Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions

Solution Architect

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Requisition ID
2021-393481
Position Type
Full Time
Category
Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)

Summary

Solution Architect

 

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! We are seeking a talented Solutions Architect to be responsible for the overall design and architecture of application development projects ensuring those map to business requirements as well as systems/technical requirements.  The Solutions Architect works as a team member along with the Software Engineering team to develop and deliver complete solutions for the Company business units and clients.

 

Take this opportunity to join North America’s leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today

 

What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Training and Career Development
  • Generous Paid Time-Off 

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, unit test, and deploy code; ensure all source code is accounted for, organized, and documented.
  • Mentor application development engineers on best practices and acquired skills/knowledge.
  • Locate and recommend up-to-date practices, including 3rd Party solution alternatives, as part of the functional design of applications.
  • Work with stakeholders to architect applications so they are designed to evolve and grow with the business.
  • Troubleshoot issues with users; support user training.
  • Manage transition of application support to the Help Desk team.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in MIS, Computer Science or comparable major required or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of experience in using Microsoft Technology Stack including C#/.NET
  • Good knowledge of related technologies such as WPF, ASP.NET, SQL, AJAX, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Subversion, Hibernate, jQuery, MVC
  • Experience working with business clients or customers
  • Experience with multiple phases of the SDLC
  • Be a strong team player; strong work ethic, self-motivated

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

 

Position Summary
The Solutions Architect is responsible for the overall design and architecture of application development projects ensuring those map to business requirements as well as systems/technical requirements. The Solutions Architect works as a team member along with the Software Engineering team to develop and deliver complete solutions for the Advantage Sales and Marketing business units and clients.


• Manages the selection and/or recommendations of technologies and platforms used in application development efforts
• Acts as a Subject Matter Expert for used technologies and platforms
• Researches and manages implementation of suitable technology updates/upgrades across applications
• Works as a team member on the application development team to ensure business needs are being met
• Writes code based on business requirements
• Audits and give final approval of code before production releases


Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
Job Duty 


Software Development
• Design, develop, unit test, and deploy code
• Update and upgrade development environments and infrastructure
• Audit code written by application development engineers against development standards
• Mentor application development engineers on best practices and acquired skills/knowledge
• Ensure all source code is accounted for, organized, and documented
• Manage deployment of code to production environments

 

Research
• Locate and recommend up-to-date practices, including 3rd Party solution alternatives, as part of the functional design of applications
• Work with stakeholders to architect applications so they are designed to evolve and grow with the business

 

End User Support
• Triage and troubleshoot issues with users
• Support user training
• Manage transition of application support to the Help Desk team

 

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports
- This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

 

Indirect Reports
- Does not have direct reports, but may delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports

 

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

- Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job

Minimum Qualifications The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience


Field of Study/Area of Experience: MIS, Computer Science or comparable major

10+ years of experience in using Microsoft Technology Stack including C#/.NET, or related experience

 

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
• Good knowledge of related technologies such as WPF, ASP.NET, SQL, AJAX, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Subversion, Hibernate, jQuery, MVC, or other related skills
• Experience working with business clients or customers
• Experience with multiple phases of the SDLC
• Should have strong leadership, analytical and quantitative analysis skills
• Familiarity with tools, concepts & methodology of business analysis
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Sound coordination and follow up skills
• Ability to meet deadlines under pressure
• Be a strong team player
• Ability to share knowledge and expertise with other software engineers
• Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills
• Proficient with agile development methodologies / Scrum
• Be a strong team player
• Strong work ethic, self-motivated
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• SQL Server 2008 (or newer)
• Microsoft Visual Studio
• Microsoft Team Foundation Server
• Microsoft Office
• SharePoint
• Microsoft Architecture Tools
• C# and or equivalent object oriented programming language or other related skills

 

Environmental & Physical Requirements

 

Office / Sedentary Requirements
Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

 

Additional Information Regarding ASM Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. ASM reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. ASM shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

 

Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

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