Solution Architect
London / UK remote

Job description

Helping Customers and Prospects consider the right technology is paramount - through highly effective demonstrations/presentations for both business and technical stakeholders as well as support in solutions design of what an end scenario would look like. Whilst Magnolia has been in operation since 1997 and with it a robust and scalable enterprise CMS/composable DXP solution, the UK entity is still in its early foundations and with that an opportunity to both shape the direction of the Company as well as the direction of the role.

As a Solutions Architect for the UKI/Nordics region, you will help the Sales, Partner and Customer Success organisations navigate the complex technical landscapes of Digital Transformation projects and how Content Management Systems operate efficiently and effectively within them.

Your Responsibilities

  • Provide value during product presentations/demonstrations by showcasing Magnolia features and capabilities during initial product evaluations
  • Help define solutions and relevant architectural footprints through solutions design workshops
  • Present effective outcomes from both technical and business engagements through effective written or visual aids
  • Define requirements and develop measurement strategies to ensure the Magnolia solution addresses the customers’ specific business needs. 
  • Provide expert know-how on development, integration and Magnolia deployment
  • Support all diligence cycles around Cloud hosting, Security and Resilience
  • Consult with existing clients to expand their usage of Magnolia or troubleshoot issues encountered.
  • Build proof of concept and new modules, trace issues in client implementations, and propose solutions to maximise our customers’ business value
  • Work constantly with cutting-edge technology to help customers reach their demanding goals in digital transformation

What You Bring In

  • Several years of experience with the usual web technology stack, e.g. JS, CSS, HTTP, HTML, XML, web server, and Databases
  • Several years in pre-sales solutions consulting within the digital/software ecosystem
  • Proven experience in assisting in the designing of solutions that demonstrate positive sales outcomes
  • Experience in the modern front-end technology stacks (e.g. headless front-end applications (REACT preferred), GraphQL, client-side scripting, API first)
  • And / Or experience in programming with JAVA in conjunction with Maven and Tomcat
  • Experience with Spring is an advantage
  • Essential experience with the usual operating systems, application servers and databases, especially Unix and MySQL
  • Experience in the cloud environment and with web services
  • Basic understanding of working with Kubernetes and Headless is an advantage
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills
  • Collaborative can-do attitude and a relentless focus on helping customers succeed
  • Ability to present to customers: very technical Issues must be transmitted on an understandable level

Who you are

  • You want to be in charge: the maturity to work self-responsible, the awareness of knowing when and who to ask, the willingness to take ownership and adhere to schedules and results
  • You want to be connected: a sociable and open mindset, the courage to get in touch with others in German and English, a strong desire for team play
  • You want to be yourself: a good self-confidence and self-image to contribute and share your views, the ability to reflect

What we offer

  • An awesome culture with a team of motivated, collaborative and innovative people
  • Bright, fun, and open-minded colleagues
  • An international and diverse environment
  • Flexibility in partially working remotely and with flex-time
  • Aside from work, we are parents, gamers, bookworms, athletes, adrenaline junkies, philosophers, and so much more

About Magnolia

And here’s how Magnolia empowers your success:

A Great Product: Loved by clients and respected by analysts, Magnolia is arguably one of the best CMS solutions on the market.

Directly Contribute to Magnolia’s Success: We value each individuals’ input and create opportunities to realize them.

Great variety in your areas of responsibility: You will be able to dive into any skill area within the company that allows you to grow according to your personal career goals.

International Exposure: With offices in the USA, Spain, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Singapore, and Vietnam you will collaborate with colleagues from over 30 Nationalities.