CA Technologies Sr Principal Architect - Cloud Technologies 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.

  • Sr. Consulting Architect (VP)*

  • Ready to make IT history? Us too!*

Come join CA Technologies Architecture Team and work in a fast-paced environment across CA’s technology portfolio in any on of our Plano, TX/ Santa Clara, CA/ Boulder, CO/ Denver, CO/ Burlington, MA/ NY, NY offices. In this key leadership role in the Office of the CTO you will have the opportunity to innovate and drive CA’s architectural and technology strategy across our business units as we position ourselves to dominate in the marketplace. Developing the next generation DevOps, Security, and Cloud Management products and solutions - we continue to define and drive the technology of the application economy in the unwired enterprise.

  • About the Role*

As a Sr. Consulting Architect, you will work cross-functionally in a variety of roles assisting with cross-company architecture for key components of the stack, M&A due diligence, technology standards, systems design, architecture governance and evangelize CA’s technology. Your ability to envision, define, rationalize, and clearly articulate CA Technologies architectural roadmap will help drive the company’s differentiation to achieve success.

You will lead change that brings value to our customers, partners, and shareholders through the creation of innovative software, products and services

  • In this role, you will:*

  • Be part of the CTO leadership team and participate in creating the architectural vision and strategy.

  • Drive and influence cross-functional technology solutions with architects from across CA’s matrixed environment.

  • Act as the technical leader and subject matter expert: Mentoring fellow engineers, employing technical expertise in driving decisions, be hands-on and write code and developing game-changing solutions.

  • Research on trending and evolving future technologies.

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

  • Write technical white papers and work with teams to drive reference implementation to production quality code.

  • Lead Agile Architecture as a discipline:

o Influence common modelling, design, coding, testing and automation practices across the organization.

o Share and re-use ideas, components and proven design and implementation patterns where applicable.

o Support knowledge sharing across product groups and projects.

  • Continuously improve and reduce the complexity of installing, configuring, deploying, maintaining, supporting, upgrading or migrating CA products and solutions.

  • Live the principles behind the Agile Manifesto in all interactions.

  • Represent CA by attending, presenting and exerting influence at industry conferences, symposiums and standards bodies.

  • Protect CA's intellectual property by identifying and filing patent applications; design patentable technology and propose and review patent applications.

  • Participate in the technical due diligence process as a part of M&A activities.

  • 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.

  • Knowledge of 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.

  • Able to work with QA to design and review test plans, identify gaps and risks in those plans.

  • 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.

If you want to fulfill your potential, be acknowledged for your achievements, and be given autonomy to make decisions for your business and customers; if you want to work with a company that respects you as an individual - recognizing both your needs at work and your responsibilities outside of it - then CA Technologies is where you belong.

At CA Technologies your passion and expertise can directly impact the business and you’ll help offer our customers practical approaches to delivering new, innovative services and value through IT.

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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