Tired of being the smartest person in the room? 
3Pillar was founded by high performing technologists who love working with other high performing people.  We have built a fantastic team in our Fairfax, VA headquarters of Engineering, Product Consulting, UX, and Design, working both as a local team as well as being the local part of a global organization, working in conjunction with our employees in India and Romania.  At the core of our company is a love of building great software products that deliver business value to our clients.  3Pillar has achieved sector-leading growth by delivering high value across a wide range of engagements.
We are a global product development services company.  We drive innovation and disruption for our customers.  We are a catalyst for growth in the digital economy, building software products for clients like Carfax, PBS, Capital One, National Geographic and many others.  We are in the business of producing measurable results for our clients by driving and sustaining product development partnerships that deliver revenue-generating and industry-changing products to market. We believe that to achieve long-term client success, we must help our clients innovate to remain leaders in their markets; that adaptive and agile are better than rigid detailed specifications; that fast is better than slow; that results speak for themselves.  We are open and collaborative. We help one another.  We work hard and play hard. We are not just engaged at work; we are engaged in the world.

We need capable, experienced, and passionate technologists who have demonstrated deep expertise in at least one stack and general knowledge across a wide array of technologies.
 As an Architectural Consultant at 3Pillar you will be engaged in three major areas. We expect you to be able talk about experience you’ve had in at least two of these areas during the interview process. 
The areas are:

  • Pre-sales engagements - Talking with executive stakeholders to understand where they are today and the challenges they’re facing, able to effectively communicate how 3Pillar or you personally have addressed a similar problem before, and thinking on your feet to brainstorm how we would approach the issue to solve the problem.

  • Architecture engagements - Working with a client for two weeks to two months, conducting in-depth interviews with their technical team to understand where they are today and what issue they are facing.  Then, working in close consultation with the client, you will design a solution that addresses the issue.  Deliver a plan to get them from where they are to where they need to be.  Participate in 3Pillar process of generating a proposal for our teams to do the defined work.

  • Architecture support on development projects - Being a local resource who can talk directly to the customer from the same timezone, understand and shape the technical direction our development team is taking, and make sure that the team is staying on track.
  • This position is a great step between being a technical lead at a product company and moving up to a CTO position.  You will hone your communication skills to be able to effectively interact with executives and get exposure to a huge array of technologies on a constantly changing set of projects.

  • Passion for technology.
 Expert in at least one full-stack ecosystem.

  • Strong practitioner with at least one cloud provider.

  • Proven experience as technical leader of a product development team, such as Principal Architect.

  • Consulting experience a plus.

  • You must be committed to being a team player, willing to listen to others and join in the conversation to move a project in the best possible direction.  Leave your ego at the door!
  • 3Pillar Global is headquartered in Fairfax, VA, with delivery centers in Romania and India. We pride ourselves in providing an employee-friendly work environment that includes:

  • A competitive annual salary plus performance-based variable incentives based on experience and market demands.
  • Employer funded medical plan for employees and their dependents.
  • Employer funded dental plan for employees and their dependents.
  • Employer funded vision plan with the option to purchase a premium plan.
  • 401K retirement savings plan with 100% match of the first 3% of employee contributions and 50% of the next 2%.
  • Company paid disability and life insurance and the option to purchase additional coverage for yourself and family.
  • Unlimited PTO policy.
  • 9 Company paid Holidays.
  • Business casual atmosphere.
  • 3Pillar Global is a new breed of digital product development company. We are borne from the world of hands-on software engineering and place an acute focus on business growth.
    3Pillar’s key differentiator is what we call the Product Mindset. Our development teams are empowered to focus on the business problems clients face and how a digital product will impact their customers. All 3Pillar team members around the globe are trained on the Product Mindset’s core values – Build for Outcomes, Minimize Time to Value, and Excel at Change.
    Our teams apply this mindset to build digital products that are customer-facing, drive revenue, and monetize content and data. We work with clients at any stage of the product development process to help ensure what we choose to build together has the desired impact. Our business-minded approach to agile development ensures that we align to client goals from the earliest conceptual stages through market launch and beyond.
    For more information on the company and our services, please visit https://www.3PillarGlobal.com. For current job openings in the US, Cluj-Napoca, Iasi, Noida, or Timisoara, please visit our Careers site at https://careers.3pillarglobal.com.