Solution Architect

Job Overview

Fast Scaling Startup Looking for Solution Architect to join our Solution Delivery team to Deliver Cloud Analytics and Billing Services to Utilities and act as the liaison between the Delivery and our development teams.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Work with teams across the globe to design and implement data, product, and other software solutions to enable scalable and repeatable delivery
  • Engage with various groups to support the end-to-end product/project delivery process, from sales to operations
  • Design and implement enhanced data connectivity and interchange solutions between clients, partners, and GridX
  • Designing technology solutions based on functional and non-functional requirements
  • Communicate system requirements to software development teams
  • Evaluate and select appropriate software or hardware and propose integration methods
  • Manage and oversee the development and implementation of new products, features and infrastructure initiatives
  • Address technical concerns, ideas and suggestions when they arise
  • Design and implement monitoring systems to ensure they meet both user needs and business goals

Qualifications

  • Proven experience as a Solution Architect, Development Manager or Project Manager
  • Experience working directly with customers/clients both external and internal
  • Hands-on experience with software development, product development and system administration
  • Understanding of strategic IT solutions
  • Knowledge of selected coding languages (e.g. Python, JavaScript, Scala, Java)
  • Familiarity with various operating systems (e.g. Linux, MacOS) and relational and non-relational databases (e.g. MySQL, Cassandra)
  • Experience in cloud technologies (e.g. AWS, GCS)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Ability to drive quality work to deliver quality results
  • Flexible with ability to adapt to quick moving projects and capable of working independently with distributed teams
  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
  • Preferred qualifications:
    • 4 or more years of experience building and delivering software and technology enabled services to large energy and utility customers
    • Willingness and ability to travel domestically approximately 20% of the time to meet client needs
    • Demonstrated organizational and leadership skills
    • Strong executive presence and experience advising external and internal teams and clients
    • Possess strong organizational and time management skills, with attention to detail
    • MSc/MA in Computer Science or other relevant field

About GridX

GridX is the catalyst of our clean energy future. Utilities and energy technology providers rely on our analytics solutions to tell people exactly what they can expect to pay when making clean energy decisions, like changing to a time-of-use rate plan, buying an electric vehicle, installing solar and more. The result is less strain on the electric grid, happier customers and increased consumer investment in sustainable technologies. Working at GridX puts you at the center of realizing our clean energy future.

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