Solution Architect

Maven Wave Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 months ago

About us!

At Maven Wave, we are relentless in hiring the industry's top talent. Each employee is hand-picked not only for their skills, but for their personality and broad expertise. We are looking for this rare combination of talent that sets us apart in the industry.

Founded in 2008, Maven Wave has experienced rapid growth. We combine the experience and knowledge of a management consulting firm with the innovation and technology expertise of a cloud services firm, providing a truly unique work environment. Employees have the opportunity to gain invaluable experience and make a significant impact on the business outcomes of our clients and our company.

Over the past years, Maven Wave has received the following awards and accolades:

  • Google Cloud North America Services Partner of the Year, 2018
  • #21 Best Workplaces in Chicago, FORTUNE, 2018
  • Great Place To Work Certification, Great Place to Work, 2017 & 2018
  • Fast Fifty, Crain's Chicago Business, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, National Association for Business Resources (NABR), 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Top Google Cloud Partner, Clutch, 2017
  • Fastest Growing Consulting Firms in North America (#11, #37), Consulting Magazine, 2016, 2017
  • Top IT Services Companies, Clutch, 2015
  • Google Global Rising Star Partner of the Year 2015

Maven Wave, Google, and YOU: help our experts demonstrate the ability to think strategically about business and technology, create technical definitions around customer objectives in complex situations, develop solution strategies, motivate and mobilize resources, as well as deliver results!

Maven Wave is looking to hire experienced and motivated technologists who possess a unique balance of technical depth and strong interpersonal skills to work with customers to deploy cutting edge solutions. Solutions Architects are selfmotivated individuals with a proven track record of delivering results in software/technology sales or consulting.

Ideally, you're someone who can write code with the best of them, but also wants to help guide the broader industry towards a technology you believe in. You have immediate credibility with technologists and developers at all levels, from students to CIOs. You will provide strategic thinking, solutions and roadmaps while driving architectural recommendations. You will develop and leverage industry standards, patterns, and practices to ensure repeatability and standardization. You love to share your passion with others and exhibit good judgment in selecting opportunities to do so.

As a Solutions Architect at Maven Wave, you will partner with customers, account managers, business development, engineering, and product teams to craft scalable, flexible and resilient architectures that address customer business problems and accelerate the adoption of our new services. In collaboration with sales, you will drive revenue growth across a broad range of customers.

A Maven Wave Solution Architect must...

  • Be an expert communicator

  • Have technical pedigree

  • Bring a breadth of experience

  • Be Pragmatic

  • Zero in on risk

  • See the big picture

  • Deep dive into technical specifics

  • Fight for the right solution

  • Be a lifelong learner


  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent degree (MS is a plus)

  • 8+ years of object-oriented language development with either Java, C++, or C# or equivalent

  • 5+ years of script development experience using a language such as Python, Ruby, or PHP

  • 2+ years of front-end web development experience

  • Broad knowledge of development tools including source code repositories, IDEs, build tools, artifact management, automated testing, static and dynamic code analyzers

  • Deep understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging computing trends

  • Knowledge of design patterns, SOLID principles, refactoring, test-driven development

  • Hands-on experience with continuous deployment and DevOps tools and processes

  • Experience with RDBMS and NoSQL data stores and implementing big data analytics using technologies like Hadoop, Cassandra, MongoDB

  • Understanding of security requirements and secure code development practices

  • Familiarity with machine learning

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly

  • Experience working in Agile/Scrum project teams

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must, as well as the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations and virtual teams

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