Solutions Architect
Synchronoss Technologies - Englewood, CO

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The Solutions Architect will design and document solutions based on methodology and work with the development team to create a custom integration solution for the customer. Qualified candidates will possess the technical aptitude and business acumen with a consultative approach to find creative solutions to real customer problems. As a Solutions Architect, he/she works directly with clients to guide them through the technical implementation, and coach them on approaches to get the most value out of the solutions. The architect participates in requirements gathering sessions and will help determine and document each customer’s unique business requirements. The Solutions Architect will create detailed technical specifications in the form of requirements documents and diagrams based upon customers business needs. In this role, you will support both customers and integration partners in their efforts. The position often works on-site with clients, so strong communications, leadership, and decision-making skills are a must.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Analyze data integration issues and challenges and develop solution designs for the cable and telco industries utilizing the Synchronoss spatialNET technology suite.
  • Write application integration design specifications to be developed by the development team. This will entail designing and analyzing user requirements along with developing data load strategies and reporting (where needed).
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards, and meet customer expectations
  • Participate in and develop Business Process Design expertise in order to allow customers the ability to fully utilize the Solutions Suite
  • Coordinate with Implementation Specialists and Product Support Team to ensure smooth post-deployment transition
  • Review and gain an understanding of clients legacy systems / databases
  • Work with customers to define data conversion strategies and plans
  • Manage change control documentation and the performance of application stress, volume and performance testing
  • Support partners in deploying the solutions
  • Support sales team in a pre-sales capacity to address customers’ technical need
Experience and/or Education:
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Business (Masters Degree preferred)
  • 5-7 years of experience in a solutions architect role
  • 7+ years experience in technology consulting environment
  • Must have a strong technical background and experience with database design on Oracle Spatial
  • Should have knowledge of MS Visio and MS Project
  • Experience with software design and development in Java a plus
  • MUST have an understanding of the consulting lifestyle. At times, client commitments will require overtime
  • Consulting or Professional Services experience (preferred)
  • Commercial software development experiences
  • Prior experience in programming and data processing
  • Background in modeling utility, telco or cable networks in Geographic Information Systems
  • Specific experience with the Synchronoss SpatialNET Network Planning and Design suite or similar tool is desirable
General Required Skills:
  • Strong business and technical writing skills including the ability to write business process flows, business requirements documents and technical specifications
  • Strong understanding of database systems and system designs a must
  • Database development skills a plus
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be a strong team player and work effectively with sales, service and customers
  • Solution Architect
  • Consulting
  • Business Requirements Gathering
  • Database Design
  • Geographic Information System modelling and application development