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Associate Solutions Architect
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Must be based or willing to relocate to Chicago, IL
  • BS/BA in Computer Science, Business Information Systems(BIS), Information Technology, Engineering, Math or equivalent with an ability to learn technical concepts quickly (other majors, i.e. Finance, Accounting, Economics, etc welcome to apply)
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Able to deliver compelling presentations and demonstrate products virtually and in person
  • Be able to work with users to solve challenging problems, and simplify/explain hard, complex concepts to both technical and nontechnical audiences
  • Curious, self-starter who likes to be challenged and deal with ambiguity and willing to learn new technologies and business processes
  • Highly motivated and optimistic, organized and have the ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Spanish language proficiency
  • Partner with sales as the technical and payments domain expert of a client-facing team, including contributing to RFI/RFP responses
  • Lead discovery meetings to understand user's business priorities, their challenges and prescribe solutions that will solve their most pressing needs
  • Understand the competitive landscape and existing architecture to assess how Stripe can be best positioned to win the Users business
  • Build relationships with key decision makers, business owners and founders rapidly
  • Demonstrate Stripe's end-to-end solutions to our future and current users to showcase Stripe's unique business value and differentiators
  • Answer product features and technical questions from customers
  • Clearly differentiate Stripe's products and services as well as provide user references to highlight Stripe's value add to their business
  • Provide feedback to product management about product enhancements that can address customer needs and provide additional value
  • Share and learn best practices and re-usable assets with other Solution Architects to enhance the quality and efficiency of the team
  • Stay current on competitive analysis and market differentiation
  • Support marketing events including executive briefings, conferences, user groups, and trade shows
Desired Qualifications
  • 1-3 years post college work experience in technical/business consulting, software engineering, sales/pre-sales. Experience of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) is a
  • Knowledge of one programming language like Java, Python, Ruby, Node.js, C#, or C++ or the interest to learn a programming language is a

1,001-5,000 employees

Payment processing platform
Company Overview
Stripe's mission is to increase the GDP of the internet. Stripe is a technology company that builds economic infrastructure for the internet.
  • Inclusive coverage - We provide a thoughtful and balanced set of benefits that allow Stripes to be their best selves and do great work. Whether that means offering comprehensive mental, physical, and medical health plans, supporting Stripes’ financial futures, providing fertility benefits and parental leave, or making sure Stripes have access to healthy food at the office, our robust programs put Stripes and their families first.
  • Growth by way of learning - We are voracious learners and teachers. Our Education team delivers an onboarding and product training curriculum for all new Stripes, and hosts expert-led courses on things like project management fundamentals and macroeconomics. Beyond the formal program, Stripes are constantly sharing knowledge with each other through conversation, documentation, reading groups, and informal talks.
  • A principled approach to food - The food program holds a special place in Stripe’s history and future. These Stripes come to our kitchen from a breadth of backgrounds and experiences, and focus on one proposition—respect. This is apparent not only in the local ingredients they work with or in the gracious, teamwork-driven buffet lines, but also in their approach to growing a global team through sustainable food practices and minimal waste.
Company Core Values
  • An environment of growth
  • Intentional communication
  • Fast-paced, detail oriented
  • Voraciously curious