Senior Software Architect

Cie is looking for a Senior Software Architect to play a pivotal role in the architecture and programming of our interactive applications and backend systems that support our web and mobile projects. We’re looking for someone who is a creative problem solver, can think out-of-the-box and thrive in a fast-moving, creative company. This candidate will help us grow the next set of future architects and be instrumental in expanding our team.

This is a hands-on role and will require significant research and software development efforts. If you are a self-motivated individual with an exceptional level of attention-to-detail…then APPLY BELOW!

what you'll have achieved in a year

drive technical decisions

You will research, evaluate and determine the technical direction for teams and projects throughout the organization across a variety of industries.

a pro in modern technology

You will utilize the latest languages, frameworks and environments to delivery first class solutions.

build applications used by thousands

You will architect and build scalable applications that are used by individuals everywhere.

what you’ll do to get there

  • End-to-end ownership of application architecture for web, API and other technical projects
  • Review high-level product requirements for technical feasibility
  • Distill high-level product requirements into technical recommendations (stacks, infrastructure, services)
  • Assist in proposal construction through accurate time estimates & technical recommendations
  • Participate in performing technical due-diligence on existing/legacy code-bases during integration with partners and startups
  • Identify areas of code reusability across projects and across disciplines to develop, maintain and grow a repository of reusable source code in order to increase development velocity
  • Create, maintain and update processes to allow bootstrapping of new technical projects as quickly as possible
  • Assist in building out both the development architecture and underlying infrastructure for a multitude of web-based projects
  • Load and performance test applications and identify areas for optimization across the entire technology stack
  • Be a mentor to more junior developers working on your projects by setting development schedules, delegating tasks, and reviewing code
  • Develop and enforce development standards and best practices for the engineering teams
  • Collaborate with frontend, backend and mobile developers internally and client-side in regard to APIs and integrations with their underlying systems
  • Collaborate with the various department leads (frontend, backend, mobile, QA) on setting up and maintaining auxiliary platforms to assist with development and deployment (continuous integration, automated deploys, etc.)
  • Constantly research changes in the industry as they pertain to software best practices, new technologies and frameworks and everything in between
  • Participate and provide feedback in brainstorming sessions and scoping meetings
  • Work alongside various leads to provide guidance on immediate and long-term strategy towards application development

what you’ll need to succeed

  • Experience developing applications on the .NET framework using C# and other server-side technologies
  • Experience developing web applications using ASP.NET MVC and other web server based frameworks
  • Experience with MS-SQL creating efficient and effective data models in high transaction environments and writing complex queries
  • Experience with HTML, CSS and JavaScript utilizing modern web frameworks (Vue.js is a plus!) and build processes
  • Experience developing web services using WebAPI
  • Experience modeling APIs using RAML or OpenAPI
  • Experience with automated builds and deployments (TeamCity, Octopus Deploy or similar technologies)
  • Experience utilizing PaaS and IaaS services on AWS, Azure and/or Google Cloud Platform
  • Extensive experience with Git is required
  • Extensive experience with unit and integration testing is required
  • Extensive experience with load and performance testing is required
  • Experience with Redis is a plus
  • Experience with MongoDB and other NoSQL databases is a plus
  • Experience with PostgreSQL and MySQL is a plus
  • Extensive experience with development across all application layers (data, business logic, user interface development)
  • Comfortable working in an agile-based team environment with a start-up culture
  • Proven communication skills and the ability to work with a variety of personality types
  • The drive and ability to learn new technologies and adapt to new projects
  • Must be able to clearly communicate technical challenges to business units
  • Excellent teamwork skills with an ability to get the work done with minimal supervision
  • You must be creative, focused, results-oriented, self-motivated, and a resourceful problem-solver.

what we offer

At Cie , we’re looking for fun, bright, independent, self-motivated, and experienced people who have a passion for building disruptive technology. Our compensation packages consist of salary and equity, and are commensurate with accomplishment. We offer a full suite of benefits.

Competitive Salary

Based on experience and performance.

Ownership

The right candidate will have the opportunity to work in an exciting start-up environment with accelerated vertical growth. You’ll work with a smart group of driven and talented project and account managers, designers, and developers.

Health/Benefits

Full suite of benefits including Medical, Dental, Visual, Life, Paid Vacation and a 401k matched.

The Right Gear

All the bells and whistles you need to drive results.

The Right Culture

Frequent Team events and friendly competition. Yeah, we love ping pong too. Tourney day is right around the corner…

Free Food/Drinks

Catered lunches, stocked pantries, fridges and unlimited coffee.

Fitness

There’s an outfitted gym at your disposal.

Location

With new offices in Irvine, CA, our beautiful open work space is in a building with a florist, salon/barber, café/bar (with an amazing happy hour), free parking, and game room!