Solutions Architect

Pleasanton, CA, US, 94588

Company is working with a retail client that is in need of a Solutions Architect to work on a Pharmacy based application project. This is a contract to hire opportunity and this project is expected to be over 3+ years. This is a role that would be open to remote, but our client prefers a candidate to be available onsite in either Dallas, TX or Pleasanton, CA in the future.


  • The Solutions Architect will take part in design and development of digital capabilities within Health & Wellness to enable creation of impactful communication across channels and markets
  • Define the technology plan including Business architecture, Target and Solution Architectures and strategic technology roadmaps through partnership with Pharmacy and grocery portfolio leaders to understand and define the technology strategy, drivers, objectives and requirements needs
  • Stays abreast of current and emerging data technologies and trends and advises on how they can be used to support business and technology objectives; Builds prototypes to determine feasibility when warranted
  • As a Solutions Architect, this role will continuously assess and communicate portfolio technology risk and opportunities to pharmacy technology leadership while maintaining & enhancing the Pharmacy Architecture repository
  • Attends governing committee meetings as a committee member and advises & designs concepts originating in the governing committee; Collaborates with Regulatory team on current & future requirements, determining build and workflow changes and engaging operations on net new/changing workflows
  • The Solutions Architect will work closely with a Product Management, Architecture, Data Engineering, Quality Engineering and Information Security groups to define and deliver the overall solution including contributing to roadmap of backlog of priorities
  • Experience with high volume consumer facing eCommerce or other web applications
  • Experience with web (Java, J2EE, Angular/React/JQuery, Java, REST etc.) and mobile (Kotlin, IOS, Android, Swift, Objective C etc) technologies
  • Deep experience with running and scaling applications on the cloud infrastructure and containerized services like Kubernetes
  • Experience gained in a Senior Architect role, leading, or mentoring a small team of more technical leads and engineers, able to guide them, review their work, drive best practice
  • Significant understanding of and experience in best practices around systems integration, security, performance and data management
  • Proven analytical, logical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • High energy levels and tolerance for tight deadlines and time pressures
  • High-level project management experience
  • Good communications skills, both verbal and written – for building relationships, managing stakeholders, working with clients and delivery teams

Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Apply here with ITWQG2050111 as the reference code.