Software Architect

Company: Horn Solutions Inc.
Location: Austin, Texas, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 10.MAY.2019


Horn Solutions has partnered with a fast-growing blockchain technology company to bring on a senior-level Software Architect. Would you like...


Horn Solutions has partnered with a fast-growing blockchain technology company to bring on a senior-level Software Architect. Would you like to join a tech company that s bringing blockchain to the masses building leading-edge solutions for enterprises? How about an opportunity to play an important part in shaping our future? From day one, you ll be rolling up your sleeves joining a team of engineers to extend their blockchain-as-a-service platform. Their core offering is a set of REST APIs SDKs designed for developers to add blockchain capabilities to their applications. You ll be working with Python, Django, PostgreSQL, RESTful APIs, GitHub, Red Hat 3scale, Kubernetes CircleCI, hosted primarily on Google Cloud Platform. You will be also working with UI technologies in an environment that encourages learning and collaboration. RESPONSIBILITIES -- Own the vision and technical roadmap for our next-generation systems Developing software, owning the entire lifecycle from design, specification, implementation, to verification and release Leading a broad aspect of SaaS operations Collaborating with a cross-functional team of other engineers and product managers Working in a fast-moving but stable environment in a continuous deployment workflow - testing and QA is very much a part of your role Mentoring junior developers WHAT WE RE LOOKING FOR -- BS in Computer Science (or relevant equivalent) 4+ years of software development experience as a Software Architect Experience operating in a technical leadership capacity (not management) Experience in a Linux or Unix environment Substantial experience designing distributed systems and cloud native applications Proficiency with a major cloud provider (AWS, GCP or Azure) 4 years recent experience working with Python and Python-based frameworks such as Celery, Django, and Flask Substantial experience building and maintaining real-world products using continuous integrationdeployment to enable engineers to deploy code and configuration from local environments through to production Substantial experience building and maintaining APIs via RESTful web services A track-record of creating and maintaining automated test suites in a functional CI or CD pipeline SKILLS TO BE SUCCESSFUL ON THE TEAM -- Strong attention to detail Customer-centric a deep understanding of what would benefit our users most Propensity to iterate on products in weekly cycles - a bias for action A positive entrepreneurial outlook with the ability to be flexible in our changing environment A passion for programming and software engineering Able to handle ambiguity Highly collaborative - able to work successfully across teams Logical and strong problem-solving skills ADDITIONAL NICE TO HAVES Experience contributing to open-source software Experience utilizing JiraConfluence Experience working in a startup-oriented environment This is a full-time position based in the Northwest Austin area, offering a competitive benefits package, perks incentives.

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