Solutions Architect

Location: Gold Coast
Discipline: Architects
Job type: Permanent
Salary: $$150,000 +
Contact name: Ashlee Rice

Contact email:
Job ref: 834029
Published: about 1 month ago
Matrix IT are looking for an experienced and driven solutions architect to join a Gold Coast start-up who are launching an e-commerce software-based shopify solution. This will transform the way brands and customers interact with large scale with clients in the e-comm space. Think fashion, shoes, accessories, sporting, beauty, health products, homewares and more.

Backed by sophisticated investors and reputable board members with a proven track history for growing and scaling successful start-ups. There is a competitive base salary plus ESOP options available.

This is a hands-on role where you will be responsible for the solution design and architecture across mobile, web, marketing and e-commerce solutions and the integrations they require. 

Key responsibilities
  • The purpose of this role is to design a world class Marketplace solution roadmap, according to business strategies and architecture standards and processes.
  • Provide the technical leadership and strategic advice to the greater IT team.
  • Resolving standard to complex problems and issues in solution architectures; assessing potential risks and determining solutions to these risks.
  • Ensure a smooth iteration of applications and the infrastructure.
  • Collaborating with other team members, technology experts and business stakeholders to provide appropriate solution architecture to ensure solutions align with the roadmap.
  • Continuously researches emerging technologies, evaluating opportunities and risks, providing analysis of security protection technologies, and making strategic and technical recommendations as necessary.
  • Lead the initiation of new technologies to maximize performance.
About you
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies
  • A strong background in technical design / architecture
  • Applied knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) and best practices
  • Experience or familiarity with technologies and best practices in: Customer experience, CRM, marketing / sales automation, web content management, mobile solutions, social engagement, and API
  • The candidate must have knowledge in PHP, Laravel, Jquery ,HTML, Javascript, with flexibility on the technology stack background: MySQL or PGSQL or Mongo
  • Excellent track record in designing solutions for eCommerce
  • Strong Experience in AWS eco-system
  • Excellent oral and written communication, presenting, meeting facilitation, negotiation, decision making, and problem-solving skills
  • Beneficial to have experience in implementing Salesforce solutions
  • Working knowledge of various authentication mechanisms of APIs and any API gateway
  • Understanding of appropriate data protection and security measures for handling private financial data
  • Exposure to third-party platform integration experience including payment gateway management
What's on offer?
  • The opportunity to join a global fast-growing tech company based on the southern end of the beautiful Gold Coast close to public transport
  • Flexible working options available
  • The ability to have autonomy and supportive leadership, focused on empowering you
  • A positive work environment, where you are encouraged and supported to flourish and achieve success
  • Colleagues who are all hard-working, highly intelligent, humble, hungry and can have a laugh 
  • Progression within a fast-growth tech company, offering competitive remuneration, career advancement opportunities + access to our lucrative employee share scheme
To Apply
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