Platform Architect

Remote, (Anywhere)
Product & Engineering – Engineering /
Full Time /
At Atlan, we are both proud and humbled by the fact that we are building products that power data teams in more than 50 countries around the world, ranging from small startups to Fortune 500 giants. Our products form the very backbone of our users, have become a part of their daily workflows and directly impact their success.
In the past decade, products like GitHub helped companies build great engineering cultures. At Atlan, we are on a quest to help build winning data teams of the future. Every line of code we write, every feature we add, every pixel we create—everything we do—is to help data teams around the world do their lives’ best work.

Let’s show the world how it’s done!

About the Role

    • Embrace the role of a Sr./Platform Architect at Atlan, where you'll drive the evolution of our backend systems. With ownership over one or multiple crucial components, you'll collaborate across teams to craft architectural solutions that resonate with our tech standards and deadlines. Beyond this, you'll spearhead advancements in scalability, reliability, cost efficiency, and latency optimization. By leveraging your architectural prowess, you'll refine our product and platform, ushering in a new era of maturity. As a forward-looking architect, you'll consider the 1-week, 1-month, and 6-month roadmaps, ensuring scalability and adaptability while avoiding over-engineering. This is a Remote First Role and can be based anywhere in EMEA or APAC.

What will you do? 🤔

    • Technical Ownership: Lead backend components with overall ownership, collaborating with product, frontend, and QA teams to craft efficient, future-oriented Data SaaS solutions.
    • Strategic Thinking: Align tasks with short-term and long-term roadmaps, balancing innovation with practicality.
    • Solution-First Approach: Leverage technology to solve problems effectively, transcending tech stack limitations.
    • Team Leadership: Provide guidance, mentorship, and direction to team members, fostering a culture of growth and collaboration.
    • Effective Communication: Thrive in a remote work environment through meticulous documentation and clear communication.
    • Systems Expertise: Apply your prowess in system design patterns to architect scalable applications, while staying proficient in Kubernetes and other relevant technologies.

What makes us a match? 😍

    • Proven Expertise: 8+ years of experience as a Software Development Professional, including hands-on technical architecture and systems integration involvement ideally with recent experience within the Data SaaS industry.
    • Architectural Acumen: At least 5 years of experience in Architect roles with a strong focus on platform architecture, or a minimum of 2 years as building, developing and deploying architecture for platform-first SaaS products.
    • Decision-Making: Ability to lead technology decisions, including RFP processes, from a technical perspective.
    • Educational Foundation: A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related discipline.
    • Framework Proficiency: Familiarity with Enterprise Architecture Frameworks like TOGAF.
    • Cloud & Container Mastery: In-depth knowledge of public cloud environments and container ecosystems (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
    • Big Data Experience: Successfully worked with systems handling large data volumes.
    • Tech Impact: Share your tech journey, highlighting achievements, methodologies, and outcomes.

Do your life’s best work at Atlan 🚀

At Atlan, our mission is to help data teams do their life's best work. Inside Atlan, our goal is to help Atlanians do their life's best work while at Atlan and reach their Ikigai.

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