Sr. Architect

Austin, TX 78757

Posted: 08/24/2022 Industry: IT Job Number: 9449

Job Description

We are hiring a Senior Architect for a very people centric Fintech organization that is rapidly growing. This is onsite with 1 remote work from home day per week without exception.

The salary range (DOE) will go to $220K with a fantastic benefits package.

Generous relocation packages available

H1B Sponsorships are available.


Before reading the qualifications, please note the Core Values which are very important to the team and work culture.

*Core Values*

We are nice folks, but unapologetically fierce competitors in the marketplace who work as a team. Every member of our team embodies our core values. We work, hire, fire, and promote by these values.
  • Take Initiative – A bias to action
  • No Big Egos – Self-confidence with humility
  • Honesty – Direct forthright communication
  • Wicked Smart – Intellectually and emotionally self-aware

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Own and lead our technology architecture vision and strategy across a globally distributed engineering team to deliver best in class software solutions across our businesses.
  • Promote the development of reusable frameworks to help accelerate the time to market for new business capabilities.
  • Provide thought leadership to the enterprise on key industry and technology trends promotes the culture of innovation in teams towards building highly configurable, modular, composable, cloud-native distributed quality products.
  • Help establish and govern code quality and code improvement initiatives.
  • Help our development teams design and implement highly scalable, highly secure software systems using Java for deployment on AWS infrastructure
  • Help dev-ops teams define and implement highly scalable, robust, and secure systems on AWS infrastructure, meeting 99.99% uptime goals
  • Performs necessary R&D and Evangelizes the tools, methodologies that can be adopted during the development, testing and deployment phases of the products to improve overall execution efficiency.
  • Mentor the high performing cross-cutting functional, technical experts who are part of different projects, products

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field, advanced degree a plus.
  • 10+ years of experience in a software development environment, preferably at a Fintech firm.

  • Deep practitioner of Agile and Lean Start-Up methodologies.
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement and continuous learning mindset.
  • Demonstrated capability as a lifecycle problem solver (idea -> implementation).
  • Strong engineering leader who can roll-up their sleeves
  • Execution focused executive with a “get things done” attitude.
  • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to senior executives and customers.
  • Ability to cultivate a culture of openness, transparency, and inclusion.

  • Excellent knowledge of strategic planning and capability development with experience implementing technology strategy and roadmaps.
  • Prior experience in a software organization that has experienced significant growth and transformation in a large enterprise environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading software architecture and engineering teams; ability to coach and mentor architecture resources and effectively manage and shape team and individual behaviors.
  • Expert written and oral presentation skills used to influence other leaders across the enterprise.

  • Prior experience with evaluating emerging technologies and recommending potential partnerships that provide efficiencies and competitive advantage within the tech stack.
  • Experience with developing reusable assets such as prototypes, solution designs, documentation, and other materials that contribute to department and organization effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Deep knowledge of service-oriented and event-driven architectures. Knowledge of SpringBoot a strong plus.
  • Expertise in design and development of java-based systems
  • Deep understanding of and experience with building highly scalable and highly secure micro-services based, AWS services based, high-scalable, configurable, composable, modular AWS cloud deployable apps.
  • Hands-on experience in cloud engineering and cloud-native design.
  • Well-versed in API development and management.
  • Strong understanding of modern data modeling and data architecture practices.
  • Experienced in container and container management.
  • Experienced with industry standard programming languages, operating systems, application development frameworks, monitoring tools, and CI/CT/CD tools.
  • Experience with both traditional RDMBS and No-SQL databases.
  • Understanding of AI/ML and integrating data science models real-time into operational systems.
  • Mobile systems design and implementation experience
  • Experience with banking systems and lending systems a plus
  • Skills with design of descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics a plus




If your favorite pronouns are “I” and “me”, you won’t be a great fit. If you get inspired by wanting your next career milestone to read: “Promoted” on a TEAM that grew revenue from $50 million to $500 million in 5 years.”, we’d like to chat with you.


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