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Solutions Architect

Company: Sovos
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Digital technology has forever changed business. Now, it's transforming tax. As governments go digital, financial systems and traditional tax software can't keep up. And, businesses now face escalating risk and mounting compliance costs. Sovos was built for the digital future of tax, with complete, connected offerings for tax determination, continuous transaction control compliance, tax reporting and more. The company supports more than 8,000 customers, including half of the Fortune 500, operating in over 70 countries. Its SaaS products and proprietary Sovos S1 Platform integrate with a wide variety of business applications and government compliance processes.

Our employees throughout North America, Latin America and Europe are building the future of global compliance software. We want you to build your future with us.

The Work You'll Do

Reporting to the Vice President of Technical Operations, the Solutions Architect will drive the design and implementation of the IT systems to support the SaaS product operations of a global software company. The Architect will provide day-to-day hands-on support in our offices, as well as datacenter guidance for any hosted systems. The Architect will provide leadership across a number of functional and technical areas of Technical Operations, including systems analysis, system design, development, integration and delivery across multiple product lines built on a variety of application stacks and technologies. The organization will depend on this person's expertise and knowledge of complex technical activities as a guide for design and implementation of new systems.

More specifically, you will:

  • Design and architect web applications using modern techniques
  • Develop and lead technical direction of complex infrastructure work
  • Prepare technical design documents and blueprints for all systems
  • Lead all supporting activities for SaaS environment
  • Direct the team to build highly scalable solutions which are instrumented for monitoring and user feedback
  • Work with all stakeholders to ensure the product meets all functional needs
  • Create and evaluate technical alternatives for complex applications
  • Serve as a principal technical client advocate and liaison for internal teams and clients on an as-needed basis
  • Develop deployment integration architecture and recommend an execution plan
  • Develop appropriate architecture design schematics
  • Monitor and provide guidance on and suggestions for continuous process improvement.
  • Adhere to a culture of professionalism, operational excellence and drive for results.
  • Assume and execute additional responsibilities as assigned.

What We Need From You

  • At least ten years spent working on systems architecture, design and estimation
  • Previous success leading IT teams for software companies
  • Strong organizational and communication skills with ability to multi-task.
  • Technology background that includes extensive expertise in web service oriented systems
  • Background in datacenter management, and hybrid cloud methodologies
  • Expertise using with VMWare or other Hypervisor
  • Knowledgeable in operating and managing Kubernetes clusters
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple work assignments and projects and motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Strong understanding of Agile methodologies and work history in various Agile roles.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills as well as attention to detail
  • Excellent written, stakeholder management, and presentation communication skills in English
  • Ability to work well individually and within a cross functional team
  • Excellent communication, analytic and problem solving skills; sound business acumen and executive presence.

What Does Sovos Offer You?

The tools to enhance your life - because we want you to enjoy your life outside of work

  • MyTime flexible time off (no worrying about accruing time or running out of sick days - If you need time off, take it!)
  • Paid family leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Generous 401k match
  • Progressive Wellness Program
  • Company seeded and matched Health Savings Account

Are you worried that you don't check all of the boxes? Apply anyway! There are no perfect candidates - we hire people, not resumes. We are excited that you're here and we look forward to taking a look at your application to establish next steps.

Sovos is an equal opportunity employer and those seeking employment with us are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Sovos, Minnetonka , Solutions Architect, Other , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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