We are looking for an ambitious and self-driven Lead Architect who is also hands-on in coding to join our team! If you are a senior developer looking to advance your career, this is your best option.

As a Lead Architect, you will be responsible for making design choices, coordinate and oversee technical standards, including software coding standards, tools, and platforms. For the time you’re not architecting, you are a first-class developer.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the product team to design solution architecture
  • Work with the development team to articulate your solution architect
  • Being aware of system vulnerabilities and produce improvement plans
  • Maintaining and migrating database schemas to reflect business demands
  • Maintaining system documentations for multiple stakeholders (external / internal / business / tech)
  • Have a broad knowledge about technical options (databases and code stack) to solve technical challenges
  • Maintaining and enforcing technical standards, and act as technical authority for the development team.
  • Maintaining the coding standard sections in the social contract
  • Code whenever necessary 

Who you are

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in computer science, engineering or related subject is preferred
  • At least 4 years' software development experience in industry
  • 2 years' experience in architecture 
  • Understanding of the following technical stack (Node.JS, React.JS, Swift, Java, etc)
  • Proficiency in verbal and written technical communication
  • Experience in communicating to different stakeholders (commercial, product owner, designers and developers)
  • Familiar with MongoDB, Cassandra, ElasticSearch and other databases
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services
  • Experience with agile development methodologies
  • Experience with security measures in backend system

What we are offering

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Share options for top performers
  • PerkBox
  • Free fruit and snacks
  • Generous employee referral bonus
  • Great, serviced office around Cambridge Science Park
  • Experienced product team, fun working environment
  • Own a product from start to finish and see the difference you make

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent