Software Architect

Software Architect

Wroclaw

 

WHY NVM?

We believe in being a business that helps people, aspiring to make things easier and taking the pressure off. At NewVoiceMedia, we help businesses help people, one conversation at a time. We do that in technology environments where our people can express themselves, collaborate, problem-solve and create. Our small agile teams sit within a growing Development function, so you get the benefits of working in an intimate environment, balanced with the security of being part of the bigger picture. Our project teams provide the right environment to get inspired, putting our thirst for emerging technology to use and seeking out opportunities to climb that bit higher. Plus, we have the tightest integration with Salesforce, the world’s #1 CRM. Many vendors claim complete Salesforce integration, but no one delivers it quite as well as we do.  NVM is listed by Forbes as a Top 100 Cloud company for the third consecutive year, alongside digital brands like Stripe, Dropbox and Slack.

 

THE ROLE

It takes a software expert to be entrusted with the decisions behind our award-winning software. Someone who can make high-level design choices efficiently, with a consideration for technical standards. Our Software Architect can skilfully put all the details in place before the testing begins.

As part of this role, you:

  • Guide and take part in defining NewVoiceMedias technology direction and shape our portfolio of frameworks, technologies and practices enabling the next growth stage of our business
  • Define and drive the evolution of our core platform and the shared services portfolio enabling our engineering teams to deliver at scale
  • Own and guide key aspects of our architecture, articulating principles, system constraints and qualities to enable development teams to come up with great solutions
  • Work closely with development and operations teams to evolve and improve our service in a DevOps based continuous delivery environment
  • Be a strong communicator, able to coordinate and balance the needs of multiple functions and share best practices widely
  • Be a strong advocate for agile and lean software development practices, including intentional architecture, evolutionary design and continuous delivery
  • Have strong refactoring skills, particularly in evolving large scale software platforms
  • Be hands on, happy to pair with developers and testers, ready to research and code prototypes 

You’ll work on:

  • Owning and guiding key aspects of our architecture
  • Reviewing designs to ensure they meet criteria and will work
  • Articulating system constraints to allow development teams to devise solutions
  • Coordinating and balancing the needs of multiple functions and sharing best practices widely
  • Projects with development and operations team to evolve and improve our service in a continuous delivery environment 

 

THE PERSON

You need to be a strategic thinker, with a high level of accuracy and a complete commitment to deadlines. In addition, you’ll be a knowledge sharer and every bit of insight you pick up, you’ll pass down to the team and keep processes running smoothly. Communication really is key here. You’ll have:

  • A proven track record with both traditional and microservices architectures, messaging frameworks and API centric design approaches
  • Be familiar with key architectural and design concepts such as views and perspectives, design patterns, domain driven design
  • Have strong development skills in at least two languages, including at least one of (C#, Java, Javascript, C++, GoLang)
  • Be skilled in applying architectural principles in an agile, frequent delivery context
  • Have strong understanding of Agile, Lean principles
  • Have a strong background in delivering Software as a Service (SaaS) in a cloud-based environment, preferably on AWS
  • Be a strong advocate for user and developer experience and well versed in the ecosystem around web development frameworks like React or Angular
  • Understand managing data at scale in a distributed environment 

 

JOIN THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE MOVEMENT

Helping others can only be achieved with the right people and the right resources. That’s why we’ve created a workplace culture that is supportive, encouraging and progressive. We think about the future as much as we think about the present. That’s why we offer our people a competitive salary and flexibility where they need it, plus:

  • An encouraging, fast-paced environment where you can learn and develop
  • On-going training
  • Opportunities to join hackathons, ‘Lunch & Learn’ sessions and training courses 
  • A defined bonus scheme
  • Paid volunteer days
  • More company benefits