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Cloud Application Architect

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PayLease | 210 - Engineering | Chicago, IL

PayLease has an exciting opportunity for a Cloud Application Architect to join our engineering team.  We are seeking a hands-on technical leader who understands Enterprise Architecture, AWS Cloud best practices, Integrations, System Design, Scalability and Reliability. A high degree of teamwork and flexibility are essential for this position.

 

  • PayLease was Founded in 2003 - Headquartered in San Diego, with operations in Chicago.
  • Among the fastest-growing technology companies in the United States.
  • Ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in San Diego.
  • The Company has over 4,500 clients, supporting in excess of 12 million residents.
  • PayLease offers a casual working environment, competitive salaries and a robust benefits package.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a thorough technical understanding of PayLease Product Portfolio and provide technical solutions to optimize existing product designs.
  • Work with technical leadership across PayLease business units and develop a shared services or platform strategy.
  • Work closely with Product Management, Engineering Managers and Lead Engineers to help architect scalable and highly available application solutions for ongoing business deliverables.
  • Mentor engineers on industry best practices and help drive a culture of engineering excellence.
  • Collaborate with external stakeholders to develop highly reliable integration solutions that scale.
  • Serve as the Product Owner for the Enterprise Tech-Debt Backlog helping drive technical clarity and prioritization of Tech-Debt items.
  • Drive technical processes like design reviews and ensure technical decisions and designs are appropriately documented.
Skills & Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years hands-on experience in architecting large scale software development applications.
  • Hands on coding experience in 2 or more of the following technologies: PHP, C#, JavaScript, Java
  • Strong understanding of RDBMS at scale.
  • Experience designing APIs and an understanding of enterprise integration patterns.
  • Experience with AWS cloud hosting and system design, architecting highly available systems that utilize load balancing and horizontal scalability.
  • Experience with CloudFormation and CICD pipelines.
  • Application development experience on Linux and Windows based systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment effectively managing multiple priorities.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Customer first mindset.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Full stack experience with LAMP and .NET
  • Experience in successfully delivering a re-architecture from Monolith to Microservices.
  • Bachelors/Masters degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent experience.