Senior Technical Architect

AssemblyOSM AssemblyOSM Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Wed, Sep 7 '22Posted on:

About Assembly OSM

Assembly is on a mission to make urban growth scalable, sustainable, and inclusive. Novel technology, enabling aerospace levels of precision, allows us to design and deliver high-rise buildings quickly, at less cost, and more efficiently than ever before. Assembly buildings are custom, imaginative, green, and peerless in quality—all while creating market-driven affordability, enabling diverse participation in building delivery, and bringing design excellence to more and more communities.  We’re currently a tight-knit group of 30 with plans to scale both our team and impact substantially this year. If our mission speaks to you, we encourage you to read more from our leadership team and to apply to join us.

About the Role

As a Senior Technical Architect at Assembly, you will lead efforts to develop and maintain our team’s standards for 2D & 3D documentation, technical details, product data, and project specifications. As a Technical Lead in Systems Design, you will drive the team’s investment in building an encyclopedic knowledge of materials and processes that strengthen our ability to consistently execute high-quality design work.


You Will:

  • Lead design team to define catalog of technical details for products & systems
  • Translate product and project requirements into technical solutions that can be implemented by the team
  • Establish internal QAQC of drawings & specifications to standardize systems design deliverables across the different phases of the design & production process
  • Develop, standardize, and maintain product & system data sheets
  • Develop test criteria as needed to document test results in support of data sheets
  • Develop, establish and maintain product & system warranties
  • Support writing, editing and delegating of technical documentation and specifications
  • Establish qualifying criteria & standardization of bid sheets for vendors
  • Support review of shop drawings and submittals received from suppliers and fabricators
  • Support systems design team efforts to continuously iterate and improve upon systems to build a catalog of viable solutions
  • Research innovative materials and processes while keeping up with standard construction products and technologies and staying informed about new materials, code changes, and current industry trends
  • Support growth of systems design team while maintaining high standards of productivity, quality work, and collaboration


You Are: 

  • A highly organized, detail-oriented architect with experience taking designs through to fabrication and construction completion.
  • A problem solver capable of thinking through complex constructability issues and collaborating to develop high-resolution solutions.
  • A self-actualizer whose first instinct is to jump in and build clarity for yourself and others. 


You Have:

  • 5+ years of professional experience as an architect
  • Understanding of building codes and construction industry best practices and methodologies
  • Strong leadership, written & verbal communication and organizational skills
  • A high degree of self-motivation, flexibility, and resourcefulness
  • Previous experience with modular construction a plus
  • Fluency in digital modeling for design & coordination, Catia experience a plus but not a requirement



At Assembly, we aim for genuine inclusion and belonging, not just the absence of toxicity. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and have zero tolerance for harassment or discrimination. We seek out employees of all races, colors, religions, ages, gender identities and presentations, LGBTQ+ identities and orientations, family and parental statuses, veteran and disability statuses, and ancestries and national origins. 


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • 20 PTO days per year, plus holidays
  • Free One Medical and virtual healthcare services, including Health Advocate and Teladoc 
  • Commuter Benefits
  • FSA and HSA
  • 401k
  • Summer Fridays

* Please note that being authorized to work in the United States is a precondition of employment for this role. We are not sponsoring work visas, such as H-1B visas, at this point in time.*


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