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solution architect (f/m/x)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

About us
iconmobile is an international consulting firm for innovation globally headquartered in Berlin (Germany) with further offices in Ingolstadt, Munich, Santa Monica, New York, London and Shanghai.

We are part of the WPP network blending more than a decade of design and user experience with deep technical expertise and business sense. With our clients from various industries like Automotive, Consumer Products, Financial Services and Health Care we aim for innovative solutions that are both commercially successful and game changing.

Our mission is to grow and transform businesses through the creation of new digital services and products with a focus on creating compelling user experiences to establish successful customer relationships.

Design is at the heart of what we do, fuelled by our curiosity and the passion to deliver the best possible results. Our creative thinking is end to end, starting with ideas and paper, informing design of user experiences, while in parallel we validate technical feasibility and implement software and hardware prototypes. Our efforts are punctuated with future showcases or industrialized products at scale.
about the position
As a Solution Architect, you will work closely with business development, product owners, user experience leads, strategists and engineers in order to align technology development with business and product objectives. In the initial ideation phase, you will leverage your Engineering experience to consult diverse stakeholders advising on current technology trends, creating solution architecture and selecting appropriate technology. The solution architect is an inspiring lead role on the engineering team, representing iconmobile as a world class leader in large scale product and service development and able to drive innovation within our customer projects.
your role
  • Conduct architectural evaluation, design and analysis translating into architecture & technical product roadmap, enabling implementation by the development team
  • Play the role of lead engineer or product owner as required to steer product development
  • Support development team with:
    • API design
    • Actively engage in sprint planning, delivery and managing the releases. (e.g. Synthesis of epics, Feature pre-grooming, Code reviews)
    • New technology investigation, documentation, discussion, mentoring
    • Cloud infrastructure, deployment and integration approach
    • Cloud operations recommendations establishing product sustainability (e.g. disaster recovery, business continuity plan etc.)
    • Some hands-on programming of solutions, prototypes, modules
  • Define and maintain acceptance criteria and delivery processes for hardware and design teams in conjunction with the software development team
  • Assure that the solution architecture is suitably translated into robust implementation
  • Client facing meetings, Technical consulting and presentations as part of business and product development efforts (at least 30% - 50% of your time)
  • Establish yourself as a world leader in emerging product and service architectures and mentor, motivate, and lead Engineering teams to support a vibrant and productive engineering culture
your profile
  • Degree in computer science, electrical engineering, mathematics, physics or similar fields
  • Expertise with AWS/Google Cloud/Azure or similar and experience with building service based architecture
  • Expertise with API design (e.g. RESTful) and database architecture and design
  • A consistent record of rolling out digital products following Agile methodologies and different investment models
  • Strong development background (Eg. NodeJS, iOS, Android, JS/HTML/CSS/Angular)
  • Strong spoken and written skills in English
  • Spoken and skills in written German
  • Willingness to travel the world
We are looking forward to your application. please submit your cv, the requested repo showcasing your best work and possible start date to via "Apply now".

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