Software Architect

Engineering /
Full-time /
At Yottaa, we’re dynamically changing how major retailers think about the eCommerce channel.  By improving site performance by over 30%, Yottaa makes the shopping experience fast, smooth, and engaging.  It gives our customers the freedom to innovate with new technologies, significantly increase conversions by almost 10% on average, and it allows them to direct their development resources to create new functionality.   
We are currently seeking a Software Architect to design and architect the next generation of eCommerce performance and security.  This is a hands-on role where you will work on everything from website optimization to advanced streaming analytics to backend APIs.   

Your Role

    • Drive innovation.  Work across technical boundaries to design, architect, document innovative product features.  Break down and scope complicated systems into smaller parts that can be executed by individual teams.  
    • Build great software.  This is a hands-on role where you get to help build and deliver the solutions you conceive. 
    • Discover solutions.  Work with product managers to discover, scope, and document technical solutions to customer challenges and opportunities. 
    • Create and implement a technical vision.  Establish technical direction to achieve business and technical goals. Adopt frameworks and patterns that address future needs. Drive technology decisions and improvements. Establish a technical roadmap. 
    • Own technical excellence. Identify, communicate, and implement critical technical design and security principles that guide decision making across engineering, operations, and product teams. 

Knowledge and Experience

    • Full-stack, commercial software development in Java, Ruby, or Python. 
    • Deep software design and architecture skills. Demonstrate ability to drive architectural vision organization wide. 
    • Knowledge of browser HTML page content and lifecycle, and related concepts, including JavaScript, CSS, CORS, the DOM model, and SPAs. 
    • Skilled navigator of public cloud technologies and best practices, ideally on AWS.  
    • Experience with Big Data technologies and services such as Kafka, Elasticsearch, Cassandra, Redshift.  
    • Ability to work cross functionally across technologists, product owners, and business leaders. 

Bonus Points

    • Experience or interest in AI workflows, especially ML. 
    • Ecommerce platforms and technologies including composable tech stacks. 
    • Development experience with React, Rails, Angular, or similar.  
Leading brands such as Bombas, Brooklinen, Callaway Golf, NutriSystem, Tarte, Tilly’s, and YETI rely on Yottaa to monitor their site performance and optimally load content to deliver the right content at the right time on more than 1,000 eCommerce sites. This acceleration results in a 30% faster site that drives higher conversion rates. Trusted by thousands of retailers and brands, Yottaa delivers faster page loads with improved site reliability, reducing friction in the purchasing path, improving shopper retention, and increasing return on web tech and marketing spend. To learn more about how Yottaa can accelerate your site and increase conversions, please visit or follow @yottaa on X and @Yottaa on LinkedIn.