Python Software Architect


Do you want to improve your Python capabilities more than you ever have in your career? Learn more about our Python Software Architect role.

Python Software Architect

$ 60k USD/year  $ 30 USD/hour   40h/week   Remote Position   Long-term

We are looking for experienced Python software architects to join one of our engineering assembly line teams within our central engineering factory.

All our teams require highly skilled Python architects 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 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 become 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
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As a Python software architect, you will be in charge of our weekly product release cycles and we want to ensure that the quality of our products is continuously improved.

Our maintenance team is responsible for bug fixing across our 100+ products portfolio. Our organization is continually acquiring new companies and their products. As a result, our code cleanup team is responsible for increasing the quality of the code of products we acquire by capturing anti-patterns, implementing microservices and ensuring our products follow SOLID principles.

Python Architects within this team are expected to have high standards of code quality and will have daily and weekly targets. We measure the quality of work through our First Time Acceptance rate, meaning that our Product Chief Architects accept the work delivered by the software architects immediately and without having to ask for a rework.

In all cases, you will have aggressive daily and weekly targets to work against and receive regular feedback to help you continuously improve your performance.

 
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Work within one of our engineering factory teams and meet your goals, which are set by your manager

Keep track of your daily and weekly output

Escalate issues to your manager as soon as a risk is identified or as soon as you are blocked in your work

Work a standard 40-hr week and mostly Monday to Friday

Ensure you can maintain a daily high level of concentration and high-quality output

 
CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering

5+ years of experience as a software engineer in Python development

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

At least 1-year of working experience using cloud services such as AWS

2+ years in an environment where you used architecture principles and frameworks

At least 1-year experience writing unit tests

Experienced using Jira and Git

Proficiency in the following skills and technologies is mandatory:
• CI/CD tools
• DevOps
• General database knowledge in technology such as SQL Server/Oracle/MySQL/MongoDB/Cassandra
• SOA, EDA, and Design patterns
• Javascript (ReactJS, AngularJS) , HTML5, CSS3
• Some experience in Linux, Django, REST and shell scripting
MVC and knowledge of another server-side programming language (Ruby, PHP) is desired but not mandatory

Demonstrate success as a problem solver

Be a results-oriented individual

Comfortable “working virtually” with teammates and customers around the world

Good proficiency in the English language

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


 
 
THE HIRING MANAGER

carreer growth opportunities
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
Learning and Growth
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 etc and also know how and when to use them.

Experience the Scale and Intensity: Crossover gives you an unprecedented visibility to the top technology companies throughout the globe and gives you 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 to help you take timely corrective actions for your overall learning and development.
 
 
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