• Platform Architect

    Location PL-Krakow
    Job ID
    2018-10418
    # Positions
    1
    Category (Candidate Search)
    Engineering
    Position Type
    Permanent
    Business Group
    SolarWinds
  • Overview

    SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to more than 150,000 customers worldwide - from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses. We believe that the IT pros who use our products everyday should be excited about them. That's why we put our users first in everything we do, and strive to deliver powerful functionality while making their jobs easier. We call it "user-centric software" and we believe that it's changing expectations for the enterprise software experience.

    Responsibilities

    What would you do?


    You will be guiding the architecture of our flagship Orion platform. This platform underlies the products in the Network Management and Systems Management space that drive the majority of the company’s revenue.


    This high-profile position will be part of a small, talented, and distributed group of platform and product architects each focusing on an individual product or a product line.


    You will be working closely with product strategy to identify and solve architectural challenges for upcoming releases. You will also work closely with product owners and engineering leads to ensure we maintain and achieve architectural quality goals for our platform. Lastly, you will research future product initiatives, which may produce prototypes, design documents, or training sessions for the engineering teams.


    You and the entire platform architecture team will work closely with the other architect teams (product architecture and technology strategy) to shepherd in technology, products, and standards into the platform.

     

     

    What skills will you leverage?

     

    You will leverage your:

    • experience designing and implementing features for a large commercial software application,
    • complex problem solving capability,
    • command of one or more of the following languages: C#, Java, JavaScript/TypeScript, C, Python, Ruby;
    • in-depth knowledge of server-side components such as SQL databases, message queuing systems, deployment tools ...

     

    You can use any technology or language you wish for developing prototypes and research.


    If you have a passion for performance and scalability, bias for quality, and enjoy expanding your knowledge, you just have found the right place!

    Qualifications

    What knowledge you bring:

    • You have experience designing and implementing features for a large commercial software application. Strong problem solving skills. Strong command of one or more of the following languages C#, Java, C, Python, Ruby
    • Experience with unit testing and good understanding what unit tests are good for
    • Solid understanding of the development processes and practices

    Most of all, we want you to be an enthusiastic, talented engineer, developing great products, just as we are.


    Also, because you are reading this job description in English we hope you have good written and verbal English skills as we are a multinational company.

     


    What are some desired (not required) skills?

    • Agile SW development methods and experience with tools like Jira/Rally
    • Test driven development and continuous integration experience
    • SQL database design, Windows Server application design
    • Passion to build great software

     

    What awaits you besides the top technology and great coworkers?

     

    Among the many benefits are a competitive salary, bonuses, and growth opportunities.

     

    We promote self-education and support you in learning new things – through conferences, learning tutorials and mentors. You can enjoy comfortable office spaces with free and tasty coffee, snacks, game room, soft chairs and PS4.

     

    We invest into your growth - we give you an additional 10 days off for independent study every year and free English classes at the office.

     

    You can bike to work and find colleagues who do same sports as you do.


    We provide MultiSport, flexible working hours, private health insurance and fruits in the kitchen.

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