Technical Solutions Architect - US

Nortal, U.S., Kirkland, WA

Building a Seamless Society

Nortal US is a global consulting company with offices in Europe, MEA, and the United States. We hire full time employees for high end engagements all over the world. Nortal US offers unique opportunities to work alongside teams of highly talented and motivated engineers and developers who have honed their craft with some of the most well-known companies in the US.  We are looking for an experienced Software Solutions Architect (who is passionate about software development best practices) to join our delivery team. To be successful in this role, you (should be able to) thrive in solving complex business problems and excel in driving the success of high performing development teams. 
The Software Solutions Architect will be guiding teams on best practices within the SDLC. This can be done through coding, tech sessions, lunch & learns, POC's, etc. You will generally be technical but coach upon request. Ideally you will have a strong background in software engineering, high emotional intelligence, and the ability to engage teams, win their "buy in" and drive them forward. You will work across various stakeholders and business functions to identify, define and deliver solutions that meet critical business needs. You will work closely with technical teams, contributing to the technical solution, overseeing and coordinating with other members of the team to ensure success.

Why join Nortal?

  • Keep your skills fresh by working with some of the newest technologies and tools out there
  • Exercise your skills on scalable, business-critical application stacks and infrastructure 
  • We are on the front line of emerging technologies across numerous industries
  • We are growing! Lots of opportunities for advancement
  • Join and learn from a small, highly collaborative team of technology craftspeople

What makes Nortal unique?

  • We don't just build software; we approach development as a well-honed craft.
  • We are experts who believe in being innovative while having fun and working continuously to refine our skills.
  • We are committed to excellence in everything we do, from the technology we choose to the people who make up our team.
  • With excellence as a guiding principle, we deliver quality results that ensure client satisfaction.
  • We approach work with integrity. 
  • We do what we say we'll do, and we operate with transparency and honesty.
  • We work cohesively and see each person at Nortal as a critical contributor.
  • We prize teamwork and support each other in providing the best results for our clients. No one on our team is superior to another - we help each other out, in the spirit of personal growth.

Your responsibilities:

  • Coach, mentor, and train software engineers on SDLC best practices.
  • Develop software architecture and oversee software design
  • Lead and participate in coaching software development teams on SDLC best practices.
  • Training and mentoring on technical skills
  • Work with our client services team on preparing solutions for clients, including both presenting slide decks as well as writing proposals (including both technology and team composition recommendations)
  • Work with our resource management team to put the team together for new projects
  • Comfortable working with a cross-functional team (PM, Dev, QA, Ops - we work in a team-based structure, but our clients typically have cross-functional matrix organizations)

Your software development expertise:

  • Deep understanding of the software build lifecycle including CI/CD practices
  • Experience working with multiple software development languages
  • Design of architectures to support high scale or high availability systems
  • Describe complicated software solutions to non-technical resources
  • Breakdown complex technical solutions for a range of experienced and skilled team members
  • Use experience to determine levels of effort in technical solutions


  • BS/BA in Computer Science or related highly desired 
  • 10+ years of professional experience 7+ years in modern, object-oriented software development
  • Experience in Agile development methodology.
  • High-level Object Oriented programming language use - preferably with recent hands-on Java
  • Proven experience with software build life cycle - including CI/CD - using Docker and/or Kubernetes
  • Experience with API security, key management, application and network security
  • Exposure to cloud environments (especially AWS)– experience with developing cloud data strategies, best practices, and standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to balance architectural theory with practical solutions
  • Proven background of designing and implementing architecture which solves strategic and tactical business needs                                      
  • Consultative mindset with the ability to speak with a broad audience                                                                            
Nortal US Is An Equal Opportunity Employer And All Qualified Applicants Will Receive Consideration For Employment Without Regard To Race, Color, Religion, Sex, National Origin, Disability Status, Protected Veteran Status, Or Any Other Characteristic Protected By Law.
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About Nortal

About us Nortal is a multinational strategic change and technology company. Combining the unique experience of transforming Estonia into a digital leader and creating change in businesses with a strategic approach and data-driven technology, our vision is to build a seamless society. Nortal operates in nearly 20 countries and employs over 500 specialists who carry out high-impact projects across Europe, Middle East, Africa and the United States.

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