The Solution Architect is an individual contributor within our Architecture team and in collaboration with development teams and other technical lead resources creates POCs, defines and communicates best practices, approaches and direction for the technical aspects of our business applications and solutions. This role partners with Engineering Leadership and Product Leadership to assist in establishing a technical vision and works closely with delivery teams to ensure adherence to vision and guidelines during implementation.
The Solution Architect will be a bridge between Product and Engineering and navigate between high level concepts and implementation details.
Perform Proof of Concepts with new technologies and frameworks.
Provide Solution Designs, High Level Work Estimates, breakdown of High-Level Tasks, Define Project and Technology standards
Perform Design Reviews, Code Reviews and Signoff on Production Readiness
Mentor development staff on Engineering practices and occasionally participates in strategic Engineering Trailblazing Initiatives writing production quality code.
Work with Product Managers to craft technical vision and signoff on Requirements, Use Cases and Design Mocks
Maps features being requested as part of Enhancements/New Initiatives into hierarchical business capabilities.
Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills including an ability to interact and communicate effectively at various levels of the organization.
Able to serve as a facilitator in group discussions designed to resolve issues, elicit project requirements, or design solution approaches.
Able to make decisions and garner organizational consensus to achieve desired outcomes.
Strong customer service orientation
Ability to understand the long-term ("big picture") and short-term perspectives of situations.
Ability to analyze and translate business needs into solution architecture requirements.
Ability to estimate the financial impact of solution architecture alternatives.
Excellent analytical and technical skills
Advanced experience in AWS, .NET, API design and deployment, Single Sign On products such as (Okta, OneLogin, Identity Server), Front End technologies such as (JQuery, Angular),Web Development and Server side frameworks
Advanced experience in Relational Database Design, Analytics, Data Lakes
Familiarity with Learning Management Systems
Familiarity with Business Applications such as NetSuite and Hubspot
Advanced experience in UML, modeling tools, Design patterns and Architecture Reviews