Technical Principal

Technical Principal2021-04-19T03:29:20-04:00<p><strong>About ThoughtWorks</strong></p> <p><br>We are a global software consultancy and a community of passionate, purpose-led individuals. We think disruptively to deliver technology to address our clients' toughest challenges, all while seeking to revolutionize the IT industry and create positive social change.</p> <p>As a Principal Consultant at ThoughtWorks, you have total responsibility for technical delivery on a client engagement so you are likely to have a rich breadth of industry experience.</p> <p>Here’s what you will bring:</p> <ul> <li>Expertise in multiple technologies (including Java, .Net, Ruby/Ruby on Rails/Scala/Clojure, Golang, etc) across software engineering, security, data interchange, data management etc.</li> <li>Experience as an architect and leading and inspiring software development teams</li> <li>Solid understanding of the following areas (with practical experience in several): <ul> <li>One or more public cloud offerings (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.) along with value added services such as message queues, databases, etc.</li> <li>Cloud native architecture styles (domain-driven design, microservices)</li> <li>Infrastructure as Code (Container Orchestration, Observability, CI/CD)&nbsp;</li> <li>Modern security practices (SAST, DAST, IAST, RASP)</li> <li>Modern API platform design (REST, gRPC, etc.)</li> <li>Modern data architectures (e.g. event driven architectures, data democratization, platform approaches to support ML/AI at scale, stream processing, and integrating real time analytics into customer applications</li> </ul> </li> <li>Understanding of the practical application of agile development methods and leading software development teams in an Agile/Lean/Continuous Delivery environment.</li> <li>Understanding of the issues businesses face and experience working with them to create robust, scalable, elegant, flexible and relevant software solutions that truly transform industries.</li> <li>Experience working directly with senior IT groups in an advisory role.</li> <li>Experience working with CIO/CTO/COO to create technical strategies.</li> <li>Any experience building and leading an offshore/outsourcing function would be highly beneficial.</li> </ul> <p>As a Principal Consultant, here’s what you can do at ThoughtWorks:</p> <ul> <li>Take the needs and challenges of a client and formulate the technical roadmap and technology solution that will support their business strategies and goals.</li> <li>Provide technical leadership across all areas of the enterprise to ensure delivery of exceptional technical solutions.</li> <li>Formulate and articulate the technical and political implication of real-world solutions.</li> <li>Orchestrate the management of technology scope and risks.</li> <li>Mentor on approach and execution of solutions, coach on technologies and establishing a team-wide comprehension of solution capabilities and direction.</li> <li>Ensure technical expectations of deliverables are met.</li> <li>Drive ThoughtWorks’ Thought-Leadership on engineering and architectural practices and standards.</li> <li>Be an inspiration for innovation to the client.</li> <li>Become a trusted and valued partner of the client CIO/CTO and team.</li> <li>Exploit opportunities for networking and relationship building that arise out of delivery activities.</li> <li>Create and support sales activities.</li> <li>Maintaining strong expertise and knowledge of current and emerging technologies and products.</li> <li>Code! We don’t subscribe to the “post-technical” ivory tower leadership style.</li> </ul> <blockquote> <div> <h3><em>A few important things to know:</em></h3> <strong>While we’ve traditionally been a traveling consultancy, travel is not required for this role at the moment. We anticipate the need for travel to our client locations in the future when it’s deemed safe.</strong></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><strong>Candidates must possess work authorization that does not require H-1B&nbsp;<span class="m_-1805005199808744289gmail-il">visa</span>&nbsp;sponsorship by ThoughtWorks or dependent EAD.</strong></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div> <p style="color: #7f8c8d;"><em>It is the policy of ThoughtWorks, Inc. to provide a work environment free of discrimination. The Company will take affirmative action to ensure applicants and ThoughtWorks employees are treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, national origin, ethnic origin, veteran or military status, family or marital status, disability, genetic information, age, sexual orientation,&nbsp;gender expression&nbsp;or gender identity. This also includes individuals who are perceived to have any of the aforementioned attributes. ThoughtWorks will adhere to all federal, state, and municipal laws and regulations governing employment.</em></p> <p style="color: #7f8c8d;">Not quite ready to apply? Or maybe this isn’t the right role for you? 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