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Technical Principal2021-03-01T23:52:40-05:00<p><strong>About ThoughtWorks</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"><br></span>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><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <p><strong>Here’s what you will bring:</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Expertise in multiple technologies (including Java, .Net, Ruby/Ruby on Rails/Scala/Clojure, Golang, etc) across software engineering, security, data interchange, data management etc.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience as an architect and leading and inspiring software development teams</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Solid understanding of the following areas (with practical experience in several):</span> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">One or more public cloud offerings (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.) along with value added services such as message queues, databases, etc.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Cloud native architecture styles (domain-driven design, microservices)</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Infrastructure as Code (Container Orchestration, Observability, CI/CD)&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Modern security practices (SAST, DAST, IAST, RASP)</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Modern API platform design (REST, gRPC, etc.)</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">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</span></li> </ul> </li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Understanding of the practical application of agile development methods and leading software development teams in an Agile/Lean/Continuous Delivery environment.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience working directly with senior IT groups in an advisory role.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience working with CIO/CTO/COO to create technical strategies.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Any experience building and leading an offshore/outsourcing function would be highly beneficial.</span></li> </ul> <p><strong>As a Principal Consultant, here’s what you can do at ThoughtWorks: </strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">T</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">ake the needs and challenges of a client and formulate the technical roadmap and technology solution that will support their business strategies and goals.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Provide technical leadership across all areas of the enterprise to ensure delivery of exceptional technical solutions.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Formulate and articulate the technical and political implication of real-world solutions.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Orchestrate the management of technology scope and risks.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Mentor on approach and execution of solutions, coach on technologies and establishing a team-wide comprehension of solution capabilities and direction.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ensure technical expectations of deliverables are met.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Drive ThoughtWorks’ Thought-Leadership on engineering and architectural practices and standards.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Be an inspiration for innovation to the client.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Become a trusted and valued partner of the client CIO/CTO and team.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Exploit opportunities for networking and relationship building that arise out of delivery activities.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Create and support sales activities.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Maintaining strong expertise and knowledge of current and emerging technologies and products.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Code! We don’t subscribe to the “post-technical” ivory tower leadership style.</span></li> </ul> <div> <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> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Not quite ready to apply? Or maybe this isn’t the right role for you? That’s OK, you can stay in touch with</span><a href="https://www.thoughtworks.com/careers/access?utm_source=apply-jobs&amp;utm_medium=jd&amp;utm_campaign=access-thoughtworks"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> AccessThoughtWorks</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, our learning community (click "</span><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">contact me about recruitment opportunities"</span></em><span style="font-weight: 400;"> to hear about jobs in the future).</span></p> <p><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> </div>ThoughtworksBoston, MassachusettsUSA