Software Architect - Cloud

Engineering Bangalore, India


Position at Wind River

Job Description – Software Architect – Studio DFL Team




In a world increasingly driven by software innovation, Wind River is pioneering the technologies to accelerate the digital transformations of our customers with a new generation of Mission Critical AI Systems, in a world with the most exacting standards for safety, security, performance, and reliability. Success will be determined by our ability to innovate with velocity and solve customer problems at the solutions level.


Wind River’s impact spans critical infrastructure domains such as telecommunications, including 5G; industrial (automation, sustainable energy, robotics, mining), connected healthcare and medical devices, automotive (connected and self-driving vehicles), and aerospace & defense. We were recognized by VDC Research in July 2020 as #1 in Edge Compute OS Platforms, overtaking Microsoft as the overall commercial leader. Wind River regularly wins industry recognitions for excellence in IoT security, cloud and edge computing, as well as 8 consecutive years as a “Top Work Place”. If you’re passionate about amplifying your impact on the world, in a caring, respectful culture with a growth mindset, come join us and help lead the way into the future of the intelligent edge!




Wind River Systems is building Wind River Studio, a cutting-edge cloud platform and DevSecOps toolset for digital transformation of RTOS-based devices at the “intelligent edge” of critical IoT applications. Our growing Studio DFL team is building out new features for Studio, to make it quick and easy for embedded platform and device developers to develop and test their applications. Wind River Systems is seeking an experienced, high-performing Software Architect to lead a team developing hybrid cloud-based platform for Studio.


What you’ll do:

In this role, you will be the technical lead on the overall Studio DFL architecture, as well as work with the various team members on day-to-day implementation details and provide mentoring and support to help ensure high quality and velocity are achieved. You will collaborate cross-functionally to deliver intelligent cloud native solutions across a wide portfolio of class-leading products, in many industry verticals, and ensure high performance, usability, and product quality.


Who you will work with:

You will collaborate with global Studio team members managers, other architects, product lines, groups, and teams across the company and in other locations to prioritize issues and work and support internal and external customers. You may also have opportunities to engage with and contribute to various internal and external open-source communities. You will report to the Director of Studio DFL in Engineering.


Your responsibilities:

  • Lead and contribute technically on architecture and implementation for DevOps platform
  • Technically mentor and develop a team of highly skilled DevSecOps DFL software engineers and testers
  • Guide the team to break down features into testable epics, stories, and tasks with estimates
  • Interface with architects, technologists, product managers, developers, engineering program managers, QA, Test, Engineering Operations, and customer-facing teams
  • Enhance team skills by providing guidance on good software engineering patterns, DevOps, and MLops practices
  • Define and document DFL team architecture processes and architectures & present them to team & stakeholders
  • Contribute to overall DFL strategy and handle other duties as assigned by the Director of Studio Developer


ABOUT YOU (We’re looking for someone with experience developing innovative, high-quality products and toolsets for the intelligent edge; serving as a technical leader, mentor, and coach for diverse agile teams delivering analytics; and leading digital transformations in a cloud-native DevOps environment. Skills in cloud and micro-service architecture are necessary, coupled with real product deployments requiring high scale, extensibility, and performance.


Qualifications - MUST HAVE:

  •              BSc (or equivalent work experience) in Computer Science, Data Science, Computer / Electrical / Software / Systems / Mechanical Engineering, Operations Research, Applied Math / Physics, or other STEM field
    • Advanced degrees (e.g., MSc, MBA, or PhD) are appreciated, but not required
  •              At least 14 years of overall experience including at least 9 years on embedded development
  •              3+ years leading and driving the architecture of R&D projects that are on-cloud and/or on-prem (preferably both) with high availability, scale, and performance criteria.
  •              Exceptional, inclusive, collaborative team player who leads technically & delivers in distributed agile environment.
  •              Blend of technical expertise and soft skills; good listener with effective & flexible communications in English

Core Competencies and Demonstrated Success – You should have most or all of these:

Mandatory skills:
- Proven experience with cloud based services, Networking, CI/CD, Data Management
- recent experience in embedded dev architect/lead role
- Ability to strategize tech roadmap working in a global team

Desired skills:
- recent work in automotive company, telecommunications, etc
- Scaled agile experience 

Note: Although this is primarily a software architecture role, and prior software development experience is important, we do not use coding tests, quizzes, or take-home assignments in our AI interviews. We are more interested in how you think about analyzing and solving a problem, how you learn, how you lead, and how our team can learn from you! However, if you do have a public GitHub or other repository with examples of your past work, please share the link (optional).


Pluses - It will be great if you also have knowledge or experience with one or more of these:

  •              Real-time analytics: receiving and analyzing streaming data from distributed devices or applications (not just processing data at rest)
  •              History of open-source contributions and/or volunteering on professional committees
  •              Track record of conference or customer presentations, teaching, publications, and/or patents


A NOT SO FUN FACT: Studies have shown that men will often apply for a job when they have 60% of the qualifications that are listed. Women and people of other genders are often reluctant to apply to a job unless they feel they have 100% of the qualifications that are listed. If you are an experienced software architect with the ‘must haves’, and you feel like this role could be a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply!



Wind River is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. We prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.