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Principal Software Architect

Own Company

Own Company

Englewood Cliffs, NJ, USA
Posted on Saturday, March 16, 2024

Own is the leading data platform trusted by thousands of organizations to protect and activate SaaS data to transform their businesses. Own empowers customers to ensure the availability, security and compliance of mission-critical data, while unlocking new ways to gain deeper insights faster. By partnering with some of the world’s largest SaaS ecosystems such as Salesforce, ServiceNow and Microsoft Dynamics 365, Own enables customers around the world to truly own the data that powers their business.

It’s their platform. It’s your data. Own it.

The Job

We are seeking an outstanding Hands-on Principal Software Architect to join our team in NJ. This is a great opportunity to join a young, VC-backed, fast-growing start-up that encourages its employees to innovate and implement their ideas. In this role, you will define the architecture and designs and guide the implementation of significant development efforts for both existing products and new ones. Support our teams in different sites: NJ, Tel Aviv, San Diego, and Hyderabad.

Your Day-to-Day Role

  • Lead the definition of design principles, technical standards, and best practices to promote consistency and excellence in design and implementation.
  • Ensure that principles, standards, and best practices are followed in your areas of responsibility architecture, security, and networking.
  • Take an active, hands-on part in the development of new and existing features, including creating and configuring environments, writing code, and performing code reviews
  • Work with the Product Managers and Engineering team leads to convert product ambitions into robust solutions
  • Engage with diverse teams to ensure end-to-end feature delivery.
  • Stay updated with the latest technologies and trends, ensuring Own's architecture remains modern and fit for purpose.

Your Work Experience

  • Solid experience of 15+ years in Software Engineering with at least 10 years of being the lead architect of significant products.
  • Mastery over Python or other Backend languages.
  • A deep understanding of security protocols, network blueprints, and cloud security best practices in SaaS scenarios.
  • Experience with crafting architectures for large-scale SaaS solutions, and expertise in designs for scalability and performance.
  • A B.S.c in Computer Science or an aligned discipline.

Important Details

This is a full-time position. The ideal candidate will work out of our Englewood Cliffs, NJ office a minimum of 3 days per week to maximize collaboration and interaction with the business. Travel may be required.

Own is dedicated to creating an environment where employees thrive, which is why base pay is only one part of the total compensation package that is provided to compensate and recognize employees for their work. This role may also be eligible for unlimited PTO, generous medical benefits, a 401(k) savings plan with a 4% employer match, discretionary bonuses/incentives, and stock options. We also offer catered lunches in the office five days a week, a full fitness center, and free shuttle bus service to and from New York City.

Creating an environment where employees thrive also means making sure every employee feels accepted. As we scale to help all types of companies protect precious data, our team must reflect the diversity we serve. Own is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we believe that every employee in the company brings a unique perspective that they can and should contribute in order to make an impact every day. We strive to be one team and one culture that builds trust through transparency. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, protected veteran status or disability status.

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