Principal Software Architect
$200,000 USD/year Pay is set based on global value, not the local market. Most roles = hourly rate x 40 hrs x 50 weeks ($100 USD/hour)

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Description

Are you a software architect with an unwavering commitment to well-engineered code who thrives in the fast-paced world of AWS cloud computing? Do you relish the challenge of leading product development, crafting, and executing complex architectural decisions? If you're eager to push the boundaries of what's possible in tech, then gt.school is the right place for you!

Traditional educational models are struggling to meet the diverse needs of today's learners. At gt.school, we're not just developing software; we're revolutionizing education to overcome this challenge. Our groundbreaking data platform, CoachBot, empowers students to learn independently, with no teacher or tutor required. Through tight integration with numerous learning apps, CoachBot harnesses the power of analytics to assess student performance, delivering targeted real-time feedback and encouraging progress with innovative motivational techniques - including cash rewards!

What sets us apart? Our platform is 100% cloud-native, utilizing cutting-edge AWS technologies like Lambda, Step Functions, Glue, AppSync, and QuickSight. This means you'll spend less time maintaining old code and more time pioneering new solutions in a dynamic, ever-evolving tech landscape.

We believe that technical leadership shouldn't mean "graduating" to administration and management - here, you'll always be at the forefront of technology, driving the design and development of new features. You’ll lead by example, delivering the most complex features and making the most challenging architectural decisions. You'll have the opportunity to inspire and shape a team of talented engineers, all while remaining hands-on and engaged with the technology you love. 

If you're a strategic thinker with a proven track record in software architecture and cloud technologies, and you're ready to redefine the future of education, we'd love to hear from you!

What you will be doing

  • Masterminding architecture designs and translating complex requirements into comprehensive solutions
  • Making the most important decisions required to support new product functionality
  • Deep-diving into system issues, identifying root causes and devising sustainable fixes

What you will NOT be doing

  • Treating symptoms - you’ll get to the root cause and prevent issues from recurring
  • Being stuck managing resources or dealing with tedious HR tasks
  • Being confined to overseeing a single team or product
  • Being left out of the technical loop

Key responsibilities

  • Building an efficient engineering system that operates according to designs and playbooks, enabling continuous delivery of high-quality software releases

Candidate requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in software development
  • 3+ years of experience in software architecture
  • 3+ years of experience developing using AWS cloud patterns

Meet a successful candidate

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Kavya Harlalka
Kavya  |  Software Engineer
India  

Every developer knows that tunnel vision you get when the interruptions finally stop and the code can flow through you without distraction. ...

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How it works

Applying for a role? Here’s what to expect.

We’ve curated a series of steps that take the guesswork (and cognitive bias) out of recruiting the best person.

Pass Cognitive Aptitude Test.
STEP 1

Pass Cognitive Aptitude Test.

Pass English Proficiency Test.
STEP 2

Pass English Proficiency Test.

Prove Real-World Job Skills.
STEP 3

Prove Real-World Job Skills.

Ace An Interview Or Two.
STEP 4

Ace An Interview Or Two.

Accept Job Offer.
STEP 5

Accept Job Offer.

Celebrate!
STEP 6

Celebrate!

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