Technical Architect (ExactTarget)

DEG · Jul 14th 2017

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DEG is seeking a Technical Architect (ExactTarget) to work on software and technology projects.  The Technical Architect (ET) works within the Engineering department while collaborating with the Direct Marketing department, implementing custom solutions integrated with the ExactTarget one-to-one messaging platform.  The Technical Architect (ET) is a consultant with deep application and feature knowledge of ExactTarget, as well as specific technology domain expertise. 

Considered one of the best jobs in the company by those who enjoy working on complex solutions in a variety of industries and with emerging technologies.  DEG is a growing company with an employee-centric culture and high regard for technology.  Our highly entrepreneurial, collaborative, and dynamic environment is the perfect place for smart, motivated people to make an impact.  With competitive benefits and a dedication to work-life balance, we are also a great place to come work.

These consultants typically engage on a project basis in concert with the Implementation Team and work with both DEG and ExactTarget customers on the following type of engagements:

  • Solution Design and Architecture (Medium and High Complexity)

  • Domain specific advisory and subject matter experts

  • SQL based Query development and data management plus optimization

  • Data mapping and extract strategies

  • Relational Data / Data Schema

  • Scripting

  • Web Services and API development

  • Reporting and custom data extracts

  • Custom application development projects

Technical Architect (ET) consultants are billable resources with a majority of their time spent on client facing engagements. Types of projects may include, but are not limited to, custom profile center development to house subscriber preferences for email and mobile communications, custom web page development utilizing landing pages within ExactTarget, API integration with a client’s CRM toolset and the ExactTarget application to trigger email and mobile communications. Clients include major, recognizable brands with a global presence.

Skills & Requirements

A consultant with at least three years of client facing experience working on software technology projects. In addition to some level of relevant technology domain expertise, this individual must have basic project management skills and be able to contribute meaningfully to client deliverables and proposals. Technical Architects work in collaboration with Implementation Consultants to deliver against scoped projects. Technical Architects are expected to have or quickly develop one skill in each of the outlined categories.

  • Strong SQL and relational data experience and skills

  • Front-End web development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc)

  • Ability to lead and effectively manage technical discussions including communicating data requirements to a wide range of audiences

  • Experience developing technical documentation

  • Previous client facing experience. Some client facing travel may be required

  • Knowledge of enterprise software applications (CRM, POS, SFA)

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment

  • Previous experience with a software professional services or consulting firm (SaaS preferred)

  • Knowledge of web services and API development (REST and SOAP)

  • Experience with C#.NET, PHP, XML, XSLT, XPATH, and/or scripting languages preferred

  • Four year college degree (computer science, computer technology or similar degree) preferred

  • Two years experience in Exact Target required 

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