Solutions Architect

Whirlpool   •  

Benton Harbor, MI

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 170 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Requisition ID:16461 

Job Function:Information Systems (40000064) 

Function Overview

As a Solutions Architect within the Strategic segment, you will provide thought leadership and exceptional technical design capabilities to your customers. You will also gain the opportunity to learn from and collaborate with other solution architects across the breadth of enterprise computing architecture.


You will be part of a culture of innovation to help our customers rapidly get their products and services to market through continuous delivery of modern solutions that are highly scalable, resilient, and elastic. You will have the opportunity to design large-scale web and mobile applications to deliver services globally and enable data-driven decision making through big data / artificial intelligence-powered analytics.


Job Description

The Solution Architect is responsible for developing and delivering long-term strategic goals in partnership with business users, department managers, clients, and other key stakeholders.

The work will consist of Enterprise Mobile Applications, Enterprise Applications deployment on mobile devices, as well as iOS & Android apps integrated with the Enterprise Security, Data, and Application model.

You will work within IoT segment of IoT and Security Solutions team to define integrated solutions (hardware and software) addressing IoT Edge Compute requirements.

You will work with Solution Integrators to develop proof of concepts and R&D teams to productize solutions.

Opportunity to work on Solution Architecture around modernizing SAP enterprise solutions.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors  Technical degree required - Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent

  • 5+ years of design/implementation/consulting experience with distributed applications

  • 5+ years of experience in infrastructure architecture, mobile platform architecture, database architecture and networking

  • 3+ years of experience in a customer-facing role such as consultant, solutions engineer or solutions architect

  • Progressive experience in systems design, testing and implementation within a large, global organization

  • Problem-solving in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong knowledge mobile device ecosystems and apps including iOS and Android

  • Understanding of identity as related to IoT

  • A thorough understanding of Object Oriented Programming (OOP), design patterns, mobile, and enterprise in mobile application integration,

  • Working experience in various IoT (Internet of Things) technologies including Mobility, Java/.NET middleware, M2M, Cloud and Big Data.

  • Good understanding of applied mathematics algorithms, probability and statistics.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred to have knowledge of IBM Bluemix IoT services and/or Cloud Foundry PaaS.

  • An advanced degree in computer science, MIS, engineering or related discipline

  • Experience working within software development or internet-related industries

  • Experience migrating or transforming legacy customer solutions to the cloud.

  • Professional experience architecting/operating solutions on mobile platforms and IoT space.

  • Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly

  • Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort communicating effectively with both large and small audiences to an executive, IT management and/or technical audience

  • Strong written communication skills