Blockchain Solution Architect

Blockchain Solution Architect

We are working on Blockchain technology and looking to add a highly motivated individual to our team. The Blockchain Architect will work with technology and R&D teams to understand the business demands to design and build solutions to leverage cross-asset concepts and frameworks. You will work on emerging technologies, build POC’s leveraging internal infrastructure and data, and partner with Product on implementation strategy.

Department: IT
Project Location(s): Melbourne VIC, AU

Responsibilities

  • Execute the development of Blockchain-powered applications by taking requirements and turning them into architected solutions. This includes selecting the right development platform, determining which functions to include in each development sprint, and organizing offshore development teams.
  • Drive the process to mature promising concepts into prototypes which can be exploited in the marketplace.
  • In collaboration with service line practice and account teams, develop collateral materials and other sale assets, meet with account teams and clients, align technical support with account and engagement teams, generally support and enable sales to ‘charter’ accounts.
  • For successful prototypes, develop MVP requirements with domain experts; collaborate with Blockchain specialists, engineers and solution development leadership and shepherd the development.
  • Many offerings, solutions or enablement tools based on Blockchain technologies and paradigms will require modifications to existing or net new, business models to monetize the value provided. The incumbent in this position will support the design and implementation of appropriate new models.
  • Support and educate the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
  • Guide the team on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the (Agile/Scrum) frameworks
  • Coach the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
  • Guide the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving.
  • Facilitate getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Tailor the Agile process to suit the Blockchain software product development
  • Works well both independently and in small teams with limited supervision
  • Mentoring and supervision of other Blockchain engineers and developers
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex business problems
  • Must be able to provide meaningful analysis, draw conclusions from the results and make the appropriate recommendations
  • Assess and recommend changes to meet the business needs, based on clients’ needs.

Skills/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or related technical discipline or a demonstrated track record in software development
  • 5+ years’ experience in a software development or systems architecture role
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Personas, User Stories, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
  • Experience in multiple different programming languages and technology architectures
  • Experience with open source development (i.e. the Linux operating system/ Apache Web server application)
  • Basic understanding of the fundamentals of encryption
  • Experience with software architecture design and development
  • Proven track record of excellent software development skills demonstrated through challenging, technically complex client projects
  • Ability to lead technical teams comprising scientists, developers and business analysts.
  • Ability to communicate technical matters clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences, win supporters and spur people to action.
  • Critical thinker with excellent judgment and strong initiative
how can we help you?

Contact us at the Matrix Thread office nearest to you or submit a business inquiry online.

MatrixThread have deep Blockchain and distributed storage expertise. We are also very impressed with their Rust development.
They are Blockchain development leaders with strong architectural, development and delivery capabilities.

Katherine Noall
CEO, Sphere Identity