Software Architect

Commencis, Full Time, Remote

Join us in paving the way for a thriving digital society!

Commencis has more than two decades of expertise in the world of experience design, software engineering and cloud technologies. Our products and solutions are used by leading brands in financial services, insurance, airlines and retail in more than 20 countries.

We help our clients around the globe to commence their next evolution and pave the way for a thriving digital society. We love discovering what’s next. We value collaboration, curiosity, and an open mindset at work.

If you share the same passion with our fellow Commencers, then let us unleash your world-class potential!

By being a Software Architect at Commencis, you’ll also have the opportunity:

  • To progress in a technical career path
  • Discover, learn, and implement new technologies
  • Directly report to engineering manager
  • Collaborate with highly competent leaders of various expertise
  • Work with a highly motivated agile team on a daily basis

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing active “hands-on” architectural guidance and leadership through the entire life-cycle of projects/products, making high level design choices, technical standards based on best-practices to frame the software.
  • Provides consultancy for the optimal design of database schemas, analyzing complex distributed production system requirements, and implementing systems for optimized performance.
  • Collaborating closely with development teams, software engineers and QA professionals during the development lifecycle, providing guidance and technical expertise during the implementation phase, ensuring that the software is implemented correctly.
  • Supporting teams for troubleshooting system-level integration and performance issues to address technical challenges and provide architectural oversight.
  • Collaborating closely with other architects and peers across the organization architecting and delivering software / framework and templates for products.
  • Developing and leading proof-of-concepts projects
  • Focusing on factors like code modularity, scalability, availability, maintainability and traceability.
  • Driving discussions with senior co-workers regarding trade-offs, best practices, project management, and risk mitigation
  • Cross-training peers and mentoring teammates
  • Conduct code reviews and provide feedback to team members

Qualifications & Experience

  • BSc/MSc/Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering
  • 7+ years of experience in developing software in Java, Spring Boot, Microservices Architecture or C#, NET Framework, .NET Core, ASP.NET (Core), MVC, Web API, Entity Framework (Core) and SQL Server
  • 3+ years of experience in design and implementation of complex distributed systems architectures
  • Knowledge of Cloud Services (especially AWS and related AWS Services or Azure)
  • 2+ years of experience in a similar position guiding a cross-functional project/product team
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration frameworks such as Docker and/or Kubernetes
  • Working knowledge of application and system availability, scalability, and distributed data platforms
  • Experience with non-relational, NoSQL databases and other data analytics applications
  • Expert level understanding of CI/CD principles, knowhow of various tools, and passionate focus on CI/CD practices
  • Strong unit test and debugging skills
  • Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies

Nice to have

  • Experience with tools such as Elasticsearch, Couchbase, Druid, MongoDB, Cassandra, and/or HBase
  • Experience with data streaming frameworks such as Apache Kafka and/or Apache Spark
  • Experience or willingness to learn large scale stream processing technologies

Not last but least this role requires

  • Positive and proactive leadership presence
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
  • Can-do attitude
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Highly Effective time management and multitasking skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English

Why Commencis?

We want people to thrive at Commencis. Here are what Commencers like about working at Commencis.

Competitive compensation & benefits: Competitive salary, private health insurance, pension & retirement plans (company backed pension system), meal card & commute compensation, paid birthday-off

Happier Weekdays: We offer flexible working hours including remote working option. Online events, guest speakers, refreshments in the office, meeting-light culture and many more to enjoy the weekdays.

Never Stop Learning: We support learning and development programs for pretty much anything. And provide you the opportunity to reach the leading online e-learning platforms like Udemy & libraries.

Community & Socials: We are a tight-knit community and love gathering together. Happy hours, workshops, new year party, city tours, Summer Campus are only some of our social activities.

Open culture: We offer a flat organization, direct & open communication culture. We value Commencers’ voice, and address any suggestions and questions you ask.

Commencis helps leading brands grow and scale in digital, powered by its big data, analytics and cloud products. Putting digital at the core, Commencis transforms businesses to thrive and stay relevant in a demanding digital world.Driven by purpose, Commencis focuses on creating measurable positive impact and competitive advantage through technology, design and data science. Commencis enables clients to design and build digital experiences, create stronger and more meaningful relationships with their customers, and bring agility and scalability with cloud solutions.