Microservices / Cloud Architect

Location: Santa Clara, CA
Date Posted: 10-09-2017
About the Job

VidsScale is seeking to recruit a passionate Cloud and Microservices Architect to join the Office of the CTO. VidScale and our partners are building world’s largest distributed computing platform.  The candidate would be working with architects, technologists and development teams with the responsibility to ensure that our platform enables our customers to build Cloud first microservices based products and solutions.  You have a demonstrated ability to create frameworks that enable teams to rapidly adopt, develop, verify, and deploy new technology solutions.  Additionally, the candidate will work closely with the Engineering team to provide a world-class DevOps Environment capable of handling the anticipated development load.
 
You Will:
 
  • Architect and provide technical direction for the microservices approach in the VidScale tech stack for cloud/SaaS products both for web, enterprise, and mobile marketplaces
  • Lead on the setting and enforcement of architecture standards and practices affecting development of all new products as well as impacting existing ones. Develop these standards in coordination with peers.
  • Review and evaluate new and existing architecture and code to ensure it meets standards
  • Evangelize the cloud and microservice message and architecture within the development organization and to our field organizations, partners and customers
  • Research new technologies, including hands-on technical evaluation and POCs
  • Create and maintain documentation
 
You Bring:
 
  • Deep experience in the development and deployment of microservice based highly scalable distributed systems as well as experience with creating cloud native solutions through all phases of the software development lifecycle
  • Deep understanding of, and demonstrable experience in, designing, implementing, validating, and debugging fault tolerant software in cloud deployments.
  • Excellent technical development skills in microservice oriented platforms, frameworks and tools; for example, Docker, Kubernetes, OpenStack, Swarm, Mesos, node.js, Flask, Kafka, etc.
  • Technical understanding of DevOps requirements and tools.
  • Thought Leadership in open source communities in cloud and/or microservice architecture, shown by conference presentations, Blogs, code contributions etc. would be a significant plus.
  • Broad awareness of system architectures.
  • 10+ years of experience in developing, architecting, deploying highly scalable distributed computer systems with 4+ years’ experience focus on cloud and microservices architecture.
  • Previous experience transitioning complex enterprise monoliths to a microservice architecture.
  • Bachelor’s or higher post-graduate degree, preferably in Computer Science or related field
  • Big data and/or analytics experience would be beneficial
  • Exposure to Cloud Security requirements and issues would be a plus.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English
 
You Get:
 
  • 100% company paid medical / dental (US Employees)
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Bunch more great benefits
  • Working for a cutting edge technology that is disrupting and evolutionizing the Content Delivery Network (CDN) space
  • Working with world class people that are tops in the CDN space
 
About VidScale

VidScale is the first distributed edge compute platform that enables services such as content delivery to deployed on service provider access networks.  Our goal is to enable the next generation of applications such as VR/AR, gaming, IoT, and big data to be deployed in a tiered compute infrastructure that enables massive scale with ultra-low latency. Our first service, a massively saleable Content Delivery service is already in production with our OEM partners.  Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work with the largest names in the business.
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