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Principal AWS Solution Architect

Invesco

Invesco

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Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2023

As one of the world’s leading asset managers, Invesco is dedicated to helping investors worldwide achieve their financial objectives. By delivering the combined power of our distinctive investment management capabilities, we provide a wide range of investment strategies and vehicles to our clients around the world.

If you're looking for challenging work, smart colleagues, and a global employer with a social conscience, come explore your potential at Invesco. Make a difference every day!

Job Description

As one of the world’s leading asset managers, we are solely dedicated to delivering an investment experience that helps people get more out of life. If you're looking for challenging work, smart colleagues, and a global employer with a social conscience, explore your potential at Invesco

The Department

Our mission is to create world-class, client-centric technology solutions that drive competitive advantage, grow our global business, and deliver an investment experience that helps people get more out of life. This mission is fueled by inventive and cohesive teams, which thrive on collaboration and shared trust and demonstrate the diversity of thought. Our success is driven by our people, which is why we invest heavily in our talent, promoting continuous learning and development, offering opportunities to work with emerging technologies, and creating the space to discover.

Our high-performing, OneTech team is seeking candidates who innovate, operate effectively in an agile environment, challenges the status quo and are driven to succeed.

Your Role

Are you ready to be a part of the Financial Services Industry, where cutting-edge technology can deliver a competitive advantage? As an AWS Solutions Architect, you are responsible for designing and implementing enterprise infrastructure and platforms required for running our workloads in AWS. You will work with cloud engineers and application teams to design and deploy infrastructure required. You’ll also deliver proof-of-concept projects, topical workshops, and lead implementation projects. Our team collaborates across the entire Invesco organization to bring access to product and service teams, to get the right solution delivered and drive future innovation based upon our business needs.

You will be responsible for:

  • Lead and collaborate with application teams, guiding them through our Cloud Infrastructure Delivery process to ensure seamless implementation of AWS solutions.
  • Analyze business requirements and translate them into innovative technical solutions that leverage approved AWS services and supporting infrastructure to enable our Application & Data Solution Architecture.
  • Produce clear and concise diagrams and narratives that vividly describe your solutions, demonstrating how they meet business requirements while adhering to our technology governance guidelines.
  • Foster positive relationships and effective communication with key partners, including business partners, Application leads, and other Infrastructure functions (Engineering, Operations, etc.).
  • Collaborate closely with various stakeholders, such as business users, project managers, developers, enterprise architecture, data architecture, testers, and operations teams, leveraging strong communication skills to facilitate effective translation of business requirements into technical designs.
  • Take a holistic approach, considering the big picture and aligning the technical solution with the overall business goals and objectives. Anticipate future needs and design scalable architectures that ensure long-term success and integrity of the entire solution.

The experience you bring:

  • 10+ years of experience in information technology
  • 2-3 years proven track record as an AWS Solutions Architect or Senior Cloud Engineer role
  • Hands-on experience leading the design, development, and deployment of business software at scale on AWS
  • Experience with software development life cycle (SDLC) and agile/iterative methodologies required
  • Experience with IT compliance and risk management requirements (eg. security, privacy, GDPR)
  • Strong Knowledge of the primary AWS services (EC2, EKS, RDS, Route53 & S3).
  • Infrastructure automation through DevOps scripting (E.g. Terraform, Python, PowerShell).
  • Ability to work in a team environment. Hybrid model with 3 days in office per week.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize work, and meet deadlines.
  • Practical AWS skill in Management Console, AWS CLI, and supporting technologies.
  • Experience in AWS Well Architected Framework and Tool
  • Relevant certifications such as TOGAF/Agile are preferred.
  • AWS Solution Architect required or obtain within 3 months of hire.
  • A Master's of Business Administration in a related field is helpful or commensurate relevant work experience


What’s in it for you?

Our people are at the very core of our success. Invesco employees get more out of life through our comprehensive compensation and benefits offerings including:

  • Flexible time off and opportunities for a flexible work schedule
  • 401(K) matching of 100% up to the first 6% with an additional supplemental contribution
  • Health & wellbeing benefits
  • Parental Leave benefits
  • Employee stock purchase plan

The above information on this description has been crafted to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this role. It is not crafted to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The job holder may be required to perform other duties as deemed appropriate by their manager from time to time.

Invesco's culture of inclusivity and its commitment to diversity in the workplace are demonstrated through our people practices. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, or veteran status. Our equal opportunity employment efforts follow all applicable U.S. state and federal laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Worker Type

Employee

Job Exempt (Yes / No)

Yes

Workplace Model

At Invesco, our workplace model supports our culture and meets the needs of our clients while providing flexibility our employees value. As a full-time employee, compliance with the workplace policy means working with your direct manager to create a schedule where you will work in your designated office at least three days a week, with two days working outside an Invesco office.

What’s in it for you?

Our people are at the very core of our success. Invesco employees get more out of life through our comprehensive compensation and benefit offerings including:

  • Flexible time off and opportunities for a flexible work schedule

  • 401(K) matching of 100% up to the first 6% with additional supplemental contribution

  • Health & wellbeing benefits

  • Parental Leave benefits

  • Employee stock purchase plan

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The job holder may be required to perform other duties as deemed appropriate by their manager from time to time.

Invesco's culture of inclusivity and its commitment to diversity in the workplace are demonstrated through our people practices. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, or veteran status. Our equal opportunity employment efforts comply with all applicable U.S. state and federal laws governing non-discrimination in employment.