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Solution Architect (iOS/Mobile emphasis)

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Brooksource

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Our client is a yoga-inspired technical apparel company up to big things. The practice and philosophy of yoga informs our overall purpose to elevate the world through the power of practice. We are proud to be a growing global company with locations all around the world, from Vancouver to Shanghai, and places in between. We owe our success to our innovative product, our emphasis on our stores, our commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we get to make in every community we are in.

A day in the life

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.   

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

• 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

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent

• 5+ year of hands on software development experience

• 5+ years of hands-on architecture or related experience

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

• Understanding and ability to work within architectural frameworks

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

• Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities

• Retail and Payment domain experience (highly desired)

• Experience with integration of 3rd party tools and cloud middleware platforms

• Ability to design SaaS solutions that scale and perform with rock solid reliability, ability to identiry 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 manage solution architecture design to aligh to business value

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

• Ability to develop and manage architecture models such as activity, class, and data models 

• Excellent presentation, verbal, written, and listening skills

• Strong presentation and interpersonal skills

• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills including collaboration, facilitation and negotiation

Must haves:

• Acknowledges the presence of choice in every moment and takes personal responsibility for their life.

• Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovates to achieve great results. 

• Communicates with honesty and kindness, and creates the space for others to do the same. 

• Leads with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure. 

• Fosters connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships. 

• Integrates fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take themselves too seriously. 

Brooksource provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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