System Software Architect

Company: FortifID, Inc
Location: Mountain View , California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 23.MAY.2018

Summary

Job Description FortifID is a seed-funded startup aiming to give consumers more control of how their data is used, and to reduce online fra...

Description

Job Description

FortifID is a seed-funded startup aiming to give consumers more control of how their data is used, and to reduce online fraud for businesses.

What We Offer:

  • Write a complex distributed data analytics product from the ground up
  • Improve the current state of consumer data privacy and identity
  • Help businesses reduce the incidence of identity fraud
  • Get equity commensurate to a seed stage startup

Your Mission:

  • Co-create and own the architecture and design of FortifID's entire software product
  • Select programming languages, libraries, frameworks and tools to be used
  • Implement fundamental parts of the FortifID product
  • Lead by example to institutionalize good development practices like continuous integration, code coverage analysis, minimization of technical debt, clean code etc to create a safe, quality product
  • (Optional) Blog about our product and its technologies
  • (Optional) Drive any relevant standards development

Are You:

  • Comfortable with seed-stage startup risk and reward
  • Self-motivated and be able to go from basic requirements to design and hands-on implementation with minimal guidance
  • Non-political, practical and positive in attitude
  • Respectful of other team members and willing to engage in engineering debates with focus on implementable solutions
  • Willing to help build the team through interviewing, helping new team members, helping build our processes and practices
  • Able to code fluently in at least one of: Java, C#, C/C++, Go, OCaml/F#
  • Able to code fluently in at least one of: Javascript, Python, PHP, Perl, Ruby

Do You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience writing highly scalable and highly available distributed systems, databases, web services and virtualized applications, preferable using AWS, Azure or GCP
  • Proven ability to bootstrap a complex product consisting of web apps, distributed software, and mobile apps from scratch
  • Desire and ability to design and write the code (i.e. be an architect and an implementor)
  • (Nice to have) Experience building production blockchain applications
  • (Nice to have) Fintech / HFT experience
  • (Nice to have) Experience with identity management

 
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