Senior Architect


Remote / United States of America
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Industry: Enterprise
  • Post Date: 05/14/2022
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  • Company Address: 55 Hawthorne St, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94105

About Motive

Motive, formerly KeepTruckin, builds technology to improve the safety, productivity and profitability of businesses that power the physical economy.

Job Description

Motive builds technology to improve the safety, productivity, and profitability of businesses that power the physical economy. The Motive Automated Operations Platform combines IoT hardware with AI-powered applications to automate vehicle and equipment tracking, driver safety, compliance, maintenance, spend management, and more. Motive serves more than 120,000 businesses, across a wide range of industries including trucking and logistics, construction, oil and gas, food and beverage, field service, agriculture, passenger transit, and delivery.

 Motive is proud to be a Forbes Cloud 100 company and a 2020 Career-Launching Company by Wealthfront.

About the Role: 

As a leader in Motive’s Professional Services team, you will work in a fast-paced, high-growth Services organization creating Professional Services solutions that are scalable for our customers.  You will be the technical owner for Professional Services built solutions, providing leadership on design, development trade-off decisions, and prioritization of tech debt.  In this role, you will provide strategic guidance for new PS-created solutions, and work with cross-functional teams on the roll-out of those offerings.

In addition, this role will be responsible for meeting with customers, designing custom solutions that meet their business needs, and writing statements of work/ RFP responses for those custom solutions.

What You’ll Do: 

  • Provide leadership in integration design, development and maintenance of PS solutions
  • Ensure adherence to best practice implementation processes while continuously working to improve project management operations.  Responsible for PS solution Collateral
  • Prepare statements of work and RFP responses for custom technical solutions, working closely with sales engineers, project managers, account executives and customer success teams
  • Identify opportunities for process efficiencies for scaling PS solutions and create/maintain a roadmap for our PS solutions


What We’re Looking For: 

  • Engineering background strongly preferred, candidate should have a working knowledge of software development lifecycles, integration platforms (e.g., MuleSoft), enterprise APIs, and/or cloud platforms (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • 10+ years experience in Professional services creating solutions for customers, and creating PS offerings
  • Ability to confidently interface and build trust with cross functional stakeholders, including Account Executives, Account Managers and Customer Success Managers.
  • Strong negotiation skills with the ability to make trade-off decisions
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all organizational levels and in situations requiring instructing, persuading, negotiating, conflict resolution, consulting and advising, as well as flawless written communication
  • Ability to identify areas of opportunity, recommend solutions, take ownership or implementation and/or project management if in another department’s domain

Creating a diverse and inclusive workplace is one of Motive's core values. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. 

Please do not let an arrest or conviction record prevent you from applying for employment at Motive. Motive considers qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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