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  • Job reference: RMS0177949

Solution Architect (VAS)

  • Sector: ICT
  • Location: Home Based
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 02/04/2017
  • Duration: permanent
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* Interact with clients' various stakeholders to interpret and evaluate business requirements, and propose technology solutions.
* Write technical specification for the software development and client teams.
* Identify the need/opportunity for new platform features and functionality and bring it to the attention of product management.
* Work with various internal teams (engineering, quality assurance, ops, product management, project management, business) to develop new solutions.
* Evaluate and prototype APIs for third party integrations.
* Understand transactions and billing and coordinate security conversions.
* Understand business models and translate them into either platform configuration or specification for new implementation.
* Understand and perform data migrations.
* Propose and build flow diagrams and interaction diagrams.
* Support the sales team with technical knowledge as required, including giving demonstrations and assisting on RFP responses.
* Present product capabilities and solutions to internal teams and prospect.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Minimum of 5 years' experience in a directly related role (e.g., business analyst or solution architect)
* Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
* Prior hands-on software development experience (preferably, backend development using Java, databases and integration with 3rd party services).
* Hold a valid passport, or be eligible to apply for one.
* Analytical skills, evidence of translating vague requirements into actionable development items.
* Experience in project management techniques.
* Excellent communication and organization skills.
* Ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders in multiple time zones.
* Hands-on knowledge of web services, SQL and networking (familiarity with telco OSS is a great plus).
* Worked on product oriented projects and release management processes.
* Experience in software development processes, and source control and issue tracking systems.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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