job summary: Job Description: Formulates and defines system scope and objectives based on user needs. Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex business problems considering system limitations and capacity. Prepares detail specifications for developers/infra team. Provides technical expertise in evaluating new software modifications that will enhance operating and development activities. Experience preferred: Messaging, Kafka, Cloud, Snowflake, Financial domain IT experience, work with Infrastructure team and other teams.Platform Environment Architect, Client AlphaAlpha Platform Management is recruiting candidates to implement middle office investment accounting clients on a modern, vent driven, cloud native accounting platform. The successful candidate must be skilled in analyzing data workflows for a large front, middle, and back office operating model. The candidate must demonstrate experience in data analysis, configuring and enhancing dashboards, have excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.Client Alpha, the industry's first and only Front-to-Back Platform, gives clients access to the complete investment lifecycle with the power of choice. By streamlining and improving their day-to-day operations through a single open platform, clients are free to focus on innovation and growth. Education & Preferred Qualifications Experience with messaging MQ and Kafka ConnectUnderstanding of SnowflakeThird party product vendor experienceCertified cloud architectFinancial domain experienceExperience working in a large scale cloud-native / SaaS environmentRequire Bachelor's Degree minimum5 to 10 years of experience Skills Proven leadership and program management skillsProven good communication, interpersonal, decision-making, analytical/problem solving and negotiation skillsAbility to influence and work collaboratively across multiple organizations to reach common goalsOrganized with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment 3-5 "nice to have": Third party/vendor experienceCertified cloud architectFinancial domain experienceUnderstanding of Snowflake Top three must-haves: Experience with messaging MQ and Kafka ConnectAbility to engage/manage a release structureExperience working in a large scale cloud-native / SaaS environment location: Boston, Massachusetts job type: Contract salary: $62 - 72 per hour work hours: 8am to 5pm education: Bachelors responsibilities: :Developing a complete understanding of the front to back applications of the Alpha PlatformBuilding monitoring tools for front to backDriving the standardization of the external and internal connectivityWorking with Infrastructure and Cloud Ops Governance teamsDriving tasks to completion through collaboration with infrastructure SMEs as well as other applicable partiesOverseeing the enhancement of upgrade processCollaborating with external product integrationEngaging in the release process qualifications: Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 5 years of experienceEducation: Bachelors skills: ArchitectureSystems AnalysisCloud Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact HRsupport@randstadusa.com. Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility). For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.