Solution Architect

Minsk, Belarus

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.

DESCRIPTION


Currently we are looking for a Solution Architect for our USA office (different locations depending on the client) to make the team even stronger.

As a Solution Architect, you will participate in the design of solutions for a large enterprise, drive the architecture analysis, design, and implementation.

Responsibilities

  • Design large-scale solutions using at least one technology stack;
  • Create solution architecture document on good level with deep technical details;
  • Work closely with business in identifying solution requirements and key case-studies/scenarios for the future solution;
  • Conduct solution architecture review/audit and create review/audit report;
  • Lead implementation of the solution from establishing project requirements and goals to solution "go-live";
  • Oversee the development efforts and provide technical help as needed;
  • Participate in the full cycle of pre-sale activities: direct communications with potential customers, RFP processing, the development of proposals for implementation and design of the solution, presentation for proposed solution architecture to customer, participation in meetings with customer representatives;
  • Participate in customer’s workshops and presentation of the proposed solution;
  • Directly communicate with customers during solution architecture design or solution implementation activities;
  • Maintain a strong understanding of industry trends and best practices;
  • Create and follow personal education plan in the technology stack and solution architecture;
  • Conduct advisory on creation of personal education plan for colleagues.

Requirements

  • Understand web application architectures, web services architectures, relational and non-relational data storages specific, web application front-end and/or backend architecture, solution cross-cutting concerns (security, monitoring, caching, etc.);
  • Understand architectural styles, enterprise architecture patterns, integration patterns and development patterns;
  • Understand performance issues and approach them systematically;
  • Good communications skills and ability to communicate with customer representatives on any topic Fluent English;
  • 7+ years’ experience in hands-on development of solutions of different nature (web applications, web services, desktop applications, native mobile applications) on J2EE, .NET platform or Content Management stack;
  • 5+ years’ experience developing relational and non-relational data storages;
  • 5+ years’ experience in team leadership;
  • 3+ years' experience in project management and direct customer communications;
  • Strong development background with the development platform (Java2JEE, .NET, Content Management);
  • Strong development background with the JavaScript stack;
  • Strong background using various libraries, framework and patterns in particular technology stack;
  • Strong background in design and implementation of external services integrations (using REST, SOAP and/or ESB);
  • Strong experience with multiple full lifecycle software development processes, approaches and methods (SCRUM & RUP);
  • Experience integrating search technologies and web analytics (like Apache SOLR);
  • Experience in developing multi-language, multi-cultural web applications for both web and mobile platforms.

We offer

  • H1B visas sponsorship;
  • Extensive relocation package (assistance with preparation and submission of documents for visas to the embassy; payment of visa fees, air tickets, luggage, and one month’ apartment rent for the employee and his family);
  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills.