Operations Architect at Arcadia io | Powderkeg

Location: Remote or Boston, MA or Pittsburgh, PA

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Leadership

Based on the evolving situation with Covid–19 we are mostly remote, this includes the hiring process. We are in the process of moving to a hybrid of onsite and remote with some positions remaining 100% remote.

Why This Role Is Important To Arcadia

Arcadia is looking for an Architect to join our growing Engineering organization. In this multi-faceted role, you will be an integral part of our DevOps and Operations teams, responsible for leading architecture direction to enable ease of deployment, AWS scalability, and environment issue resolution. You will build and lead comprehensive system and architecture designs enabling Arcadia to leverage the latest platforms and technology solutions. Your contributions will directly influence the ability for our development teams to deploy to production faster, with fewer issues, and respond faster to issues that do arise.

The right Architect understands the big picture and intuitively understands the value of well thought out architectures that enable teams and systems to scale at the pace our business is scaling. We are looking for someone that can act in the short term while continuing to build solutions in the direction of our future goals and needs.

What Success Looks Like

In 3 months

- Develop an understanding of our existing architectures, deployment pipelines, and telemetry monitoring to assist with day to day needs and drive a positive team impact

- Analyze existing telemetry and monitoring processes to define Service Level Indicators and Service Level Objectives

- Work with Operations teams to reduce alert fatigue and define aggregate alerts that provide clear actions and value

In 6 months

- Lead the migration of Arcadia’s current containerization platform to Kubernetes

- Define the design / approach for refining telemetry and operational alerts

- Assist with architecture proposals that are reviewed by the Architecture Review Board

In 12 months

- Position our engineering teams with architectures and solutions that enable them to deliver a best in class customer experience through rapid feature deployment, meaningful Service Level Indicators (SLI), and high product stability

What You'll Be Doing

  • Proposing architectures and applications designs that allow us to manage cost, risk, and/or throughput
  • Researching and exploring new technologies to be integrated into our current/future architectures
  • Spearheading and managing architecture strategies for both small- and large-scale projects
  • Working with our Engineering team to design focused SRE metrics / telemetry to reduce our issue response time and alert fatigue
  • Assisting in AWS security compliance and architecture designs
  • Managing Arcadia’s AWS infrastructure and telemetry
  • Creating and maintaining architecture documentation
  • Participating in Arcadia’s Architecture Review Board and providing feedback on architectures proposed by others
  • Building and maintaining relationships with the DevOps, Operations and Engineering teams to understand emerging challenges and opportunities to adjust architectures
  • Rolling up your sleeves to execute and deliver solutions

What You'll Bring

  • BS level technical degree or 8+ years of professional, military or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of software development or application engineering using Python, Scala, Java, .Net or similar object-oriented language
  • 3+ years of experience as a technical advisor in cloud solutions and or big data architectures
  • Experience with architecting and automating cloud native technologies, deploying applications, and provisioning infrastructure
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code, using CloudFormation, Terraform, or other tools
  • Experience architecting cloud native CI/CD workflows and tools, such as Jenkins, TeamCity, Code Deploy (AWS) and/or GitLab
  • Architectural leadership experience with microservices and distributed applications, such as containers, Kubernetes, and/or serverless technology
  • Experience with the full software development lifecycle and delivery using Agile practices

Would Love for You to Have

  • Computer Science or Engineering background.
  • Demonstrated success as a software developer or application architect implementing big data technologies in a scalable cloud environment
  • Experience with DevOps practices and Site Reliability Engineering principals
  • Experience architecting, designing, and developing applications on the AWS platform
  • Experience designing and building applications using container and serverless technologies
  • Experience architecting highly available systems that utilize load balancing and horizontal scalability

What You'll Get

  • Opportunity to drive architecture directions and work with cutting edge technologies
  • Chance to be surrounded by a team of extremely talented and dedicated individuals driven to succeed
  • Opportunity to be part of a team creating a platform that is drastically improving healthcare analytics
  • Be a part of a mission driven company that is transforming the healthcare industry by changing the way patients receive care
  • A flexible, remote friendly company with personality and heart
  • Employee driven programs and initiatives for personal and professional development
  • Be a member of the Arcadian and Barkadian Community

About Arcadia

Arcadia.io helps innovative healthcare systems and health plans around the country transform healthcare to reduce cost while improving patient health. We do this by aggregating massive amounts of clinical and claims data, applying algorithms to identify opportunities to provide better patient care, and making those opportunities actionable by physicians at the point of care in near-real time. We are passionate about helping our customers drive meaningful outcomes. We are growing fast and have emerged as the market leader in the highly competitive population health management software and value-based care services markets, and we have been recognized by industry analysts KLAS, IDC, Forrester and Chilmark for our leadership. For a better sense of our brand and products, please explore our website, our online resources, and our interactive Data Gallery.

This position is responsible for following all Security policies and procedures in order to protect all PHI under Arcadia's custodianship as well as Arcadia Intellectual Properties. For any security-specific roles, the responsibilities would be further defined by the hiring manager.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Operations Architect
  • Company
    Arcadia io
  • Location
    Burlington, MA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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