WHO YOU ARE

You are a seasoned architect who helps create the technological vision, drives technology strategy and has strong leadership, technical and business acumen.  You bring a breadth of experience bringing highly scalable enterprise SaaS applications to market. You will provide the overall technical leadership for the development of the Automox product platform.  You are a hands-on leader that will foster and drive collaboration with peer architects, engineering stakeholders, product managers, UX leads and data scientists on the definition and delivery of our highly scalable and secure SaaS solution. You should be able to question the team decisions / approaches objectively, understand the critical issues, and resolve them to meet the platform goals. You will be expected to initiate conversations, ask hard questions, and bring strategic decisions to the leadership team to debate and decide.  You will participate in all phases of the software development lifecycle, driving the application design and overseeing its implementation.


Serve as the Architect for products that involve multiple business owners, concurrent work streams, and geographically distributed Agile teams. Provides direction to Software Engineers and Tech Leads but does not have direct managerial responsibilities.


WHAT YOU WILL DO:


  • Defining and driving software architecture and enterprise capabilities (scalability, fault tolerance, extensibility, maintainability etc)

  • Determining overall architectural principles, frameworks and standards

  • Creating a well thought out architecture strategy and manage the alignment to the product roadmaps

  • Partnering with business stakeholders and technology leaders to translate program requirements into technical solutions and system design

  • Driving research, case studies and prototypes on leading edge technologies and how they can be leveraged

  • Providing hands-on development where appropriate

  • Designing proof-of-concept pilots and working closely with technical leads to drive successful POC implementations

 REQUIRED SKILLS:


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Mathematics, or related field

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering is a plus

  • Minimum of 5 + years of architect or tech lead experience with customer-facing, large-scale, web-based applications

  • Minimum 5 + years of experience as an application developer implementing web applications

  • Deep experience with some, if not all, of the following technologies: Java, JavaScript, PHP, Golang, front end tech stacks such as Vue,  Kubernetes, Docker and containerization in general, relational and NoSQL databases

  • Experience in developing cloud applications extensively on Amazon AWS.

  • Must have a track record of building and deploying highly available, large scale, high performing multi-tenant SaaS applications

  • Must have strong knowledge of failure modes, resiliency patterns, and techniques to enable robust, self healing architecture

  • Must have experience delivering complex event-driven architectures

  • Experience with middleware technologies such as Redis; RabbitMQ and/or other queuing technologies.

  • Strong knowledge of architectural styles and design patterns. Microservices experience and development of API’s is a plus

  • Excellent application design and analysis skills

  • High energy and motivation

  • Strong customer focus

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken

  • Able to explain clearly the benefits of architectural approaches in terms of business value

  • Proven teamwork skills

  • Ability to actively listen to others

  • Ability to adjust work schedule as needed

  • Ability to work with multiple priorities


WHO YOU ARE:


  • A Leader: Experience and a proven track record in leading high performing teams.

  • Customer Obsessed: You demonstrate customer fluency by advocating their needs, understanding their friction and have the urgency to solve their problems. 

  • An Extraordinary Communicator: Communication is the key to success. Regardless of your level or position, you treat people and their opinions with respect. You are able to be concise, articulate and honest in the delivery of your message. 

  • Humbly Courageous: Learn through a willingness to fail, correct and move on.

  • Innately Curious: Status quo is not for you. You are inquisitive and remain open to new ideas and points of view. You seek to understand the ‘why’ and understand the how to our business. 

  • A Thoughtful Decision Maker: Ability to make tough decisions by identifying the root cause and applying second-order thinking. 

  • And Highly Impactful: Results speak louder than words and you have the drive and resilience to rapidly shifting priorities to meet business objectives. 



WHY AUTOMOX


  • At the top of the list is simply that you will have a will have a voice and an impact on the success of Automox and on the security of customers like NASA, Xerox, DollarShaveClub, TripAdvisor, GE Healthcare and more.  

  • A strong proven leadership team backed by founders of Tenable, Carbon Black, RSA, AlienVault, Internet Security Systems, ThreatGrid, Phantom Cyber along with world-class venture capital.  

  • Great downtown Boulder HQ - (Walk to lunch!)

  • Downtown Parking

  • Free Eco Bus Pass - (Office is right across the street from the Boulder bus station)

  • Health/Dental/Vision/Insurance Benefits

  • Participation in Automox Incentive Stock Option Plan

  • Open vacation policy - (take what you need to stay energized)

  • Standup desks, quiet spaces, and snacks and yes… coffee.

  • Rooftop deck and amazing views (we celebrate victories both big and small)

  • Monthly team-building rituals (hikes, ice cream breaks, lunch and learns, cross-team opportunities)


    LOCATION: Boulder, CO (relocation assistance available for the right candidate)


Come make an impact!