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Platform Architect



Posted on Wednesday, August 3, 2022

About the Role

  • Embrace the pivotal role of Platform Architect at Atlan, where you'll drive the evolution of our backend system. With ownership over a crucial component, you'll collaborate across teams to craft architectural solutions that resonate with our tech standards and deadlines. Beyond this, you'll spearhead advancements in scalability, reliability, cost efficiency, and latency optimization. By leveraging your architectural prowess, you'll refine our product and platform, ushering in a new era of maturity.
  • Join Atlan's innovative team as a Platform Architect and take ownership of a key component within our backend system. In this role, you'll collaborate cross-functionally, building and refining solutions that align with our tech standards and timelines. As a forward-looking architect, you'll consider the 1-week, 1-month, and 6-month roadmaps, ensuring scalability and adaptability while avoiding over-engineering.

What will you do? 🤔

  • Technical Ownership: Lead backend component ownership, collaborating with product, frontend, and QA teams to craft efficient, future-oriented Data SaaS solutions.
  • Strategic Thinking: Align tasks with short-term and long-term roadmaps, balancing innovation with practicality.
  • Solution-First Approach: Leverage technology to solve problems effectively, transcending tech stack limitations.
  • Team Leadership: Provide guidance, mentorship, and direction to team members, fostering a culture of growth and collaboration.
  • Effective Communication: Thrive in a remote work environment through meticulous documentation and clear communication.
  • Systems Expertise: Apply your prowess in system design patterns to architect scalable applications, while staying proficient in Kubernetes and other relevant technologies.

What makes us a match? 😍

  • Proven Expertise: 8+ years of experience as a Software Engineer, including hands-on technical architecture and systems integration involvement.
  • Architectural Acumen: At least 5 years of experience in Architect roles with a strong focus on platform architecture, or a minimum of 2 years as a Platform Architect.
  • Decision-Making: Ability to lead technology decisions, including RFP processes, from a technical perspective.
  • Educational Foundation: A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related discipline.
  • Framework Proficiency: Familiarity with Enterprise Architecture Frameworks like TOGAF.
  • Cloud & Container Mastery: In-depth knowledge of public cloud environments and container ecosystems (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Big Data Experience: Successfully worked with systems handling large data volumes.
  • Tech Impact: Share your tech journey, highlighting achievements, methodologies, and outcomes.