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Solutions Architect

Cottonwood Financial

This is a Full-time position in Irving, TX posted July 6, 2021.

Reporting to our Head of Application Development, the Solutions Architect will be a member of the IT leadership team and will lead in the architecture, engineering, and development of our .Net based Point of Sale (POS) and supporting applications.

In addition, s/he will constantly enhance the quality and configurability of the POS by staying in tune with enhanced software and cloud methodologies, new frameworks, and technologies.

This is a great opportunity for a talented Systems Architect to contribute in all aspects of this highly strategic initiative, by delivering a best-in-class POS solution and by growing and mentoring a large delivery team with established best practices.

This position is based at our Administrative Office (HQ) in Irving (Las Colinas), Texas.
Key Responsibilities Lead in defining, documenting and developing software, as well as contribute to architecture, technical design discussions, code reviews and collaboration with the delivery team Contribute to the review and analysis of business requirements and technical story writing Provide expertise to identify and translate business requirements into software design documentation, diagrams, and execution strategies Develop, monitor, and track the health of the POS with telemetry, data quality guards, and defensive programming techniques Provide solution for technical debt including; assessment of new technologies, implementing POCs, nurturing CI/CD Build Pipeline, designing for QA Automation, and perpetual performance tuning Evaluate software change requests, determine the business need or conducts root cause analysis, and implement technically efficient solutions Assess the impact of software changes on POS and other systems, including conducting unit, integration, and automated tests to mitigate risks and minimize health impact Design, run and monitor software performance tests on new and existing applications for the purpose of correcting errors and improving performance Collaborate with team members on technical direction Promptly escalate issues, which affect product delivery and quality that are beyond scope of influence Establish best practices and policies for installing, configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting end-user access and usage of database applications Report any real or suspected violation of the corporate compliance program, company policies, and procedures, harassment or other prohibited activities in accordance with the reporting policies of the company
Requirements Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field 7+ years of experience in designing and developing enterprise-level applications using .NET, C#, WPF, WCF, MVC, and SOA or Microservices with REST/SOAP/GraphQL and SQL Server or comparable technologies Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment Availability to be on-call after hours, as needed Ability to work overtime hours, if required, to meet project deadlines
• Ability to understand and maintain the organization’s goals and objectives Excellent knowledge of current protocols and standards Local (Dallas/Fort Worth area) candidates only – no relocation Must be currently authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship and not require sponsorship in the future
Preferred Qualifications Experience designing and implementing applications utilizing React and TypeScript on the front-end along with RESTful APIs built on.NET Framework/Core Experience working in cloud technologies, Azure/AWS/GCP?

Experience applying modern and cloud Design Patterns Experience with analytical and decision science platforms, Power BI Working understanding of OIDC and OAuth2 Experience with quality automation, SmartBear TestComplete, CodedUI, Selenium Experience in a financial environment preferred
Compensation Annual salary of $136,300
Benefits Medical, dental, and vision Voluntary life/ AD&D Short-term & long-term disability 401K with company match Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time Paid maternity, paternity, extended medical leave, and jury duty Corporate discount program on personal cell phone accounts with select providers Business casual work environment

About Cottonwood

Founded in 1996, Cottonwood Financial is one of the largest privately held retail consumer finance companies in the United States.

Headquartered in Irving (Las Colinas), Texas, we have 275+ company-owned locations, under our Cash Store brand, across the country.

Through this national brick-and-mortar footprint, we provide best-in-class customer service and offer an innovative mix of financial products and services to our customers.

We are profitable, have a healthy balance sheet, and are positioned to grow. We have been named multiple times to the Inc.

5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies , as well as to the Dallas 100 list of the fastest-growing private companies in North Texas. Cottonwood Financial is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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