integration, package implementation, and /or interactive design and architecture experience.
• Adobe AEM certification preferred.
• Experience using Adobe's AEM product suite, including WCM, DAM and Social Collaboration
• Experience in OSGI bundles, AEM templates, HTL/Sightly components/services, AEM launches, workflows, localization features, AEM Mobile and Forms and AEM DAM, AEM dispatcher, etc.
• Experience in PHP and JavaScript.
• Spring Boot framework; J2EE; .NET framework experience is a big plus.
• Experience across many of the following areas is preferred (listed in priority): N-Tier applications, Distributed Computing, Databases & Storage, Data Analytics, Cloud Architecture, eCommerce, Application Containerization & Container Orchestrations, DevOps, Agile development, SaaS, and PaaS.
• Great verbal, written communications, and interpersonal skills.


EEO Statement

Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We're proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

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Maximus compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to job location, a candidate's education, training, experience, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value analysis including seniority and merit systems, as well as internal pay alignment. Annual salary is just one component of Maximus's total compensation package. Other rewards may include short- and long-term incentives as well as program-specific awards. Additionally, Maximus provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off. Compensation ranges may differ based on contract value but will be commensurate with job duties and relevant work experience. An applicant's salary history will not be used in determining compensation. Maximus will comply with regulatory minimum wage rates and exempt salary thresholds in all instances.

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