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Applied on July 3, 2022
Job Id #53497 Posted January 19, 2022

Team and Team size:

  • Three application architects including myself

Top Responsibilities:

  • We are looking for a hands-on application architect to join our application architecture team and drive the adoption of a cloud/micro-services architecture.
  • The ideal candidate must have extensive experience in application architecture designing and implementing architectural solutions and standards, working closely with agile scrums teams and also must have leadership experience leading technical teams.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of application architects in providing architectural solutions to business and technical problems and lead architecture/design discussions
  • Develop a roadmap and vision of application technology architecture
  • Drive innovation and adoption of new technologies that add business value
  • Design and implement shared reusable architectural components and frameworks using Springboot
  • Redesign existing components to a micro-services architecture and migrate to the cloud
  • Evaluate, recommend and implement POCs of new tools and technologies.
  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise in Cloud, Micro-services, and architecture best practices and standards
  • Maintain architectural documentation working within standards defined
  • Ensure scrums teams compliance with architectural standards and best practices
  • Mentor & provide Subject Matter Expertise and architectural guidance to the development teams as needed
  • Stay abreast of current and emerging technologies / products / trends related to the cloud and architectural solutions.
  • Work with Delivery Managers and scrum masters to help determine work estimates and scope

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar field. Master's degree preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in Application Architecture role
  • 5+ years Experience and very strong expertise in Cloud and Micro-services architecture and design patterns
  • 5+ years Experience and very strong expertise in Springboot, Spring Cloud, Docker, and at least one of the cloud platforms (OpenShift, AWS, Azure..)
  • Experience with CICD, automation, and configuration management tools such as Jenkins, Ansible, and Chef
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in delivering multi-tier web based applications
  • 5+ Experience working as part of an agile delivery team.
  • Deep understanding of industry patterns for application architecture and integration
  • An good understanding of network, and cloud infrastructure

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cloud related certification is a plus

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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