Senior Solution Architect, Factoring

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States | Platform | Full-time | Fully remote

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Odessa’s Platform Team is responsible for the company’s overall technology roadmap, its product innovations and the framework on which all its core software offerings are built. The Platform Team is looking for a Senior Solution Architect to drive the backlog management, design, solutioning and go-to-market for its factoring and supply chain finance offerings.

As a domain expert with a strong understanding of the latest technology, you will be the principal functional owner and decision-maker for factoring and other supply chain finance functionality on the Odessa Platform. Drawing from your experience in factoring and supply chain finance software development and delivery, you will help drive Odessa’s expansion of its platform offerings in these areas.  

You’ll also be collaborating with and providing guidance to Solution Architects and Business Analysts working on these offerings, while collaborating with workstream leads including Quality Leads, Development Leads, Project Managers, and more. You’ll also work with internal stakeholders (product management, engineering, professional services teams, executive leadership) and customers to drive the company’s key product and technology choices.

Most importantly, you’ll be a key member of the larger organization which will enable you to speak your mind and facilitate your growth and success. 

Core Responsibilities 

  • Establish product vision and strategy (including MVP scope and first order solutioning) and define value proposition for factoring and supply chain finance on the Odessa platform
  • Help prioritize and rank proposed solutions and develop business cases
  • Work with technology teams to build out proof-of-concept offerings to validate approach
  • Define the go-to-market strategy for factoring and supply chain finance offerings
  • Create functional specifications, build UI wireframes and conceptualize the integration of factoring and supply chain finance features within Odessa’s core product offering
  • Prepare detailed requirement specifications and user stories, and manage the requirements throughout the project lifecycle
  • Participate in testing efforts in conjunction with QA teams, including the design and execution of an overall test strategy
  • Provide hands-on business and domain guidance, review and support to platform releases
  • Monitor the evolving technology landscape and evaluate and recommend technologies and frameworks that would enhance Odessa’s products
  • Mentor Product Owners, Senior Business Analysts and Business Analysts 

Qualifications 

  • At least 7 years of experience designing and/or implementing factoring and supply chain finance software systems through the full project lifecycle from discovery/scoping through go-live
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Computer Science or related fields
  • Ability to gather and write complete, concise, and error-free requirements and/or user stories 
  • Ability to make recommendations on design choices based on an understanding of multiple variables with a given set of processes
  • Ability to work collaboratively with internal and customer teams and across multiple geographical locations and cultures 
  • Strong communication, documentation, organization, and planning skills 
  • Proven ability to manage client and internal stakeholder expectations
  • Ability to travel at key points throughout the implementation process