Intersection is hiring a

Technical Strategist

New York, United States

Intersection is seeking a Technical Strategist to lead the definition and implementation of transformative technology solutions for our clients. This is a role that combines technical architecture and delivery, business development and client relationship management. An ideal candidate is an experienced innovator with strong initiative and problem-solving creativity. Our Technical Strategists are hands-on technologists who have diverse overarching awareness of established and emerging best practices and are willing to venture out of their comfort zone when needed in order to best serve our clients. Collaboration and communication skills are essential for this role, as is the ability to think constructively and be action-oriented under pressure. This individual should be a steward of the client and project’s best interests at all stages.

Responsibilities:

  • In partnership with Client Strategy, define and advocate for client technology solutions 
  • Act as a technical strategic consultant and team leader on large and complex client engagements, in collaboration with other consulting and technical roles 
  • Define project scope by working closely with the customer to identify, clearly articulate and prioritize business requirements 
  • In collaboration with Design and Engineering leadership, create and own engagement technology plans, including strategic roadmap definition and contingency/mitigation planning 
  • Drive projects and engagements forward, defining deliverables and accepting accountability for their fulfillment 
  • Interface with vendors, consultants and software providers on behalf of the client 
  • Travel, as required by client and project

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of professional experience in client-facing technical leadership role 
  • Experience designing and developing complex and large-scale systems, from concept through production implementation 
  • Strong technical architecture experience and applied knowledge of Enterprise 
  • Integration Patterns and best practices 
  • Experience in technology vendor evaluation and management 
  • Experience and comfort with client stakeholder management and communications at the senior management level 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Strong diagramming and documentation skills 
  • Proven ability to effectively work with team members and business stakeholders across diverse roles and experience levels 
  • Strong foundation in information security and production resiliency principles and practices

Desired Skills:

  • Strong data architecture and/or data science skills 
  • Experience with message-oriented middleware and ESB platforms 
  • Hands-on design and development experience in Java, Scala, C++, Go, JavaScript or Python 
  • Strong AWS architecture and implementation experience 
  • Technology management experience, including building, motivating, and optimizing teams a plus 
  • Experience in civic and/or retail technology projects a plus

About Intersection:

Intersection is a technology and media company committed to improving the urban experience at the convergence of digital and physical worlds.

Our unique set of assets focus on leveraging emerging trends in technology to improve quality of life in cities as well as create products to grow and develop businesses. With 12 offices, media in 60 markets, and 500+ people across the United States, we carry expertise in:

  • Technology & Innovation
  • Engineering
  • Design
  • Advertising & Media
  • Strategy
  • Data

Our work spans across a variety of markets in cities, government, mass transit, airports and airlines, cultural institutions, retail, and telecommunication providers.

Intersection is the lead company behind LinkNYC, the largest and most advanced public Wi-Fi and street furniture network in the world. By providing up to 10,000 communication hubs for City residents and visitors with free public Wi-Fi, access to communications, information and municipal services across the City, Intersection aims to create an array of solutions to help make cities around the world more livable and connected.

Intersection is an Equal Opportunity Employer.