Job Description

Come Grow With Us

Grand Canyon Education (GCE) is a rapidly growing educational service company that has long been an industry leader in providing educational, operational and technological support services to the post-secondary education sector. Formerly part of Grand Canyon University (GCU), GCE still works closely with GCU to benefit thousands of students, families and the local inner-city community. We put people first, drive innovation, and do good in the community that we live and work in.

The Marketing Solutions Architect’s responsibilities include gathering requirements and functional specifications, assessing the current software in place in order to identify areas in need of improvement, and overseeing development teams for the marketing department. Position will work collaboratively with the GCE IT team on various projects and provide mentorship to peers.

What you will do:

  • Research, evaluate and develop executable solutions for marketing problems leveraging available in-house development teams as well as 3rd party integrations that support defined functional and non-functional requirements. 

  • Create documentation for the technical design and architecture of projects, ensuring projects adhere to collaborative architectural standards and industry best practices. 

  • Elevate technical expertise across the marketing department by mentoring others. Acting as a force multiplier in making others better and helping other technical resources achieve their maximum potential on a repetitive basis. 

  • Promote innovation and application of emerging Martech and IT technologies useful to marketing through continuous research and evaluation. 

  • Write code at a high skill level to produce and demonstrate proof-of-concept, illustrate best practice, and analyze technical or business problems. 

  • Other duties as assigned.

What you will need:

  • Coding Languages: PHP, Javascript, Python

  • Database Systems: MySQL, MSSQL

  • Git SCM platforms such as Azure Devops, Atlassian Bitbucket, or Github.

  • CI/CD platforms such as Azure Devops, Circle CI, Jenkins, Github Actions.

  • PhpStorm Integrated Development Environment or any Jetbrains/inteliJ derivitive.

  • CRM software such as Microsoft Dynamics or Salesforce

  • Marketing Automation tools such as Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Eloqua or Marketo.

  • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline (computer science, information technology, etc.) from a regionally accredited institution.

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience building web applications, IT and/or Martech integrations.

  • The following experience may be substituted for education requirements:

    • 9 years of work experience building web applications, IT and/or Martech integrations with an unrelated bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.

    • 10 years of work experience building web applications, IT and/or Martech integrations with an associate degree from an accredited institution.

Why work at GCE:

  • Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan

  • Generous time off plan and 11 paid holidays

  • Paid time off to volunteer in the community or at GCU sponsored events

  • We also offer full-time employees, their spouses and dependent children an Education Tuition Discount Program

Application Instructions

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