Java Chief Software Architect


Seeking highly motivated, goal-oriented, and team-focused Java Software Architects with a passion for supporting customer-facing services, processes, systems and infrastructure. Experienced individuals apply now.

Java Chief Software Architect

$ 100k USD/year  $ 50 USD/hour   40h/week   Remote Position   Long-term

The Java Chief Architect will be responsible for a hands-on CTO-like position to architect, develop and deploy multi-million-dollar revenue per year enterprise software product.

All our teams require highly skilled Java CAs who are willing to be part of a high performing team where you can learn from your mentors. We have very high expectations of our chief software architects within the organization and only the best and most disciplined in their work are expected to succeed.

If you are open to learning new skills, make decisions based on metrics, challenge yourself on a variety of products and make yourself more productive, then this role is for you.

 
 
Why Crossover?
Crossover recruits and builds world class high performing teams to power the fastest growing portfolio of software products in the world. No other company provides the training and the opportunities to test yourself on the depth and diversity of projects that we do. All roles are location independent so you are guaranteed to work with the best in the world. Challenge yourself. Be part of the change.
 
 
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING
INTERESTED? APPLY NOW!

As the Java Chief Software Architect, you will be in charge of conducting code reviews to ensure your team delivers standardized and high-quality artifacts.

We are seeking hands-on professionals with a robust Cloud background and who are comfortable with aggressive weekly targets.

This leadership position demands proficiency to conduct tech reviews, write unit tests and guide a talented pool of architects to seek new ideas to solve business problems continuously.

Expectations:

  • Developing expertise in one or more of our proprietary enterprise software products.

  • Leverage your broad technology capabilities to set and maintain a level of various technologies to architect and deliver quality products.

  • Only the best and most disciplined in their work are expected to succeed.

  • If you are open to learning new skills, making decisions based on metrics, challenging yourself on a variety of products, and improving your productivity on an ongoing basis, then this role is for you.

 
BOOTCAMP PROGRAM

To apply for a role at Crossover, you will go through a series of online tests, usually during the online hiring event. If you pass these tests, you will be offered the opportunity to participate in our four-full-time week Bootcamp training program. This is elite training taught by our top instructors.

Here’s what our graduates have to say about Bootcamp:

"I am very pleased to say that because of Crossover's unorthodox and unique way of transferring the knowledge through (Paired sessions, coaching sessions with CSMs), I have never been more confident in my technical skills and abilities for my role."
-Mikael F

"The CTO Bootcamp was another thing that motivated me. I wanted to see how CTOs across the globe work and learn from them."
-Javed Z

"I've been with the company since Aug (been part of the second Bootcamp) and since then I've learned SQL, databases, servers, tapes, other content management systems etc- and that's only been in 3 months. Usually when I'm in a new company, I learned a lot about their platform, their tools etc during the length of my time with them but never at this speed!"
-Monnaliza T

It is offered as soon as you want to get started. You will be compensated for 40 hrs/ week at the hourly rate for the role you are applying to. Bootcamp training is an excellent opportunity to learn about our culture, expectations, tools, processes, and procedures. It's an intensive and demanding program, but every graduate is guaranteed a job at the end of it.
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Achieving an expert level understanding of our customers’ environments and their use of our products

Architecting and leading weekly technical delivery of one or more products in a way that maintains an unyielding focus on quality while matching the needs of the target customer base

Creating solutions architecture, algorithms, and designs for solutions that scale to the customer's enterprise/global requirements

Leading a small team of Software Engineers to apply software engineering practices and implement automation across all elements of solution delivery

Manage accountability of team members, with a pinpoint focus on quality; you will be personally accountable for resolution of the most technically challenging issues

 
CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering

8+ years of experience in hands-on development in Java architecture and programming

2+ years experience working in an environment where CI/ CD tools are used

Have a minimum of 2 years experience leading or mentoring junior developers

2+ years experience in writing unit tests

At least 2 years of working experience using cloud technologies such as AWS

Proven experience with performing code reviews and/or mentoring sessions (has dedicated a minimum of 25% of monthly time on this activity)

Has worked with back-end technologies based and latest development frameworks

Has experience working with two or more of data related technologies and familiarity with others from various; Relational databases, NoSQL databases, Caching systems, Full-Text Search engines, Big Data systems

Has at least 2 years of experience with the TDD approach, doing unit testing, mocking, integration/UI testing, behavior driver testing, writing unit test cases

Has good experience working with, setting up and configuring any continuous integration and delivery systems, any code quality automation technologies

Has experience with one or more cloud or devops services like AWS, Docker, Heroku, Digitalocean, etc

Has experience with one or more front-end technologies including templating, CSS and JS frameworks

A true “roll up the sleeves and get it done” working approach

Demonstrated success as a problem solver, result-oriented, self-starter

Comfortable “working virtually” with teammates and customers around the world - we do a lot of Skype and video conferencing

Good proficiency in the English language

 
ONLINE HIRING EVENT



A hiring event is a scheduled online event where all our relevant testing relating to a role is conducted on the same day. Submissions received during the event are graded the following week, and successful candidates notified if they have progressed to the next round which is an online interview with a Hiring Manager.

 
 
 
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CAREER GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES


Learn and Use Disruptive Technologies

Crossover is your chance to learn cutting-edge new technologies in AI, Machine Learning, Big Data analysis, NLP, Cloud services and more, including how and when to use them.



Experience the Scale and Intensity

Crossover gives you unprecedented visibility to the top technology companies throughout the globe and an opportunity to work on multi-million dollar revenue products processing millions of transactions using revolutionary and radically differentiated processes in a high-intensity environment.



Continual Improvement

With our culture of setting SMART goals, you will receive candid feedback weekly instead of waiting for quarterly or annual reviews. This will help you take timely corrective action for your overall learning and development.



CAREER PATH
YES - YOU WON'T STOP HERE!

Job Title Engineer Software Architect Chief Software Architect
Compensation $15/hr (~$30k/yr) $30/hr (~$60k/yr) $50/hr (~$100k/yr)
Role Type Software Developer Senior Developer Product Architect and responsible for implementing technology decisions
Job Title
(at typical previous job)
Junior Developer
Developer
Software Engineer
Senior Developer
Architect
Lead Developer
Chief Architect
Senior Technical Architect
A good fit for... 2 + years hands on development experience.

Strong in one technology but willing to learn new technologies

Strong communication skills (listening, questioning, talking to the point, fluent English)

Good knowledge in Engineering practices (CI, CD, Branching strategies, Testing types)

Good knowledge in application's architecture (3-tier app, SOA, Caching, AWS, Docker)

Inclination to get things done based on clear/aggressive goals setting and improving on productivity metrics

5 + years of hands on development experience with 2+ years in an architect or similar position.

Adept at various technologies

Participated in teams on product technical strategy

Strong communication skills (listening, questioning, talking to the point, fluent English)

Very good knowledge in Engineering practices (CI, CD, Branching strategies, Testing types)

Very good knowledge in application's architecture (3-tier app, SOA, Caching, AWS, Docker)

Inclination to get things done based on clear/aggressive goals setting and improving on productivity metrics

8 + years of hands on development experience with 5 + years in an architect or similar position.

Adept at various technologies

Recent experience in heading product technical strategy

Firm belief in well defined processes and workflows, ability to establish them and make sure they are executed by everyone and without exceptions.

Strong communication skills (listening, questioning, talking to the point, fluent English) and ability to communicate with business stakeholders

Excellent knowledge of Engineering practices (CI, CD, Branching strategies, Testing types)

Excellent knowledge in application's architecture (3-tier app, SOA, Caching, AWS, Docker)

Inclination to get things done based on clear/aggressive goals setting and improving on productivity metrics

Core Deliverables A team member of a central Engineering function delivering value to all products across the organization.

Responsible for delivery of individual changes based on well defined specifications and meeting weekly/ quarterly goal targets

A team member of a central Engineering function delivering value to all products across the organization.

Responsible for delivery of complex changes affecting multiple components and/or systems while meeting weekly/ quarterly goal targets.

Responsible for a product and it’s weekly release, overall product architecture and health, day to day and strategic technical decisions and technical product team leadership OR a team member of a central Engineering function delivering value to all products across the organization

Architect-level Technical Experience NO YES YES
Management experience NO YES YES
Interviews, Trains, and Coaches resources. Reviews work and makes decisions simpler and more clear. NO NO YES


 
 
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