Presales Solution Architect / Presales Developer

Job Type: Full-time
Location: UK

About Fluent Commerce

The world of retail commerce is changing rapidly. To offer a premium customer experience, retailers and direct to consumer brands face a challenge. They must adapt quickly and efficiently to the ever-changing needs of their customers, both in terms of convenience and experience. But their old systems can’t support this new reality. That’s why we exist.

Working with some of the leading and well-known brands in the world, we’ve created a powerful and exciting Order Management platform designed to reinvent how businesses serve their customers’ needs efficiently and cost-effectively. We’re disrupting the status quo. It’s a huge opportunity and we’re proud to be at the heart of it. 

Globally headquartered in Sydney’s Silicon Valley – Surry Hills – we’re growing quickly. New opportunities, both nationwide and internationally, are added regularly for those who want them. Are you ready to change the world of commerce? Then join us.

In return for your passion and commitment, you’ll get a great salary with bonuses and share options and the opportunity to work from home and enjoy flexible working hours. We offer a vibrant office, casual dress code, and a fantastic team. If you’re looking for a creative, energetic environment where people never forget to have fun and are free to do what they love, then it is the right place for you.

About The Solution Engineering Team

The Fluent Commerce Solution Engineering (SE) team is responsible for supporting the commercial growth of the business. The team does this by harnessing the platform built by the Fluent Product Team and enhancing it to showcase the ‘art of the possible’ to clients & partners. Additionally, the team collaborates closely with other groups in the organization to ensure the product roadmap remains relevant and competitive.

The team currently consists of a blend of client-facing, business & technically focused members in US, UK, and Australia HQ. The team is tasked with gathering client requirements and translate these into working solutions and prototypes using the Fluent platform. Continuous client and partner interaction allow the team to bring market feedback to HQ to validate and influence the product roadmap.

Position Summary

The Solution Engineering team consists of client-facing / business-focused people to engage with the market. The technology on which this team depends frequently requires customization to illustrate how the product can be adapted to client requirements. Client and partner engagements will typically require technical analysis, solution architecture and pre-sales discovery workshops during the sales cycle.

This is critical in signing new prospective clients and ensuring projects start on a solid baseline. The Fluent Commerce EMEA team needs a Technical Solution Architect to take on this responsibility resulting in a direct impact on the successful growth of the business.

Responsibilities

  • Own and manage all technical aspects of client engagements during the sales cycle.
  • Work closely with our product and commercial teams to rapidly enhance and prototype solutions.
  • Collaborate with fellow business and technical team members to standardize and enhance demonstration platforms.
  • Design and implement deliverables according to requirements and specifications while meeting client timeframes.
  • Work with technology and implementation partners through client discovery sessions to ensure smooth handover into project delivery.
  • Contribute and provide input into technology roadmap by leveraging client requirement prototyping.

Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years of software development.
  • 3+ years of Front-End / Javascript / CSS.
  • 3+ years of integration experience.
  • Strong core java knowledge.
  • Sound knowledge in restful services using Spring.
  • Experience with system integration technology (JMS, SOAP/REST web services, Apache Camel or Spring Integration, etc.)
  • Good system analytical skills to help transform user requirements into system and component level functional requirements.
  • Strong problem-solving skills – ability to investigate system-level issues, analyze the root cause of the issue and execute solutions.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in Agile development practices.
  • Experience in Test Driven Development practices.
  • Experience in enterprise service bus primarily using Mule & Apache Camel would be desirable.
  • Experience with Linux and Amazon web services would be desirable.
  • Experience with 3 rd party platforms such as Salesforce, Magento, Hybris, SAP, and Oracle would be desirable.
  • Desire to work in a unique and dynamic growth business environment.

To Apply

Please send a cover letter and your resume to jobs@fluentcommerce.com