Principal Solutions Architect

Requisition Number:  8892
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Cranberry, PA, US, 16066

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.


The Principal Solutions Architect will be responsible for the design and implementation of Westinghouse applications related to asset management, work management, and business process optimization. The architect will work closely with Westinghouse Product and Platform Managers to understand solution requirements and develop a global technology strategy and an information technology roadmap utilizing a cloud first approach. The architect will collaborate with an international development team to oversee implementation of the solution design. Responsibilities also include maintaining existing solution architectures and evolving them, as necessary, to continuously strengthen the integration across the Westinghouse ecosystem and deliver customer value.  This is a US ONLY Remote or Mobile role.


Your Day to Day:

  • Work with Agile Product Owners, Product Managers and Platform Managers to define application and data architecture that meets business needs and aligns with WEC and D&I strategy
  • Evaluate industry best practices and emerging technology to be integrated into the digital strategic roadmap in order to strengthen the ecosystem
  • Lead a team of architects to develop high-performing digital solutions tailored to multiple personas that meet service level agreement expectations by managing computing power, optimizing storage, and maintaining a high level of security
  • Lead a team of architects with the design of data schemas, stored procedures and data pipelines for optimal ingestion, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources and small to large data sets
  • Lead the development and maintenance of scalable data pipelines and API integrations to support increases in data volume and complexity
  • Determine the cost implications of various solution options.
  • Collaborate with an international development team to communicate the envisioned architecture design and oversee implementation
  • Lead Integrating and maintaining existing solution architectures and evolving as necessary to strengthen the Westinghouse ecosystem and deliver customer value
  • Work with IT architects to create and maintain standards and reference architectures leveraging industry best practices
  • Collaborate with Westinghouse IT and Compliance to take a cloud first approach while adhering to IT policies and regulatory requirements
  • Manage several projects concurrently


Who You Are:

  • B.S. (M.S. preferred) in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field
  • 9+ years of experience designing and implementing platform architectures
  • Azure Solutions Architect Expert (Preferred)

Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting

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