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Solution Architect

Location: Lancy, GE.
Company Description:

We Dream. We Do. We Deliver.

As a full-service, data-driven customer experience transformation, we partner with Top 500 companies in the DACH region and in Eastern Europe. Originally from Switzerland, Merkle DACH was created out of a merger Namics and Isobar - two leading full-service digital agencies.

Our 1200+ digital enthusiasts are innovating the way brands are built, through providing expertise in Digital Transformation strategy, MarTech platforms, Creativity, UX, CRM, Data, Commerce, Mobile, Social Media, Intranet and CMS. We are part of the global Merkle brand, the largest brand within the dentsu group, who shares with us a network of over 66,000 passionate individuals in 146 countries.

Job Description:


  • You are responsible for the technical design of our customer projects - you are either SPOC for architectural questions or, depending on the effort, you look after 1-3 customers at the same time 

  • You advise customers, support the project acquisition in pitches and support the cross-functional team from creation, frontend, backend etc. with advice and action 

  • You lead the project members in the technical area and guide them through the entire process until the project is completed 

  • You clarify the requirements and framework conditions for the structuring of software systems as well as for the development and coordination of overarching technical concepts 

  • You document and communicate architecture decisions and check compliance with them during implementation 

  • You have proven experience in the implementation of complex digital business services, greenfield digital landscape buildup and software platforms (on top-modern tech stack: eCommerce, self-service, CRM, CMS, digital marketing), combined with a good understanding of business processes. 

  • You have proven experience of on building a fast-paced MVP, then continuous system scaling and international rollouts in an agile environment with an innovation mindset and much freedom to shape the landscape / solutions 

  • You have a strong communication skills and you enjoy presenting the ideas developed in the team in front of customers with a  customer-centric mindset and an understanding of customer journey 

  • You are an expert * in the field of software architecture (architecture concepts, patterns, frameworks) 

  • Integrations with leading ERP & CRM systems don't give you any headaches 

  • Cloud, Java, .NET, JavaScript, Mobile, API and IoT are no foreign words to you and you can exchange ideas with our software engineers, architects, DevOps and test engineers. 

  • You have extensive industry knowledge with an eye towards the future, healthcare industry is a plus.  

  • You look forward to traveling to the Merkle locations as well as to your customers, in order to support you with workshops on site if necessary  

  • You are fluent in English, and knowledge of French or German is an advantage. 

Additional Information:

The role is to be based in Switzerland or Germany


More Information:

Graduate Opportunities: Whether you're still studying, recently graduated or are already working and fancy a career hop, we could have a perfect opportunity for you.
Experienced Hires: Leverage your expertise, challenge the status quo and grow your career at Merkle.