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Senior Solutions Architect

Company: The Trade Desk
Location: Irvine
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

The Trade Desk is a global technology company with a mission to create a better, more open Internet for everyone through principled, intelligent advertising.

Handling over 600 billion queries per day (more than 100X the query volume of search globally), our platform operates at unprecedented scale. We have also built something even stronger and more valuable: an award-winning culture based on trust, empathy, collaboration, and ownership. By working together across typical dividing lines, we are better as a team than any of us could be apart.

Do you have a passion for solving hard problems at scale? Are you eager to join a trust-based, globally-connected team, where your contributions will make a meaningful difference?

Come and see why Fortune Magazine consistently ranks The Trade Desk among best small-medium sized workplaces globally.


Someone with a strong engineering & systems background who is well-versed in working cross-functionally with clients and engineers on designing and building custom solutions.


The Senior Solutions Architect will oversee design and build of custom solutions for our clients across our spectrum of Enterprise services. The candidate should be familiar using REST APIs and should be proficient in creating solutions using cloud platforms like Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. The candidate will need to manage complex integration projects, design client solutions and be able to communicate advanced engineering concepts to both technical and non-technical clients.

  • Great communication & consulting skills, this role will interact with some of our company's largest clients. It's important to provide timely, professional communication while making sure the projects stay on track
  • Strong engineering & architecture background - This role will have full ownership from intake, to design, development and deployment of solutions. experience designing solutions for external clients.
  • Strong project management skills, to manage small to long-term projects that deliver solutions to clients
  • Strong stakeholder management, responsible for setting timelines, keeping all stakeholders up to date, and independently driving the process forward.
  • Pragmatic process acumen to focus on maximizing throughput in the fewest steps possible, while maintaining quality, in a controlled manner.
  • Leverages background and experience to develop best practices that are scalable, repeatable and sharing these with the global Solutions Architect team
  • Strong written skills - candidate will document the client's project and keep the team up to date on the status by documenting the progress
  • Solid Business Acumen with the ability to credibly translate technical concepts to business value, to quickly understand the clients' needs, to build trust and confidence with clients, and to influence non-technical stakeholders
  • Passion for technology and problem solving, with the ability to rapidly grasp and learn new technical subjects and be able to explain them credibly to others
  • Build strong cross functional partnerships - This role will interact with clients, business, engineering and teams, representing many different types of personalities and opinions.


  • 7+ years of work experience in a SaaS or other API-centric company
  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Business or a related field
  • Experience working as an Architect, with strong engineering fundamentals with experience in writing software in a variety of programming languages (for example, Java, Python, .Net etc.), developing both backend systems and simple web-based UIs, deploying solutions on cloud services, using relational and nosql databases, and using/developing APIs and micro services to build solutions.
  • Success working with clients directly, and sales/client services/technical account management teams demonstrating an inquisitive mindset to deeply understand their business challenges and the opportunities that we can help unlock
  • Superb attention to detail is an absolute must.
  • Demonstrable creative thinking and problem-solving abilities, a passion for problem solving and learning new technologies quickly
  • Experience as a business analyst with the ability to clearly articulate stakeholder requirements and map to product features and functions
  • Experience working with REST APIs or other external-facing interfaces is a must
  • Experience in driving partnership, collaboration that resulted in win-win solutions
  • Understanding of big data platforms and data engineering is a plus
  • Experience with a formal project management method is a plus
  • Experience working with clients, product, and engineering teams in a pre-sales role or consultative experience is a plus


Our Compensation and Benefits (for Colorado residents only)

  • Base Compensation Range: $84,550 - $207,585

In accordance with Colorado law, the range provided is The Trade Desk's reasonable estimate of the base compensation for this role. The actual amount may be higher or lower, based on non-discriminatory factors such as experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. The Trade Desk also offers a competitive benefits package. Click here to learn more.

The Trade Desk does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firm recruiters. Fees will not be paid in the event a candidate submitted by a recruiter without an agreement in place is hired; such resumes will be deemed the sole property of The Trade Desk. The Trade Desk is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: The Trade Desk, Irvine , Senior Solutions Architect, Other , Irvine, California

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