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Solution Architect - Technology Platform Partnerships



IT, Sales & Business Development
United States
Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2024

About the opportunity

As a Solution Architect - Technology Platform Partnerships you will collaborate with our technology platform partners including SAP, Shopify and commercetools (to start) to build integrations, reference architectures, and supporting documentation to connect Contentful with their products.

Additionally, you will work with our internal product teams as appropriate to bring these integrations to market, enable Field teams to demo them to customers and inform the development of supporting Professional Services offerings and Learning Center courses.

As a Solution Architect at Contentful, you’ll have the opportunity to work with teams around the world from visionary brands and innovative digital agencies. Your technical guidance, strategic advice and product expertise will ensure our technical partner integrations follow best practices and optimally support our joint customers.

What to expect

  • Develop reference architectures and best practices for integrations between Contentful and technology platform partners including SAP, Shopify and commercetools
  • Build example integrations and starter kits for our customers and solution partners to help accelerate their implementations
  • Collaborate with technology platform partners, Contentful product teams and/or solution partners as appropriate to build integrations using the Contentful App Framework and release them to the Contentful Marketplace for example
  • Create compelling demos showcasing these integrations
  • Provide training and enablement regarding the integrations to both pre-sales and post-sales teams, including assisting with proof-of-concept builds for prospects and customers
  • Contribute to developing end-to-end solutions leveraging Contentful Studio, Contentful Platform, and technology platform partner products
  • Collaborate with external partners and third-party vendors as needed to support project requirements
  • Assist in similar tasks with other technology platform partners in the future (e.g., Salesforce)
  • Provide thought leadership regarding best practices for composable commerce/portal (B2B and B2C) solutions

What you need to be successful

  • Minimum 5+ years proven experience as a Solution Architect or Engineer, preferably in a customer and partner-facing role
  • 2+ years working with SAP, Composable Storefront/Spartacus, Smartedit, and related SAP commerce cloud technologies. Any SAP certification or experience in SAP’s ERP, CDP and personalization tools will be an added advantage
  • Experience working with other commerce platforms like Shopify and commercetools will be beneficial
  • Experience working with front-ends including Next.js, SAP Composable Storefront and Shopify Hydrogen
  • Experience working with cloud providers including AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience with B2C and B2B markets
  • Experience working with Contentful or other API-first composable content systems
  • Experience working with content personalization, experimentation and analytics tools
  • Proven experience with current web technologies (React or other JavaScript frameworks, REST and GraphQL APIs, CDNs, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of integration technologies and methodologies
  • Proficiency in building demos and presentations for both technical and non-technical audiences, and the ability to adjust depending on audience
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and external partners
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to travel occasionally for meetings, conferences, and events
  • Authorization to work in the United States

Apply now to help expand our customers’ composable content ecosystem with best-in-class technical integrations.

What’s in it for you?

  • Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital experiences
  • Full-time employees receive Stock Options for the opportunity to share in the success of our company
  • Comprehensive healthcare package covering 100% of monthly health premiums for employees and 85% of costs for your dependents.
  • Fertility and family building benefits, including a lifetime reimbursable wallet to support your growing family.
  • We value Work-Life balance and You Time! A generous amount of paid time off, including vacation days, sick days, compassion days for loss, education days, and volunteer days
  • Company paid parental leave to care for and focus on your growing family
  • Use your personal annual education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career
  • Enjoy a full range of virtual and in-person events, including workshops, guest speakers, and fun team activities, supporting learning and networking exchange beyond the usual work duties
  • An annual wellbeing stipend to care for your physical, financial, or emotional health
  • A monthly communication stipend and phone hardware upgrade reimbursement.
  • New hire office equipment stipend for hybrid or distributed employees. Get the gear you need to work at your best.

This role will need to be conducted in a state in which we are currently registered to do business.

Colorado Salary Statement: The salary range displayed is specifically for those potential hires who will work or reside in the state of Colorado if selected for the role. Any offered salary is determined based on internal equity, internal salary ranges, market data/ranges, applicant's skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications (e.g. JD/technology), for example.

Colorado Salary Range: $150,000 - $160,500
[This position is eligible for equity awards in accordance with the terms of Contentful’s equity plans.]

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Who are we?

Contentful is the intelligent composable content platform that unlocks all of an organization’s digital content to deliver impactful customer experiences, making content a strategic business asset. The Contentful Platform, Contentful Studio, and the Contentful Ecosystem combine the flexibility of composable content with the intelligence of AI, empowering digital teams to drive business momentum through collaboration, speed, and scale. Contentful powers innovative content experiences across brands, regions, and channels for organizations around the world, including nearly 30% of the Fortune 500. Nearly 800 people from more than 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, Denver and distributed around the world.

Everyone is welcome here!

“Everyone is welcome here” is a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability, or length of time spent unemployed. We invite you to apply and join us!

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