We are looking for a Software Architect who will be working with team members to ensure consistently elegant and scalable software architecture, efficient and resilient deployment and CI / CD infrastructure, and leverage existing and emerging cloud technology to create radically scalable, reliable, and innovative solutions for a disruptive company experiencing hyper growth.
Design and build core technology using industry leading technologies including virtualized and container-based infrastructure and related technologies, Aurora and NoSQL, and other AWS-based infrastructure in a way that improves delivery of new functionality.
Review, audit, and provide feedback to engineers on best practices for securing software components.
Track progress against milestones, identify and resolve obstacles, communicate objectives and requirements.
Communicate and provide transparency for development status and progress within and outside the organization.
Cooperation and coordination between the Product Management organization and the Engineering Team to ensure we build the right things and build things right.
Communicate and train Engineers in software best practices, architectural principles, design patterns, and effective software development principles.
Evaluate new technologies and create proof-of-concepts for expected use cases with sufficient detail to facilitate the decision-making process.
Monitor and analyze security alerts and information and distribute to appropriate personnel.
Establish, document, and distribute security incident response and escalation procedures to ensure timely and effective handling of all situations.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or engineering field.
7+ years Software Engineering / Development of web services and scalable applications.
3+ years Software Architecture of web services and scalable applications.
Demonstrated ability to lead and mentor a development team.
Mature knowledge / experience with software development and Agile development methodology.
Strong experience with application development (including automated testing), microservices and related technologies.
Strong experience with highly scalable web-based technology, mobile application principles, and emerging infrastructure technologies such as containers, serverless architecture, lambdas, etc.
Strong SQL skills for both design and queries and can mentor others on best practices and optimizations.
Ability to use tools and metrics to communicate and present information in an effective and compelling way.