OpenShift Architect

Location: Houston, TX, United States

Job Description - Solution Architect [Openshift] 
Work Location: Open (60% Travel is a must ) 

Must Have Skills: OpenShift

Other Skills: Java Full Stack, Microservices, Agile, DevOps

Skill Matrix – At a glance
Web Application Development 
Solution Architecture
Design Patterns
Software Design
Spring Project Ecosystem
Apache Project Ecosystem
API Design & Development
API Security
API Platforms(Mule, Apigee, Zuul..etc)
Cloud Architecture
AWS / Azure / GCP
Openshift Certification  


  • Ten to fifteen years minimum experience architecting large scale business solutions 
  • Hands on development experience in Java, Java EE technologies and frameworks 
  • Demonstrated experience in legacy modernization projects using microservices, API first, cloud native architecture styles. 
  • Familiar with various Apache projects, Spring frameworks and other dominant open source frameworks and able to compare and chose the correct framework for the problem at hand. 
  • Ability to develop detailed architecture specification including business, technology, security, integration, data, deployment and operations architecture. 
API Experience
  • In depth understanding of at least one API platform (Mule, Apigee, Mashery…) 
  • Able to work with customers and provide API design best practice advice, create architect that supports defined API SLAs, understands API governance, able to define various policies 
  • Able to provide point of view on various API design choices, platform choices, data modelling decisions with solid reasoning 
  • Have successfully deployed at least one complex API project in a cloud environment 
Cloud Experience
  • Has at least one public cloud provider certification 
  • Able to understand various cloud deployment options and provide tradeoffs and choices for given SLAs 
  • Understands various networking design options, storage classes, security configuration options in cloud environment 
  • Able to provide a cost optimized cloud deployment model to meet given non functional requirements 
  • Able to provide detailed cloud architecture blue print that addresses all major concerns such as high availability, performance, security, resiliency, maintainability etc. 
Ability to travel up to 75% of the time (varies depending on customer needs, focused within Region)  
Tami Andrade Fitzpatrick
Senior Recruiter
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