Chief Architect
Posted on 9/12/2023
Expel

201-500 employees

Security monitoring software
Company Overview
Expel’s mission is to deliver security solutions to enable analysts to be more efficient by automating work, consolidating information, and reducing time consumption of tasks. The company is committed to providing industry leading and transparent security services to cloud applications, infrastructure, networks, and endpoints.
Locations
Remote
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
AWS
BigQuery
Data Science
Google Cloud Platform
Java
Microsoft Azure
Postgres
Public Speaking
SQL
Python
NoSQL
CategoriesNew
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • Improve and maintain the cloud-native architecture of Expel's Workbench platform
  • Collaboratively advise principal engineers on architectural strategy based on your knowledge of the larger context
  • Ensure we understand how kicking tech debt down the road impacts our business and show us a path forward
  • Partner with the CTO and data science team to rationalize delivery of platform features with innovation in support of the long term technical vision
  • Proactively support engagement and innovation from all levels of engineering
  • Communicate Expel's technical architecture to relevant outside parties, such as customers, prospects, investors and partners
  • 10-15+ years of professional experience in engineering and architecture roles, including experience mentoring or managing architect or principal level engineers
  • Excellent active listening, negotiation, and conflict management skills across communication styles and levels from deeply technical through executive
  • Passion for and extensive experience in architecting large scale cloud platforms with cloud-native services in at least one of the top cloud providers - GCP (preferred), AWS, Azure
  • Solid design patterns for databases, including deep understanding and advocacy of optimization strategies, scalability, performance, security, caching, etc. (SQL and/or NoSQL, experience with PostGres, BigQuery or Bigtable preferred)
  • Expert knowledge of leading practices with logging, monitoring, observability, and application security
  • Previous proficiency in multiple languages (compiled and scripting) - e.g. Go, Node, Python, Java
  • Strategic mentality on quality and all types of testing across multiple platforms/services
  • Experience in the cybersecurity field preferred
Responsibilities
  • Drop you into the middle of a fast-growing cybersecurity company with some of the most enthusiastic customers and engineers you've ever seen
  • Give you the chance to create new technologies from the ground up
  • Place you at the helm of a core group of engineers who care deeply about quality, innovation, inclusivity, community, and technical excellence
  • Give you an opportunity to have a strategic impact on the business through collaboration with Product Management, the CTO, and the VP of Engineering and her team
  • Provide public speaking and content creation opportunities to help grow your personal brand
  • Continue your technical and leadership journey through education and mentorship