Technical Architect

Job Description

Fast Scaling Startup Looking for Technical 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.

GridX, Inc. is the leading provider of Big Data, Cloud-Based Business Operation Support technology to utilities, retail energy suppliers and Community Choice Aggregators (CCA). Our customers include some of the most innovative utilities and CCA’s, which leverage our technology to transform their business models and streamline such business processes as rate design, customer service, billing, settlement and financial planning. Driven by sweeping industry transformation worldwide to combat climate change, the Company is growing rapidly and looking to grow its project delivery team. As a growth-stage startup, the company offers exciting opportunities and a fast-paced working environment where initiative and hands-on work are required

 

Responsibilities include:

  • 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

Basic Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as a Technical Architect 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

Additional 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

 

 

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