Solutions Architect

  • location: Seattle, WA (remote)
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $75 - $90 per hour

job description

Solutions Architect

job summary:
Randstad Technologies is seeking a skilled Solutions Architect for a contract role in Seattle, WA. If you are ready to join a leader in the Retail and Technology space, please apply and Randstad will be more than happy to assist in helping you land your next role. We look forward to speaking with you!

location: Seattle, Washington
job type: Contract
salary: $75 - 90 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
Randstad is looking for a Solutions Architect to join their Retail Technology Team. The Solution Architect partners with delivery teams to architect, design, and build flexible, scalable, and resilient applications and services that can more easily adapt to future business needs.

They will be responsible for the points listed below, on the in-store mobile app solution (BBR/mPos). The app provides transnational and omni capabilities to our store educators.

A day in the life:

- Leads the business/functional architecture and strategy for solutions in a manner consistent with enterprise architecture, applying common frameworks and re-usable components

- Contribute and lead architecture meetings and create tasks for developers by translating use cases into technical requirements on iOS and AWS Cloud technologies

- Support the development team by answering questions, resolving problems, and troubleshooting issues

- Working cross-domain with other architects to define, design, and implement solutions by following enterprise wide design patterns

- Helps ensure the operational platforms and associated interfacing data and systems have been properly architected from an end-to-end perspective to meet the functional and non-functional needs of the business

- Brings conceptual design down to a level of detail that can be physically implemented

- Ensures as-requested functionality gets translated into as-designed solutions within the context of?timeline, resources, org structure and quality

- Works closely with domain architects and development teams to support and guide solution implementations and acts as an advisor for technical resources on projects

- Develops and maintains current and future-state architecture models

- Stays abreast of industry best practices, technologies, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies

- Manages technical debt and risks

Additional Skills & Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent

- 5+ year of hands on software development experience in iOS and/or Cloud

- 5+ years of hands-on architecture or related experience within the mobile or retail domains

- Retail, Mobile and Payment domain experience (highly desired)

- 5+ years developing real world scaled solutions with knowledge of full application development lifecycle (SDLC) and methodologies; agile and waterfall/agile hybrid.

- Understanding and ability to work within architectural frameworks

- Successful track record delivering quality results on complex cross-functional projects

- Ability to design SaaS solutions that scale and perform with rock solid reliability, ability to identify and build in key application monitoring hooks to allow for optimal solution management

- Ability to work with Operations to plan upgrades, troubleshoot issues, and tune systems for optimal performance and uptime

- Provides leadership to junior and senior software engineers; knows how to leverage and enhance their skills

- Ability to use and communicate system design patterns and anti-patterns

- Ability to strongly justify the proposed architecture and design in a comparative mode

- Strong presentation and interpersonal skills

- Ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
  • Software Architecture

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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