Staff Software Architect at SparkCognition

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SparkCognition catalyzes sustainable growth for our clients throughout the world with proven artificial intelligence (AI) systems, award-winning machine learning technology, and a multinational team of AI thought leaders. Our clients are trusted with advancing lives, infrastructure, sustainability, and financial systems across the globe. They partner with SparkCognition to understand their industry's most pressing challenges, analyze complex data, empower decision-making, and transform human and industrial productivity with scalable AI solutions to solve the problems that matter most. With our leading-edge artificial intelligence products and solutions, our clients can adapt to a rapidly changing digital landscape, accelerate their business strategies, and reduce environmental impact creating a better, smarter, and more sustainable world.
We are looking for a Principal Software Architect who will lead our team of Domain Architects in micro-services architecture development and maintenance. The Principal Architect must demonstrate proven skills in establishing and developing an overall design vision as well as extensive experience in leading software architects working across multiple development teams.
This position requires significant knowledge of micro-service software architecture over multiple technology disciplines, specialized technical problem solving, ingenuity, effective communication/presentation ability, and strong leadership skills. A high degree of specialized expertise and skill in maintaining established standards of software security, quality, and accuracies required. The Principal Architect will actively develop strong business relationships with internal groups and external customers. Self-motivation, drive, determination, and a self-disciplined approach to achieving results are essential.
If you were already working for us, you would be:
  • Leading design efforts through all phases of development projects including guiding, advising, and mentoring others on projects, developing design directions, and leading design critiques/forums
  • Participating in all aspects of software development life cycle from architectural design through implementation and maintenance.
  • Evolving and growing both internal and external relationships
  • Doing high-level project management on new and existing software projects
  • Creating and training the organization on architectural standards and policies
  • Overseeing architectural development resource allocation and utilization
  • Leading initiatives internally to enhance connection and team morale
  • Constantly evolving and enhancing the development of engineering presentations
  • Holding and overseeing high-level software architecture design accuracy reviews
  • Recruiting & interviewing potential employees for Engineering
  • Mentoring development managers in creative application presentation skills
  • Participating in engineering leadership activities as requested including overseeing and conducting quarterly architectural summits

You might be a fit for our team if you have:
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or relevant industry experience
  • 10+ years experience in Software Architecture, expertise in multi-tenant SaaS design
  • Strong organizational skills
  • A collaborative spirit
  • A self-starter who is a strong mentor
  • Proactive at team building and teamwork skills to maintain morale
  • Excellent verbal and & written communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to encourage, direct, correct, and develop staff

It would be great if you had:
  • Azure or AWS Solutions Architect Certification (or demonstrable equivalency)
  • Experience with core Azure/AWS services as well as advanced, DevOps, and data services
  • The ability to code in multiple languages using multiple technology stacks
  • Experience with the implementation of SaaS cloud-based and on-prem solutions
  • Familiarity with SQL and NoSQL database technologies
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Spinnaker, and other container technologies
  • A clear understanding of Data Science and AI fundamentals is a real plus

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • PythonLanguages
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • Adobe XDDesign
    • Adobe InDesignDesign
    • Adobe After EffectsDesign
    • Adobe PremiereDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • PardotEmail
    • DemandbaseLead Gen
    • PardotLead Gen

Location

Our office is located near the Domain and the Arboretum in Northwest Austin. Plenty of restaurants, shopping centers, gyms, and grocery stores nearby.

What are SparkCognition Perks + Benefits

SparkCognition Benefits Overview

SparkCognition offers a combination of benefits + perks that align with our brand and culture. This includes: competitive medical benefits, HSA contribution, employer paid STD & Life Insurance, 401k match, 4+ weeks of PTO, and parental leave. In addition we strive for our team to be active in our communities and to focus on leading supportive and healthy lifestyles. As we are in a high-growth stage, we offer support and encouragement for employees' career development, including mentorship opportunities, online course subscriptions, and more.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
SparkCognition participates in local volunteer activities, most notably with Austin Sunshine Camps.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
SparkCognition has a cross-departmental Culture Committee that ensures the company represents our values and mission. They plan events, launch initiatives, and represent the employees of the company.
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
SparkCognition offers group-term life insurance with a potential payout of 2X an employee's annual salary for the duration of employment.
Wellness Programs
SparkCognition's current health and wellness program provides a Lifetime gym stipend to all employees of SparkCognition.
Mental Health Benefits
SparkCognition offers a unique service called First Stop Health. This is a company that puts mental health resources front and center for our employees.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
SparkCognition's 401(k) retirement plan matches 50% of an employee's contribution up to 6% of their annual base salary, with a 3-year vesting schedule for matched contributions.
Company Equity
SparkCognition offers stock options for all employees as a part of the incentive package, including vesting over a four-year period.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We offer up to 10 weeks of parental leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
SparkCognition offers flexible schedules, allowing each employee to work with their team to determine hours.
Remote Work Program
Our post-pandemic return to office policy will allow employees and their managers to work together and determine if their role will be fully remote, a hybrid work model, or fully in-office.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
No matter what time of the year a new employee joins, we believe strongly in rest & relaxation and encourage employees to utilize flexible PTO.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Catered Friday lunches and Taco Tuesdays!
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

At SparkCognition, we're been focused on adding and improving perks and benefits. Some of these include offering prorated PTO throughout the year, 401k matching, a cell phone subsidy for all employees, parental leave (up to 10 weeks), and a choice between Mac or PC work laptops. Additionally as we look to return to the office, we are offering all employees a hybrid or fully remote work model, and we are actively hiring remote employees nationwide.

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