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Principal Enterprise Architect Microservices



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Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2023

As an Enterprise Architect, you will play a critical role in shaping and aligning the technology infrastructure of our organization with its strategic goals and objectives. You will be responsible for designing, planning, and implementing the architecture of our enterprise systems, ensuring they are scalable, secure, and capable of supporting the business's growth and innovation. This role involves collaborating with various stakeholders, including IT teams, business leaders, and external partners, to define and execute a technology strategy that optimizes our systems and processes.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Architectural Planning: Develop and maintain the enterprise architecture strategy, ensuring it aligns with the business's long-term objectives. Define technology roadmaps and blueprints to guide system development and integration.

Collaboration: Collaborate with key stakeholders to understand their business needs and translate them into architectural requirements. Work closely with IT teams, business units, and external vendors to ensure technology solutions meet business goals.

Technology Evaluation: Evaluate new and emerging technologies to identify opportunities for innovation and efficiency improvements. Make recommendations on the adoption of technologies that align with the enterprise's strategic vision.

Security and Compliance: Ensure that enterprise architecture is designed with security and compliance in mind. Implement best practices for data protection, privacy, and regulatory requirements.

Scalability and Performance: Design systems that can scale to meet the organization's growth demands. Optimize the performance of existing systems and make recommendations for improvements.

Integration and Interoperability: Ensure that various IT systems and applications can seamlessly communicate and work together. Implement integration strategies and standards to minimize data silos.

Documentation: Maintain comprehensive architectural documentation, including diagrams, models, and standards. Communicate architectural decisions and principles to technical and non- technical stakeholders.

Change Management: Provide guidance and support during the implementation of new systems and architectural changes. Assist in managing the impact of changes on business operations.

Risk Management: Identify and mitigate technology-related risks and vulnerabilities. Develop disaster recovery and business continuity plans.

Team Leadership: Provide leadership and mentorship to architecture and development teams. Foster a culture of innovation and excellence in architectural design.

Drive the TriNet Client Transformation

Assist with setting principals/standards and guidelines

Create training and outreach for engineers

Review and assist with designs, code reviews, etc.

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Required for All Jobs

Performs other duties as assigned

Complies with all policies and standards

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Education Level

Education Details

Required/ Preferred

Bachelor's Degree

in computer science, information- technology, engineering, system analysis or a related study, or equivalent experience


iCloud Architect certifications: AWS Solutions Architect Practitioner, CNCF Kubernetes Architect, etc.


Work Experience


Experience Details

Required/ Preferred

Typically 12+ years

in a high influence technical, product management or consultative role driving strategic architecture across large enterprises


10+ years

architecting distributed topologies using microservices

6+ years

driving event driven architectures using kafka

Strong understanding of observability, container orchestration, and other infrastructure: Kafka, MySQL

5+ years

leveraging spring boot

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities



Enterprise Architecture: Strong understanding of enterprise architecture frameworks (e.g., TOGAF, Zachman) and the ability to develop and implement architecture strategies.


Technical Proficiency: Proficiency in a variety of technologies, including cloud computing, database systems, networking, and software development.

Business Acumen: A deep understanding of business processes and the ability to align technology solutions with business goals.

Communication: Excellent communication and presentation skills to convey complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

Problem-Solving: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to address complex technical challenges and make informed decisions.

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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities



Project Management: Ability to lead and manage large-scale technology projects, including budgeting and resource allocation.

Security and Compliance: Knowledge of security best practices and regulatory compliance requirements.

Leadership: Strong leadership skills to guide and mentor architecture and development teams.

Change Management: Proficiency in managing technology changes and minimizing disruption to business operations.

Strategic Thinking: The ability to think strategically and develop technology roadmaps that align with long-term business objectives.

Work Environment:

Work in clean, pleasant, and comfortable office or home setting. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodati may be made to enable persons with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Travel Requirements

Brief Description

Minimal travel

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