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1 лютого 2024

Staff Engineer/Architect (PitchBook)

Київ, Черкаси, віддалено

At SPD Technology, we bring together a team of like-minded people who are driven by the desire to bring value through their work, united in their commitment to high performance and delivering custom, cutting-edge tech solutions that drive clients’ growth. We empower our people with a culture of excellence and enable them with the opportunity to uphold their accountability to contribute on each level. We value humanity and collaboration, encourage professional and personal growth, and foster a supportive and flexible work environment where everyone’s contribution is welcomed.

And now we are looking for a Staff Engineer/Architect to join us as part of our team.

About the role:

As the Software Architect in the engineering team, you will be facilitating architectural decisions and execution for one of product areas or business direction.

You will utilize your extensive background for working with talented engineers and insightful product managers to design and build exceptional solutions relied upon by thousands of PitchBook customers (many of them have big names, and the team is proud to work for their needs).

Also, this is an outstanding opportunity to work with strong professionals during a deep transformation phase bringing successful product solutions to the new level of maturity and scalability to match the highest grade of modern software development company.

Your ability to collaborate with colleagues, provide technical leadership in a matrix-style structure, level up engineers and development managers, and extend architecture influence across multiple engineering teams will be critical to your success. You will solicit feedback, engage others with empathy, and help create a culture of belonging, teamwork, and purpose.

If you love building customer-centric solutions, can drive and embrace changes, strive for excellence every day, are adaptable and focused, and believe work should be fun, come join us!

About the project:

PitchBook — a platform for investment professionals. Our software provides access to data and the analytical tools to get answers fast and discover promising opportunities. Uncovers actionable insights and trends hidden within the financial data of more than three million companies. Users all over the world include large corporations, start-ups, venture capital and private equity firms, investment banks, and many others.
Features of PitchBook: Advanced search / Discovery & insights /Company profiles / Workflow & efficiency / Many more.

Team: 4 Architects in Ukraine, 1 Architect in Seattle.

Technical stack: Java, Spring, PostgreSQL, MS SQL, Python (in some cases), k8s.

Schedule: Flexible (with need to attend team meetings).

As a qualified expert, You will:

  • Provide & translate software architecture vision, principles, and technology standards across the business direction or product area, working closely with engineeringing teams and product management to evaluate options and design a great solutions for the customers with an acceptable cost;
  • Devise technology and architecture solutions that propel engineering excellence across the organization, simplify otherwise complex problems, and address the “-ilities” (portability, usability, maintainability, scalability, recoverability, availability, extensibility, and security);
  • Propose pragmatic, organized, and balanced technical decisions in areas such as build vs. buy, now vs. later, and refactor vs. rebuild;
  • Coach engineering teams, grow their level constantly and enable them making high-quality autonomous decision in the software design;
  • Manage tech debt for your responsibility zone, constantly reducing it and trying to minimize it during creation of new solutions;
  • Prototype experimental/researching solutions and drive innovations and prove the technology direction;
  • Build robust system diagrams, develop a detailed understanding of key aspects current software state, and provide a clear vision of proposed solutions or alternatives;
  • Describe technical context in intuitive ways for different audiences, adapting communication from highly technical deep dives with engineers to non-technical dialogue with senior stakeholders;
  • Learn constantly, including in available cloud managed services (PaaS/SaaS/IaaS), libraries, frameworks and platforms (commercial and open source);
  • Provides and oversees high-level estimates for scoping non-trivial features.

We’re looking for you if you have:

  • 7+ years of experience in software development primarily with Java stack, Spring;
  • 3+ years of experience in designing software architecture for the multi-component environment;
  • Experience in building distributed systems: microservices, event-driven architectures in cloud;
  • Experience with mainstream data storage, replication, caching, and search technologies, such as PostgreSQL, MS SQL Server, GCP CloudSQL, Redis, Elasticsearch, and Lucene/Solr;
  • Experience with containers and orchestration platforms, including Kubernetes and Docker;
  • Comprehensive understanding of key technologies and their major pros/cons for resolving modern engineering problems;
  • Be open-minded and capable to learn from the decision history as well as providing solutions which lead to desired future state w/o fears from the past;
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal. You can explain your idea to any engineer and manager and perceive valuable feedback.

Would be a plus:

  • Experience building systems requiring extensive ETL, data lakes/platforms, and data sourcing;
  • Experience with Google Cloud managed services (ideally having GCP certification);
  • Has successfully built and executed complex project with microservice architecture.

What’s in it for You

Reveal great tech solutions

Join the team of individuals who care about what they do and how they do it, and are accountable for the result and high performance. Unleash your potential, tackle new challenges, and be part of a team that values your skills and contributions.

Experience an agile and flexible working environment

Work fully remote or from our office hubs or in a hybrid work model. Enjoy 20 business days of paid vacation, unlimited sick leave, 4 days of emergency leave.

Feel cared about

Prioritize your well-being with a medical insurance yearly budget / financial reimbursement of expenses on medical services outside Ukraine. Get compensation for sports, equipment, massage, and rehabilitation, along with access to our well-being program, corporate loan, and tax and legal support.

Embrace the opportunity for personal and professional growth

Take advantage of individual learning and certification budget, career paths and personal development plans, company-wide tech and cultural events, educational leave, language courses, access to our corporate library, and more.

Interview steps:

  1. Intro call with Recruiter (up to 30 min);
  2. Tech Interview with Staff Engineers (up to to 2 hours);
  3. Interview with Director of Software Architecture (up to 1 hour).
  4. Interview with Managin Director and Head of Engineering (up to 1 hour).

About SPD Technology

SPD Technology is a custom software product development and IT consulting company with extensive expertise in various industries, including fintech, e-commerce, logistics, insurance, biotech, cybersecurity, and more. Our world-class team of over 600 experts develop web, mobile, AI/ML, and enterprise solutions for world-renowned companies, including Fortune 500 firms and emerging startups. We have 4 development centers in Europe [Ukraine], a representative office in London, the U.K., and remote teams, working worldwide. With over 17 years of experience in designing, building, streamlining, and supporting software products, SPD Technology drives growth of businesses from the US, the U.K., Israel, Switzerland, Mexico, and other countries.

Embrace the opportunity to innovate with us!

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