Corporate Architect

Java, Cloud, CI/CD, Python
Full Time
Depends on Experience

Job Description

REI is looking for an experienced Solutions Architect to research and develop prototypes and accelerators adding value to REI’s growing client base. Successful candidates will be able to support REI's growth strategy and competence development endeavors. The position enables REI to meet near-term new business goals and evolve the organization’s current offerings. It also contributes toward REI's long-term strategy to organically acquire and retain customers and talent, and, expand its portfolio of offerings to create new customers.

Key Result Areas and Activities:

Identify and Exploit New Technologies for New and Existing Clients (Technology, Process, Tools, Platforms, Standards)

• Understand, contribute to, and maintain technology radars in relevant context (market, accounts, portfolios)
• Systematically implement assessments and trials
• Recommend pragmatic adoption strategies
• Develop partnerships
• Contribute to REI's Process Asset Library
• Present advice inside and outside REI

Develop Capacity and Build Talent for REI (People, CoPs, CoEs)

• Support recruiting and retention of relevant talent
• Run and/or participate in a COP or COE to share lessons learned/best practices
• Coach, mentor, and develop talent including challenge teams
• Build a network of key people carrying core and emerging competencies in the company
• Provide expertise to customers/teams without becoming a key resource

Promote REI's Brand in the Industry for Trusted Advice (Marketing, Thought Leadership)

• Work with marketing, accounts, and offerings to provide thought leadership and explain concepts for emerging solutions
• Support responses to market research activities such as RFIs
• Be a recognized thought leader in industry (must contribute individually)
• Influence customers, employees, and partners
• Contribute to the expansion of REI's suite of offerings and competencies in the market

Support Business Strategy for the Organization (Innovation, Priorities)

• Develop solutions for jobs to be done
• Incubate new competencies
• Manage and execute an innovation backlog
• Contribute to REI's strategy
• Strengthen partnerships

Technical delivery experience in software development or analytic platform teams
• Leadership experience in software development or analytic teams
• Sales experience in the U.S. Federal, State, and Local public sector
• Experience in end-to-end solution development lifecycle and agile methodologies
• Expertise in either business applications, content management or analytics
• Expertise in one or more modern technologies to include cloud, mobile delivery, SaaS platforms (BPM, Low-Code, or CRM), and databases
• Hands-on expertise with a variety of languages technologies such as Java, Node, Ruby, Python and shell scripting
• Automation of CI/CD platforms such as Jenkins, TravisCI or CircleCI and associated test automation integration
• Familiarity with container orchestration platforms and associated tooling such as Kubernetes and Helm

• Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or related field (Master's degree is a plus)
• Demonstrated continued learning through one or more technical certifications or related methods
• At least 9 years of relevant experience; two years may be substituted for a master's degree


• Self-motivated and focused on delivering outcomes
• Able to understand technology trends and recommend investment
• Able to write and present persuasively
• Able to communicate with different stakeholders (both technical and business)
• Able to work in a self-organized and cross-functional team
• Able to iterate based on new information, peer reviews, and feedback

Posted By

Kenneth Wise

45335 Vintage Park Plaza Sterling, VA, 20166

Dice Id : REIVA001
Position Id : 6564749
Originally Posted : 5 months ago
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