Principal Architect – AWS in Houston, TX at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/26/2019

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Job Description

This is a direct hire role and all work must be completed on-site.

Principal Architect - AWS

A Vaco Technology client is looking to hire a Principal Architect to join a new development team in Houston, Texas. This Principal Architect will be responsible for guiding a web application development team in creating technology roadmaps and architecting essential application solutions that the business can leverage. Additionally, the team will look to this person for guidance in developing AWS native microservices solutions and methods of adopting next generation technologies. Additionally, this person will apply expert technical knowledge and expertise in contributing to the development of procedures for formulating a robust and scalable architecture for internal and external clients.


  • 7+ years of experience designing business applications and 5+ years of experience as an Application or Solutions Architect;
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or similar field
  • AWS - both professional experience and certifications
  • Familiar with Node.js, React.js.
  • Progressive expertise with DevOps, CI/CD, PostgreSQL, BI & DW tools
  • Experience implementing microservices along with security
  • Knowledge of application development and web development with AWS solutions
  • Excellent communication skills track record of partnering with all levels of a company
  • Ability to work with rapid agile development methodologies
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills and analytical mindset with creative problem solving
  • Proven track record of success in a fast-paced environment

If you feel you are ready for this challenge, submit your resume to Vaco today for confidential consideration.

Located in Houston, TX

Salary is determined by experience level; targeting $160K

*** US Citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. Our client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas at this time.

*** All work must be completed on-site, NOT remotely.
*** NO C2C or 3rd party solicitations or resumes. These will be deleted.