We're looking for a Solutions Architect to join the global digital agency creating innovative digital experience platforms for top-notch brands.
We're FFW Agency a global team with a history and reputation built on our experience creating award-winning digital platforms that help teams connect better with their tools, colleagues and clients.
We combine the best in strategy, design and technology to engineer powerful business solutions and award winning user experiences. For over 15 years, the world's largest brands have relied on us to build accessible, creative, and user-friendly digital solutions that deliver results. Our clients include LUSH, the YMCA, NBC Sports, GE Energy, Stanford University, and the City of Copenhagen.
Who we need
As part of our expanding Global Accounts team we are looking for a Solutions Architect to be responsible for the identity and access management solution for one of our major clients.
You will be reporting directly to the Head of Global Accounts but will work very closely with our production units and other architects across the company. You will engage with key stakeholders globally during the full project lifecycle, supporting the existing solution but also the future roadmap definition and implementation.
Vacancy details
Responsibilities

Technical Architecture - 80%
  • Create technical design documents for multi-tiered enterprise solutions.
  • Research 3rd party systems and enterprise software APIs to find efficient integration options
  • Optimize cloud-based architectures for efficiency, scale and stability
  • Review and evaluate for compliance with the client's standards and policies.
  • Prepare system design documents.
Business Analysis - 10%
  • Interview clients, help define and document requirements.
  • Identify teams, policies and standards impacted by the project.
  • Define and document support procedures.
Support - 10%
  • Conduct knowledge transfer sessions to Support.
  • Create and update troubleshooting guides for Support team.
  • Help Support team troubleshoot and diagnose most complicated and escalated issues

Technical Skills & Toolkit
  • Architecture: SOA, UML, AWS, ESB, Event-based systems, Design patterns, CI
  • Web: HTML, PHP, JavaScript, jQuery, JSON, XML, CSS/SASS, Drupal API, React.js
  • Utilities & APIs: Python, Shell, cURL, Janrain API, Confluence, JIRA, GIT, GITHUB, Postman

Requirements for candidates
  • Deep experience architecting SOA for web solutions for enterprise customers, including front-end, back-end and infrastructure layers.
  • Comfortable managing multiple concurrent responsibilities and delivering on time.
  • Tactical experience implementing systems for CI, workflow, and best practice adherence.
  • Able to navigate complicated organisational structures with multiple stakeholders.
  • Ability to talk directly with customers and explain technical topics in a business-friendly way.
  • Desirable: Knowledge of identity and access management solutions including Open ID standards
    What we offer
    Great opportunity to work with top notch worldwide businesses.
    Comfort working conditions
    Environment that helps you focus on results
    Stability
    Full-time permanent position with attractive benefits and competitive compensation
    Positive working attitude
    Friendly team and flexibility with solutions
    Agile working schedule
    Mix working schedule (remote with few times a week in office)
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