Mercedes-Benz USA, headquartered in Atlanta, GA is one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For. Mercedes-Benz is USA is responsible for the sales, marketing and service of all Mercedes-Benz and Maybach products in the United States. In our people, you will find tremendous commitment to our corporate values: 'PRIDE = Passion, Respect, Integrity, Discipline, and Execution'. Our products and employees reflect this dedication. We are looking for diverse top-notch individuals to join the Mercedes-Benz Team and uphold these hallmarks.
The Solution Architect works closely with our internal and external partners to understand business requirements so that a scalable, solution design can be derived that meets customer requirements.
The Solution Architect will lead the Integration of external eMobilityService Providers (eMSPs) solution on a regional or market level through integration with HQ, utilizing existing resources and participating in appropriate governance activities to ensure quality and adherence to MBUSA standards and guidelines.
Lead the adaptation of eMobility Service Providers (eMSP) Solution through design necessary system components, interfaces and infrastructure components for the integration of data from various systems for CASE IT.
Formulate and validate the fulfillment of IT specific requirements towards internal and external partners.
Development and support for new (software based) business models in the area charging systems/charging infrastructure for e-vehicles. Integration of heterogeneous IT architectures and complex IT infrastructures and modern technologies (API, SOA, Web Services, Portals, CMS, Messaging & EAI, integration technology).
Focus on building up the necessary IT infrastructure for the seamless charging customer journey for drivers of electric vehicles.
Provides hands-on support of the solution when required, to assist with troubleshooting, root cause analysis, or issue remediation.
Works closely with the Project Lead/Business Consultant to translate functional requirements into an effective technical design.
Support of eMSP roll-out relevant functions.
Ensure IT process around Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD).
Ensure during integration that development processes are followed to expose APIs.
Leads and participates in appropriate governance activities to ensure custom code quality and adherence to MBUSA.
Participates in regularly scheduled and appropriate status meetings with all stakeholders, keeping the stakeholder's needs and requirements continuously in view.
Bachelor's Degree (accredited school) or equivalent work experience with emphasis in
Management Information System (MIS)
Must have 5 years (total) of experience in the following:
Knowledge of backend technologies, preferably Java and common frameworks for example Spring Boot or Node.js
DevOps Mindset, as well as experience in working with continuous integration tools, build pipelines and test automation
Experience in cloud technologies like Docker, OpenStack, Kubernetes, OpenShift, AWS or Azure
Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases (e.g., PostgreSQL, MongoDB, ElasticSearch)
Knowledge of agile working methods such as Scrum or Kanban
Knowledge of building micro-services and implementation of OpenAPI
Strong conceptual thinking ability
Strong analytical/process related skill, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities with the ability to analyze situations, identify existing or potential problems and recommend solutions
Excellent leadership and influencing skills to drive adoption of consistent processes, methodology and practices throughout the IT department
Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism and a cooperative attitude
Demonstrated outstanding level of professionalism in providing management support, including ability to exercise good judgment, discretion, tact and diplomacy
Succinct, direct and grammatically correct communication skills are a must
Outstanding presentation skills. Previous teaching or facilitation experience is a plus
Demonstrated ability to supervise and motivate a team to gain credibility within the organization
Energetic self-starter with a positive attitude and the ability to be resourceful
Thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment where you must take on multiple responsibilities and do what it takes to get things done
Excellent relationship building/partnering skills
Ability to work with varying levels of individual contributors and management
Previous experience in managing projects
Must be able to work flexible hours/work schedule
Work weekends when required
Work holidays when required
Mercedes-Benz USA is committed to fostering an inclusive environment that appreciates and leverages the diversity of our team. We provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, ethnicity, gender, age, national origin, religion, marital status, veteran status, physical or other disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.