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Solution Architect (m/w/d) Digital Solutions

Simon-Kucher & Partners

2019-11-09 02:48:34

Job location Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Construction

Job description

To support our Digital Solutions Team, we are looking for

Solution Architect (m/f/d) - Digital Solutions - Bonn or Cologne, Germany

As a solution architect at Simon-Kucher's Digital team, you will provide technical direction across software initiatives to ensure that the software solutions we provide to our clients meet their needs, and are secure, high-performing, and scalable. You will have a critical client-facing role that translates client requirements into optimal software architecture and security concepts. You will take on the Scrum Master role in agile development sprints to facilitate the development process and ensure that development meets security and compliance standards. You will also lead the deployment of the solutions into operational production environment, and ensure their stability and reliability in production.

Your tasks:
  • Gather business, functional and architectural requirements from client stakeholders
  • Define software architecture options, including interfaces with client's existing systems
  • Evaluate software architecture options on security, performance, complexity, etc. and conduct risk assessment on related applications/ systems
  • Communicate proposed solutions to stakeholders and document the final architecture and security concepts
  • Take on the Scrum Master role to facilitate the development and delivery process. Conduct sprint planning, stand-ups, sprint review, and sprint retrospective
  • Ensure that the architecture requirements for the development, deployment, and operations are implemented as designed
What you offer:
  • Master's or Bachelor's degree in IT, computer science, engineering or related fields
  • 4-6 years of professional experience in software engineering with >1 year in architecture discipline
  • Hands-on experience in delivering cloud-based solutions from inception to production, including architecture design, development and deployment
  • Extensive technical expertise and knowledge of: various technology stacks; integration methodologies and tools; API and Microservices architecture, etc.
  • Strong abilities to act as a technical lead and scrum master; strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with clients to establish requirements in non-technical language
  • Fluency in English; proficiency in additional languages, especially German, is a plus
What we offer:
  • Possibility to shape and implement new technologies within our organization and those of our clients
  • Frequently changing project assignments across different international industries
  • Various training offerings and a 360-degree feedback system that help you grow professionally and personally
  • Modern workplace and equipment with a pleasant working atmosphere
  • Corporate culture led by our entrepreneurial spirit, openness, and integrity
  • Short communication channels for optimal working conditions

If you're interested, and if you'd like to offer your skills and commitment to our international team, then we would be pleased to receive your application.

Simon-Kucher & Partners

is a global consulting firm specializing in TopLine Power®, which encompasses strategy, marketing, pricing, and sales. Our practice is built on evidence-based, practical strategies for profit improvement via the top line. Simon-Kucher & Partners is regarded as the world's leading pricing advisor and thought leader.

Your personal contact:

Dorothea Hayer
Willy-Brandt-Allee 13
53113 Bonn

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