Software Solutions Architect Full Time / Montreal
We believe in offering quality products to our clients and a big part of that comes through building products that are easy to use, configurable to satisfy different customer requirements, ensure data integrity, and result in high performance. In order to maintain excellent products and solutions to our customers, we're looking for an experienced application solutions architect to join our team as we grow as a company and increase our customer base.
In this role you will:
- Be responsible for the design and functionality of the product suite, ensuring effective implementation of features in a consistent manner
- Work with customers to understand requirements and direct them to existing functionality or define new requirements and perform the related design and specifications
- Work with the development and QA teams to ensure the designs are complete and clearly understood
- Provide estimates of customer and product enhancements
- Create design documents as well as specifications
- Review peer’s design documents as well as specifications and provide feedback
The Other Stuff
- Several years experience as an application solutions architect (in Retail Industry preferred)
- Strong communication skills
- Team player and self-motivated
- A solid understanding of retail and retail business concepts. (sales, crm, loyalty, marketing, inventory, accounting, etc) e.g. 10+ years in retail
- A solid understanding of application development and design methodologies (MVC, UI, etc)
- The ability to work with customers to define and document requirements, in detail.
- The ability to write clear specifications and communicate to development and QA.
- A good knowledge of SQL (schemas, etc)
- An understanding of application communication methods (socket, Soap, Rest, etc)
- An understanding of application security methods and alternatives.
- The ability to present and spec with clients and prospects – e.g. pre sales support, during the implementation project, etc.
- The ability to estimate work costs and effort durations
- Knowledge of Cloud an asset