Senior SaaS Architect

Senior SaaS Architect

Remote/Telecommute JobREMOTE / Toronto, Ontario, Canada †-†Permanent
This job allows you to work remotely†

Job Description

If youíre looking for a path to fast growth, an opportunity to truly lead, and want to join an AI tech company thatís becoming an industry benchmark, then keep reading...

Job overview

You are a trusted technology mentor and leader with an impressive roadmap, one who is outcome focused, and places a high value on optimal product. We are actively seeking talented and experienced Senior SaaS Architect to provide leadership to the Architecture team to effectively implement our Cloud vision, working collaboratively with other technology teams and implementing the best practices of SaaS application design, security, privacy, CI/CD, and DevOps.

What you will be doing:

Set strategic direction and roadmap for the team to establish a highly structured, scalable, efficient and agile SaaS product architecture initiatives, implementations, KPIís and customer success.

Establish and implement best practices methodologies, reference architectures, prototypes, KPIís, processes, and procedures to efficiently implement cloud services with high availability, performance, quality, API-first open architecture, and Big Data Analytical platform in order to fulfill our Service Level Agreements.

Continually explore, evaluate and adopt advanced technologies to provide higher quality service, scalability and modern architectural standards.

Effectively collaborate with other departments such as Product Management, Professional Services, and Client Success.

Interface with partners, customers and provide solutions for 3rd party Integrations, API Services, and Big Data Analytics

Support hiring and retaining top Engineering talent

Must Have Skills:

Do you have the technical skills that will enable you to succeed in this role?

10+ years of experience in SaaS, Multi-Tenant Product Architecture / cloud based enterprise software. 3+ years of Director/Senior Director level management experience would be an asset

Extensive production experience with Google Cloud Platform (GCP)‎, Microsoft Azure, or Amazon AWS and deploying high scale applications leveraging IAAS, PAAS services, API Gateway Services, Cloud Monitoring and Analytical platforms.

Extensive Experience in designing API led services, Microservices, API platform services, out of the box 3rd party integrations, market place and Big Data Analytics.

Experience in designing modern SaaS architecture adhering to cyber security standards, security compliance programs such as SOC2, PCI, FISMA, HIPAA, FedRAMP and GDPR.

Extensive experience with prevailing web technology stack: J2EE, Micro Services and BigData

Extensive experience with application deployment, troubleshooting, production support for highly secure, large-scale, complex, distributed applications/platforms

Fluency with Javascript-based technologies, Web Services, SQL and no-SQL Cloud Database (Postgres, MongoDB), and BigData Platforms with hands-on coding experience.

Fluency of network elements such as firewalls, load balancers, DNS, DHCP, NAT and server sizing/configurations.

Proven experience in managing a geographically distributed development team and handling customer escalations, technical presentations.

Business skills:

Excellent technical leadership and management skills

Excellent communication, technical presentation and customer-facing skills

Excellent organizational, analytical and creative problem solving skills

Strong project management skills with KPI, process definition and improvements

Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously, drive results and rapidly adapting to changing business dynamics

Ability to clearly explain technical issues and constraints to non-technical people both in verbal and written communications

Excellent problem-solving skills

Work experience requirements:

Bachelorís degree in engineering, computer science or related field, or equivalent work

Minimum 7+ yearsí experience with SaaS/Cloud development

Proven experience leading and mentoring a development team


Starting: ASAP

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