Piper Companies is searching for a Frontend Solution Architect to work as a full-time employee for one of the largest financial service providers in the U.S.

Remote work for the Frontend Solution Architect

  • This position is 100% remote but will be required to be onsite 3 days per month for “Connect Week.”
  • The office locations are Dallas, TX, Raleigh, NC, and Boston, MA (expenses will be covered).

The purpose of the Frontend Solution Architect

  • Compete with digital-first innovators by delivering next-generation, personalized, intuitive, inclusive, fully digital customer experiences.
  • Deploy automated tools and standard processes to accelerate goals.
  • Empower our customers to use all their financial data to drive their financial planning.
  • Articulation of the Future State Architecture, complemented by a detailed strategy, which contains relevant Architecture & Design artifacts enabling the business strategy delivering value our customers will recognize.
  • Continuous "outside-in" scanning, to facilitate continuous learning, hands-on understanding, & adoption of Solutions Architecture industry standard methodologies & techniques.

Qualifications for the Frontend Solution Architect

  • 5+ years’ experience architecting/engineering/developing web-enabled applications and some combination of the following:

o Experience/frontend architecture frameworks like, Micro Frontends and/or Omni-channel patterns.

o Mobile architecture like, MVC, Clean architecture, SOLID principles, etc.

o REST-based Microservices, Service Oriented Architecture, OpenAPI.

o Node.js/JavaScript, JSON, GraphQL, Java, iOS, Android, SQL.

o Content management systems and their integration on various channels.

o Designing personalized user experiences built on AI/ML.

o Experience with Cloud-based Architecture (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.).

o Cloud computing (infrastructure, storage, platforms, containers, serverless and data).

o Architectural techniques, e.g.: Sequence Diagrams, C4 Diagrams, Data Flow Diagrams…

o Agile development methodology and Scaled Agile Framework.

o Event Driven Architecture and Event patterns.

The skills for the Frontend Solution Architect

  • Ability to work in a dynamic, collaborative environment to achieve goals.
  • Passion and aptitude for learning new technologies.
  • Previous experience using business requirements to develop technical designs and define architectural strategies and solutions.
  • Perform (or willingness to learn) the coding to deliver polyglot solutions that delight our customers.
  • Learning: The Architect is a source of information and knowledge; they are a role model in learning and models continuous “outside-in” learning across strategic technical areas including: DevSecOps, AI/ML, tech culture, Cloud, Platform Management, etc.

The value the Frontend Solution Architect delivers

  • Drive target architecture for various solutions in Business Unit (Personal Investing).
  • Develop prototypes and spearhead solutions in MVP, iterative approach.
  • Work with multiple squads using Agile/Scrum methodologies.
  • Provide technical expertise as requested by members of various scrum teams.

Compensation for the Frontend Solution Architect

  • $155,000 - $165,000
  • Full Benefits (401k Match, PTO, Holidays, Medical, Dental, Vision, and much MORE!)


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