CA Technologies Principal Architect in Colorado, United States

Do you want to help eliminate barriers between ideas and business outcomes? We want you to bring your unique experiences and creative ideas to the table. CA Technologies provides software and solutions that help our customers to develop, manage, and secure complex IT environments to increase productivity and enhance competitiveness in their businesses. It’s our aim to encourage global collaboration and results-oriented innovation, while supporting and developing our talented people and our communities. CA Technologies will empower you to drive authentic success, for both the business and yourself in the application economy.

A Principal Architect for Agile Central works in partnership with a team of system architects and with the engineering and product teams to help define and ensure consistent implementation of the architectural roadmap. This position reports to a Director of Engineering, and will be embedded in an Agile Central squad (focus area).

This role is a fully-qualified senior Architect who can work independently interfacing with cross-functional team members, and internal and external customers at every level.

  • What might I be doing?*

Do you have a strong systems architecture background? Do you thrive on driving an architectural road map across an organization? Do you enjoy working in partnership with other architects, product management, and other key members of the team? If so, read on.

In this position, you will:

  • Work across teams to ensure consistent implementation of architectural vision

  • Work with technical stakeholders to define and communicate architectural and technical standards

  • Understand how Agile Central fits into the larger CA portfolio, and what integration points currently exist or may be necessary in the future

  • Review, maintain, adjust and be responsible for the integrity of architecture directives, and ensure that they match the current product implementation, as well as aligned to the product and architectural roadmap

  • Mentor and provide technical guidance to members of the Agile Central Engineering team

  • Write and ship code regularly to keep up with current development paradigms

  • What experience do I need?*

  • You have a minimum of 7 years of experience in software design and development

  • You have experience in engineering practices such as code refactoring, design patterns, design driven development, continuous integration, building highly scalable applications, application security

  • You think “full stack”

  • You have hands-on experience in a wide variety of platforms and programming languages including Java, JavaScript and Clojure

  • You have familiarity in modern front-end development, such as React/Redux

  • You have strong experience in a SaaS environment

  • You have experience deploying applications in Cloud environments such as AWS and Azure

  • You have experience scaling large data and analytics systems including Oracle, Mongo and Spark

  • You have experience working in a collaborative Agile software development engineering environment

  • You have strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, and diplomacy skills with an ability to multitask and work across departments and divisional structure

  • You are self-motivated and focused with excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to continuously prioritize in a rapidly changing environment and the flexibility to work independently

  • You have an ability to mentor others and build relationships, persuade and influence individuals at all levels

  • A Great CA Employee:*

  • Takes smart risks

  • Exhibits courage

  • Is a “driver”

  • Navigates ambiguity

  • Embraces diversity

  • Communicates openly

  • Doesn’t take themselves too seriously

  • Likes to laugh

  • Loves a good challenge

  • Is resilient when faced with setbacks

  • Teams well with others

  • Insists on quality results

  • Is forward-thinking

  • Adapts easily to change

  • Solves problems creatively

  • More About Working at CA:*

CA has earned scores of Workplace Excellence awards in the last few years – and there’s a reason for that. Here you’ll have the opportunity to eliminate barriers for our customers and earn a competitive compensation and total rewards package – all while pushing the boundaries of what’s possible by collaborating with a diverse team of global innovators. In short, CA’s fun, diverse, and fast-paced culture has put us on the map as one of the best employers in Information Technology.

We offer competitive salary, company-sponsored premium Medical/Prescription & Dental Plans, company-paid Holidays, Vacation, Anniversary Service and Sick Days, 401(k) Plan, Education/Training Reimbursement, Charitable Gift Program, Adoption Assistance Program.

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