Solutions Architect (Remote)

Blend

San Francisco California

United States

Information Technology
(No Timezone Provided)

Blend helps lenders maximize their digital agility. Our digital lending platform is used by Wells Fargo, U.S. Bank, and other leading financial institutions to increase customer acquisition, improve productivity, and accelerate the delivery of any banking product across every channel. We process more than $3.5 billion in mortgages and consumer loans daily, helping millions of consumers get into homes and gain access to the capital they need to lead better lives.The Solutions Architect interfaces with prospective and current customers, working to understand the client's key business objectives, technical requirements, and providing guidance in accordance with industry and company best-practices. The Solutions Architect combines customer communication and deep technical knowledge at a critical step in the sales process to derive technical solution approach. The individual in this role will liaise cross-departmentally to create an optimal technical solution in line with the customer objectives.How you'll contribute:Understand the customer goals, requirements as well as current and planned lending operations contextExert domain expertise in integration patterns, protocols, and best practices, including Blend's integration offeringsDevelop Blend technical solution best practicesMap to the customer objectives and requirements to create a targeted integration strategyWork with Blend Sales and Product teams, and the customer directly, to prepare for and lead the requirements gathering call to better understand the customer's integration needsDevelop and validate simple scripts for custom integration work (data conversions/transformations)Initiate and manage cross-departmental communication to resolve any solution related questions and issuesServe as a conduit of integration-related product features to the product team for roadmap considerationSupport the development of a sales strategy for each account particularly as it relates to consulting opportunities with direct customers and third-party integratorsFunction as a subject matter expert for the Encompass SDK and APIsProvide sales support for the positioning and quoting of tailored consultative and deployment servicesGather necessary requirements and specifications needed to create technical Statements of Work for Professional Services engagementsConsult with clients and third-party vendors for clear definition of requirementsWho you are:Strong proficiency of system architecture, relevant technologies (CRM, Marketing, Analytics, SOR, etc.) and vendors (Ellie Mae, MuleSoft, TIBCO, Wipro, etc), and tracking techniquesExperience integrating using Restful APIs and SDKs (notably, Encompass, NetOxygen and other Loan Origination Systems)3+ years of experience implementing projects with knowledge of NodeJS, Typescript, Go, and other web technologies3+ years scoping and architecting experience using enterprise integration patterns like Message-based patterns, point-to-point and FTPExcellent problem-solving and decision making skills along with strong written, verbal and presentation skills; prefer experience in a Sales capacitySkilled at multitasking, can juggle competing priorities while making sound business decisions based on goals and objectivesAbility to work independently and interfacing with other lines of business, developers and QAAbility to break down project phases into technical tasks and sub-tasks to delegate to appropriate development personnelAttention to detail; clear, logical thinkingComfortable working in a fast paced, team environmentBonus Points!Experience working with Functional Programming Languages, XML, SOAP, REST, JSON, SQL, .NET, Java, JavascriptExperience in third-party and back-office integrationsFull stack development experienceAbility to translate technical instructions or concepts into non-technical easy to understand terms5+ years of software development experience, preferableMortgage technology experience, preferableBenefits and Perks:Meaningful equity and a 401(k) planComprehensive health benefitsWellness benefits covering a variety of wellness activities, fitness classes, fitness equipment and moreStipends for work from home setup, internet, and mealsCompany-wide mental health daysWeekly remote all handsFlexible work schedule, with open vacation policy16 weeks of paid parental leaveBlend is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, inclusion and belonging. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with applicable law, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Notice at Collection for California Applicants

Solutions Architect (Remote)

Blend

San Francisco California

United States

Information Technology

(No Timezone Provided)

Blend helps lenders maximize their digital agility. Our digital lending platform is used by Wells Fargo, U.S. Bank, and other leading financial institutions to increase customer acquisition, improve productivity, and accelerate the delivery of any banking product across every channel. We process more than $3.5 billion in mortgages and consumer loans daily, helping millions of consumers get into homes and gain access to the capital they need to lead better lives.The Solutions Architect interfaces with prospective and current customers, working to understand the client's key business objectives, technical requirements, and providing guidance in accordance with industry and company best-practices. The Solutions Architect combines customer communication and deep technical knowledge at a critical step in the sales process to derive technical solution approach. The individual in this role will liaise cross-departmentally to create an optimal technical solution in line with the customer objectives.How you'll contribute:Understand the customer goals, requirements as well as current and planned lending operations contextExert domain expertise in integration patterns, protocols, and best practices, including Blend's integration offeringsDevelop Blend technical solution best practicesMap to the customer objectives and requirements to create a targeted integration strategyWork with Blend Sales and Product teams, and the customer directly, to prepare for and lead the requirements gathering call to better understand the customer's integration needsDevelop and validate simple scripts for custom integration work (data conversions/transformations)Initiate and manage cross-departmental communication to resolve any solution related questions and issuesServe as a conduit of integration-related product features to the product team for roadmap considerationSupport the development of a sales strategy for each account particularly as it relates to consulting opportunities with direct customers and third-party integratorsFunction as a subject matter expert for the Encompass SDK and APIsProvide sales support for the positioning and quoting of tailored consultative and deployment servicesGather necessary requirements and specifications needed to create technical Statements of Work for Professional Services engagementsConsult with clients and third-party vendors for clear definition of requirementsWho you are:Strong proficiency of system architecture, relevant technologies (CRM, Marketing, Analytics, SOR, etc.) and vendors (Ellie Mae, MuleSoft, TIBCO, Wipro, etc), and tracking techniquesExperience integrating using Restful APIs and SDKs (notably, Encompass, NetOxygen and other Loan Origination Systems)3+ years of experience implementing projects with knowledge of NodeJS, Typescript, Go, and other web technologies3+ years scoping and architecting experience using enterprise integration patterns like Message-based patterns, point-to-point and FTPExcellent problem-solving and decision making skills along with strong written, verbal and presentation skills; prefer experience in a Sales capacitySkilled at multitasking, can juggle competing priorities while making sound business decisions based on goals and objectivesAbility to work independently and interfacing with other lines of business, developers and QAAbility to break down project phases into technical tasks and sub-tasks to delegate to appropriate development personnelAttention to detail; clear, logical thinkingComfortable working in a fast paced, team environmentBonus Points!Experience working with Functional Programming Languages, XML, SOAP, REST, JSON, SQL, .NET, Java, JavascriptExperience in third-party and back-office integrationsFull stack development experienceAbility to translate technical instructions or concepts into non-technical easy to understand terms5+ years of software development experience, preferableMortgage technology experience, preferableBenefits and Perks:Meaningful equity and a 401(k) planComprehensive health benefitsWellness benefits covering a variety of wellness activities, fitness classes, fitness equipment and moreStipends for work from home setup, internet, and mealsCompany-wide mental health daysWeekly remote all handsFlexible work schedule, with open vacation policy16 weeks of paid parental leaveBlend is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, inclusion and belonging. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with applicable law, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Notice at Collection for California Applicants