Solutions Architect at W2O Group

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Solutions Architect

Recently named Best Place to Work by MM&M, The Holmes Report, PR News, PRWeek, and AdAge, W2O is an integrated marketing and communications firm powered by analytics and specializing in healthcare. We are currently seeking a talented Solutions Architect to join our growing team of pharmaceutical advertising, technology and data professionals. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic, fast-growing global agency.

Role Summary:

We are hiring a Solutions Architect to solve our global organization’s Enterprise wide challenges. The Solutions Architect engage with internal engineers, technologists, project leadership and team members of external client accounts (when needed) to better understand business drivers, assess application portfolios, design reliable and cost-effective cloud native and full stack architectures. As a Solutions Architect, you will create solutions that address key business challenges and accelerate the adoption of best in class technology services.
The ideal candidate must be self-motivated with a proven track record in software/technology architecture. They should also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, products, and technical challenges. We are looking for candidates who are comfortable at the intersection of technology and business. The Solutions Architect is a very technical role - you must be broadly competent across many areas of technology (infrastructure, security, DevOps, databases, application development, analytics, engineering, data science) and deep in at least 2-3 of those specific areas. On the business side, the ability to connect technology with measurable business value is critical to a solutions architect.

 Skill and Responsibilities

  • Leads the technical architecture for solutions in a manner consistent with enterprise guidelines, by applying common frameworks and re-usable components.
  • Ensure operational platforms and associated data/system interfaces have been designed for stability, performance, and scalability - both functional and non-functional needs.
  • Brings conceptual design down to a level of detail that can be physically implemented.
  • Ensures functionality is translated into solutions within the context of timeline, resources, and quality.
  • Works closely with engineering teams to support and guide solution implementation.
  • Acts as an advisor for technical resources on projects.
  • Develops and maintain current and future-state architecture models; manages technical debt and risks.
  • Stays abreast of industry best practices, technologies, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies.

 Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science/engineering or equivalent
  • Understanding and ability to work within architectural frameworks.
  • Successful track record delivering quality results on complex cross-functional projects.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • 7+ years in a software engineering role; 10+ years in IT. Very strong knowledge of Java stack.
  • Knowledge of Python.
  • Deep understanding of Cloud Computing technology, especially GCP and AWS, with hands-on implementation experience
  • Experience in building data driven systems that leverage AI/ML.
  • Personal responsibility in getting things done.
  • Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovates to achieve great results.
  • Fosters connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships.

W2O Group offers a comprehensive benefit program and perks, including unlimited and flexible PTO, expanded paid leave for new parents including a 4th Trimester program that helps new parents transition back to work, and a five-week sabbatical program. Other perks include Income Protection, Retirement plans/401(k) match, and cell phone savings plans. Learn more about our great benefits and perks at: http://www.w2ogroup.com/

W2O Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We foster an environment that embraces diversity. We are stronger with a wider range of opinions, strengths, and backgrounds to achieve our goals.


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Location

We're located in East Austin, an area flourishing with new, unique businesses. We're neighbors with dozens of restaurants, food trucks and bars.

An Insider's view of W2O Group

What’s the vibe like in the office?

With Covid 19, W2O has fully embraced the work from home culture. We connect with each other daily, but most importantly we are treated as professionals, and we are all given the freedom to do our best work. If anything, this drives all of us. Empowered is not just a buzz word here at W2O, it's how we are all treated and it's who we are!

John

Director

How does the company support your career growth?

One of our core values at W2O is "Make it Happen." This has been true to our culture since Day 1. W2O has a wonderfully entrepreneurial spirit - especially in Austin. As employees, we are always encouraged to chart our own path to better the business and ourselves. There's no template for career growth here. Just passion, grit and a good attitude!

Alexandra

Senior Account Director

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

The technology team at W2O drives digital transformation for our customers, as our business evolves from a traditional professional services firm into a technology provider. This puts the team in the enviable position of being able to strongly guide the direction of the organization toward a new frontier in our industry.

Manoj

Chief Technology Officer

What are W2O Group Perks + Benefits

W2O Group Benefits Overview

W2O has some of the best benefits in the industry - comprehensive and complete!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
W2O encourages giving back and supports employees in all our offices.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
W2O provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by [provider]. We match 50% of contributions up to 6% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
There is an Annual Performance Bonus, paid out in March
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 5 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 5 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
W2O provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes the ability to work from Home when needed.
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Sabbatical
Eligible employees get 30 days of paid sabbatical after their first 5 years of working at the company.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 10 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Fitness Subsidies
$200 per year provided for Staff Employees to spend on a Healthy product or activity.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
W2O offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses and the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
W2O hosts lunch and learn meetings.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Cross-department program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
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