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Promet Source, a Chicago based web and mobile application development company, is looking to hire a Solutions Architect to work with its established team of Drupal professionals.
As the Solution Architect, you will see the big picture and determine how new applications and corresponding processes can be used to solve business challenges in a creative, scalable, and impactful way. This role is the liaison between cross-functional teams and is responsible for supporting the development of new projects from conception through deployment. You will work with all facets of the software development life cycle (analysis, requirements definition, design, development, testing, implementation, deployment and support). You must be a strong communicator, problem solver, thinker and analyzer - with the ability to understand user needs in a rapidly changing business environment. The Solution Architect will partner with the Account, Project Management, Development and QA teams to deliver the technology platform for the client.
The Solution Architect will be innately familiar with the underlying structure of the Drupal CMS and has a history of building complex full-life cycle implementations, including a wide range of integrations with third party systems, with a focus on maintainability, reliability, scalability, and performance. This role has a breadth of responsibilities in addition to technical development, including a stronger emphasis on scoping and level-of-effort estimation, as well as producing technical documentation and maintaining active client communications.
As an Architect, the individual will develop CMS system architecture, define the system implementation approach and operational concept, ensure requirements are met, and evaluate performance. As this is often a client facing role, it is extremely important that the ideal candidate's communications skills are exceptional.
We are a technology firm that delivers web and mobile development solutions and provides ongoing support. Our clients include many Higher Education institutions, high volume eCommerce applications as well as startups. As a leading technology provider of web services, we focus on complex web development, Open Source CMS support and iOS mobile applications. We are dedicated to open source software solutions by providing managed services for Drupal-based websites, products, and applications.
Lead the Drupal development team by accurately advising and assisting fellow solution architects, technical leads, and senior developers on Drupal and related integrated technologies
Successfully communicate with development team members, project managers, team leads, technical managers and clients
Able to run a project and manage tasks for a small team of developers with minimal oversight and direction
Lead internal technical documentation
Act as a main point of contact for external teams to interface with regarding Drupal projects
Design, lead and perform difficult development tasks such as complex integrations
Escalate development issues appropriately to technical managers, project managers, and senior management
Passion for Technology:
Be visibly active in the Drupal community (e.g., active on Drupal.org discussions, contributes to or maintains a public Drupal project, has presented at a Drupal event, etc.)
Keep up to date and spread awareness of new/emerging capabilities and trends on Drupal
Author technical designs involving complex integrations and multiple servers
Driver of code reviews
Work closely with Project Managers, leads and developers to manage delivery and ensure smooth execution
Help Team to foresee technical risks and come up with Mitigation plan.
Provide reliable Level of Effort (LOE) estimates
Author and review client-facing documentation
Support sales and marketing when needed as a Drupal subject matter expert, e.g. co-planning, thought leadership, and motivation
Responsible for various aspects of ongoing support and maintenance engagements
Drive for improvement
Identify the training needs in practice area and participate in trainings
Entrepreneurial and self-driven
Experienced with migration from static PHP site to drupal 8 and integrations to drupal 8 via API
Experienced with Version control systems such as SVN, GIT etc.
Experienced in Drupal DevOps and deployment models (Cloud and On-prem)
Experienced in Acquia projects
Experienced in web architecture and technologies (CSS3, JS, HTML5, AJAX, etc.)
Experience working on multiple projects at once
Experienced in Panels, Views, Features and Rules, core API, CCK/Fields along with other contributed modules
Competitive base salary with bonus structure
Profit sharing and 401K
Paid Time Off
Ability for Upward Mobility
Fun and Challenging work environment
Fast growing technology company
Casual office setting
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