Senior Backend Architect

United States /
Technology – Software Development /
We are looking for a Senior Backend Architect to work with one of our US-based clients, which operates iconic entertainment, news and sports broadcasting networks reaching hundreds of millions of viewers worldwide.

Our client is launching a new vertical business and a digital product, being supported by a major corporate sponsor. Once the details are concluded with the sponsor, the website and a weekly newsletter will be designed, developed, tested, and launched.

In this project you will

    • Lead the design effort for new software solutions across multiple development teams 
    • Develop rapid prototypes to bootstrap new product and technical initiatives
    • Interpret product requirements into engineering specifications and high-level designs
    • Lead the design and discussions for all new technology initiatives with all stakeholders, gathering requirements, clearly defining the problem, proposing alternative solutions, evaluating and analyzing feasibility of approach and execution
    • Ensure that all designs are properly completed and meet the architectural and operational standards before being released
    • Document and communicate solutions by diagrams, specifications, presentations and stubbed interfaces
    • Develop prototype solutions to articulate design approaches and foster common standards across teams
    • Troubleshoot and resolve coding and software design issues

You are the one if you have

    • 3+ years of experience with Golang
    • 8+ years of experience as a software engineer
    • Strong understanding of software design/architecture and tradeoffs and experience working on complex software solutions
    • Experience using AWS or other cloud providers
    • Strong understanding and experience with SQL and NoSQL databases
    • Familiarity with containers, micro-services and related architectures
    • Good understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle
Our Engineers bring the vision and goals of our clients to life by bringing experience and passion to the software development process. Spark Digital Engineers take pride in elegant and robust solutions that bring peace of mind to those who rely on them.

Do you bring experience and passion to your work and team? Does seeing a software product take shape and come to life make you happy? If yes, you’d fit right in at Spark Digital and we’d love to talk about the Senior Backend Architect role we’re looking to fill.