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Senior Architect

Location Remote, United States
Posted 10-September-2021
Description
Why WWT?

Fueled by creativity and ideation, World Wide Technology strives to accelerate our growth and nurture future innovation. From our world class culture, to our generous benefits, to developing cutting edge technology solutions, WWT constantly works towards its mission of creating a profitable growth company that is a great place to work. We encourage our employees to embrace collaboration, get creative and think outside the box when it comes to delivering some of the most advanced technology solutions for our customers.

At a glance, WWT was founded in 1990 in St. Louis, Missouri. We employ over 6,000 individuals and closed nearly $12 Billion in revenue. We have an inclusive culture and believe our core values are the key to company and employee success. WWT is proud to announce that it has been named on the FORTUNE 100 Best Places to Work For list for the ninth consecutive year!

Want to work with highly motivated individuals that come together to form high performance team? Come join WWT today! We are looking for a Senior Architect to join our Digital team within Consulting Services (CS).

What is the WWT Digital Group and why join?

WWTs Digital Team specializes in helping brands Make Experiences that Matter. Working with executive business stakeholders across Marketing, Digital Strategy, Innovation and IT departments the CDA group creates insight driven, creatively inspired and technologically innovative action plans for Digital Transformation. Utilizing the combined strength of our Digital Strategists, Creative Technologists and Design/UX practice, WWT is well positioned to provide our clients with an insiders understanding and an outsiders objectivity. Our research, creative prowess and emerging technology expertise is utilized to develop strategies and road maps that take the best qualities of our clients brands today and help them evolve in this highly disruptive and ever changing digital landscape. WWTs Digital Team practice has provided strategic, creative experience and technological direction that have led to truly transformative experiences for some of the worlds most beloved brands.

Job Summary

A resourceful, hyper curious, technology professional adept at assessing, architecting, estimating and experimenting new digital experience-based technology solutions for customers and organizing and leading technical teams to successful outcomes.

Responsible for all activities related to the investigation, recommendation of solutions and research of emerging technologies, investigating, experimenting and developing prototypes of potential digital experience concepts for client review and validation. Working alone or with a small team of strategists, creatives, and other team members, you are adept at quickly reviewing and understanding APIs, SDKs and technical documentation, and can roll up your sleeves and start prototyping working examples of conceptual ideas generated just days before. The role requires a proactive, hyper curious mindset focused on finding new and creative solutions that take conceptual technology ideas and helps create a plan to operationalize it for customer transformation engagements.

Responsible for technical oversight, direction, and leadership of one or more delivery teams. You will be adept at architecting solutions, understanding strengths and weaknesses of systems, and able to design systems that scale to clients needs.

Responsibilities
Design and develop system architecture for scalable systems Research, architect and drive complex technical solutions, consisting of multiple technologies to meet system requirement Develop prototypes for client pitches and manage them through to completion with WWT Digital team Conduct technology reviews, assessments, and dependency mapping exercises for clients to best understand current client technological environments Analyze current client technological stage and propose improvements and future implementations Communicate architectural and technical decisions to both internal stakeholders and client stakeholders Provide technological oversight and direction for delivery teams

Work Experience
Typical candidates will have 8+ years of experience in software engineering with 3 years leading teams and architecting systems

Specialized Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Highly proficient in a variety of technologies vertically and horizontally. Being proficient in multiple stacks is preferred. Experience with CI/CD tools and techniques Develops software using TDD and/or automated unit & integration testing Exhibits superior communication skills, both oral and written; is clear, concise, sincere and persuasive. Excellent listening skills and displays genuine interest in the voice of others. Demonstrates initiative and creativity in all work efforts. Pursues objectives beyond what is required or expected. Able to mobilize and persuade others. Ability to plan and manage at both strategic and tactical levels to consistently meet/exceed planned objectives. Effective public speaking skills and presence. Capacity to assume more significant responsibilities over time.

Working Conditions
Travel as needed to prospective clients and client locations up to 20%.
Personal Requirements
Possesses a high level of Integrity. Acts ethically and is above reproach. Builds trust through their honesty, reliability and authenticity. Possesses a strong concern for the needs of his/her colleagues. Takes tough principled stands even if they are unpopular. Meets commitments and keeps promises. Demonstrates Self-control. Manages his/her impulsive feelings and distressing emotions and operates without any personal agenda. Stays composed, positive and unflappable even in trying moments. Thinks clearly and stays composed and focused under pressure. Must be Flexible. Smoothly handles multiple demands, shifting priorities and rapid change. Is able to work collaboratively to get things done. Proactively seeks the advice and suggestions of peers, subordinates and superiors. Adapts strategies and tactics to fit fluid circumstances. Is flexible in how he/she sees events. Is Optimistic. Demonstrates a positive mental attitude. Persists in seeking goals despite obstacles and setbacks. Operates from a hope of success rather than a fear of failure. Sees setbacks as due to manageable circumstances rather than a personal flaw. Continuously Develops Others. Committed to the continuous process of education and development of self and colleagues. Acknowledges peoples strengths and accomplishments. Offers useful feedback and helps to identify others needs for future growth and improvement. Mentors and gives timely coaching that fosters an individuals skills. Able to Intuitively Understand the way people think and work. Understands the forces that shape views and actions of clients, customers or competitors. Accurately reads an organizational and external reality. Models Leadership qualities. Articulates and arouses enthusiasm for a shared vision and mission. Leads by example. Is a catalyst for Change. Recognizes the need for change and removes barriers. Challenges the status quo to acknowledge the need for change. Champions the change and enlists others in its pursuit. Fosters Excellence in Communication. Is effective in give-and-take, registering emotional cues in attuning their message. Deals with difficult issues straightforwardly. Listens well; seeks mutual understanding, and welcomes the sharing of information fully. Fosters open communication and stays receptive to bad news as well as good.

Organizational Relationships

This role reports to the Director of Digital Technology.

Want to learn more about Consulting Services? Check us out on our platform: https://www.wwt.com/consulting-services

How about Digital? https://wwtdigital.com/

The well-being of WWT employees is essential. So, when it comes to our benefits package, WWT has one of the best. We offer the following benefits to all full-time employees:
Health and Wellbeing: Heath, Dental, and Vision Care, Onsite Health Centers, Employee Assistance Program, Wellness program Financial Benefits: Competitive pay, Profit Sharing, 401k Plan with Company Matching, Life and Disability Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement Paid Time Off: PTO & Holidays, Parental Leave, Sick Leave, Military Leave, Bereavement Additional Perks: Nursing Mothers Benefits, Voluntary Legal, Pet Insurance, Employee Discount Program
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is more than a commitment at WWT -- it is the foundation of what we do. Through diverse networks and pipelines, we have a clear vision: to create a Great Place to Work for All. We believe inclusion includes U. Be who U are at WWT!

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Differently abled

 
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