Cloud Architect/ Principal Cloud Engineer

Engineering - San Jose San Jose, California Req.Num.: 4644


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The Cloud Architect is a hands-on senior technical leadership role in the SaaS Engineering group. This individual will display clear technical leadership and help scale, and drive our cloud platform development for new SaaS products. Working closely with developers, product managers and operations teams, you will be instrumental in delivering rock solid platform services. As a development architect, you will be responsible for contributing to overall architecture of the solution, helping and guiding other developers solving complex technical problems.

 Responsibilities

Understand business goals and translate those into an appropriate technical solution
Develop scalable cloud microservices
Able to demonstrate creating well-architected REST APIs using one of the major node.js server frameworks (Sails.js ,Express or Restify) or equivalent technology
Get involved at a hands-on level designing and writing code
Ability to manage multiple projects while maintaining a high level of detail
Diagnose functional issues and take ownership of issue resolution
Ensure high availability and provide application support to enable 24x7 monitoring
Mentor and guide junior engineers in the team

Qualifications and Experience:

Bachelors and/or Masters in computer science OR related filed of study
Strong hands-on experience in the development of a cloud-based multi-tenant SaaS products
Excellent architecture and modeling expertise with in-depth understanding of cloud architecture patterns
7+ years experience with full stack development of Cloud/SaaS Applications
Full stack development with Node.js/Express.js/Sails.js, with front-end work (JQuery, Backbone.js/Angular.js/React.js, CSS3, HTML5)
Experience with developing and managing cloud-computing environments like Amazon EC2, Azure, GCP, Heroku is a real plus
Solid understanding of application security, web applications as well as micro services.
Deep hands on experience with in-memory, relational and NoSQL databases

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