Optimizely (Episerver) Architect

Job Location(s) US
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/19/2023 8:32 PM)
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Technology Experts - Architect


Come join Perficient and our international team of technical consultants that delivers thrilling customer experience solutions for our Fortune 500 clients and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. You will learn from the best, working alongside talented Episerver developers, architects, and marketers in a supportive and collaborative environment. You will be part of a software engineering culture at a growing, top consultancy in the market. We are focused on nurturing passionate consultants and developing future delivery leaders while continually building on our successes and evolving our approach. If you seek a mentoring environment, leading-edge technology, and challenging work, contact us today and make Perficient your career destination.


About Our Optimizely (Episerver) Business Unit: 


We have been partnering with Optimizely (fka Episerver) for more than 4 years and our team has been developing with the product for over 6. Perficient is currently a Gold partner and will soon qualify for Platinum status, making us one of only 6 US-based companies to achieve Platinum status. We specialize in Content Cloud and B2B Commerce offerings as well Healthcare and Manufacturing & Distribution clients.  Perficient currently has one eMVP and nearly 30 certified developers, with plans to increase both of those numbers over the next year.


With a digital agency that is 400+ strong, we dream big. And we build beautiful, too, thanks to our growing team of Optimizely MVPs, years as a Optimizely partner, and deep roots as an established technology consultancy. Technology is at our core, and when fused with a team of talented content strategists, visual designers, and experience architects, we deliver on the complete vision and bring experiences to life.


Perficient has offices in many major cities with hubs for the Optimizely team in Atlanta, Chicago, and Irvine. We are proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled. We also have a strong remote culture and much of our team works remotely.


Perficient currently has a career opportunity for an Optimizely (Episerver) Architect for our Optimizely business unit.


Job Overview:


The Optimizely (Episerver) Architect role within the Optimizely practice at Perficient is a senior level role who will be responsible for designing high quality solutions for customers and managing the day-to-day technical excellence of a delivery team. You should have a deep understanding of the software development life cycle, Optimizely development best practices, and possess the ability to implement and execute standard software architecture patterns. You should also be a strong Optimizely developer who is comfortable in taking on any technical challenge or task with confidence and efficiency.

You will be providing best-fit architectural solutions and be responsible for defining scope and sizing of work. You will provide solution architecture to solve for the business problem, platform integration with third party services, as well as design and develop complex features to fulfill the business needs of our clients.


You will get to collaborate with some of the best talent in the industry to create and implement innovative high-quality solutions. You will help contribute thought leadership, provide mentorship, perform systems analysis, architecture, design, configuration, testing, debugging, and write documentation. You will challenge your consultative and business skills with leading-edge solutions through a diversity of work provided by multiple industry domains.



  • Represent Perficient professionally in both client and team situations
  • Instill confidence in Perficient’s skills and ability to deliver
  • Gain an understanding of the unique business and technical requirements on each of our engagements to facilitate both communications and the most appropriate solution design
  • Collaborative design and development of the appropriate solution
  • Detailed design, development and unit / integration testing utilizing the appropriate methodologies, technology and tools
  • Practice strong configuration management and version control
  • Production of client deliverables such as detailed design documentation, unit test plans and well documented code
  • Ensure deliverables are of the highest quality to promote client satisfaction
  • Demonstrate respect for and responsiveness to our clients and colleagues
  • Ability to work independently with a focus on first-time quality without requiring excessive review by more senior team members
  • Mentor and guide junior developers to help them grow their technical and consulting capabilities
  • Maintain technical excellence in the execution and the delivery of implementations of varying scope
  • Ability to demonstrate strong technical leadership internally and to clients
  • Establish reputation as a thought leader in the technical community
  • Independently manage assigned tasks


  • Passionate coder with at least 8 years of development experience on the Microsoft ASP.NET stack, and at least 3 years of development experience on the Optimizely (Episerver) platform with superior code quality
  • Expert-level knowledge of modern technologies and software development practices and patterns
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Must be flexible to new situations and challenges
  • Significant, demonstrated experience and expertise in the following technologies:
    • Optimizely Platform
    • NET MVC/Web API
    • Object-oriented/architectural design patterns
    • Infrastructure design and DevOps
    • Modern front-end development
    • Git and Gitflow
  • Expertise in software architecture and design patterns
  • Strong consulting and communication skills. Ability to work effectively with various organizations in pursuit of problem solutions.

The desired qualifications of the Optimizely (Episerver) Architect role include:

  • Undergraduate or graduate college degree (BS, BA, MBA, etc.)
  • Experience and expertise in the following technologies:
    • Modern JavaScript frameworks such as React, Angular, Vue, etc.
    • Microsoft Azure, including Azure App Services, Azure SQL, Azure Active Directory, and Azure Virtual Machines.
    • Continuous Deployment/Release Management with VSTS
    • Episerver Personalization
    • Episerver Commerce
  • Deep understanding of the digital marketing capabilities of Optimizely and best practices for customization and implementation
  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to explain technical considerations, trade-offs and recommendations to both technical and non-technical client representatives 

Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work.

More About Perficient


Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.
Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.

Perficient is an award-winning IBM Premier Business Partner, a Microsoft National Service Provider and Gold Certified Partner, an Oracle Platinum Partner, an Adobe Business Solution Partner, and a Salesforce Gold Consulting Partner.




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