Principal Technical Architect

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Principal Technical Architect

Remote or Austin, TX

6+ months contract to hire



Our client is on a journey to transform their product portfolio into a broad offering of reusable services delivered in the cloud, enabling the rapid delivery of industry leading experiences that customers love. Architects are the technology change agents delivering this modernization and innovation. They are energetic influencers that build world-class solutions for key business domains including valuation, acquisition, pricing, inventory management, and merchandising.


As an Architect for Inventory Management Solutions (IMS), you will drive the design of next-generation company-wide common services and customer-facing software-as-a-service applications including owning the success of

  • Cloud native applications in AWS 
  • Application modernization to Microservices
  • Portfolio rationalization that consolidates back end systems and duplicative integrations
  • Business, product, and engineering collaborations
  • Technical standards definition
  • New technology adoption
  • Meeting performance, availability, scalability, reliability, maintainability and security SLAs


  • Serve as a technology thought leader
  • Champion technology and architecture-related investments, advocating for the priority of this work
  • Define solution architectures aligned to business needs in collaboration with product and engineering
  • Facilitate collaborative design discussions and drive design reviews
  • Partner with product to envision future features and help plan development sequences
  • Serve as a technical subject matter expert to engineering
  • Assist with the development of architecture standards
  • Assist with improving architecture practices
  • Assist with governing software development to ensure satisfaction of non-functional requirements
  • Build software prototypes to validate architecture approaches and assess emerging technologies

Leadership Qualifications

·       At ease advocating for technical solutions and enjoy the challenge of influencing others

·       Ability to write high quality blog posts and technical documentation

·       Ability to represent the company in industry through conference presentations

·       Ability to serve as a technology mentor, facilitating the growth of colleagues

·       Ability to manage conflict and maintain productive working relationships

Technical Qualifications

·        Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering or relevant industry experience

·        Ability to code in any language using any technology stack through self-teaching

·        SQL and NoSQL database technologies

·       AWS (preferred), GCP, or Azure services and solution architectures

·       REST API design and microservice implementation

·       Object-oriented design including common patterns

·       Distributed systems

·       Docker, Kubernetes, and other container technologies

·       .NET Core, Java and/or a willingness to become an expert

·       Automotive industry experience or a willingness to become an expert

Past Experience

·       10+ years of experience in software development for mid-size to large corporations

·       5+ years of working experience as a solution or technical architect

For immediate consideration please contact Denise Wicks at or call 770-346-7205.

Synergis serves a myriad of clients across nearly all industries, from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies. The outcomes of these relationships are demonstrated in a growing list of more than 300 clients and industry recognition by Inc. magazine and the Atlanta Business Chronicle. From its foundation in 1997, Synergis has been successfully recruiting and placing IT professionals in all areas of information technology. Synergis has been successfully recruiting and placing IT professionals for over 20 years. For more information about Synergis, please visit the company website at

Synergis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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