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Chief Software Architect will be….


Key member of the Software Development Organization. His role is to provide hands-on architecture leadership, guidance and mentoring to our architecture and engineering teams, be a close collaborator and trusted advisor to the CTO, and ensure the delivery of high-quality, robust, and scalable solutions.


Chief Software Architect will be a thought-leader, with real-world business common sense, and the ability to collaborate across functions. He should have a strong understanding of Mobile Apps with multimillion user base, Backend RESTful APIs, Websites, MySQL, Mongo, Elasticsearch, Redis, Big Data and analytics.


Chief Software Architect designs technology architecture to align with enterprise standards, processes, procedures, and targets. He makes technology choices, supervises implementation of quality architecture designs, developing high performance & scalable Applications.


The Chief Architect leads software technology architects to solve complex problems and resolve technological disagreements with informed solutions. He designs software architecture policies and guidelines to manage and guide members of the department and engineering organization.


Responsibilities:



  • Provide technical leadership to the development teams

  • Build early prototypes of product components and validate them for technical design and performance

  • Understand the long-term business objectives and suggest technical strategies to meet those objectives by introducing innovation through technology

  • Be an evangelist and strong communicator of the architectural blueprints of our product to mobilize the rest of the organization to build solutions that fit our B2C & B2B customers’ needs

  • Be responsive and decisive on adjusting our product architecture as customer requirements, market conditions and technologies evolve

  • Partner with others inside and outside the engineering organization to gather all requirements to formulate the appropriate architecture required to provide system functionality, deciding when to advocate, and when to compromise, to arrive at a mutually acceptable solution

  • Work with the development team to translate the software architecture into design

  • Actively participate in the development process, as needed

  • Work closely with product management, development, quality assurance, and devops teams

  • Align IT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise.

  • Setup standards, reference architectures, Technology selection

  • Custodian of to-be and as-is architectures of the organization

  • Analyze gaps in technology architecture and translate them into opportunities.

  • Define organization’s processes for compliance, vitality, exceptions, communications, and change management.

  • Define technology architecture principles to provide guidance to the technology architecture.

  • Research and identify current and future technology services and industry standards and technology architecture viewpoints to address stakeholders' concerns.

  • Select and use tools and repositories to collect and manage architecture information and artefacts.


Experience required:


Following are the desired technical skills and experience required:



  • 10 Years of Experience in hands-on Software Development, application design and delivery of Mobile Apps/RESTful APIs in Python FLASK framework

  • 5 Years of Experience in an Architect Role in large scale software development projects

  • Excellent knowledge of Software Development methodologies and processes

  • Experience of designing solutions based on Amazon Web Services Cloud

  • Experience in developing and designing in Python FLASK Framework  

  • Possesses skills in Android and iOS Native Mobile Applications, Python based backend APIs

  • Exposure to Version Control Systems and CICD Pipeline

  • Thorough understanding of relational database designs in MySQL and good understanding of NoSQL Databases in MongoDB

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in designing architectures using Redis, ElasticSearch, SQS


Education:



  • BS/MS in computer science / computer engineering

  • Certifications in Architecting on Amazon Web Services will be a plus.

  • Certifications in Software Architecture


Preferred Skills and Knowledge:



  • PHP Frameworks

  • MySQL Database Clusters

  • JIRA & Confluence


Personal Skills:



  • Strong written and oral communications skills.

  • Proven ability and initiative to learn and research new concepts, ideas, and technologies quickly.

  • Strong systems/process orientation with demonstrated analytical thinking, organization skills and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

  • Ability to quickly pick up new tools and technologies.

  • Willingness and ability to train and teach others.

  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills.

Job Details

Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Job Location:
Gender:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Bachelors
Degree Title:
BS/ MS CS/Telecom/ Engineering
Career Level:
Department Head
Minimum Experience:
10 Years
Apply Before:
Nov 28, 2021
Posting Date:
Oct 28, 2021
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