iX.co is looking for a System Architect to design solutions for large-scale engagements and provide technical leadership to a team of engineers.
The System Architect is heavily involved in all aspects of the project, from participating in technical requirements gathering with the client, to project definition and planning.
The System Architect will work directly with the Solutions Architect who is responsible to identify the overall approach.
The System Architect and will also have direct interactions with clients and will have a career path into the Solutions Architect position.
The Architect will design components of the solution and prepare detailed technical specifications, design data schemas and interfaces.
In addition, the System Architect will perform the hands-on development of proof-of-concept applications. The ideal candidate has extensive experience as a full-stack developer and a history of successfully delivering complex applications for demanding clients.
Passionate about technology, a continuous learner who also enjoys mentoring others
Strong interpersonal communication and collaborative problem-solving skills
Strong oral and written communication skills in English and Russian languages
Experience with business requirements gathering and their translation to technical requirements, strategic architecture and design
Comfortable researching APIs and designing solutions leveraging them
Ability and willingness to travel 20%, as needed
Experience developing and leading large-scale technology engagements
Familiarity with various UML forms and expertise in the development of use cases, class diagrams, sequence diagrams and occasionally state diagrams
An excellent understanding of best practices across technologies (client / server-side, QA, deployment, project management, etc.)
Experience conducting code reviews and enforcement of best practices
Architecture : fault tolerance, scalability, separation of concerns
Front-end : responsive web, card based layouts, front end optimizations, CDN, caching (browser, cdn, web servers)
Back-end / CMS : overall understanding / oversight, back end system performance optimization for high availability solutions
Data Persistence Layers : deep knowledge of relational databases and data management strategies for NoSQL (document) databases
Mobile : application configuration / bootstrap, OS Stats, OS Trends
Expert-level knowledge in Web 2.0 technologies, including AJAX, social networking and blog platforms, widget development, and mobile
Ability to propose and diagram virtual / physical environments
Advanced knowledge of Cloud IAAS services (AWS EC2, Elastic Beanstalk, S3, Dynamo DB, CloudFront, Lambda, API Gateway, CloudWatch)
Familiarity with : CDN products and settings - Akamai, Fastly, Cloudfront etcImage Manipulation Trends (Cloudinary)Application Performance Monitoring and Optimization (New Relic / Data Dog / Sumologic / Stackify)Ad Integration on Web and Apps - Display Ads and Video Ads, IAB guidelines, latest trends, Google DFPWeb and Mobile Analytics (Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics)Search Engine Optimization (SEO)Search (Algolia, Swiftype, Google Custom Search, Azure Search)Node.
js (Express, Angular Universal)Microsoft Azure (Virtual Machines, Azure SQL, Cloud Functions, Block Storage, Queues)OTT / Video Delivery - overall concepts across Web and AppsPayment Processing - PCI complianceUser Management / Security - approached in a scalable wayMarketing - cross platform campaign management, email marketing, etcExperience integrating Video and Video Management SystemsUnderstanding Automated / Continuous Deployment model
About iX.co :
iX.co, a digital media company focused on the way data science and technology can create more personal experiences for users while growing audiences for content owners, bridges the gap between storytelling and technology, creating digital platforms and experiences to help global brands engage with audiences and monetize their investments.
iX.co works with many of the biggest names in sports, media, entertainment, and active lifestyle, using data-driven insights to cater to audience passions and empower businesses to make millions of lasting impressions.
With offices across North America, Europe, and Asia, iX.co is proud of the impact it has helped create for elite organizations like the PGA TOUR, NASCAR, FOX, Chelsea FC, AS Roma, the International Ski Federation and the International Basketball Federation, among countless others.
Competitive salary and yearly bonus
Medical insurance (after probationary period)
Fitness benefits (after probationary period)
Fully paid English courses and the opportunity to improve English skills by regular collaboration with native speakers
Flexible working arrangements
Weekly Happy Hours and periodic team activities
Work in a high-growth, energetic environment