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Sr. Architect, IT - Data & Common Services

Verticalmove, Inc. Honolulu, HI

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Our client, one of the most iconic Domestic Airline carriers, is looking for exceptional people. People with experience. People with ambition. People who love life & traveling. They have one of the newest, most advanced fleets in the industry and have added exciting international and mainland routes. And they continue to grow. This is an airline that's going places—and you can, too.

"For more than 90 years, we have overcome difficult periods in our past, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only strengthened our belief that our people are our greatest asset. We remain committed to serving the travel needs of our guests and communities – and know that together we will successfully navigate through this new challenge. As we look to the future, we are recruiting passionate candidates to join our team in select roles as we adjust our business to be ready to Connect People with Vacation and once again share our travel with the world."


We are seeking a "Senior Architect, IT – Data and Common Services, Analytics Platform and Architect" for either Phoenix, AZ or Honolulu, HI

This group of most senior technicians are recognized within the broader staff for their deep level of expertise within one or more technologies. These individuals help to define the principles, standards and guidelines regarding the proper use and deployment of business applications, data and technology within the company. These individuals are informal leaders in the organization and as such require many of the “soft skills” found (in addition to their technical knowledge) in the Management job family. This family is highly leveraged across the company.


Model desired organizational behavior as defined in the company values and leadership competencies

Cultivate and promote an organizational culture that provides for high performance, high morale, integrity, teamwork, and work-life balance

Lead, support and influence the achievement of the mission, goals, and objectives of the department and corporation

Contribute to technical design, decision-making, and tactical planning at the enterprise level

Influence technical designs at the enterprise level and actively participate in setting technical direction of the styles of computing

Actively participate in architecture governance (may be as a non-voting member)

Lead large development, installation or support teams and ensure the tactical implementation of computing styles and architecture

Lead solutioning/design sessions with a program perspective in association with all interdependent systems

Lead and facilitate the analysis, design, programming and implementation of viable solutions to highly complex business problems according to user specifications

Consult across multiple projects and technology areas at the same time to perform troubleshooting, root cause analysis, and solution implementation

Identify and resolve business issues related to projects by evaluating, recommending and presenting alternatives and then coordinating and executing issue resolution, escalation and follow-up as required

Identify measures or indicators of system performance, analyze trends to proactively prevent problems and identify actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system

Work across projects to synchronize project plans, data analysis efforts and deliverables and to coordinate project activities across functions

Contribute to estimates, task identification and sequencing pertaining to complex technical project activities and overall project schedules

Respond immediately to production program problems and issues and manage resolution and escalation as required

Actively participate and contribute to future Infrastructure Releases and Middleware/Hub

Actively participate in checkpoint and design reviews

Work with Business, support or development teams in recommending process or system enhancements, including those that would minimize maintenance costs

Ensure that systems are functionally appropriate, technically sound and integrated

Ensure that chosen technology and coding solution is flexible, supportable, and requires minimal maintenance

Ensure that systems software are thoroughly tested

Develop or approve detail program specifications

Negotiate and manage customer and team relationships at a project level

Maintain focus on internal and external customer requirements and demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of customer needs

Present at a leadership level

Stay abreast of industry developments and emerging technologies to provide recommendations to

Architecture Engineering groups

Other duties as assigned


Preferred Qualifications:

- Expert level experience in a single technology area or broad system-level expertise across multiple computing platforms and technologies

- Ability to recommend and influence improvements across Information Technology departments

- Ability to drive and foster integration and communication across technology groups and projects

- Ability to recognize and communicate patentable ideas

- Industry experience

- Technical expert with:
- Modern data architecture comprised of centralized cloud-based data and cloud-based tools, including:
- Analytic data warehouse such as Snowflake
- Data visualization tools such as Microsoft PowerBI and Tableau
- Business Intelligence platform such as SAP Business Objects
- Data governance framework and tools

- Inbound and outbound data integration methods, such as:
- Batch file-based
- API-based with MuleSoft for:
- Events/messages
- Ad-hoc API-based


- 7 years of work experience in Business, Engineering and/or Information Technology environment

- Prior experience leading project teams and guiding implementation efforts

- Expert knowledge of computer or network systems hardware and software theory, practice, concepts and technology

- Expert knowledge of technical/business environments

- Ability to write code and advise the work of Software Developer Engineers

- Understands Strategic Technical direction of:
- Middleware
- Systems Management
- Enterprise Data & Access Layers
- Pertinent Styles of computing

- Understands the following:
- impact of design decisions to the computer (performance, etc.)
- technical behavior of the underlying operating system
- technical behavior of the compiler and tools
- ALL functional aspects of the tools and development environment
- functional and technical behavior of the middleware and data layers
- DevOps, deployment environments
- packaging and distribution of the application
- operations/run requirements

- Ability to deal with complex technical issues and make appropriate trade-offs as required

- Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems

- Ability to design how a system should work and understand how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes

- Ability to influence technical direction across multiple projects or technology areas

- Ability to evaluate and recommend emerging technologies and influence technical designs

- Adaptable to change

- Proficient knowledge of project management methodology

- Sufficient business knowledge to assess impact of applied technology on customer’s business processes

- Ability to review technical work of less senior staff


Bachelor’s Degree (in lieu of degree – 11 years of experience in Business, Engineering and/or IT environment)

B.S./M.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems

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