Solution Architect - Remote

Join a strong community where all we do is care-for the children and families we serve every day, as well as for our dedicated team members. Our people are our best asset. We listen and we know what you're looking for:

  • You want benefits. We support you with a minimum 50% childcare discount, immediate access to benefits, innovative health programs, 401(k) company match, and much more.
  • You want balance. We offer flexible schedules that work for you, no nights or weekends, the ability to bring your children to work with you, and paid time off.
  • You want opportunity. We invest in your future with ongoing training, tuition reimbursement, credential assistance, and our unique Master Teacher Program.
  • You want recognition. We provide a positive, fun workplace where employees are appreciated.

The Solution Architect is responsible for the design, architecture, and roadmap of mission critical systems. They will provide guidance, solutions, standards, and best practices that will drive the strategic vision of the systems and the company.  


Essential Functions: 

  1. Perform hands-on solution design, solution architectures, architecture roadmaps, prototyping, proof-of-concepts, and development tasks as required in support of current and new projects. 

  1. Act as a liaison between technical teams, functional teams, business functions, and system integrators to drive implementations. 

  1. Prepare proposals and cost estimation of designing and implementing IT programs and systems. 

  1. Act as the functional and technical expert in the IT product portfolio. 

  1. Assist business managers in developing patterns, policies and guidelines regarding the design and implementation of IT within the enterprise. 

  1. Conduct solution architecture reviews with project teams prior to design and development activities and ensure solutions are scalable, aligned with internal product roadmaps and meet business requirements 

  1. Provide mentorship and supervise developers. 

  1. Complete work in a timely and accurate manner while providing exceptional customer service 

  1. Other duties as assigned. 



Supervisory Responsibilities: 

Position does not have direct reports  



Minimum Job Qualifications: 

  • 5+ Years experience in an architecture role. 

  • 5+ Years of extensive hands-on experience & knowledge of Microsoft Azure and other cloud platforms 

  • 5+ years of extensive hands-on experience & knowledge of mobile, web development, and infrastructure as code SDLC 

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field is required.  



Other Skills and Abilities Qualifications: 

  • Experience with mobile application development utilizing modern technologies and development patterns.  

  • Solid understanding of API principles and technology (GraphQL / REST) 

  • Knowledge of SQL and NoSQL database concepts. 

  • Experience with business case and conceptual architecture development 

  • Strong conceptual, strategic thinking, problem solving, technical and analytical skills 

  • Leadership and interpersonal skills including teamwork, facilitation, and negotiation 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

  • Excellent project management, planning and organizational skills 

  • Excellent customer service and follow-up skills with both internal and external customers. 

  • Capable of working with frequent interruptions and changing priorities. 

  • Proficient time management, organizational skills, and ability to meet established deadlines. 

Learning Care Group is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against an employee or applicant based on race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or any other protected status under federal, state, or local law.