Technical Architect

BrainJocks is a web solutions provider currently located in Kennesaw, but will be relocating to Alpharetta Georgia in the fall. As a Sitecore Gold certified solutions partner, we deliver enterprise-scale websites and sophisticated digital solutions. Our company culture is collaborative and casual, allowing us focus on our mission, which is to deliver innovation to enable, empower and delight.

BrainJocks’ Culture:

Our Corporate Culture sets BrainJocks above the rest.  On a daily basis, we exemplify our Core Values:

  • Service
  • Courage
  • Ownership and commitment
  • Learn and Teach
  • Build Trust
  • Be Positive
  • Teamwork
  • Have FUN!

The incorporation of these values at all levels of our organization allows our team to feel valued and excited about the solutions BrainJocks provides to our Clients and consumer.  Our culture fosters personal and professional excellence and promotes development that leads to continued success.  

Senior Technical Architect

BrainJocks is growing and moving to Alpharetta!  We are currently looking for an Senior Technical Architect for our (temporary) Kennesaw, Georgia office.  With the ability to work in any size team or solo in an Agile environment, and utilizing proven abilities in more than one programming language, multiple technology stacks and front and back-end development, BrainJocks’ Senior Technical Architect will not be committed to a project for its duration, but instead holds more of a hands-on advisory role.  This role will be responsible for advising the team and client on matters such as: 

  • Solution architecture and implementation options
  • Operational Model
  • Technical risks to a project
  • Setting priorities 
  • Solving complex architectural issues
  • Analytical approach to solving complex technical and architectural challenges
  • Client facing
  • Structured and detail oriented

Additionally, the Senior Technical Architect must exhibit extensive knowledge in: .NET framework, C# programming language, Sitecore CMS, Javascript, as well as scripting languages such as Powershell, source control (GIT), DevOps operations, continuous integrations, Cloud, IIS, and Microsoft SQL Server.  This role will also assist in solving more complex technical user stories, break epics into more manageable stories, and assisting team leads with overflow or technically challenging items.  This is an excellent opportunity to mentor team members and participate in estimation efforts for the project or sales.

Essential Role Responsibilities:

  • Work with clients on creating operational model and assist with:
  • Set up content authoring process
  • Third party integrations with Sitecore
  • Sitecore modifications (pipelines, events, publishing,...)
  • Multi-language (translation) best practices
  • Ensure SCORE principles are used properly and to its full extent
  • Help clients with using SCORE
  • Work independently on user story implementation tasks
  • Write unit tests (based on project operational model)
  • Write integration tests
  • Investigate issues and research for best optimal solution
  • Write technical documentation
  • Train client (based on project operational model) / transition project to support
  • Hands-on approach to assisting developer team members in solving tasks 
  • Bug fixes 
  • Be able to replace other developer team members in the event of 
  • Emergency
  • PTO
  • Communicate with Business Analyst 
  • Clarification of user stories
  • Missed requirement points
  • Updates of success criteria
  • Communicate with Quality Assurance 
  • Clarify implementation of user stories
  • For more complex implementations, be able to describe flow of actions and how feature has been implemented

Required Competencies:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 8+ years of professional IT experience
  • Experience in implementing complex Sitecore solutions
  • Proven expert level technical ability and understanding of multiple technology stacks
  • Broad technical expertise including:
  • Networking
  • Web Servers
  • Automation
  • Design patterns
  • Cloud Services
  • Search engine implementations
  • E-commerce
  • Ability to identify technical risks
  • Great communication skills and is someone easy to work with
  • Ability to work directly with customer
  • Ability to lead complex engineering efforts as it relates to design and implementation
  • Ability to identify and recommend technical standards for the department
  • Escalation point for any technical issue encountered by team
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex issues and identify most optimal solution
  • Resolve technical debts on the projects

Preferred Competencies:

  • Modern Javascript frameworks:  Angular, Knockout, React, Vue, Ember, etc.
  • NodeJS
  • Basics of SASS / CSS

Supervisory Responsibility:
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

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