Kforce has a growing client in the Scottsdale, Arizona (AZ) area that is looking for a Software Architect AWS/Python with DevOps experience. The Architect will be a key developer of a cloud-based environment using the latest technology in NoSQL data systems, high-performance data analysis, and intuitive user interfaces.

Job Duties:
* Maintain the operation of a global, cloud-based infrastructure
* Identify, analyze and document new architecture, data model, and software requirements
* Follow an Agile development methodology
* Design and implement software components using object orientation
* Develop and execute software test plans
* Maintain version control of software source code
* Design and execute automated unit tests
* Perform functional verification and system integration testing

* Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
* Vast experience developing AWS applications
* Solid understanding of NoSQL/Big Data systems and models
* Experience with at least one of the following databases is desired: Column: DynamoDB, Accumulo, Cassandra, Scylla, Druid, HBase, Vertica; Document: Apache CouchDB, ArangoDB, BaseX, Clusterpoint, Couchbase, Cosmos DB, IBM Domino, MarkLogic, MongoDB, OrientDB, Qizx, RethinkDB
* Solid Python programming skills
* Strong understanding of object orientation
* Strong web application and UI development skills is preferred
* Hands-on and data-driven approach to problem solving
* Ability to work in a fast-paced and always-evolving environment

Preferred Skills/Experience but not required:
* Amazon Web Services
* RDS (Postgres, MySQL, and Aurora)
* S3, SNS, SQS
* Rancher and Docker
* Cassandra
* HTML/CSS/JavaScript/jQuery
* Apache and Nginx
* JIRA and Bitbucket

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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