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Career area:
Software Engineering
United States of America
North Carolina
Friday, August 6, 2021
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Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology for all, so we spend our time building a society that’s brighter and more inclusive. 

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With our ingenuity, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future. 

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Description and Requirements

We’re looking for a Cloud Software Architect within the Advanced Innovation Center (AIC), Cloud and Software solutions group at Lenovo. In this role you will work directly with engineering teams responsible for building secure, robust, and scalable cloud solutions.
You’ll be part of highly dynamic agile software development team and engineering cloud services and solutions from concept to design, implementation, and deployment. In this role you will be working with both local and globally distributed teams and will be responsible for overall software and system designs, and evaluation and selection of which cloud provider(s) and managed services to use.  You will apply your knowledge of software engineering and cloud service architectures to execute and oversee software development tasks associated with designing, developing, and debugging software applications, infrastructure, operating systems, and databases. You will also need the ability to evaluate existing architectures and solutions for product enhancements such as cross-system integrations, scalability, redundancy, or latency improvements, and ensuring products are of the highest quality. 
As the technology expert, you will take a leadership role to ensure products are of the highest code quality and are developed using secure programming practices.  You will also be mentoring junior and senior engineers by ensuring all development processes and coding standards are documented and followed.
Duties and Responsibilities
Lead teams building highly scalable solutions deployed on public, private, and/or hybrid cloud environments.
Embrace and implement Agile development framework and methodologies
Embrace and institute best practices and coding standards (code reviews, logging and instrumentation, static/dynamic code analysis, code coverage, unit, integration tests) within the team.
Compose and maintain detailed design specifications and component documents.
Collaborate with Product Managers, Product Design, DevOps, and Product Security teams to understand requirements for software development in a Scaled Agile environment.
Collaborate with Software Development, Product Management, Quality Assurance, and Customer Success teams to ensure successful deployments and address service delivery issues.
Bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experiment with and learn new technologies, participate in internal & external tech communities, and interact with other members of the engineering community.
Domestic and international travel may be required (5%) for technical meetings, workshops, and on-site collaboration activities.

Basic Qualifications

MS in Computer Science, related software engineering field, or equivalent experience.
7+ years of software architecture experience building, maintaining, and supporting cloud-native solutions written in C#/.NET and/or Java/Scala/Kotlin
4+ years of hands-on technical leadership
4+ years of experience with Agile development processes
4+ years of experience with source control and continuous integration tools such as Git, Subversion, SonarQube, and Jenkins.
2+ years of experience with container scheduling, management, deployments, and security using Kubernetes, Docker, Ambassador, Istio, SOPS, Rancher, Helm, and/or similar solutions.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with one or more public cloud providers like Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Compute Engine, and Alibaba Cloud.
Experience with load and performance testing, benchmarking, and with designing solutions capable of scaling to support high traffic volumes (tens of millions of devices per day)
Experience with delivering cloud services and distributed systems including deployment, monitoring, scaling, and debugging.
Experience with database, message bus, and object storage technologies such as Redis, Kafka, VerneMQ, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc.
Experience with data management and data integration technologies such as Airflow, Hadoop, Spark, etc.
Experience with testing and evolving cloud-based systems involving chaos engineering techniques and concepts
Understands the importance of observability and how to enable it using tools such as Datadog, NewRelic, Splunk, ELK, Prometheus, and Jaeger.
Serve as SME and design lead on project teams solving real-world problems in architecture, cloud resiliency and deployment at scale.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.