Solution Architect

@Wiley posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description

Solution Architect

Location: Remote, Dubai

Our mission is to unlock human potential. We welcome you for who you are, the background you bring, and we embrace individuals who get excited about learning. Bring your experiences, your perspectives, and your passion; it’s in our differences that we empower the way the world learns.

About the Role:

This role involves interacting with client staff to gather business requirements, propose solutions incorporating existing and new functionality of our state-of-the-art publishing platform. The Solution Architect forms a bridge between client staff, product management, and engineering. It is an ideal job for a senior developer or tech lead with excellent communication and people skills looking to move into a more client-facing role.

How you will make an impact:

  • Must have experience in a directly related role (e.g., business analyst or solution architect)

  • Prior hands-on web software development experience.

  • Hands-on knowledge of XML, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, web services, SQL

  • Interact with clients’ various constituencies to interpret and evaluate business requirements and propose technology solutions.

  • Write solution/technical specifications for engineering.

  • Identify the need/opportunity for platform extensions with new features and functionality and bring it to the attention of product management.

  • Work in cross-functional internal teams (engineering, quality assurance, ops, product management, project management, business) to develop new solutions.

  • Evaluate and prototype APIs for third-party integrations.

  • Understand content and coordinate content conversions.

  • Understand business models and translate them into either platform configuration or specification for new implementation.

  • Understand and perform data migrations.

  • Propose and build UI using our state-of-the-art drag and drop page builder.

  • Significant development work with CSS/HTML

  • Support the sales team with technical knowledge as required, including giving demonstrations and assisting on RFP responses.

  • Potentially present product capabilities and solutions to internal teams and prospects.

What we look for:

  • Must have customer-facing experience.

  • First-rate analytical skills, evidence of translating vague requirements into actionable development items.

  • Experience in project management techniques or otherwise demonstrable experiences with managing new development to completion.

  • Excellent communication and organization skills.

  • Ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders in multiple time zones.

  • Worked on product-oriented projects and release management processes.

  • Experience in software development processes, source control, and issue tracking systems.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

  • Hold a valid passport or be eligible to apply for one.

About Wiley:

Enabling Discovery, Powering Education, Shaping Workforces.

We clear the way for seekers of knowledge: illuminating the path forward for research and education, tearing down barriers to society’s advancement, and giving seekers the help they need to turn their steps into strides.

Wiley may have been founded over two centuries ago, but our secret to success remains the same: our people. We are willing to challenge the status quo, move the needle, and be innovative. Wiley’s headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations across the globe in more than 40 countries.

Wiley is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We evaluate all qualified applicants and treat all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or based on any individual’s status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Wiley is also committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact for assistance.

When applying please attach Resume or CV to be considered.




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