Solutions Architect, EU

Solutions Architect, EU

About Inrupt

Inrupt is building information systems to drive the next era of the web, inspired by the original vision of web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee.

Sir Tim co-founded Inrupt to spark an ecosystem of data sharing and collaboration around Solid, the open source web platform he developed through years of research at MIT. Now Inrupt is driving Solid forward with world-class talent, including world renowned cyber security expert Bruce Schneier, scalable data platforms, strategic partnerships, customers in diverse industries, governments and an exceptional group of committed investors.

Inrupt’s technology helps individuals and society be back in control of data for good, gives organizations new opportunities to create value for customers, and allows innovators to thrive in an open marketplace for development. Our products are aimed at an enterprise and government audience, and our vision is to power innovation on the web for the benefit of everyone.

The Role

In partnership with the Flemish government and the private sector, Inrupt is helping to build a new Data Ecosystem in Belgium, based on Solid.

Inrupt is seeking a Solution Architect to work on this world-leading project and others in 2023, and other worldwide engagements in 2024 and beyond.

  • Build high level customer relationships to establish trust and act as a valued advisor of Inrupts technology to the Flemish Data Utility and their clients in 2023 and other worldwide projects thereafter. 
  • Establish and manage strong senior stakeholder relationships.
  • Architect and develop customer solutions at the cutting edge of Solid with deep knowledge and expertise in Solid and Inrupt’s products. 
  • Create and/or assure the overall solution architecture for current  projects.
  • Guide the technical solution and execution to delivery of the outcome.
  • Accountability for architecture and design through adherence to technical processes
  • Oversee upskilling of partner technical teams, including documentation and the creation of processes to ensure sustainable knowledge transfer. 
  • Maintain non-functional capabilities of the solution and ensure functional correctness in line with requirements and/or specifications.

About You
  • You are an excellent communicator who is able to guide and influence teams and clients in a remote environment
  • You are an expert in architecture and design of distributed systems for large scale and reliable solutions
  • You have a working knowledge of identity, and authorization protocols (such as OpenID Connect / OAuth 2.0)
  • You have excellent presentation skills and are able to explain complex topics in simple language
  • You are comfortable and adept at working remotely, but are willing to travel and appreciate and understand the value of in-person meetings and working sessions where necessary. 
  • You are an expert software engineer with broad and deep technical skills and experience.
  • You have a solid grasp of business data management
  • You have experience implementing information systems, from initial concept through development and implementation to operation and support
  • You have experience with structured and unstructured data
  • You have worked with at least one of the major cloud platforms and some of their PaaS and CaaS services
  • You have experience with systems deployed on Kubernetes and systems integration within an enterprise.
  • Familiarity with Linked Data, RDF and related semantic web technologies
  • Fluent in Dutch

  • Flexible working hours
  • Work anniversary gifts
  • Quarterly remote social events and one annual in person event, this year in Spain 🇪🇸
  • Enhanced parental leave 
  • Professional learning and development books allowance
  • Unlimited holiday + mental health day 
  • Annual conference budget
  • Support for charitable days off 
  • $800 or local equivalent home set up allowance for new joiners

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