Solutions Architect – Remote

  • Anywhere

Company Iron EagleX



Iron EagleX is a small defense contracting company with a focus on mission success and excellence in execution.
We offer a great culture, competitive salaries, and an excellent benefits package. If you’re looking for a company that feels like a family, you’re in the right place!
Job Description:
The Solutions Architect will help our customers determine their platform and/or application strategy for moving to a more real-time, event-based business. Such engagements often involve remote preparation; presenting an onsite or remote workshop for the customer’s architects, developers, and operations teams; investigating (with Engineering and other coworkers) solutions to difficult challenges; and writing a recommendations summary.
Job Duties Include (but not limited to):
Providing feedback to the product and engineering groups
Building tooling for another team or the wider company to help us push our technical boundaries and improve our ability to deliver consistently with high quality
Testing performance and functionality of new components developed by the Engineering team
Writing or editing documentation and knowledge based articles, including reference architecture materials and design patterns based on customer experiences
Honing your skills, building applications, or trying out new product features
Participating in community and industry events
Required Skills & Experience:
Deep experience designing, building, and operating in-production Big Data, stream processing, and/or enterprise data integration solutions, ideally using Apache Kafka
Demonstrated experience successfully managing multiple B2B infrastructure software development projects, including driving expansion, customer satisfaction, feature adoption, and retention
Experience operating Linux (configure, tune, and troubleshoot both RedHat and Debian-based distributions)
Experience using cloud providers (Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure) for running high-throughput systems
Experience with Java Virtual Machine (JVM) tuning and troubleshooting
Experience with distributed systems (Kafka, Hadoop, Cassandra, etc.)
Proficiency in Java
Strong desire to tackle hard technical problems and proven ability to do so with little or no direct daily supervision
Excellent communication skills with an ability to clearly and concisely explain tricky issues and complex solutions
Ability to learn new technologies
Ability and willingness to travel up to 15% of time to meet with customers
Ability to obtain and maintain TS/SCI clearance
Desired Skills:
Experience helping customers build Apache Kafka solutions alongside Hadoop technologies, relational and NoSQL databases, message queues and related products
Experience with Scala, Python, or Go
Experience working with a commercial team and demonstrated business acumen
Experience working in a fast-paced technology start-up
Experience managing projects using any known methodology to scope, manage, and deliver on plan no matter to complexity
Education & Certifications:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited course of study in: Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, or Chemistry.
National health, vision, and dental plans
20 days of PTO and 10 paid holidays
Life Insurance
Short and long term disability plans
401(K) retirement plan
Incentive and recognition programs
Relocation opportunities
ID: 2022-1547
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Clearance Level: Secret Clearance