Senior Architect

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JOB TYPE: Freelance, Contract Position – No agencies (See notes below)

LOCATION: United States only  (TimeZone:  PST/CIST  )

HOURLY RANGE: Our client is looking to pay $110  – $135 USD / HR

ESTIMATED DURATION: 40Hrs/Week – Short- Term


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The Senior Architect, IT, Customer Platforms supports the Commercial business units for Loyalty, Reservations, Consumer Affairs, Sales, Distribution, Alliances, and Marketing Technology
 The technologies in place for these business capabilities include
NET, SQL Server, MuleSoft, Salesforce, Sitecore (CMS), SharePoint, Snowflake, Python, Kubernetes, and Angular

This group of most senior technicians are recognized within the broader staff for their deep level of expertise within one or more technologies
These individuals help to define the principles, standards and guidelines regarding the proper use and deployment of business applications, data and technology within the company
These individuals are informal leaders in the organization and as such require many of the “soft skills” found (in addition to their technical knowledge) in the Management job family
This family is highly leveraged across the company


    • Model desired organizational behavior as defined in the company values and leadership competencies
    • Cultivate and promote an organizational culture that provides for high performance, high morale, integrity, teamwork, and work-life balance
    • Lead, support and influence the achievement of the mission, goals, and objectives of the department and corporation
    • Contribute to technical design, decision-making, and tactical planning at the enterprise level
    • Influence technical designs at the enterprise level and actively participate in setting technical direction of the styles of computing
    • Actively participate in architecture governance (may be as a non-voting member)
    • Lead large development, installation or support teams and ensure the tactical implementation of computing styles and architecture
    • Lead solutioning/design sessions with a program perspective in association with all interdependent systems
    • Lead and facilitate the analysis, design, programming, and implementation of viable solutions to highly complex business problems according to user specifications
    • Consult across multiple projects and technology areas at the same time to perform troubleshooting, root cause analysis, and solution implementation
    • Identify measures or indicators of system performance, analyze trends to proactively prevent problems and identify actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system
    • Work across projects to synchronize project plans, data analysis efforts and deliverables and to coordinate project activities across functions
    • Contribute to estimates, task identification and sequencing pertaining to complex technical project activities and overall project schedules
    • Actively participate and contribute to future Infrastructure Releases and Middleware/Hub
    • Actively participate in checkpoint and design reviews
    • Work with Business, support, or development teams in recommending process or system enhancements, including those that would minimize maintenance costs
    • Ensure that systems are functionally appropriate, technically sound and integrated
    • Ensure that chosen technology and coding solution is flexible, supportable, and requires minimal maintenance
    • Negotiate and manage customer and team relationships at a project level
    • Maintain focus on internal and external customer requirements and demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of customer IT needs
    • Lead/conduct detailed code-reviews in a constructive manner and coach the development of other IT technical staff
    • Stay abreast of industry developments and emerging technologies to provide recommendations to the Architecture group and the principals
    • Assists project teams in the development of cost and benefit analysis
    • Assists in organizational, financial capital and operations planning
    •  Other duties as designed


    • Bachelor’s Degree (in lieu of degree – 11 years of experience in Business, Engineering and/or IT environment)
    • 7 years of work experience in Business, Engineering and/or Information Technology environment
    • Prior experience leading project teams and guiding production efforts
    • Expert knowledge of computer or network systems hardware and software theory, practice, concepts, and technology
    • Expert knowledge of technical/business environments
    • Technical expert of required programming languages
    • Demonstrated proficiency in the required technologies
    • Expert ability to write code and advise the work of Software Developer Engineers
    • Understands Strategic Technical direction of:
      • Middleware
      • Systems Management
      • Enterprise Data & Access Layers
      • Pertinent Styles of computing
    • Understands the following:
      • impact of design decision to the computer (performance, etc
      • technical behavior of the underlying operating system
      • technical behavior of the compiler and tools
      • ALL functional aspects of the tools and development environment
      • functional and technical behavior of the middleware and data layers
      • Dev/Ops, deployment environments
      • packaging and distribution of the application
      • operations/run requirements
    • Ability to deal with complex technical issues and make appropriate trade-offs as required
    • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
    • Ability to design how a system should work and understand how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes
    • Ability to influence technical direction across multiple projects or technology areas
    • Ability to evaluate and recommend emerging technologies and influence technical designs
    • Sufficient business knowledge to assess impact of applied technology on customer’s business processes
    • Ability to review technical work of less senior staff


Qualified candidates will be invited to do a screening interview with the Braintrust staff
We will answer your questions about the project, and our platform
 If we determine it is the right fit for both parties, we’ll invite you to join the platform and create a profile to apply directly for this project

C2C Candidates: This role is not available to C2C candidates working with an agency
But if you are a professional contractor who has created an LLC/corp around your consulting practice, this is well aligned with Braintrust and we’d welcome your application

Braintrust values the multitude of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status