Lead Architect-Infrastructure in USA or EMEA

13 days ago
CloudBees
Senior Level
Full Time
Americas - Europe
OUR CUSTOMERS DEVELOP SOFTWARE AT THE SPEED OF IDEAS

CloudBees, the enterprise software delivery company, provides the industry’s leading DevOps technology platform. CloudBees enables developers to focus on what they do best: Build stuff that matters while providing peace of mind to management with powerful risk mitigation, compliance, and governance tools. Used by many of the Fortune 100, CloudBees is helping thousands of companies harness the power of continuous everything and gets them on the fastest path from a great idea, to great software, to amazing customer experiences, to being a business that changes lives.

Backed by Matrix Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Verizon Ventures, Delta-v Capital, Golub Capital, and Unusual Ventures, CloudBees was founded in 2010 by former JBoss CTO Sacha Labourey and an elite team of continuous integration, continuous delivery, and DevOps

The Architecture team is responsible for providing architecture services for the sole purpose of helping development teams continuously deliver quality solutions that provide value to our customers. We are an organization that values diverse and big thinking, rewards both behaviors and delivery, and focuses on growth and continuous improvement – all in support of CloudBees mission to help our customers build software that matters. This role is an outstanding opportunity to join a team and company at the beginning of a multi-year platform expansion whose work will have a direct impact on company direction, our customers, and the CICD industry.


WHY THIS ROLE:

We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated Infrastructure Architect to join CloudBees Architecture team. Our customers have more choices than ever before between on-premise, self-managed, hybrid, and a SaaS approach. Our Infrastructure Architect is responsible for keeping up with the latest and greatest of these changes and using their expertise to deliver solutions that meet the needs of our customers and products.

 The role will be responsible for crafting CloudBees technology strategy and implementing the cloud platform with capabilities to enable innovation and accelerated product delivery. You’ll drive design, engineering, reuse, and application of patterns for the architectures that comprise our cloud-based solutions. Relying on continuous feedback, you will foster adaptive design, and engineering practices, and drive programs and teams to rally around a shared technical vision that fuels solution development at CloudBees for years to come.

With a thorough understanding of cloud architecture and GitOps principles, this individual can design, develop, and manage robust, secure, scalable, highly available, and dynamic solutions to drive business objectives.  The Architecture department at CloudBees is the highest tier of technical expertise within the organization, and covers multiple technical disciplines, such as: systems & networking infrastructure, DevOps, security, business applications, and data architecture. This position requires an extremely high level of analytical problem-solving skills to diagnose and resolve complex technology issues in addition to superlative process management and communication skills. This position is an expert engineer making architectural decisions that impact the entire CloudBees Product Suite. 

What You’ll Do:
  • Work with a dynamic and independent team of engineers and other functions such as Architecture, Engineering, Product Management and Solution Architecture to design and develop advanced capabilities applying cutting edge technologies.
  • Define, explore, and support the implementation of GitOps in our platform and product capabilities to evolve our products, working directly with Agile teams to implement them.
  • Work in a fast-paced Agile environment to deliver high quality software products against aggressive schedules for very big customers.
  • Enable the Continuous Delivery Pipeline through appropriate design guidelines.
  • Participate in planning, definition, and high-level design of our solution to maintain technical alignment for our products.
  • Establish and share our vision, roadmap, implementation, NFRs, and product demo activities for our platform infrastructure capabilities.
  • Work with suppliers and do investment advocacy, making sure the technical characteristics for supplier-delivered capabilities are understood and assisting with the architectural integration of these concerns.
  • Actively participate in the Continuous Exploration process through collecting, generating, and analyzing innovative ideas and technologies.
  • Define subsystems and their interfaces, allocate responsibilities to subsystems, understand solution deployment, and communicate requirements for interactions with the solution context.
  • Engage in pre- and post-increment planning, System and Solution Demos, and solution release events.

What We're Looking For
  • An expert Software Architect experienced in making architectural decisions that impact product portfolios with emphasis on cloud infrastructure implementations.
  • 5+ years Experience working with cloud infrastructure and services –GCP,  AWS and Azure
  • 3+ years Experience designing and/or implementing GitOps (system managed declaratively and using convergence)
  • 3+ years of working with Kubernetes
  • 2+ years Experience with cloud native technologies, including containers, Docker, Kubernetes and Linux
  • 2+ years of any programming experience
  • 2+ years Experience with scripting and programming with public cloud APIs
  • 2+ years Experience with using Helm, Terraform, Ansible
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure implementations  and designing  single/multi-tenant cloud deployments.
  • Experience addressing operational and non-functional system qualities (e.g. horizontal & vertical scalability, performance, maintainability, load distribution, resilience, recovery, security, privacy, etc.).
  • Advanced knowledge of cloud computing technologies and current computing trends.
  • Certifications or desire to achieve certifications such as GCP Professional Cloud Architect, AWS Solution Architect, and Microsoft Systems Engineer
  • Experience with and knowledge of modern Architecture patterns (e.g. MicroServices, GoF, SOA, Event Sourcing, Domain Driven Design, etc.).
  • Experience with our tech stack or equivalent: Kubernetes, React, Kafka, GraphQL, Java, Go, Google Cloud Platform, PostgreSQL and Cloud Storage, and DataDog.
  • Knowledge of CI/CD tools, DevOps culture, and SaaSOps.
  • Ability (and preference) to work in an Agile empowered environment and ability to work autonomously.
  • Ability and willingness to grow alongside our organization by learning new technologies and languages.

WHAT YOU’LL GET

  • Highly competitive benefits and vacation package
  • Ability to work for one of the fastest growing companies with some of the most talented people in the industry
  • Team outings
  • Fun, Hardworking, and Casual Environment
  • Endless Growth Opportunities

We have a culture of movers and shakers and are leading the way for everyone else with a vision to transform the industry. We are authentic in who we are. We believe in our abilities and strengths to change the world for the better. Being inclusive and working together is at the heart of everything we do. We are naturally curious. We ask the right questions, challenge what can be done differently and come up with intelligent solutions to the problems we find. If that’s you, get ready to bee impactful and join the hive.

At CloudBees, we truly believe that the more diverse we are, the better we serve our customers. A global community like Jenkins demands a global focus from CloudBees. Organizations with greater diversity—gender, racial, ethnic, and global—are stronger partners to their customers. Whether by creating more innovative products, or better understanding our worldwide customers, or establishing a stronger cross-section of cultural leadership skills, diversity strengthens all aspects of the CloudBees organization.

In the technology industry, diversity creates a competitive advantage. CloudBees customers demand technologies from us that solve their software development, and therefore their business problems, so that they can better serve their own customers. CloudBees attributes much of its success to its worldwide workforce and commitment to global diversity, which opens our proprietary software to innovative ideas from anywhere. Along the way, we have witnessed firsthand how employees, partners, and customers with diverse perspectives and experiences contribute to creative problem solving and better solutions for our customers and their business.