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North Highland Solution Architect / Application Engineering in Atlanta, Georgia




North Highland believes we Unleash Potential Together. For our clients, it means we challenge thinking and build capabilities, so they are stronger and inspired to do more. With our colleagues, it means shape an environment where bringing, growing and sharing ideas isn’t just encouraged—it’s expected. And within our communities, it means we give of our skills, time and passion to make them more prosperous. Overall, it means we are biased to action, so we create and build rather than talk.

Solution Architect / Application Engineering

Technology is core to all of North Highland’s consulting work and we are looking for the right Solutions Architect to continue the expansion of our Application Engineering team. The Solution Architect level is primarily responsible for growing a team of consultants highly skilled in enterprise software engineering, growing our portfolio of business in an assigned group of clients and to participating in the leadership of the global technology capability.

Why we love our firm:

  • Interesting technical challenges primarily in new, custom development

  • Working with large clients and large budgets

  • Wide variety of stacks and challenges ... comes with consulting projects

  • Stability of a large company combined with direct impact on clients and solutions

  • Collaboration with diverse teams, e.g. UX, Data & Analytics, and Strategy

  • Flexible PTO program

Exciting work you will do:

Help lead the Application Engineering team (part of the Technology capability) through:

  • Fostering a high-quality human experience for our team through effective coaching, mentoring, development of career paths, and modeling superior management and leadership skills. (Mentor team members to become great technologists!)

  • Continue building the team’s amazing capabilities through development and management of training plans, hands on skill development, paired project work and project reviews.

  • Show a bias to action through high quality work delivered on time and on budget to our clients.

  • Working to identify and clarify digital application-related challenges with clients and multi-disciplinary consulting teams

  • Creating, estimating, scoping and presenting application technology solutions to some of the biggest brands in the world

  • Designing and proving application technology solutions, architectures, and development approaches

  • Leading application development work and teams

  • Advance research and development of new application technologies

  • Collaborate with our client account teams to grow existing and build new client relationships

  • Shape the future by being part of the Technology leadership team on agile, digital transformation, cloud technology and software engineering

The amazing person will have significant knowledge and experience with the modern technology landscape including:

  • 8+ years of experience in application architecture, development, and deployment

  • Experience with front and backend technologies, e.g. React, Angular, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Java, .NET, Spring

  • Experience with server management, virtualization, and automation tools like Docker, Chef, Puppet, and Ansible

  • Understanding of agile and continuous delivery techniques, esp. DevOps

  • Familiarity with CI/CD tools and technology like Jenkins, Selenium, etc.

  • Strong presentation skills in presenting complex topics to large audiences and C-Level executives

  • Helping to grow enterprise architecture and software engineering teams for a consulting agency or a mix of private firm/consulting firm experience

  • Enterprise experience leading large application engineering projects, specifically solution engineering, estimating, and proposal writing

  • A commitment to a lifetime of learning and growth

  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university

  • Ability to travel as needed

North Highland is a global management consulting firm known for helping clients solve their most complex challenges related to customer experience, performance improvement, technology and digital, and transformation. We add value and support our clients across the full spectrum of consulting, from strategy through delivery. We bring the big ideas, then we make them real. North Highland is an employee-owned firm, headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with more than 3,000 consultants worldwide and 60+ offices around the globe. The firm is a member of Cordence Worldwide (, a global management consulting alliance. For more information, visit and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

North Highland is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.