Solutions Architect (Technical)

  • Location:

    San Bruno, California - United States

  • Sector:

    Digital Marketing Technology

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  • Contact:

    Dave Fox

  • Expiry date:


  • Published:

    3 weeks ago

  • Location: San Bruno, California
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1551

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead or assist in technology evaluations, designs, and remediations
  • Assist in software development activities
  • Ensure stakeholders understand and agree to the direction/results of the product
  • Monitor and document existing and potential product technologies
  • Coordinate activities between partner teams and lead the integration of technology for the domain
  • Remain current with new technology, trends, tools, and techniques


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs): What KSAs are required to perform this job?


  • Participates in the evaluation and selection of new technologies and vendors, conducts proof of concepts and reviews integration requirements and recommends solutions
  • Collaborates with appropriate teams to produce an overall solution architecture including diagrams, narratives, descriptions, estimates of time & effort, and license costs/fees
  • Work closely with executives, key departmental management and project stakeholders across the organization to achieve business objectives
  • Able to translate business and technical requirements into an architectural blueprint to achieve business objectives, and documents all solution architecture design and analysis work
  • Able to communicate technical assessments, patterns, proposals, and alternatives to both technical and non-technical audiences, including corporate leadership
  • Collaborate with other engineers and architects to create integration strategies between systems
  • Analyzes, defines, and documents requirements for data flows, processes, hardware and software environments, network connectivity, system interfaces, security controls, and visualization
  • Actively lead efforts to deliver on agreed architectural results throughout all phases of a project
  • Research industry trends and best practices and assist with the development of architectural principles, guidelines and technology standards that can be leveraged across the organization
  • Responsible for understanding and modernizing legacy applications as appropriate
  • Uses extensive knowledge of the domain’s solutions to continually assess the domain’s alignment with industry and enterprise standards
  • Coach and mentor team members on architectural matters as well as Cloud DevOps and DevOps practices
  • Knowledge of migrating on-premise applications to cloud offerings, cloud security and how to integrate new applications into the cloud environment
  • Build deep relationships with business partners and senior technical staff to enable them to be cloud advocates
  • Exposure to adjacent technology domains such as other platforms, networks, and cyber security.
  • Ensure adherence to architectural standards with strong, clear communication with vendors, 3rd-party providers, Product Designers and Product Owners
  • Works closely with the product owners to ensure a robust architectural runway that can support future business requirements throughout the product lifecycle
  • Continuous learning by staying up to date with latest technology, trends, tools, and techniques to meet new business challenges



Qualifications for Work Experience and Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or a related technical field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 8+ years experience in computer tools, development and architecture related activities
  • 6+ years of experience architecting and designing complex applications
  • Experience in applying Business process automation, Decision Models, Machine Learning, cloud design/development, ELTs, various databases, middleware solutions and most types of integration.
  • Experience delivering architecture documents on solution technical design, application design, integration, non-functional requirements, and deployment approach
  • Well versed in the hosting technology landscape including compute, storage, backup, network, security, DR, DevOps and IT governance
  • Working knowledge of Web Services, SOAP, REST, XML, JSON, and interface design.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills (oral, written and presentation)
  • Knowledge of Transportation-related solutions and business processes a plus
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