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Solutions Architect / Senior Consultant

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  • Job title Solutions Architect / Senior Consultant
    Contract type: Permanent
    Location United States
    Salary: $200,000
    Visa requirement: Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location
    Reference: PW/CON/PW
    Contact name: Peter Wedgeworth
    Contact email:
    Published: November 6, 2020 3:38

    Job Description

    Location: Western and
    Central Regions of the USA (this role is 50% remote and 50% onsite)

    Salary: $200,000

    I am currently supporting
    one of the leading providers who help some of the world biggest companies to
    consult and
    develop platforms for
    building distributed systems. These distributed systems, which include
    microservices and streaming fast data applications can transform business to
    engage with the billions around the world. This opportunity is for
    candidates in the Western and Central Regions of the USA.


    For this position I am
    looking for someone who is moving from a solutions architect role and want to
    go to the next step of there career in a consulting role or maybe doing this
    already. You must have experience with designing, building, and consulting
    development platforms. In this role you will work directly with our customers
    and partners to help them understand the value of the of the companies Platform
    as well as demonstrate the value of adopting a Reactive Architecture and
    building Cloud Native Applications.


    • Advise, assist and support software developers, architects,
      product and business owners to recommend solutions based on the customer’s
      requirements and constraints.

    • Engage with clients in midsize to large organizations to
      advise on how to integrate elements of the Lightbend stack into their

    • Work with Sales Representatives and Sales Management to build
      strategies to drive sales into strategic accounts.

    • Ensure successful customer POCs through the management of
      acceptance criteria & issue resolution.

    • Developing and delivering company and product presentations
      and demonstrations.

    • Being an active member of the field feedback process to the
      Product Management team.

    • Engagement of the Scala/Akka/Play/Spark/Streaming communities
      through attendance to community events and the delivery

    To Qualifify for this role you must:

    • have working knowledge of Cloud Native Infrastructure
      (Kubernetes is required) and Akka Platform; Scala and Java, Spark, Kafka,
      Flink, microservices, including Akka, Lagom, Play and Cloudflow.

    • know your way around Open Source Software and can show it.

    • are a developer and evangelist of the Lightbend Platform;
      Scala, Akka, Lagom, Play, Java.

    • have experience in distributed architecture and functional
      programming concepts.

    • have a deep understanding of modern development practices
      including DevOps, containers, container orchestration, CI and CD.

    • Must be able to communicate technological solutions and
      product knowledge not only to technical but to business users as well

    • Understanding of the Sales Cycle and where the Sales
      Engineering Team is responsible

    • Solution Architecture/Engineering experience in a consulting
      or development platform practice; able to listen to customer requirements,
      whiteboard and propose solution architecture, and get hands-on with the
      tech to design, build, and demonstrate real business value.

    If you are interested in this position please email me at