Chief Solution Architect

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

GCOM Software is changing the way governments work. And wersquore supporting our clients in a new way. Wersquore reliable, capable and agile. Our fast paced and energetic culture allows our employees to make an impact. We are proud to do work that matters ndash and to be viewed as a national player in the government arenas of regulatory and inspection automation, customer engagement and criminal justice systems and the Women Infant and Children (WIC) programs. We also specialize in product development, custom off the shelf (COTS) Implementations, and system integration services, including full application development lifecycle. At GCOM, we are known as being a great place to work and a place to build your career! You will work with awesome technical teams to design and implement solutions for clients in a multiplatform environment. You will be encouraged to be creative and given the opportunity to leverage a wide variety of technical tools. Your energy, analytical, technical and business skills will drive real impact in your community. Are you looking to Collaborate, Innovate and Thrive? Come join our growing team doing great work to make lives easier for the constituents of state and local governments. GCOM is looking for candidates, to fill a role of Chief Solution Architect to join our GCOM Software. A Full Stack Chief Solution Architect who provides technology direction, ensures project implementation compliance, and utilizes technology research to innovate, integrate, and manage technology solutions. As a Technology Driver and hands-on architect, you will significantly contribute to identifying best-fit architectural solutions for one or more projects. You will assist in defining scope and sizing of work, and anchor Proof of Concept developments. You will provide solution architecture for the business problem, platform integration with third party services, designing and developing complex features for clients' business needs. You will collaborate with some of the best talent in the industry to create and implement innovative high-quality solutions, participate in Sales and various pursuits focused on our clients' business needs. You will also contribute in a variety of roles in thought leadership, mentorship, systems analysis, architecture, design, configuration, testing, debugging, and documentation. You will challenge your leading-edge solutions, consultative and business skills through the diversity of work in multiple industry domains. This role is considered part of the Business Unit Senior Leadership team and may mentor delivery team members. Key Responsibilities bull Own and aggressively drive forward specific areas of technology architecture. Provide architectural solutionsdesigns to project execution teams for implementation. bull Provide architectural assessments, strategies, and roadmaps for one or more technology domains. bull Lead projects within architecture. Work with Product OwnerBusiness Analysts to understand functional requirements and interact with other cross-functional teams to architect, design, develop, test, and release features. bull Work with application developers, users, operational leadership, and subject matter experts to understand current and future operational data analysis goals. Recommend modern technology stacks to meet those goals and help engineering teams migrate towards their use. bull Project and solution estimation and team structure definition. bull Develop Proof-of-Concept projects to validate new architectures and solutions. bull Support multiple Agile Scrum teams with planning, scoping, and creation of technical solutions for the new product capabilities, through to continuous delivery to production. bull Liaise with clientrsquos teams for resolving technical dependencies, issues, and risks. bull Mentor and provide architectural guidance to multiple teams building innovative applications. bull Drive common vision, practices, and capabilities across teams. bull Engage with business stakeholders to understand required capabilities, integrating business knowledge with technical solutions. bull Engage with Technical Architects and technical staff to determine the most appropriate technical strategy and designs to meet business needs. bull Demonstrate broad solutions technical leadership, impacting significant technical direction, exerting influence outside of the immediate team and driving change. Qualifications bull Minimum 15 years of professional experience with Full Stack JAVA or .NET development and experience in developing UI and Services solutions. bull At least 10 years of experience in technology consulting, enterprise and solutions architecture and architectural frameworks. bull At least 5 years of experience with the Services development (REST and SOAP), JavaScript Frameworks (Angular, REACT). bull Experience working with product teamsowners and UX to translate business requirements to technical requirements bull Experience leading teams and mentoring other developers bull Solid understanding of UI development including HTMLCSS, jQuery, and responsive design bull At least 2 years of experience with the Node.js, npm etc. bull Knowledge of Caching systems and patterns - Redis, Memcached, etc. bull Deep understanding of messaging systems like Kafka, RabbitMQ, IBMMQ, etc. bull Experience in event driven architecture and service orchestration bull Experience in defining new architectures and ability to drive an independent project from an architectural standpoint. bull Experience in complete project life cycle activities on development and maintenance projects. bull Knowledge and experience in developing software using agile methodologies. bull Skilled in building relationships with clients and in practice development activities. bull Demonstrated success in performing work and managing complex andor large consulting projects. bull Excellent written and oral communication skills Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical staff. bull Bachelorrsquos degree in Computer Scienc bull Masterrsquos degree in Computer Science or related field bull Certification in Agile development practices bull Leadership and team management experience with ability to provide strategic planning and oversight bull Experience leading customer workshop sessions to educate customers on the latest technology trends and best practices bull Track record of leadership roles delivering solutions within defined timeframes bull Experience with authoring, editing, and presenting technical documents bull Experience in proposal development If you think you are a good fit for us, we encourage you to apply. Send your resume to or check out our website for all open positions. GCOM Software LLC offers a comprehensive compensation and benefit package. GCOM is an affirmative action ndash equal opportunity employer. GCOM complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other category protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. We encourage women and minority candidates to apply!

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