Solutions Architect

at Digital Asset Holdings (view profile)
Location New York, NY, United States
Date Posted August 8, 2019
Category Design, UX
Job Type Office · Full time


We work with some of the world’s largest companies, to build scalable and flexible systems that streamline business operations. Digital Asset is a global company with offices in New York, London, Budapest, Zurich, Hong Kong, and Sydney.

As we grow our team, we will maintain the dynamic, collaborative and pragmatic way of working that has grounded our efforts from the beginning. If you seek to develop solutions others are yet to contemplate, this opportunity may be right for you.


The Enterprise Solutions (ES) team works with clients like the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and partners to bring DAML to users who will deploy DAML applications in enterprise environments. The Solutions Architect is a strong hands-on, client-facing technologist who will not only have the opportunity to be immersed in the latest Distributed Ledger technologies, but also develop sample applications, documentation, and training alongside the engineering teams to augment the DAML SDK.

Key Responsibilities

  • Solve market structure and workflow problems with pragmatic and efficient code
  • Design creative solutions, products, and methods that drive our product strategy and scope
  • Collect and define requirements based on a dynamic assessment of functional and non-functional capabilities
  • Develop formal models of business processes and propose innovative improvements to them through pragmatic and efficient code
  • Become an expert in applying the DAML SDK to build Distributed Ledger solutions
  • Lead technical product demonstrations and training sessions for customers and developers
  • As the technical and domain SME, support Business Development Managers on sales/pre-sales meetings and calls to comprehensively answer any technical questions
  • Contribute to the evolution of DAML

Required skills and qualifications

  • Strong hands on software engineer on a large-scale project; proficient in one or more functional programming languages e.g. Scala, Haskell, F#, ideally in a production environment
  • Demonstrated experience in a quantitative role and/or industry, ideally in financial services
  • Exceptional communication skills, comfortable presenting complex concepts in front of large client audiences, both technical and non-technical
  • Client Engineers must be capable of taking an abstract idea and turning it into a strategic, pragmatic solution in code
  • Excellent computer science fundamentals; command of data structures, algorithms, and design patterns with ability to fluently translate them into working, elegant code
  • A careful blend of creativity and pragmatism; Digital Asset is part of a community bootstrapping a technology and demand for the technology while simultaneously on tight delivery timelines
  • Demonstrated experience successfully collaborating with others in a dynamic, fast-paced, pressured environment
  • Ability to effectively summarize and present findings to senior level executives within DA and at clients
  • MSc or PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics or a related field

Preferred Experience

  • Deep understanding of financial markets and processes; experience should be in the front office; the candidate must understand the strategy of markets as well as its mechanics; knowing the underlying motivation and impetus for market behaviors will enable the candidate to formulate stronger approaches and solutions
  • Financial engineering experience as a “quant,” “strat,” or algo trading developer
  • Skilled in leading and working within an Agile environment, including participation in daily scrum meetings, backlog management, sprint definition, and retrospectives, preferably within a global team
  • Committed to sustainable, tested development, and quality as evidenced by pursuit of design excellence and use of leading automated testing tools and methodologies


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