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Solution Architect for Ciklum Digital

Munich, Germany

Solution Architects vacancies

Description

On behalf of Ciklum Digital, Ciklum is looking for a Solution Architect to join the Architecture Team on a full-time basis.

Responsibilities

Pre-sales activities:

  • Client engagement up to C level and senior stakeholder management – the ability to communicate the company strategy, solutions, services and technology stacks to key clients and stakeholders, build rapport and trust with the client
  • Play a key role in preparing proposals and bids for medium to large opportunities
  • Work together with the Project Manager on estimation, planning and scoping of the projects
  • Advise and consult potential clients on Ciklum solutions and services capabilities based on their needs and expectations

 Solution Architecture Design and Technology advisory:

  • Architect, design and develop custom solutions of project and program or operational scope (end-to-end: hardware, software, integration, security, etc. for the entire solution delivery life cycle), including design across mobile applications, support features for current and future business needs
  • Oversee platform selection as well as HW, SW, security and network components
  • Create project teams together with the Project Manager, Business Analyst, Developers and QA teams to scope, plan, design, deliver, test and deploy end-to-end solutions
  • Act as most Senior technical expert on the project; provide inputs to Developers and QA teams
  • Design complete Solution Architecture based on business, operational and technical analysis
  • Write Technical and Application Specs based on a collected catalogue of product requirements
  • Act as the mentor to domain related family of solution team leads and developers, build Skills Matrix for skills development and assessment, execute development and delivery of training

Requirements

  • Commercial experience in solution architecture design:
    • develop long-lasting relationships
    • ability to influence senior client decision-makers
    • leading and supporting medium to large size solution delivery projects
    • analysis of business, product and technology requirements
    • business consulting and communication skills
  • Experience in Pre-sales, Proposal/Bid preparation
  • Excellent client-facing, business consulting and communication skills
  • Fluent English
  • Relevant experience in software development, including native and cross-platform mobile applications
  • Introduction and maintenance of quality standards for the mobile stack
  • Experience with guiding software development, testing, deployment and project management
  • Excellent knowledge in Computer Science, Computing Theory:
    • Paradigm & Principles
    • Database theory
    • Code testing practices
    • Algorithms
    • Architectural & Enterprise Patterns
    • Design patterns
    • Deployment patterns
    • Security patterns, computer security and networking vulnerability
  • Understanding of network interactions and protocols, conventions
  • Understanding of containerization and orchestration
  • Practical experience with:
    • Highload systems (e.g. Telecom billing)
    • Cloud technologies (AWS)
    • Microservices and Serverless architecture
    • RDBMS / NoSQL / Key-value storages
    • Messaging systems
    • Version control systems (GIT)
    • CI/CD tools (e.g. Gitlab Pipeline, Jenkins, TeamCity, Bamboo)

Desirable

  • Certifications on:
    • Architecture framework (SEI, TOGAF, etc.)
    • Cloud providers
    • Delivery processes (SAFe, Agile, etc.)
  • Experience with:
    • Release Management tools & Configuration Management tools
    • Infrastructure as code tools

What's in it for you

  • Participate in the full-cycle software development process
  • The realisation of your innovative ideas in building Ciklum Solutions and Services
  • Competitive package depending on your experience, skills and contribution
  • Friendly collaborative teams and enjoyable working environment
  • Various corporate and social events

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