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The MENTOR Network Manager, Cloud Solution Architecture in Boston, Massachusetts

As the Manager, Cloud Solution Architecture you will be responsible for technology leadership, framework and standards development, implementation guidance, and day-to-day development activities for MENTOR’s cloud development environment as MENTOR’s application and integration development needs expand rapidly. This is a remote position and can be located anywhere in the US. This position will provide the necessary technology leadership to expand MENTORs existing application environment into AWS as we enable new and improved capabilities, integrate existing and new third-party applications, and expand through both acquisitions and organic growth.

  • Lead the design and implementation of software solutions using industry standard design patterns, with a focus on cloud development

  • Manage a development team of US-based permanent and contract application developers and coaching, teaching, and developing others in technical design, architecture, coding, quality assurance, and best practices for software development, with a focus on cloud architecture

  • Establish, manage, and optimize an agile, product driven approach for key capabilities that serve both internal and external users.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential function listed below.

  • Lead the designs of software solutions using industry standard design patterns, with a focus on cloud development

  • Provide hands-on application design, development, and integration, as required

  • Work with peers to make architectural and design decisions in accordance with an IT strategic plan.Assists in determination of appropriate development platform for new or enhanced applications.

  • Provide estimates for project deliverables using multiple techniques to assist the project management staff to arrive at realistic schedules

  • Lead and manage design and development of multiple simultaneous projects

  • Provide project team members with a clear vision and purpose for a project and creates a positive tone and morale for the team. Motivate team members and build project team identity and cohesion. Effectively manage cross-discipline coordination and communication.

  • Share passion for staying current on technology trends, experiments with and learns new technologies, participate in external technology communities

  • Foster a positive and engaging work environment for your team and manage performance

  • Perform other related duties and activities as required.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required to perform the job.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems.

  • 5+ years of progressively increasing responsibilities including technical leadership, application development, integration, technical analysis and technical project leadership.

  • One to three years developing and managing a professional technical team in a complex environment

  • Significant experience with AWS architecture and implementation features and their tradeoffs

  • Experience with application design and development in multiple programming languages and platforms outside of AWS

  • Experience with migrating legacy systems to the cloud

  • Experience with source control, Git preferred and with CI/CD build pipelines, Jenkins preferred

  • Ability to think creatively, and to inspire and motivate others to do so as well

  • Ability to thinking and act analytically and strategically to solve problems and recommend approaches and solutions

  • Ability to work collaboratively with both business and IT professionals

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills

  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently without detailed direction while managing sometimes conflicting priorities

  • Ability to perform under aggressive deadlines and effectively prioritize and motivate team members

  • Experience working in a SOX environment

  • Experience with Salesforce Platform (formerly is a plus

  • Experience with ETL and integration tooling is a plus

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:

  • AWS certification preferred

The MENTOR Network is a national network of local health and human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges, as well as their families; and to elders in need of support. At The MENTOR Network, our core values—Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Growth—and the behaviors that define them, guide how we interact with each other and how we approach our work. With Corporate operations located in the Boston Seaport, Lawrence, Massachusetts and Edina, Minnesota, we strive to support our 32,000 employees serving 30,000 individuals in 37 states. As an organization of people serving people, positive and productive relationships are vital to the work we do.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets

The Mentor Network is pleased to be an equal employment employer Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities