Senior Solution Architect
At Aidmatrix, we are a small team of passionate people dedicated to helping others. We value aptitude over experience. We also value maintainable teams and codebases and feedback loops; we prefer essence to ceremony. We work in an environment where caring for our team, our partners and our world are valued attributes. We are focused on being a game-changing organization; we have taken supply-chain management technology and re-worked it for use in humanitarian relief organizations. Previously, such technology was considered out-of-reach technology.
The Aidmatrix Foundation, Inc. is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit headquartered in Dallas, Texas, USA, with offices in Germany and India. More than 40,000+ leading business, nonprofit and government partners leverage our solutions to mobilize more than $1.5 billion in aid annually, worldwide. The donated goods, money and services impact the lives of more than 65 million people.
We’re looking for somebody with at least 10+ years of experience with:
.NET (including .Net 3.5 or above)
SQL Server 2005/2008
Version control, preferably SVN
Characteristics/Concepts we value –
Excellence as a Product
Innovation and usability as key components in the journey to create whole products
High level design/functional and non functional understanding of the business and processes
Tech savvy, keeping up-to-date with latest and greatest
Good written and oral communication
Multi-tasking and switching gears
Had you been with us last month, this is what you would have done:
Reviewed Product Phase Requirements with product managers and suggested Best-Fit Design Direction
Worked on high level and details design architecture and scoping of requirements
Advocated for the priority of a highly requested feature
Participated in a Scrum call discussing the status of the project
Designed SQL database tables and triggers
Worked on multiple applications switching from classic asp,asp.net, MVC to social media integration
Designed InstallScripts used by Install Shield to Build A Single Product Installer
Written integration (SSO) web services in PHP, Java, and .NET
Worked on deploying and troubleshooting azure cloud application
Researched open source software, joomla, wordpress, PCI compliance, etc.
Debugged why the application is not working on production, what is causing the sql query on a landing page to take forever to run
Helped a solution architect with linq query and reports using Microsoft Report Writer
Created process documents like FAQs on Google docs
Resolved about 20 support cases over the course of the month
Peer reviewed the write requests sent to team member for approval
Enjoyed congratulations from co-workers when the company receives public praise because of the support you gave
Took a break from development and support to pair program on innovation projects and training endeavors
Please DO NOT apply if:
You feel that your work is more important than team work.
You feel that doing emergency deploy, weekend/after hours support is beyond you.
You're accustomed to using the phrase "it's not part of my job description".
You’re afraid of constructive feedback and a focus on efficiency and effectiveness.
Please DO apply if:
You have the desired experience (this is not a ‘learn on the job’ position).
You have hands on experience with development and design and have extreme proficiency with .Net technologies.
You have a proven track record of employment demonstrating knowledge, expertise and mentoring skills that are valued by your peers.
You're accustomed to a small company environment including wearing many hats and managing way too many things at any given time.
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