Senior Application Architect

Massachusetts, United States
06 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
06 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

SENIOR APPLICATION ARCHITECTComputer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL)-The Infrastructure Group (TIG), to establish and provide leadership to technology strategy and technology roadmaps in order to best serve a research community of 1000+.  Will proactively identify, define, and solve the administrative and research problems identified by TIG and its customers; drive change that moves CSAIL research and core business operation; provide technical leadership and systems solutions to large, strategic, highly complex system development projects involving multiple platforms, distributed processing, and web-based applications; and design and deliver an integrated portfolio of research and business applications to support many facets of work at CSAIL. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  bachelor's degree; at least seven years’ systems experience in a UNIX/Linux environment; experience developing and maintaining database-backed web applications; thorough knowledge of XML, CSS, AJAX, JavaScript, at least one JavaScript framework (e.g., React, JQuery, Vue, and/or DOM); experience with public (AWS, Rackspace, Azure) and private cloud (OpenStack); thorough knowledge of all components of holistic enterprise architecture; ability to manage production workflows via deployment frameworks; relational database experience in PostgreSQL and/or MySQL; ability to identify and implement automation tasks and learn new programming languages/frameworks; solid understanding of network architecture; software development skills; excellent interpersonal, negotiation, facilitation, consensus building, and verbal and written communication skills; collaborative approach to innovation, problem-solving, and working with technical and nontechnical staff; ability to incorporate wide-ranging ideas and opinions to set technology direction and to influence and persuade without direct control; strong leadership, coaching, and mentoring skills; and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team and to multitask, manage competing priorities, stay organized, and meet deadlines in a dynamic work environment. Job #16677


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