Senior Solutions Architect

The Trade Desk   •  

Bellevue, WA

Industry: Enterprise Technology

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Less than 5 years

Posted 56 days ago

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

Someone with a strong engineering & systems background who is well-versed in working cross-functionally with clients and engineers on custom solutions.


WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

The Solutions Architect will oversee integrations with clients across our spectrum of Enterprise services. The candidate should be familiar using REST APIs and should be proficient in creating Proof of Concepts for clients using cloud technologies platforms like Amazon and Microsoft Azure. The candidate will need to manage complex integration projects, design client solutions and be able to communicate advanced engineering concepts to both technical and non-technical clients.

  • Great communication skills — this candidate will interact with some of our company's largest clients. It's important to provide timely, professional customer service while making sure the projects stay on track
  • Project management abilities — this candidate will manage long-term, multi-month, integrations and will be responsible for setting timelines, keeping all stakeholders up to date, and independently driving the process forward. Superb attention to detail is an absolute must. Experience with a formal project management method is a plus
  • Strong written skills – candidate will document the client's project and keep the team up to date on the status by documenting the progress
  • Strong engineering background — this candidate will need to aid designing client systems as well as develop Proof of Concepts leveraging The Trade Desk APIs and other cloud services
  • Ability to influence people — clients often come in with an idea of what they want to do, and this role is to advise them on the best possible solution, even if it's not what the client first thought they wanted
  • Fast learner — the candidate must be able to rapidly grasp and learn technical subjects and be able to explain them to others
  • Selfless Team Player – the candidate will interact with clients, business, engineering and teams, representing many different types of personalities and opinions. Candidates must be able to communicate and work with all parties
  • Process Oriented – this candidate must have pragmatic process acumen to focus on maximizing throughput in the fewest steps possible, while maintaining quality, in a controlled manner
  • Solid Business Acumen – we are a key business driver for our clients and the successful candidate will be able to credibly translate technical concepts to business value

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE:

  • 3+ years of work experience in a SaaS or other API-centric company, focused on bridging between clients and product (engineering)
  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Business or a related field
  • Experience working with REST-API's, scripting languages, and big data
  • Demonstrable creative thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Experience working with clients, product, and engineering teams in a pre-sales role –
  • Experience as a business analyst with the ability to clearly articulate stakeholder requirements and map to product features and functions
  • Experience working with multi-channel platforms using APIs or other externally-facing interfaces is a must
  • Experience in driving partnership/collaboration that resulted in win-win solutions