Software Architect

AgroStar
  • Pune
  • Confidential
  • 5-8 years
  • 183 Views
  • 28 Jul 2015
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  • IT/ Information Technology

  • Retail
Job Description

As an Architect, you will
- Interact with Product manager and Business owners to define key components of the overall platform.
- Build a robust and scalable platform that will enable a large volume of transactions and events to be processed
- Play a pivotal role in choosing the right technology to build these solution components
- Play the role of a technology leader for a high performing team

Responsibilities
Assisting directly and indirectly in building a high performing tech team
Responsible for Technology Operations - - Create a highly optimized, performance driven, scalable and sustaining Open Source/ LAMP platform.
Managing Android app development and a responsive design compliant version of the site
Driving definition and continuous integration for releases by working closely with the engineering and other stakeholders such as business and marketing teams
Scaling the existing platform to support millions of user traffic and thousands of transactions per day
Integration and maintenance of various 3rd party systems
Building a culture of strong commitment, innovation within the technology team
Providing a better user experience.
define a long -term road map to transition technology from Open Source platform to an alternative platform (build vs. buy) to meet the scalability and availability requirements
Constantly investigate emerging technologies and techniques, research ongoing industry trends, make appropriate recommendations to the management for enhancements
Work closely with Business Leads, Engineering Leader and marketing team to ensure business and customer satisfaction goals are met.
Desired Skills & Experience
The ideal candidate will be a visionary leader, builder and operator. He/she should be able to operate in a very fast paced environment where time to hit market is super critical. The leader needs to balance technical leadership and savvy with strong business judgment to make the right decisions about technology choices.
A Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science from Top Tier institutes such as IITs, NITs, BITS, etc.
8+ years of Software Development experience and 4 years in a technology leadership role in a consumer internet company is a big plus
Proven track record of building large-scale, highly available, low latency, high quality distributed systems and software products
Prior hands-on experience in building and scaling a LAMP based eCommerce platform is desired but not mandatory
Strong development experience on the following technologies is required: -
LAMP stack - Strong MySQL knowledge is required, strong PHP experience is desired
HTML, CSS, Java Script, jQuery and front end frameworks such as Angular.js, ember.js, etc
Knowledge of NGNIX/Apache server internals and configuration is desired
Experience with cloud platform such as AWS is required (EC2, S3, CDN and Load balancers (ELB)) is required.
Software development experience in Java, Python, PHP, Scala, etc
Web sockets
Excellent verbal and written communication skills


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