The Solution/Software Architect owns the architectural decisions for the team, covering backend API, integrations, frontend native Apps and web portals. The SSA should the visionary force behind the technical solution. The SSA values simplicity and is unafraid to challenge technical constraints and procedures to achieve an Agile design. The SSA works closely with all team members to create a modular, scalable solution that addresses/incorporates future architectural changes and designs. The SSA will drive the teams engineering practices in test driven development, continuous integration, and automated deployment. The SSA is a hands-on team member who actively coaches the team to solve complex problems.