Contentful Architect

Location: Remote, USA  | Salary: $130K – $150K

The successful candidate will be a Contentful subject matter expert who can act as a technical scout to quickly align projects to solutions, identify technical risks, implement prototypes, and serve as a mentor, reference point and representative of the technical teams they work with. The Contentful Architect will support our Sales team and Business Development Managers in the sales process by communicating with prospective clients about our processes, potential solution architectures and estimations. The Contentful Architect also co-owns internal starter kits and the design of accelerators and tools to promote reuse and adherence to industry best practices. As a Contentful Architect, you will have exceptional communication skills, a high level of
accountability, and a desire to provide best-in-class solutions to clients.

What You’ll Do

  • Working with sales, account, and solutions team on new business pitches and opportunities
  • Consult on engineering best practices, features, functionality, and architecture
  • Lead client and team discovery sessions to identify technical requirements
  • Design custom and robust Contentful applications adhering to development best practices
  • Document architecture decisions and communicate intent to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Build proofs-of-concept to reduce risk and increase client and team buy-in
  • Champion organizational understanding and education of headless CMS implementations
  • Facilitate project scoping and sales estimates
  • Catalog and document reusable cross-system solutions and learnings
  • Collaborating with other technical leaders on internal initiatives to improve methodologies and processes

Must Haves

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 4+ years of industry experience in the design and delivery of Contentful solutions
  • A technical mindset with great attention to detail
  • Excellent knowledge of application design and architecture
  • Outstanding client-facing communication and presentation abilities
  • Demonstrated understanding of delivery methodologies such as Agile and Kanban
  • An interest in sharing your contributions and teaching others through team meetings, code reviews, blogging, and presenting

Nice To Haves

    • 5+ years of experience in DXP and CMS specific platforms: AEM, Sitecore, Drupal, and/or Contentful
    • Experience with the Server-Client rendering spectrum and involved technologies (SSR, SSG, etc.)
    • Experience with TDD and testing frameworks such as Mocha, Jest, or Jasmine
    • Experience with JAMstack implementations, static site generation tools and API-based platforms

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