Princess Cruises Solutions Architect in SANTA CLARITA, California
Company: Carnival Cruise Line
Area of Interest: Information Technology
Job Title: Solutions Architect
We are currently seeking a Solutions Architect. The Solutions Architect/Programmer Analyst will be responsible for architecting, designing, developing, testing, and deploying minor business situational awareness solutions in support of the Fleet Operations Center (FOC), leveraging SaaS/Cloud, client server, and web-based technologies. Developed solutions must seamlessly intergate with the current FOC commerical wall vendor visualization software to convey "up-to-the-minute intellegence" back to the FOC Visualization Wall with supporting survilance details. The intellengence streaming back into the FOC will convey the health, safety, and operations of our vessels traveling the world abroad. The successful candidate will also be responsible supporting downstream system integration efforts, sustaining the vendor FOC Video Wall (e.g., software and applications) plus enage with the business to evangelize wall visualization vendor future product roadmap opportunities. The successful candidate will lead by example, evangelize our One IT culture, and be an advocate of new technology and development techniques.
Devise FOC Video Wall architectural strategy to support minor business case enhancements plus fosters complete integration/federation of Maritime FOC Video Wall developed situational application solutions (current/future)
Devise an common/enterprise FOC Video Wall framework, which supports ease of adoption, sharing, and re-use of FOC situational applications and video wall technologies by all brands
Continuous development, enhancement, tuning, and optimization of FOC Video Wall situational awareness applications to include visuals, and platform (e.g., hardware, software, and netwowrk)
Sustain FOC Video Wall infrastructure hardware, software, and application through monitoring/analytic and artificial intelligence tools to evaluate KPIs
Institute preemptive/proactive monitoring to identify and reduce platform exceptions and performance degradation, while concurrently executing automated self-healing/scaling measures
Develop capacity planning/performance metrics and exception reporting in support of the FOC/Video Wall
Assist with FOC personnel, business, and IT peer training/mentoring efforts related to FOC Video Wall infrastructure, software, and application idiosyncrasies
Assist with devising/establishing cross-brand governance to manage and enable change to FOC Video Wall
Keep abreast of the industry changes/advancements in Video Wall Technologies
Master of Science in technical field and/or MBA preferred; Certifications in Java, JSON, and video wall technologies highly desired; Maritime/Marine experience big plus
5+ years of proven architectual, design, development, and support experience
5+yrs Agile Methodology
3+yrs Business anaylsis experience
JDevelopment Skills (5yrs+): Java Script, Java, JSON, .net, Object Oriented design/development, dojo, Jquery, HTML, XML
2-3yrs Control Point Wall Visualization software installation, development, and administration
Cruise Industry Experience
Benefits as a member of Carnival's Team:
A comprehensive healthcare program, dental coverage and flexible spending accounts.
Company-paid term life insurance and long term disability coverage, employee-paid optional life insurance and other voluntary insurance programs.
A 401(k) plan that includes up to a 3% company match after one year of service and a discretionary-profit sharing contribution in your second year of eligible employment
Tuition Reimbursement that provides up to 75% reimbursement for company related professional career development.
Employee Stock Purchase plan that provides up to a 15% discount off the Fair Market Value of Carnival Corporation Common Stock Paid vacation and sick time.
Two complimentary "Fun Ship" cruises a year (based on available space and seniority) as well as discounted rates to friends and family in addition to other discounts to local and neighborhood vendors.
An on-site fully accredited preschool educational program that provides developmentally appropriate educational programming for families of children ages 6 weeks through 5 years of age and up to 12 years of age during school holidays and summer vacation in addition to drop-in care for those unexpected childcare conflicts.
An on-site Health and Wellness Center that provides a full range of activities including weight training machines, free weights, cardiovascular equipment, an aerobic center, massage therapy, certified personal trainers and a wide variety of other programs
Two complimentary "Fun Ship" cruises a year (based on available space and seniority) as well as discounted rates to friends and family in addition to other discounts to local and neighborhood vendors
About Carnival Cruise Line
Carnival Cruise Line is the most popular cruise brand in North America and operates 25 ships designed to foster exceptionally fun and memorable vacation experiences at an outstanding value. Carnival Cruise Line is the leading provider of year-round Caribbean cruises and also operates seasonal cruises in Europe, Alaska, New England, Canada, Bermuda, Hawaii, Mexican Riviera and the Panama Canal. The brand caters to a wide consumer demographic, appealing to families, couples, singles and seniors alike. One common denominator among Carnival's guests is the desire for a truly fun, memorable and enjoyable vacation experience.
Carnival Corporation & plc and Carnival Cruise Line is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. In this regard, it does not discriminate against any qualified individual on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, mental, physical or sensory disability, or any other classification protected by local, state, federal, and/or international law.
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