Architect

Development Operations · Greenville, South Carolina
Department Development Operations
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Architect


Worthwhile does work that matters, and we do it with people that matter. We encourage and empower our team members to pave their own career path, grow their skills, learn from each other, and bring forward those outside-the-box ideas. We care about the whole person and aim to foster an environment of deep connection and understanding. If you’re a person who wants to contribute to work that matters, own your future and take responsibility for it, Worthwhile would be a good fit for you. 


Role Overview

 

The Solution Architect is a key client-facing member of the engineering team. You will partner with multiple roles within the broader Worthwhile team to consult, envision solutions, and make recommendations that create software solutions that provide business value to our clients, enabling them to achieve their desired business outcomes. You are comfortable talking to technical and business-oriented stakeholders, ranging from the enterprise C-Suite to managers at mid-market companies. You are a lifelong learner who leverages the art of asking great questions in order to understand client needs. You are just as comfortable facilitating discovery and whiteboarding sessions as you are creating written technical requirements.


Role Responsibilities


  • Facilitate and/or co-facilitate Design Thinking workshops.
  • Support solutioning by leading technical research efforts and participating in aspects of use case definition (including survey creation, interviews, contextual inquiries).
  • Support business development by providing strategic expertise during the sales process.
  • Partner with Product Management to capture both functional and nonfunctional system requirements through discovery and user research.
  • Translate requirements into architectural solutions and document architecture and design artifacts.
  • Partner with Product Management, Program Management and the engineering team to create effort estimates and define the body of work through phases, milestones and tasks.
  • Present solutions in easy to understand ways to achieve client trust.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement, research them, and present findings to appropriate parties.
  • Support any other initiative or project as defined by the leadership team.


Role Qualifications


  • 7+ years of experience designing, implementing, and shipping software products
  • Proven track record of crafting solutions as a Software Architect or Technical Lead
  • Experience with Design Thinking as a solution design framework
  • Experience working with a variety of programming languages, frameworks, operating systems, and platforms
  • Experience with database design and data modeling
  • Extensive experience in all phases of software development process
  • Excellent understanding of design patterns and architectural styles
  • Experience with distributed event store/stream processing platforms
  • Experience with cloud-native architecture and solutions
  • Strong soft skills, including attention to detail, problem-solving and communication skills
  • Ability to create API Specifications, data models, UML Modeling, service diagrams, wireframes, and user stories


Compensation and benefits


Remote work, Health insurance starts on your first day of employment, paid time off, parental leave, education assistance, adoption assistance, mental wellness programs, and other benefits.


Salary Range:

 

The annual salary range for this position is $115,000 - 150,000. We base our salary ranges off of market data which include years of experience and geographical location but we’re always open to a conversation about compensation.



About Worthwhile:

Worthwhile helps mid-market companies out-innovate their competition through software and data. We utilize a Design Thinking methodology to continuously design, build, and run digital transformation initiatives that deliver real business value in the manufacturing, financial services and healthcare sectors. Our culture is unique and defined by our 20 specific value behaviors. This relentless focus throughout our 25+ year history has enabled us to achieve an unprecedented Net Promoter Score of 84 (2x the industry average) and be named the #2 Best Place to Work in South Carolina for 2020.


At Worthwhile we are a destination for people seeking the most fulfilling work. Our team members are marked by our core values: 

  • Creativity: Micromanagement suffocates creativity, so we don’t do that here. We encourage outside-the-box thinking and dedicate weekly time to individual professional development because creative teammates build stronger teams.
  • Curiosity: There are no dumb questions. In the software development space we’re always creating something new. With collaboration and bold, curious thinking we build enterprise-caliber solutions for our clients. 
  • Honor: Honorable people are trustworthy people. We foster a culture based on honesty, especially when we have fallen short of our goals. No person has all the answers, but every teammate at Worthwhile has the space to be honest without judgment or fear. 
  • Service: We cannot expect our teammates to serve our clients well if we don’t serve our teammates well first. By supporting our employees with flexible PTO, parental leave, 401(k) contributions, customized paths for internal growth, and more, we give them the tools they need to live a balanced, happy life.

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  • Location
    Greenville, South Carolina
  • Department
    Development Operations
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced