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Software Architect Solutions and Pre-Sales

City:  Sofia
Job Type:  Regular
Language:  English

We are a global leader in the engineering and R&D market that is leveraging the power of connected data to accelerate innovation and digital transformation. With more than 50 000 engineers and digital experts in 30 countries around the world, we offer broad industry experience, and strong know-how in key technology sectors such as mobility, software & technology services, robotics, testing, simulations, data security, AI & data analytics. As the biggest Delivery Center, with more than 17 years of experience in Bulgaria, we deliver technology solutions in IT, Software, Cloud, and Digital fields.

We Are Akkodis. Making the future, smarter for everyone.

Position Highlights

We are seeking a highly skilled software architect to help our technical pre-sales team and guide our development teams in creating software solutions that meet our clients' needs. You will be responsible for creating comprehensive solution plans and architecture drawings for proposals to facilitate our technical pre-sales on a global level.

To be successful as a software architect, you should be an expert problem solver with a strong understanding of the broad range of software technologies and platforms available. Top candidates will also be excellent leaders and communicators.

Key Role Responsibilities & Duties: 

  • Breaking down complex RFQs into solution design proposals.
  • Estimate the effort, propose project team structures to facilitate bid creation.
  • Auditing architectures on ongoing projects and provide recommendations.
  • Creating high-level product specifications and design documents.
  • Providing the development team with architectural blueprints to follow.
  • Creating reference architectures which will be used for technical pre-sales and to guide development on topics like:
  • cloud-native development 
  • independently scalable microservices (backend)
  • progressive web application 
  • sustainable and scalable native mobile apps etc.
  • Reviewing codebase and identifying gaps and tech. debt prior to inheriting for continuation projects.
  • Creating reusable components and in-house tool-chain to facilitate architecture design creation with tight deadlines.
  • Comparative analyses of technology stacks to aid selection for bid creation.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Master's degree in computer science 
  • Extensive (8+ years preferred) experience in software development, solutioning and project planning
  • Prior experience with responding to RFP/Qs is a plus.
  • Experience with cloud-native applications
  • Prior experience with IoT projects is a plus.
  • Experience of building scalable and sustainable applications and backend setups. 
  • Solid understanding of a variety of programming tools and development platforms.
  • Proficiency with standard software design patterns, algorithms, and data structures.
  • Highly analytical mindset, with an ability to see both the big picture and the details.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.

You will get:

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Referral bonus program
  • 25 days annual paid leave
  • Additional health insurance (outpatient & hospital medical care, dental care, coverage of dioptric glasses and more)
  • Free Psychological Counselling via Green line and on the spot
  • Newborn or newly adopted child bonus
  • Food vouchers 150 BGN/month
  • Upskilling & reskilling training programs and e learning hub
  • Diverse career growth opportunities
  • Recognition awards
  • Sports cards (partially covered by the employer) and company sports initiatives
  • Special company discounts
  • Various social and charity initiatives

United by our passion for talent and technology, we look at the world differently.

It’s time to start engineering a smarter future together. Are you ready?

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