at Koch Industries, Inc in Wichita, Kansas, United States
We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Solution Architect Leader to join our team in the Transportation Management Software (TMS) industry. The ideal candidate will possess a deep understanding of software architecture, exceptional problem-solving skills, and expertise in designing robust and scalable solutions for transportation and logistics processes. As a Solution Architect, you will play a pivotal role in designing and shaping the technical landscape of our TMS software solutions.
In today's fast-paced and ever-evolving business landscape, success is not achieved by individuals working in isolation but by teams that are well-rounded and collaborative. One such team that embodies this collaborative spirit is composed of five crucial roles: Business Implementation Specialists, Customer Success Managers, Learning & Development Facilitators, Project Managers, and Solution Architects. Together, they form a powerhouse that not only drives growth but also ensures that the organization remains adaptable and customer-centric.
This team is not just a group of individuals with distinct roles; they are a collective force that drives success. They align business goals with customer needs, ensure smooth implementation, nurture long-term relationships, and continuously develop their skills. This synergy not only benefits the organization but also empowers clients to achieve their objectives.
What You Will Do
Technical Leadership: Lead and mentor a team of Solution Architects, providing guidance, mentorship, and support to ensure the successful design and implementation of TMS solutions.
Solution Design and Strategy: Collaborate with stakeholders to define technical solution strategies for TMS software, considering business requirements, scalability, performance, and industry trends. Create architecture roadmaps and align them with the organizational goals.
Technology Evaluation: Research and evaluate emerging technologies, tools, and frameworks to enhance the performance, scalability, and functionality of TMS solutions. Make informed recommendations on technology adoption and integration.
System Architecture: Design end-to-end architecture for TMS solutions, including integration points, data flows, component interactions, and security measures. Ensure solutions are aligned with industry standards and best practices.
Scalability and Performance: Architect solutions that can seamlessly scale to accommodate increasing users loads and data volumes in the transportation and logistics domain. Optimize performance for efficient user experiences.
Collaboration and Communication: Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including development, product management, and business stakeholders, to ensure alignment with architectural vision and goals
Solution Documentation: Create and maintain comprehensive technical documentation, including architecture designs, system specifications, and integration guidelines. Ensure documentation is up to date accessible to relevant stakeholders.
Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)
Experience acting as a Solution Architect on multiple cloud- based architecture projects by working with stakeholders, designing, and delivering to a product team
Experience working in transportation management and/or logistics operations
Experience communicating and translating technical terms and concepts to non-technical stakeholders
Experience gathering requirements and translating business needs into technical solutions
What Will Put You Ahead
Experience with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) and microservices architecture.
Familiarity with security protocols, compliance requirements, and data privacy regulations.
Leadership experience with a focus on managing technical teams (i.e. developers, IT architects, etc.)
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
For this role, we anticipate paying $150,000 - $170,000 per year. This role is eligible for variable pay, issued as a monetary bonus or in another form.
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