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Principal Solutions Architect

Date: Apr 17, 2019

Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Company: Sealed Air Corporation

Sealed Air Corporation is a knowledge-based company focused on packaging solutions that help our customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest social and environmental challenges. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions and Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning, enable a safer and less wasteful food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.5 billion in sales in 2017 and has approximately 15,000 employees who serve customers in 122 countries. To learn more, visit

Job Description



A successful candidate will have an established background in developing large scale distributed systems with a various web and database technologies, including open source technologies and Building Microservices, a strong technical ability, excellent project management skills, great communication skills, and motivation to achieve results in a fast paced environment. The leader we are looking for will bring proven experience building, managing and mentoring development teams.   Expectation for this role is hands-on Subject Matter Expert Leader that is close to the work and drives results across the team aligning to expectations from the business. 

More Specifically:

  • Assess the impact of adopting emerging technologies and leveraging new techniques
  • Promote and enhance a culture of Agility throughout the enterprise.
  • Participate in the full software development life cycle
  • Own the delivery of an entire piece of a system or application, and lead on small to midsize complex projects
  • Management and execution against project plans and delivery commitments
  • Work closely with developers to develop the best technical design and approach for new product development
  • Engage with senior leadership and mid-level management to drive new opportunities and ensure our platforms meet business goals and are best leveraged
  • Ensure best practices and procedures, documentation capture and architecture principles are carefully followed
  • Manage and orchestrate multiple partners
  • Coordinate with functional SME's, support teams, PMO and technical teams to meet operational excellence
  • Perform risk assessments of applications and platforms
  • Actively participate in Project Reviews with Project Management Office and Steering Committee to ensure project timelines adherence, adequacy of resources and effective track, and collaboration in global initiatives
  • Meet regularly with team to gather work statuses and discuss work progress and obstacles with assigned team and or direct reports, and provide advice, guidance, encouragement and constructive feedback
  • Establish measurable individual and team objectives that are aligned with business and organizational goals


Required Skills:

This role is not just to be an architect but also be a leader who works across multiple teams of engineers/scrum teams to implement best software development process and practice. You are accountable for direction, performance, and ongoing health of the Application, Information, Data, and Technology architecture and design processes, more focused around Open Source technologies. Partners with key business, product management, and product development leadership for setting strategic direction; integrates information from business strategies and portfolios to develop the overall technology vision, architecture, functionality, integration and quality for the portfolio. In your role, you will be responsible for implementing the following, and not limited to, by partnering with various development scrum teams:


  • .NET & Java/Scala  
  • Angular / React
  • SQL & NoSQL Databases
  • API Management
  • 5+ years of experience as a solutions architect with vision, particularly focused around introducing & implementing Open Source technologies
  • 5-8 years’ experience in enterprise application development
  • 5+ years of demonstrable hands-on development experience
  • Strong leadership skills and oriented to results
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities demanding both rigorous attention to detail and high level comprehensive solutions
  • Significant experience in modern technologies required
  • Demonstrate a balance between operational and strategic mindset
  • Participated in large corporate transformations, business processes reengineering, merger and acquisitions



  • BS in Computer Science/Engineering, related degree, or strong relevant and comparable experience
  • Lead projects in SCRUM or other Agile/Lean development methodologies
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Git, Jira
  • Data Modeling
  • Kafka, Spark, Storm, Akka Streams
  • Open source technologies


Requisition id: 26249 

Relocation: No  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. Sealed Air participates in the E-Verify Program (US sites only).

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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