• Solutions Architect
  • Washington
    ,
    DC Metro
     -
    United States

    Full-time /
    Product Development
    We are looking for a seasoned and capable technologist with deep knowledge in legacy and cloud relational and/or non-relational database environments with experience migrating from legacy to cloud database architectures. The ideal candidate combines those deep skills with technical cloud architecture, software engineering, and strong interpersonal skills.  As a Solutions Architect at 3Pillar you will be engaged in Pre-Sales planning and customer interactions, leading technical product design creation, crafting migration roadmaps from current to targeted architectures, and transitioning execution to the 3Pillar delivery organization post contract.  

    We are 3PILLAR GLOBAL 

    We build breakthrough software products that power digital businesses. We are an innovative product development partner whose solutions drive rapid revenue, market share, and customer growth for industry leaders in Software and SaaS, Media and Publishing, Information Services, and Retail. 

    Our key differentiator is our Product Mindset. Our development teams focus on building for outcomes and all of our team members around the globe are trained on the Product Mindset’s core values – Minimize Time to Value, Solve For Need, and Excel at Change. Our teams apply this mindset to build digital products that are customer-facing and revenue-generating. Our business-minded approach to agile development ensures that we align to client goals from the earliest conceptual stages through market launch and beyond.  

    Responsibilities:
    Pre-sales Engagements
    •You will collaborate with cross-functional internal teams and executive stakeholders from our client organizations to understand where they are today and the challenges they’re facing. 
    •You are able to share success stories and case studies that illustrate how you, or others at 3Pillar, have solved similar problems. 
    •You can apply your experience and knowledge to shape and communicate how 3Pillar would approach solving our client problems. 

    Solutions Consulting
    •You will advise our clients and their technical teams designing solutions and related transformation roadmaps in collaboration with other 3Pillar technical disciplines.
    •Your engagements post contract will last anywhere from 2-weeks to 3 months to ensure a smooth customer launch and then transition to the 3Pillar delivery organization for long-term execution.
    •You will work closely with 3Pillar Account Executives to identify growth opportunities within our existing client relationships.
    •You will work directly with customers’ technical resources to devise and recommend solutions based on the understood requirements
    •Your deep legacy / cloud database skills will be leveraged when required across Pre-Sales activities.
    •You will analyze on-premises database environments such as Oracle, data lakes, SQL Server, or other Commercial DB Engines to Open Source Engines like Aurora-PostgreSQL/MySQL or RedShift, DynamoDB.
    •Consult for optimal design of database environments, analyzing complex distributed production deployments, and making recommendations to optimize performance  

    Qualifications: 
    • Able to move seamlessly between a solutions mindset and a consulting mindset.
    • Equally adept at changing your communication style between our clients’ c-suite executives and the talented practitioners on our delivery teams.
    • Knowledgeable and conversant in at least one full-stack ecosystem and with at least one cloud provider (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud etc.)
    •Working knowledge of modern software development practices such as agile methodologies and DevOps.
    •Website/web services as well as traditional IT networking, operations, management, and security experience.
    •Infrastructure requirements such as Networking, Storage, and Hardware Optimization.
    •Implementation and tuning experience of Databases including knowledge of Schema Design, Query Tuning and Optimization, and Data Migration and Integration.
    •Able to display proven experience as technical leader within a product development team 
    •Able to construct high quality written proposal materials
    •Previous client facing consulting experience will be a plus.
    •High awareness of industry issues and trends, and the ability to incorporate these in future projects, positioning 3Pillar as a leader in new technologies.
    •Proven ability to work across an organization to help build the best and most effective solution possible for our potential customers. 

    3Pillar Benefits, What We Offer: 
    •Employer funded medical plan for employees and their dependents.
    •Employer funded dental plan for employees and their dependents.
    •401K retirement savings plan with 100% match of the first 3% of employee contributions and 50% of the next 2%.
    •Company paid disability and life insurance and the option to purchase additional coverage for yourself and family.
    •Unlimited PTO Policy
    •11 Company paid Holidays
    •Generous Parental Leave

    3Pillar is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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