Director of Platform Architecture - Knoxville

As a member of the Research and Development team, the Director of Platform Architecture  will lead the architecture, design, data security, advance research and software knowledge for our products applications. This research includes the design, modification, process development, software upgrades, defect engineering and other activities on meeting customer requirements for MapAnything Guide and Core products. The Director of Platform Architecture is expected to be an expert in software design, architecture and development. Also, he/she must be effective in using statistics and measurement tools, project management and documenting work results and procedures.

This incumbent  will be responsible for architecture, design, data security, data governance and management and upkeep of the big data platform. This candidate should demonstrates architectural ability and operational knowledge of data analytics framework. The incumbent’s  experience must entail leadership, patience, hands on work and a willingness to work in a diverse distributed data culture. Strong leadership skills and prior experience in working with bold, thoughtful and super talented engineers is expected.


  • Architecture must support data completeness, data transformation and data quality

  • Strong experience developing in programming languages such as Java, Python or Scala

  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to navigate complicated data

  • Experience with network architecture topology design - border, core, distribution, access layer and Spine leaf networks

  • Familiarity and experience with internal and external routing protocols

  • Demonstrated experience with network and platform technologies preferably in an Engineering role

  • Demonstrated experience with process and project management in an Agile environment

  • Experience with developing and executing IT strategic plans in collaboration with business and technical organizations

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, coupled with discretion and sound independent judgment

  • An analytical mindset with the ability to visualize, articulate, and solve both complex and uncomplicated problems and concepts, and make decisions that make sense based on available information


  • MS + 5 years experience, or PhD + 2 years experience

  • PhD Candidates preferred

  • Advanced degree in Applied Math, Computer Science, Operations Research, or Industrial Engineering

  • Programming experience in C/C++, Python, Java

  • In Depth, technical, hands-on experience in platform engineering and architecture


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