Chief Architect

Israel /
Engineering /
Cloudinary is the leading provider of media management solutions, powering the trusted, award-winning visual experiences for many of your favorite brands. Cloudinary is the de facto media platform standard for developers and brand managers looking to upload, store, transform, manage, and deliver images and videos online. With over 50 billion assets managed, up to 2000 pieces of content processed by algorithms each second, and a $1B valuation, Cloudinary is quickly becoming the visual media layer of the Internet.  We are at an exciting stage, rapidly expanding its product offering, entering new market segments, extending the customer base, and feature over 8,000 customers including household names like Nike, Peloton, and Neiman Marcus. 

We offer a values-driven, supportive environment in which you will constantly learn and evolve; a place where your ideas will be embraced and pursued. We are proud of our collaborative, and growth-minded work culture, being included in Forbes Cloud’s top 100 three times in a row, and a multi-time winner of the “Best Place to Work” award.

Cloudinary is looking for a passionate and experienced software architect, we need someone who can even the balance between technical excellence and employee development.
This role will give you the opportunity to invest in the core infrastructure and support our rapid growth. You'll have a significant impact and a major role in decision-making and road map building. 
We are passionate about scale, performance engineering, high availability, robust distributed architecture, and clean code.
As part of our team, you'll have the chance to experience real highly available architecture and be part of ongoing efforts to enhance our scale and resilience.
A driving force in our engineering culture
A pilgrimage person for any and all questions with a deep understanding of our architecture and our vision for it
Building proofs-of-concept for tools, architectures, engineering practices, etc.
Working within the engineering teams to implement architectural decisions and guidelines


    • 8+ years in software engineering with various languages, frameworks, etc.
    • Hands-on orientation 
    • Strong understanding of production environments
    • Experience with large scale, cloud-based web applications
    • Experience as an Architect
    • Deep knowledge of Ruby on Rails - strong advantage
    • Experience with a microservices-based architecture 
    • Excellent communication & presentation skills, verbal and written skills in English.

Cloudinary is proud to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to pursuing a diverse workforce.