CA Technologies Chief Architect (Data Analytics Products) in Santa Clara, California

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.

  • Ready to make IT history? Us too!*

The Chief Architect is responsible for defining CA's strategic direction for our Data Analytics team. As the leader of this development organization, you will motivate, mentor and guide technical development. In addition, you will help define CA’s strategic direction for Data Analytics Products and provide guidance to executive leadership on industry trends and opportunities.

  • About CA:*

CA Technologies is a Fortune 1000 company with a startup mentality – and we’re searching for incredible, bright talent to dominate in the marketplace. Sure, CA has been a leading software company for nearly four decades, with a global customer base that includes the majority of the Fortune 2000 - but what excites us today is the opportunity to redefine the future of our industry in the age of the cloud, mobile, social and big data. We have a daring vision and a powerful, expanding solution set that helps the world’s most successful companies realize their boldest objectives. For more information, visit

  • In this role, you will:*

  • Function as the Chief Architect for Data Analytics Products.

  • Lead the implementation of new data & analytics technologies, architectures, and/or products.

  • Provide technology leadership to CA’s Business Units, Customers and Partners for CA’s Analytics Reference Architecture and its implementation (Project Jarvis).

  • Act as an agent of change, driving fundamental shifts in process or technology use within the global engineering organization.

  • Define and articulate strategic technology direction.

  • Communicate CA technology positions to industry analysts, key customers and partners and the press.

  • Represent CA in Data & Analytics related conference presentations and keynotes.

  • Define architecture and software integration standards for the global organization.

  • Support CA’s Sales activities by demonstrating the advantages of analytics-driven insights and championing CA’s thought leadership in the data & analytics domain.

  • Demonstrate substantial depth and breadth of understanding, including the creation of new ideas and the synthesis of work by others.

  • Foster a culture of critical thinking, integration and synthesis among other team members

  • Serve as a motivator, mentor, and role model guiding technical and leadership development for other engineers and architects.

  • Be able to “tinker” with new technologies to an extend of building PoC’s as well has highly technical demos.

  • How You'll Stand Out*

You thrive on working with the top technologists in the industry in a fast-paced dynamic environment. To succeed in the age of digital transformation, you have to dream big. Challenge convention. Push the boundaries of technology. But just having groundbreaking ideas isn’t enough. You need to make them real.

An ideal background will entail:

  • 15 plus years’ experience in software development roles with a proven track record of cross-product architectural design.

  • Proven track record of developing Data Analytics Products.

  • Experience with Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Predictive Analytics, AI, Big Data, Machine Learning, Hadoop, etc.

  • Hands on experience with various languages, scripting, and libraries to include Java, Angular, and React.

  • Strong experience with container technologies such as Docker, Compose, Kubernetes and Prometheus.

  • Deep experience with software design and development on cloud platforms such as AWS, Google Cloud, and/or Azure along with an understanding of the economic, business and cost models for delivering software on the respective platforms.

  • Experience with Agile methodologies, iterative development, and refactoring designs as requirements evolve.

  • Outstanding technical, business, and customer-centric communication skills.

  • Comfortable briefing middle and high-level senior leadership within the company as well as customers.

  • Able to define, review and interpret specifications and work with teams to deliver architecture and design specifications.

  • Detail oriented and highly organized.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, and Master’s Degree preferred.

  • More About Working at CA:*

CA has earned scores of global Workplace Excellence awards in the last few years – and there’s a reason for that. Here you’ll have the opportunity to explore flexible work arrangements, partner with our impressive customer set, and enjoy a competitive compensation 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, fast-paced culture have put us on the map as one of the best employers in IT. For more information, visit

  • 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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