Web Architect & Team Lead

Engineering Marlborough, Massachusetts


Web Architect & Team Lead

Will report to the Director of Technology, you will be instrumental in hiring, mentoring and leading our engineering teams, with resources across US and EU. You will be expected to work cross-functionally, manage your own projects, and be the primary technical resource for your team members. You will be an empowered leader that will help drive the direction of technical solutions and ultimately the product.

We are operating a cloud-centric enterprise backup and DR platform with a global customer base, in a dynamic and fast moving market. Based in locations across US and EU, we build and operate our own multi-petabyte storage cloud. We have onshore and offshore development teams and write code in C++, C#, .NET, and JavaScript.

Job Duties:

·         Be the architect, hands-on technical guru and team lead for our cloud-centric enterprise backup and DR SaaS Portal

·         Work closely with Product Management to ensure product roadmap items (fixes, enhancements, new features) are properly scoped, architected and delivered

·         Lead junior developers within an agile development environment, driving all design, implementation, delivery and maintenance activities

·         Dig in - produce clean, scalable, maintainable code in addition to working with a legacy code base

·         Work closely with QA to ensure full test coverage and automate testing for our customer/partner-facing web portal, external APIs and internal tools

·         Clear and concise written, verbal communication

·         Help hire, mentor and lead our R&D teams

·         Continuously review and implement new, innovative R&D practices.

Job or Project Requirements and Experience:

·         10+ years of in-depth experience in R&D leadership roles, incl. large-scale, cloud-based, B2B products

·         Experience designing, building and maintaining full-stack web applications based on MS SQL Server queries & stored procedures, .NET / C#, WCF, MVVM/MVC, Angular JS, RESTful APIs

·         Experience working with and leading remote teams in an agile development environment

·         Knowledge of cloud computing and cloud computing architectures

·         Solid understanding of enterprise backup/restore and DR

·         Working knowledge of Atlassian tools (JIRA, Bitbucket, Confluence, Bamboo)

·         Ability to roll up your sleeves and dig in, motivate and lead by example

·         Attention to detail, passion for product quality, and an eye for customers’ needs

·         Autonomous, self-motivated and pro-active with creative and critical thinking capabilities

·         A degree in Computer Science (or similar qualifications).


About j2 Cloud Services:

Founded in 1995, j2 Cloud Services (NASDAQ:JCOM) is an award winning, leading provider of Internet services through its two divisions: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media.

The Business Cloud Services Division offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions. It markets its services principally under the brand names eFax®, eVoice®, FuseMail®, Campaigner®, KeepItSafe® and Onebox® and operates a messaging network spanning 49 countries on six continents.

 The Digital Media Division, created with j2 Cloud Services November 2012 acquisition of Ziff Davis, Inc.

As of December 31, 2016, j2 Cloud Services had achieved 21 consecutive fiscal years of revenue growth.   

j2 Cloud Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.