Jobs at frog

Solutions Architect

Technology San Francisco, CA, United States

Join us to do the best work of your life.

At frog we are united by our shared passion for outcomes that transform the human experience. We accomplish these outcomes by taking on complex challenges, big asks, and things that have never been done before. We look beyond point solutions and apply design to the creation of new strategies, systems, and—in some cases—entirely new businesses.  

Our work is transformational because our people are extraordinary. frogs are analytical and artistic, conservative and unconventional, technical and whimsical. We look for hybrid talents and build teams around divergent expertise, which allows us to solve problems and uncover opportunities in unique ways. frogs are some of the best talent in the world, and together we advance the human experience through design. 

The Position:

A Solutions Architect at frog is a hands on technology lead with experience building real world systems and products. As the technical lead on our engagement teams you will be representing the technology perspective with our creative/design, strategy, and program management members.  From system design to implementation, our Solutions Architects are actively involved in a client engagement from start to the finish.

In our engagements, Solutions Architects may perform some of the following activities:

  • Clearly communicate a point-of-view regarding proposed technical approaches and helps clients understand trade-offs or alternatives to architecture and design decisions.
  • Work closely with the frog creative teams and our client teams to perform technology feasibility assessments of proposed user experiences.
  • Facilitate technology workshops with client teams to help understand feasibility of proposed user experiences.
  • Perform gap analysis between client’s current architecture(s) and proposed design concepts, identifying challenges and opportunities.
  • Participates in project scoping and estimation tasks.
  • Act as a member of the Design Team to understand and translate user experience designs into requirements and new architecture possibilities.
  • Own the reference architecture definition for developing applications for our clients.
  • Work closely with development teams and provide guidance ensuring development is in compliance with the technical architecture or direction.
  • Build prototypes and write code as an active member of the implementation team.

Our engagements are dynamic and highly variable making the work interesting and exciting.  Our Solutions Architects need to be grounded in extensive experience implementing unique but sustainable systems (typically in a Linux Stack and mobile environment) and able to learn new patterns and models quickly.

You Are:

Someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, and where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point. You bring to the organization the following competencies;

  • A passion for creating state of the art systems based on the latest technology to build things that have never been built before.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Related Engineering.
  • At least 5+ years of application development experience, having executed through the entire SDLC from concept to production.
  • Previous consulting experience bringing technical support to client interactions.
  • Proven experience in mobile development, particularly iOS and Android.
  • Proven experience in web development with frameworks such as React or Angular 2.0.
  • Demonstrable experience creating full-stack systems that are scalable and secure.
  • Some proven CMS experience.
  • A strong understanding of Agile, SCRUM, Lean and/or Waterfall methodologies.
  • Master at generating technical architecture design deliverables for both internal and external consumption.
  • The ability to travel to client sites and other frog studios from time to time for engagements.

If this is you, we want to hear from you.



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Our work fundamentally changes the way businesses and industries operate, creating measurable value for our clients, end users and society. Talk to our business development team about working with frog.

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