Solution Architect

This is an opportunity for an “early stage” Solution Architect. We will also consider a special individual who wants to have the opportunity to move from a close and related role into a Solution Architect career track.

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WHY CONSIDER THIS ROLE?

PhoenixDX offers this opportunity to join our leading and award winning enterprise software development consultancy.

Just before we jump into the detail of what the role is all about, please allow us to share WHY this role could be of interest, and then we can get into the detail of what the Solution Architect role entails.

You will be primarily attracted to this role if you are passionate about creating a technically-sound architectural vision of custom technology solutions for enterprise clients. You have to have a passion for creating custom software solutions that are highly scalable and enterprise grade, built with the end user in mind.

To fully understand the value of the opportunity being presented here, it is essential to understand the significance of the technology that is central to this role. PhoenixDX are leaders in product development with OutSystems, a “modern application development” platform that is creating disruption to traditional development and is ranked as one of the world leaders by Gartner, Forrester and other Analysts. Details about the OutSystems platform can be found at www.outsystems.com

You will be attracted to this role because you will recognise this is a growth opportunity for a mid-level professional to develop a career as a highly qualified Solution Architect, under the mentorship and guidance of a world leading OutSystems Principal Solution Architect who has 15 years experience with OutSystems.

ABOUT THIS ROLE

PhoenixDX is looking for a driven individual, with the right background, experience and aspirations, to assume the role of Associate Solution Architect to work closely with our Principal Solution Architect.

We are expanding our Solution Architecture team as we continue to scale up to deliver to our steadily growing number of new clients, as well as new custom development projects and products for our clients portfolio.

You will integrate with the Solution Architecture chapter of PhoenixDX that has three major areas of activity and contribution:

  • New client pre-sales and solutioning;
  • In-flight projects Solution Architecture support;
  • Client and PhoenixLabs Digital Products.

 

ARE YOU A MATCH?

You will have 4+ years of experience working as part of a team that is driving sales, solutioning and development of software solutions for Enterprise – ideally CUSTOM SOFTWARE solutions.

Ideally, you will have experience in technical pre-sales or experience working as a developer or solution analyst, having been involved in sales campaigns, solution development, scoping, solution architecture design and/or product management.

You will also have had some involvement in the planning and developing of value propositions, presentations, demonstrations in order to effectively communicate solutions to clients in person.

You will already have a diverse combination of personal and professional IT skills and knowledge.

You will want to work with an organisation that truly lives its values and leads with a people-first culture.

And you will be passionate about working with the OutSystems Platform – the world leading and analyst acclaimed modern application development platform.

You will be able to demonstrate a great majority of the following attributes and skills:

  • Exceptional relationship building skills and the ability to build trust with business and technical stakeholders;
  • Deep understanding of a wide range of IT technical landscapes;
  • Solution Architecture (or closely related) background;
  • Custom Software development for Enterprise background;
  • Client orientation and highly polished interpersonal skills;
  • Problem solver and creator;
  • Team player (who also paradoxically has a competitive streak) willing to contribute wherever needed;
  • Ability to work independently (where necessary), multi-task and strategically prioritise workload;
  • Excited to help build something awesome and share it with the world;
  • High level of creativity, independence and ability to think-out-of-the-box;
  • Alignment with PhoenixDX core values and culture;
  • Polished and confident presenter;
  • Experienced in giving software solution demonstrations;
  • Able to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures;
  • Versatile and able to work in a high-paced, demanding environment.

 

The activities that are central to this role are diverse and will include the following;

  • Work closely with the sales team in the creation of proposals that present compelling technical solutions that adjust to the client’s’ needs and requirements;
  • Deliver high quality presentations and workshops;
  • Consult with clients on their business strategies, solution needs and priorities – Understand the WHY!
  • Analyse the customers’ functional and technical requirements in order to design compelling technical solutions;
  • Understand the customers’ IT architecture in order to clarify the strategic fit of the OutSystems technology with their IT ecosystem;
  • Shape a technical solution to always be aligned with the customer strategic objectives;
  • Scope and creating high level technology solution designs;
  • Develop and present a technology Solution pitch to a customer;
  • Create demos, proof of concepts and package assets to showcase to customers;
  • Assist with the preparation and implementation of pilot technology solutions;
  • Work together with the PhoenixDX delivery team in the delivery of successful Proofs of Concept (PoCs);
  • Customer relationship development and expansion of advocates within client organisations;
  • Work with the delivery team to develop technical capabilities and competencies to sell and deliver OutSystems solutions.

 

Specific Requirements

  • Degree in Computer Science or other technical related field (mandatory);
  • Good oral, written and presentation skills, with ability to organise and present technical material in an easily understood manner (mandatory);
  • Strong experience in web application development and process design, and project delivery practices (mandatory);
  • Experience and technical skills in architecture patterns, solutions design and web or mobile applications (mandatory);
  • Deep insight into technical architectures, IT products and product positioning (mandatory);
  • Fluency in English, written and spoken (mandatory);
  • 4+ years in full stack development (or related work)
  • 2+ years in OutSystems technology (nice to have)
  • Minimum of 4 years exposure to Software Development, architecture and solution design;
  • Experience in technology consulting and/or business consulting
  • Strong business acumen;
  • Deep understanding of relational database systems and schema design, preferably having experience with SQL Server;
  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3;
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks.

 

ABOUT PhoenixDX

PhoenixDX is an award-winning OutSystems partner, specialised in custom application development and digital products. Awarded OutSystems APAC Customer Success of the Year 2018 and 2019 and Partner of the Year 2020. We are fully dedicated to OutSystems with a highly skilled team of 60+ experts, including 3 OutSystems MVPs and a dedicated team of UX experts. We don’t only build applications; we quickly deliver game-changing digital solutions that give organisations across Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia & the Philippines a strategic competitive advantage.

Find more about us please visit our careers page.

PhoenixDX’s purpose is to transform people’s lives for the better through technology and education. 

If this sounds like you, we invite you to go ahead and explore this new role that offers you the opportunity to take a big step up, and take on a new challenge working at the next level of responsibility, from where you currently operate.

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