Centric Consulting is not the typical consulting company. We live our core values and bring them with us in all we do for our clients and community. Our core purpose is simple: every day we strive to provide unmatched customer and employee experiences and foster a culture of respect, diversity, and transparency. It’s this culture, our people, and delivery that come together to make Centric a trusted advisor to local businesses.
Our Charlotte business unit strives to live out our Centric core values through a culture of respect, diversity and transparency. Our experienced Charlotte team members deliver unmatched business consulting and IT consulting solutions. We’re looking for a Technical Architect to join our growing team.
About this role:
You should be a well-rounded IT Leader with 15+ plus years of hands-on experience designing & delivering technology solutions. Have a strategic mindset to understand business needs and solve problems by introducing and implementing effective and advanced technologies. Be able to work with all levels from the C-Suite down. Have extensive knowledge of cloud technologies & application architecture full software development stack, supporting tools and technologies, design and development and integration of technology operations in Hybrid scenarios. Ability to adapt to new and emerging technologies and business objectives as well as to assist leaders in mapping out goals and tasks. Be passionate about collaborating with clients to deliver technology solutions that drive business outcomes to join our growing team
In this role, you will:
Keep your skills sharp across a range of modern technologies while leading the delivery of solutions that integrate multiple offerings to provide customized client solutions.
Equip the delivery team to use the methodologies and tools you’ve determined are best for the project while coaching your team members to develop new skills.
Ensure on time and on budget delivery is the norm.
Business Development & Thought Leadership
Serve as a single point of contact for pursuits that span multiple Centric offerings.
Drive sales conversations forward by bringing solutions to life in a way that demonstrates how they will solve the specific client concerns.
Assemble and lead a pursuit team to complete the technical components of an RFP.
Work alongside pursuit lead to craft RFP response or SOW including overall project approach, core deliverables, timelines and financial estimates.
Provide thought leadership that spans the Centric offerings as well as current & future technology trends.
Provide a “Technical Voice” to Centric Charlotte leadership.
Support recruiting by conducting interviews and preparing interview materials /questions for tech roles.
Be a leader in driving a broader tech community within Centric and help align the company around the technical offerings most important for our clients.
Participate in networking / technical communities of practice in the greater Charlotte community.
Ensure consistency of delivery methodologies and inclusion of collaborative touch points.
Serve as a mentor and role model with a passion to build a thriving community of technologists across Centric.
Be instrumental in driving innovation efforts from idea to prototype.
Participate in funding decisions and help deliver funded innovation ideas.
Stay informed on the latest technology trends and “the next big thing.”
Architecture and Solutions Design
Azure Solution Architecture
Microsoft Full Stack
A successful candidate will have the following characteristics:
Certifications – Microsoft Certifications a plus
Travel – Some occasional travel required
Must be local to Charlotte or the Charlotte Metro area
Ability to create unmatched experiences, for both clients and employees, is what we do. You should revel in doing the unexpected and extraordinary for others.
We want someone who likes to solve problems. You should enjoy taking on the hard stuff.
Excellent communication skills are important – both written and verbal.
Initiative is important. We don’t hand hold – you should be comfortable working independently in an entrepreneurial environment. That said, collaboration is equally important. Our Centric leadership team will give you an amazing support system. You will lean on them daily.
We love creativity. Help us create new solutions, improve existing processes and solve problems innovatively.
Last, but not least, you will need to be an experienced and proven Technical Architect. We are looking for someone who has deep understanding of foundational technologies and a proven ability to quickly come up to speed with new technologies as needed to create unmatched experiences for our clients. This is a rewarding role that will put you at the center of ensuring Centric is viewed as a trusted advisor for thoughtful and innovative solutions that accelerate the success of our clients.
What makes Centric different?
Special Culture – Our people make us different. We have highly talented, intelligent individuals across a broad variety of disciplines – who are eager to learn from you and share their own expertise. We embrace fresh perspectives and each other. Don’t take our word for it – check us out on Glassdoor, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to get a glimpse inside what makes us different.
Growth opportunities – As a mid-size firm, there is more flexibility when it comes to career paths. Figure out what you want to do and we'll help you figure out how to get there.
Impact – We think of ourselves as a big company with a small company feel – a local player with global reach that combines business, technology and industry expertise.
Unmatched Experiences – We are allowed to be ourselves here. We are encouraged to be human. It’s at the root of who we are as a firm and why we’re here.
Innovation – We value passion, determination, perseverance, and innovation. We are inspired because we believe in what we are doing and where we are going.
Passion for the greater good – We are steadfast in our devotion to the communities we serve and in actively promoting employee involvement in community improvement projects.
The Nitty Gritty –Along with the standard health and 401k benefits, we offer self-managed PTO (manage your own work-life balance!), a company paid trip, profit sharing, parental leave and remote working options for our employees.
Centric believes the best solutions come from diverse teams. We strive to have an environment where everyone has an opportunity to be successful regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.