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
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
Defining and driving software architecture and enterprise
capabilities (scalability, fault tolerance, extensibility,
Determining overall architectural principles, frameworks and
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
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
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering,
Mathematics, or related field
Master's degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering is a
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
Experience in developing cloud applications extensively on
Must have a track record of building and deploying highly
available, large scale, high performing multi-tenant SaaS
Must have strong knowledge of failure modes, resiliency
patterns, and techniques to enable robust, self healing
Must have experience delivering complex event-driven
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
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
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.
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
Great downtown Boulder HQ - (Walk to lunch!)
Free Eco Bus Pass - (Office is right across the street from the
Boulder bus station)
Participation in Automox Incentive Stock Option Plan
Open vacation policy - (take what you need to stay
Standup desks, quiet spaces, and snacks and yes… coffee.
Rooftop deck and amazing views (we celebrate victories both big
Monthly team-building rituals (hikes, ice cream breaks, lunch
and learns, cross-team opportunities)
LOCATION: Boulder, CO (relocation assistance available for the