Software Architect - Platform Engineering

San Francisco
Software – Platform Engineering

As an Architect on Jawbone Health’s Platform team, you will design, develop, and maintain platform-level services used by Jawbone’s applications. You will work closely with web and mobile client developers to build services and APIs that are fast, scalable, and easy to use.

We are striving to build a highly scalable, versatile platform using REST and SOA principles that will allow Jawbone to deliver groundbreaking mobile experiences for a host of products via a wide variety of devices. Our microservices and APIs provide the means for delivering those experiences. If you enjoy problem solving with a creative and dedicated team in a fast-paced environment, and are passionate about building new and innovative products and applications that will change the way people live, we want you to help us take it to the next level.

Working closely with client and infrastructure developers, QA teams, and product managers to define and implement APIs for Jawbone products.Architecting and developing backend services to support application features with a focus on performance and scalability.

Required Skills:
BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
Strong programming knowledge, experience with Python a plus
Experience with relational databases and SQL, preferably MySQL

Preferred Skills:
Experience with web or mobile application technologies: HTML/Javascript/CSS, iOS, Android
Experience with high volume, high availability applications and systems
Experience with NoSQL databases, preferably Cassandra
Experience with container/virtualization systems, preferably Docker
Experience with microservice architectures and REST APIs

For more than a decade, Jawbone® has created products and services for the mobile lifestyle unparalleled in their innovation, ease-of-use and sophistication of design. The Company is the creator of an award-winning, best-selling line of intelligent Bluetooth headsets (Jawbone ERA & ICON), the inventor of NoiseAssassin® technology, the world's first and only military-grade noise-eliminating technology, of JAMBOX, the first intelligent wireless speaker and speakerphone, as well as THOUGHTS, a free mobile service that allows users to utilize their voice in a new way. A 2010 IDSA Design of the Decade winner, Jawbone is committed to delivering innovative products that improve the mobile lifestyle through ever-changing software and wearability. Jawbone is privately-held and headquartered in San Francisco.