Solution Architect (Portugal)

Portugal, Remote Full-time, Employment
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Ascendix Technologies, founded in 1996, is a global software service company specializing in AI and PropTech. Our core mission is to help our clients get top-notch business results through the smooth automation of processes, leveraging AI solutions, customer-facing apps, and precisely tailored back-office software to meet their distinct needs. Based in bustling Dallas, Texas, we operate across the globe, with strategically positioned teams throughout Europe. 

 We are looking for an experienced Solution Architect. The Solution Architect should be a visionary technologist eager to contribute to the growth and refinement of our product suite, ensuring the delivery of innovative solutions while maintaining the highest standards of quality and efficiency. 

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in software development with a robust portfolio displaying a diverse set of accomplished projects. 
  • At least 3 years in a Solution Architect role or equivalent experience in a leadership position emphasizing complex architectural design. 
  • Fluent in English, with a minimum proficiency of a B2 level both spoken and written. 
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills, capable of effectively engaging with clients, team members, and stakeholders. 

Advanced knowledge and hands-on experience in:

  • Front-End Development:
    – Proficiency in JavaScript and TypeScript.
    – Expertise in front-end frameworks such as React, Angular, or Vue.js, with React Native being an advantageous skill. 
  • Back-End Development:
    – Strong background in a major server-side language such as Java, Node.js, with Python proficiency desirable.
    – Experience with databases including SQL and NoSQL varieties like MongoDB and PostgreSQL.
    – In-depth understanding of API technologies, including RESTful APIs and GraphQL. 
  • DevOps and Cloud Environments:
    – Familiarity with containerization and orchestration tools like Docker and Kubernetes.
    – Proficiency with cloud service platforms such as AWS or Azure.
    Experience implementing continuous integration and delivery processes using tools like Jenkins or GitLab CI. 

Additional Skills:

  • Knowledge of architectural patterns, including Microservices and MVC. 
  • Experience with Agile methodologies and Scrum framework. 
  • Familiarity with security best practices in software development. 
  • Understanding of cross-platform development and principles of accessibility.
  • Exposure to AI technologies and their applications in modern architecture would be a distinct advantage. 

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver pre-sales and technical consulting, advising potential clients solutions by understanding their requirements and aligning product capabilities to their needs. 
  • Lead the architectural design and technical strategy for product offerings and customer-centric projects, ensuring consistency with company goals. 
  • Develop comprehensive solution architecture frameworks encompassing both infrastructure and application components to address project requirements. 
  • Formulate accurate development estimates, assess risks, and contribute significantly to proposal writing and solution pitching processes. 
  • Conduct thorough investigations and analyses of technical complexities, proposing optimal solutions for handling challenging issues that arise. 
  • Coordinate with project leadership and architects, clarifying technical barriers and detailing necessary project specifications. 
  • Proactively manage project scope, ensuring all deliverables align with agreed-upon objectives and client expectations. 
  • Facilitate project budgeting and timeline planning in collaboration with project managers and relevant stakeholders, aiming for cost-effective and timely solutions. 
  • Act as a technical mentor to junior team members, promoting continued learning and professional development within the technical team. 

Ascendix offers you: 

  • Health insurance 
  • Vacation days: 22 days per year 
  • Official Portuguese holidays are paid time and not working days 
  • Paid Time off Benefits 
  • Meal Card 
  • Friendly and calm atmosphere in the company

Career and professional growth: 

  • Individual development plan 
  • Technical leads and mentors 
  • Open management and well-established processes 
  • Regular performance reviews 
  • Free access to the company accounts on educational platforms (Udemy, Pluralsight) 
  • Variety of training opportunities and knowledge sharing

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