Solution Architect Madrid
About the Role:
Brite:Bill is seeking an experienced Solution Architect to join the Solution Architecture team. This role will provide ownership of the architecture on some of our key market deployments and provide technical leadership to the Brite:Bill project delivery team.
This is a great opportunity to work in a dynamic environment delivering product based software solutions to global Tier 1 operators.
Specifically, the role will be responsible for the following areas:
- Solution Design:
Owning the customer engagement from Brite:Bill’s point of view. Selling the vision of the Brite:Bill approach to new customers, engaging with presales to carry the vision that was sold into the customer deployment, taking a customer success agenda into our solutioning phase.
Driving the requirement gathering and scoping process. Running client workshops to fully explore client requirements. Documenting requirements and ensuring they are communicated to and understood by the project delivery team
Designing an appropriate solution to meet customer requirements. Working with the Brite:Bill product team and other Solution Architects to ensure the solution designed is appropriate, robust and scalable and is designed following Britebill design principles.
- Project Delivery:
Preparing effort estimates with the project lead developer. Helping with resourcing and planning decisions
Managing the interface between architecture, design and development such that solutions are clearly designed, documented and implementable
Providing technical guidance to the development team and lead developer, ensuring the solution developed is robust, scales well and can be maintained and extended
Overseeing the transfer of reasonability of the solution to the operations team
Highlighting and managing technical risk and technical issues internally and externally as appropriate.
- Process Improvement & Product:
Design Designing and documenting new product features based on customer feedback and observations from the field.
Interacting with Product management to develop Product concepts, relaying those to the customer and agreeing Product release versions and associated upgrade strategies
Seeking out opportunities to productize features to minimize bespoke solutions, thus ensuring ease of maintenance and supportability.
Driving Solution Delivery Assurance within the company to develop standard approaches to solution architect and delivery and ensuring risk mitigation strategies are developed and owned within Project teams.
- Personal Attributes and Experience:
To excel in this role requires the following attributes and experience:
Excellent communication skills both outward facing (to our customers) and inward facing (to project management, product architects and to the delivery teams in Dublin and the rest of Europe (Spain, France, Poland) and US).
Solution Architecture experience with an understanding of mission critical enterprise technology, web and mobile technologies and telecommunications.
Software Developer Experience with Java technologies and frameworks, Clientside HTML technologies, middleware, data analytics and with RDBMS (Oracle or MySQL) and in the delivery of product based solutions to market
Honors degree in Software Engineering or other technical discipline
Willingness to travel as needed.