Technical Architect

Pune, India
At Aera, we deliver the cognitive technology that enables the Self-Driving Enterprise™: a Cognitive Operating System™ that connects you with your business and autonomously orchestrates your operations. Aera's Cognitive OS leverages the best of artificial intelligence, machine learning, natural language processing, big data, and enterprise domain expertise to deliver Cognitive Automation at scale for some of the world's largest companies.

We’re looking for a seasoned and talented enterprise level Technical Architect to join our world-class engineering team and become instrumental in the development and architecture of our enterprise cloud platform. As a Technical Architect, you will collaborate with other architects, designers, product managers and software developers to influence product direction and functional requirements, and deliver complex high performance, scalable software products and APIs.  This role will report directly into our Chief Technology Officer (CTO).


    • Design, build and maintain modular, efficient, secure, reusable, and reliable code automation and be a key player in major architectural adoption and mentor team throughout product development lifecycle
    • Provide technical leadership and oversight for more than 1 scrum teams
    • Drive Technology roadmaps and take up research/POC work for new tools/technology solutions to support product roadmap
    • Identify bottlenecks in applications and devise solutions to ensure the best possible performance, quality, scalability, security and responsiveness of the applications
    • Collaborate cross-functionally in all phases of the development life-cycle
    • Participate in design and code reviews

About You

    • 11+ years of experience in building architecture and design for large scale enterprise application on cloud
    • Hands on experience with Java, J2EE, SQL, multi-threading, caching techniques and microservices
    • Experience utilizing continuous integration and continuous delivery techniques
    • Knowledge and basic experience with mobile application development and architecture (iOS and Android)
    • Hands on experience in SQL, data modeling and data structures for high-volume and high-velocity data
    • Experience in JavaScript frameworks; such as Angular, ReactJS etc.
    • Proven track record in building products on big data systems such as Spark, Kafka, RabbitMQ, Apache Kafka, and other Big data technologies
    • Experience building large scale distributed, fault-tolerant systems
    • Experience in NOSQL datastores (Cassandra/MongoDB/Redis) and basic knowledge on Columnar database
    • Good interpersonal skills and have experience working with global teams
    • Nice to have experience in designing and building GraphQL based services
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Willingness and ability to travel to customer sites as needed
At Aera, we're on a mission to solve the biggest, most intractable challenges in the world of enterprise software. We envision the rise of the Self-Driving Enterprise: a more autonomously functioning business with a central operating system that connects and orchestrates business operations. Our Cognitive Operating System is increasingly used by the world's largest companies to fundamentally transform their organizations and how work is done.

If you share our passion for building the next generation of enterprise software, and deploying it for the most sophisticated customers in the world, you’ve met your match. Headquartered in Mountain View, California, we're growing fast, with teams in Mountain View and San Francisco (California), Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca (Romania), Paris (France), Munich (Germany), London (UK), Pune and Bangalore (India), Sydney (Australia) and Singapore.  So join us, and let’s build the future of work together!