Solutions Architect - Professional Services

  • IOHK
  • Apr 08, 2021

Job Description


IO Global, creator of the Cardano blockchain platform, is searching for a Solutions Architect to join its Professional Services team. As a member of the team, you will work to apply blockchain technologies in real life. You will be the tip of the spear, helping to bridge the gap between burning problems across the world and cutting-edge technology.

If you want to influence how this new industry will shape the world, you are in the right place!

Your mission

As a Solutions Architect you will be responsible for designing and implementing systems to meet our customers' needs. You will support technical consultants and project managers in gathering technical requirements and functional specifications from clients. You will assess the latest technologies, blockchain research and internal products to identify areas in need of improvement, and design products that will be implemented by development teams.

Your duties will include;
  • Designing solutions based on customer requirements using IO Global's products
  • Building and integrating information systems to meet IO Global's needs
  • Assessing the systems architecture currently in place and working with technical staff to improve it
  • Resolving technical problems as they arise
  • Providing supervision and guidance to development teams
  • Continually assessing current and emerging technologies and proposing changes where needed
  • Informing stakeholders about any problems with the technical solutions being implemented
  • Assessing the business impact that certain technical choices have
  • Providing updates to stakeholders on product development processes, costs, and budgets.


Your expertise

  • Bachelor or Master's degree in engineering or a related field
  • Extensive experience of working with customers
  • Experience and understanding of technical subjects and processes such as application, data, integration, and enterprise architecture
  • Enterprise experience
  • Consulting and/or sales experience
  • A demonstrable history of delivering consulting services in one or more of the the following areas:
    • Enterprise architecture (strategy, planning or standards)
    • Integration
    • DevOps
    • Security and operations
  • Experience with distributed systems and blockchain-related technologies
  • Experience of blockchain frameworks, eg, Hyperledger or Corda.



IOG is a fully distributed organization and therefore this is a remote position. Due to team distribution we are ideally searching for someone in a US time zone for this role.

All Colleagues

  • Flexible schedule
  • Remote work - ability to work anywhere
  • Laptop reimbursement
  • New starter package to buy hardware essentials (headphones, monitor, etc)
  • Udemy for Business
  • Competitive PTO and Sick Leave plan

US Employees

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits coverage through Anthem with 100% premium cost covered by IO Global for the employee and dependents
  • Health Savings Account
  • Life Insurance

UK Employees

  • Monthly Health Stipend to use towards any wellness or medical coverage/service
  • Pension