Sr Software Architect

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

As Senior Software Architect on the Matrix Solutions team, you will design large-scale solutions for broadcast television and digital workflows, leveraging industry developments including the TIP initiative, digital sales standards and emerging sales business models. A successful candidate will have the ability to work with Product and Development Teams to analyze and solve customer business problems. As a key stakeholder, the Senior Software Architect will work with other stakeholders to create and evolve a strategic applications architecture and ensure product development efforts are aligned with these designs.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, or related technical field (or relevant work experience)
  • 5+ years of experience in developing architecture road maps, reference architectures, and evangelizing adoption of architecture principles in the design and delivery of technology solutions
  • You have experience with cloud native architectures, micro services, enterprise integration platforms, messaging infrastructures, and event driven architectures
  • You can demonstrate a strong understanding of data architecture and the design considerations for high volume transaction systems
  • You have the ability to design and implement integrations with partners and customers
  • You are eligible for employment in the U.S
  • Bonus Points:
    • Media industry and/or digital advertising sales experience
    • Experience with Kafka, Event Hub, Kinesis, or other tools for event streaming
    • Development experience with C# and ASP.NET Core
    • Working knowledge of SQL and relational database design
    • Experience developing or designing applications on Microsoft Azure or other PaaS platforms
    • Familiarity with functional programming, particularly a working knowledge of F#
    • Worked with distributed source control systems, especially Git
    • Familiarity with startup culture, or experience working within other SaaS companies
  • You are a hard-charging, ambitious, tech-savvy and forward-thinking Architect who gets excited about building great products that will thrive in the future
  • You are eager to create scalable and game-changing solutions for an expanding media advertising market that is primed for new experiences
  • You like to challenge the status-quo and don’t settle for easy answers
  • You are looking for a job that allows for opportunity to spread your technical wings, and have an influence over the direction of the product and strategy
  • You are motivated to learn the business and build products that solve problems, not just meet requirements
  • You thrive in situations where you must lead and communicate with engineers, designers, product managers, and customers
  • You are equipped to lead, mentor, communicate, and distribute knowledge of architectural designs and implementations to the rest of the team and/or company
  • You are excited to take on new challenges