• Location
    • San Francisco
  • Date Posted
  • Nov. 14, 2021
  • Function
  • Sales
  • Sector
  • Fintech

Build the world’s fastest Identity and Checkout products

Company Mission

Our mission is to make buying online faster, safer and easier for everyone. Fast Login and Fast Checkout enable a one-click sign-in and purchasing experience that makes it easier for people to buy and merchants to sell. The company’s products work on any browser, device or platform to deliver a consistent, stress-free purchasing experience. Fast is entirely consumer-focused and invests heavily in its users’ privacy and data security. Headquartered in San Francisco but open to a globally remote workforce, we are a founders-led, privately held company funded by Stripe, Index Ventures, Susa Ventures and other world-class investors.

Summary

Fast is currently hiring a  Solution Architect to serve as senior functional and technical solution expert on our products supporting customer engagements and pre-sales in North America.

In this role you’ll play a vital role in the architecture design, implementation and deployment of Fast solutions, including Fast Login and Fast Checkout. You’ll work closely with customers, partners, developers, domain architects, project managers, business analysts, and end-users to build state-of-the-art Customer Experiences.

Role

  • Develop and direct engaging ‘proof of concepts’ and prototype applications and solutions
  • Develop architectural patterns that combine Fast’s API-first solution with other best in class headless commerce, search, and personalization platforms
  • Build upon presale activities and learnings and carry them through into project delivery
  • Raise and resolve any architectural issues/risks associated with the products and/or integrations
  • Keep up to date with the latest trends, developments, methods and technologies and transfer this knowledge into the organization as appropriate
  • Be a digital commerce expert, fully understanding the technology and implementation approaches, so you are prepared to help colleagues, clients, and development partners
  • Evangelize Fast’s Headless approach to the broader community through blog posts, webinars and conference speaking engagements
  • Employ strong coding standards for efficiency, readability, and reuse
  • Take the opportunity to spearhead open-source initiatives and internal projects to improve the company and ecosystem

Requirements

  • 10+ years of relevant, professional experience
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of ecommerce, omnichannel commerce, and retail processes, systems, and functions
  • Demonstrated technical mastery of Design, Development, and Deployment of highly scalable web-based systems
  • Experience with popular Open-Source platforms, frameworks and components such as Cassandra, Solr, NodeJS, React, Vue, Angular
  • Strong communication skills from verbal conversations, emails, technical documents, system diagrams, etc
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field; or equivalent experience

Bonus

  • A deep passion and understanding of current and emerging technology trends
  • Interest in working as part of a global team
  • Benefits and Perks - Because People Matter
  • We are committed to diversity and inclusion, and demonstrate our values through equitable pay, fantastic benefits, and access to all reasonable accommodations.

See what Fast can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision insurance (99% paid by Fast)
  • Globally remote with flexible work schedules and commuter benefits to fit your needs
  • Generous maternity & paternity leave for all family caregivers

401k match up to 4%

Competitive Salary & Equity

  • People-focused, unlimited & flexible paid time off
  • Inclusive events & programs to allow everyone to express their voice (or dance skills)
  • Monthly exercise, internet & office equipment stipends (and great snack perks)