Solutions Architect - Atlanta Technical Director | Financial Services

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Following our success in RVA, DC and NYC, Ippon is opening an office in the ATL! Get ready to make an impact immediately and help us mold the culture and attitude of our new location!

We are currently seeking a Solutions Architect who is focused on Ippon’s Technology Solutions offerings in the Atlanta Financial Services Market.

The Solutions Architect is responsible for leading the technical direction of the Atlanta office in conjunction with the national senior leadership team. It is a role that combines consideration of our people, processes and technology. A strong network in Atlanta is required to help with referring leads and recruiting consultants in the area. You can easily transition between pre-sales meetings and delivering complex technical architectures. You are a self-starter, a driven person. You are smart, social media savvy, digitally responsive, and have previous financial services experience.

The perfect candidate will have three things:

  1. An entrepreneurial mindset
  2. Passion and knowledge of the financial services industry and banking in particular
  3. Solid technical skills and experience

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Leverage extensive knowledge of data systems, process flows and procedures to aid analyses and recommendations for solution offerings 
  • Lead feasibility analysis, select the technologies that provide the best solution and identify the products available that will best fit the solution proposed
  • Design solutions, taking advantage of existing assets while maintaining a balance between architecture requirements and specific client needs
  • Create prototypes, conduct proofs of concepts, evaluate options with pros and cons and provide recommendations
  • Assess the business situation by engaging with varied levels and profile of stakeholders
  • Facilitate project execution by providing support in project-level issue resolution and scope management. Ensure quality of all project deliverables
  • Collaborate with other team members (involved in the requirements gathering, testing, roll-out and operations phases) to ensure seamless transitions
  • Help the team by participating in pre-sales meetings, interviewing candidates and suggesting content for proposals and statements-of-work

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s/master’s degree in Computer Science or related field from a top university
  • At least 5-7 years of professional experience in IT, IT services or consulting work
  • At least 3 years of hands-on development experience using open source software, data engineering tools, development frameworks, infrastructure automation and CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience in Financial Services
  • Understanding design and development best practices
  • Programming experience in: Java, Python and/or similar languages
  • Experience implementing 2-3 end-to-end solutions in the cloud across multiple technologies and platforms
  • Familiarity with agile development best practices
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of IT strategy and management
  • Pro-level certification related to cloud architecture
  • We love passionate people who continuously learn and contribute! We also look for attention to detail. Mention the word “pineapple”, in your interview

About Us

Ippon is a technology consulting firm that specializes in accelerating the digital roadmap of financial services companies.

The Ippon story started in 2002 in Paris, France. Our founder and CEO Stephane Nomis used his unique experience as an international Judo champion to create a culture based on the sports values of ambition, excellence and teamwork. Ippon Technologies has the brains and brawn ☯️ summarized by our five COACH values: Creative, Open, Agile, Courageous, and Hungry. Do you want to work with other talented individuals who are driven and fun to work with? Then Ippon is where you belong!

More about Ippon:

  • Location: Remote or partially in-office, whichever you prefer - East Coast hours (we have offices in Richmond, VA, New York, NY, and Washington, DC)
  • Employment type: Full time/Direct Hire only
  • Travel: up to 5% travel possible
  • Salary is negotiable based on experience

More about you:

  • View your client and team’s success as your own
  • Have a technically-oriented mindset and a passion for IT solutions
  • Enjoy seeking opportunities to grow and learn
  • Easily adapt to changing requirements and deadlines

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary -  great starting salaries for well-qualified candidates
  • Quarterly Ippon Success Bonus
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) policy - Ippon offers flexible time off to help you recharge and relax
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance – We are dedicated to helping our employees live healthier lives through comprehensive health programs.  
  • 401k with company match - Ippon offers a generous 401(k) matching plan to help our employees meet and exceed their retirement goals
  • Family Leave - We recognize the importance of family and offer maternity, paternity and family medical leave plans  
  • Group life insurance, Short and long-term disability, and more

So, do YOU speak Ippon? Tell us about yourself at careers@ipponusa.com

We value the diversity and different perspectives each of our employees bring to Ippon Technologies.
Ippon Technologies is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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