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Senior Data Platform Architect - Military Veterans

at Penske Truck Leasing

Senior Data Platform Architect (Job Number: 2303195 )

What You Will Be Doing:

As a Penske Senior Data Platform Architect, you will be responsible for the technical design and technology roadmap for the company's data platform solutions and services. In this role, you will lead the data platform architecture strategy to provide data solutions and infrastructure that enable business intelligence, AI/ML Ops, IoT, data integrations, data services, self-service analytics, and data-driven digital products and services. You will be an owner and subject matter expert on one or more workstreams under data platform infrastructure. You will enable data productivity by building out data services on cloud and help to operationalize it. You will bring critical day-to-day leadership and thinking to the table, working with teams of architects, engineering leaders, and product managers, aligning cross-functional projects and ensuring that they're within reason (fiscally and technically). You will collaborate with internal teams and business leaders alike, creating strategically sound Target State Architectures.

This position can sit out of our corporate headquarters in Reading, PA or our IT Center in Tampa, FL.

Penske Responsibilities:

* Conceptualize, architect, and communicate Data Platform architecture and roadmap

* Lead software development teams, Cloud and on-prem infrastructure engineering teams to adopt Cloud, hybrid, and on-premise cloud-native architecture

* Identify areas of improvement in the existing platform and recommend adaption roadmaps

* Architect, build, and manage an efficient data platform to support our products, Business Intelligence and Advanced Analytics functions using modern, low/no code cloud technologies (AWS or GCP) interfacing with our existing data services and storages

* Mentor junior platform engineers, data engineers, developers, and operators to implement best practices and well-architected infrastructure

* Evaluate container orchestration technologies and recommend fitment during cloud adoption

* Legacy modernization and cloud adoptions strategies for existing solutions

* Create operationalization standards for migrating/supporting Cloud-based architecture

* Experience in risk and risk control compliance and security standards of infrastructure and networking is needed

* Evolve and own a sophisticated data model in collaboration with executives, engineers, product managers, scientists, and partners to consume structured data from a growing set of source systems

* Advocate and educate engineering team members on data modeling rules, standards, and best practices

* Leverage outside engagements as necessary to accelerate projects

Penske Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or equivalent years of software development experience required

+ 10 years’ experience in software development in n-tier environments required

+ 5 years’ in data storage technologies (RDBMS, MYSQL, Postgres, S3, MPP, Big data) required, including significant expertise in application, data, and infrastructure architecture disciplines

+ 2 years’ experience developing security standards required

+ 4 years’ experience with CI/CD preferred

+ 2 years’ experience with the following tools preferred: Kafka, Kubernetes, Terraform, Wavefront, Dynatrace, Splunk

+ 4 years’ experience cloud architecture, specifically with AWS and Cloud Foundry preferred, including experience in the Cloud hosting platforms like Tanzu Application service or Cloud Foundry

+ 3 years’ experience administering Docker/Containers preferred

+ Fluency in architecture and design across all systems is a plus

+ Experience operationalizing AI/ML models preferred

+ Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job.

+ Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required

Physical Requirements:

-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

-The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.

-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.

-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Penske Truck Leasing

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates a premier fleet of vehicles and serves its customers from locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Penske’s product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit to learn more. #DICE

Work Locations :

100 Gundy Drive

100 Gundy Drive

Reading, PA 19607

Primary Location : United States-Pennsylvania-Reading

Job : Information Technology

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Req ID: 2303195

Reading, PA

Penske Truck Leasing

Penske Truck Leasing 

Penske Truck Leasing is a Penske Transportation Solutions company headquarterd in Reading, Pennsylvania. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske Truck Leasing operates 417,000+ vehicles and serves customers from more than 1,300 locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia and Asia. Product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit to learn more.

About Us

Penske is great place to launch or continue your career. We are a dynamic growth company with a 50-plus year history of success that is built upon a foundation of taking great care of our customers, a dedication to excellence in all we do every day and tapping innovative ideas from our associates to drive success for our customers and our own businesses.


Penske offers a wide variety of transportation products and services ranging from full-service truck leasing and fleet maintenance, truck rental, used truck sales, and global supply chain and logistics solutions. Visit for more details.


Our company makes headlines regularly around the globe. Keep up with the latest news and information from Penske by visiting our newsroom.


Here, we support our country’s servicemen and women by offering a military discount on truck rentals at more than 2,400 convenient locations. But, it doesn’t stop there. We realize America’s veterans possess the unique skills and strong work ethic that lead to success. That’s why we make it our mission to hire thousands of veterans for the amazing career opportunities we offer. Consider a career with us. We’re always looking for veterans, like you, to join our team in a variety of roles, including as diesel technicians where you’ll use today’s cutting-edge technologies to take care of our customers – from individual consumers to some of the world’s leading companies. That’s not all. You could also join our team as a professional truck driver, fleet maintenance supervisor, operations management, as well as in logistics and supply chain operations. We’re proud of our commitment to hiring veterans and active Guard and Reserve personnel and have received numerous awards for our support. 

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