Director of Architecture

  • AlphaPoint
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Jan 12, 2018

Job Description

At AlphaPoint, we are building a leading blockchain and exchange platform that will positively change the cryptocurrency space and alter the future of technology. Considering this, our talented development team is actively seeking a Director of Architecture who is passionate about identifying architecture solutions and leveraging superior design work to deliver resilient and scalable solutions to our AlphaPoint platform.
The desired Architect will provide hands on technology, application and systems architecture to the company's software development teams. This individuals key focus will be to ensure the delivery of robust, high quality, scalable solutions to the market. In addition, our Director of Architecture will be responsible for architecture governance, driving innovation and influencing technical product roadmaps.

Job Responsibilities:
As a key member of the development team, you will:
● Possess leadership abilities in order to drive innovative product and platform development.
● Implement robust software architecture processes and governance.
● Communicate effectively with senior leadership and development teams in order to translate the software architecture into design.
● Maintain a state of the art technology development process, incorporating best practices, and trends within the industry that may impact business operations and goal.
● Assist with AlphaPoint's ongoing technology roadmap, strategy, budget, and resource planning across all products.
● Experience with cloud computing and architecture.
● Identify technical weaknesses and conduct product evaluations
● Hands on experience in Microservices design and development.
● Strong hands on experience in at least one integration middleware platforms.
● Hands on experience designing high performance / low latency systems.
● Extensive experience with Microsoft technology stack, in particular C#/.Net

Basic Qualifications:
● Bachelor's degree or military experience.
● At least 5 years of experience as an Architect at an early stage startup or within the FinTech space.
● At least 10 years of experience as a Chief Architect or CTO.
● At least 10 years of experience with designing and delivering high scale and high throughput architecture.

Preferred Qualifications:
● Master's degree in Computer Science or similar field
● At least 5 years of experience in a cloud architecture role.
● At least 5 years of experience working in an Architecture capacity within an early stage startup or FinTech company.
● At least 5 years of experience within a software engineering role.
● At least 10 years of solution enterprise architecture experience.

Why AlphaPoint?
● We have the best engineering and product talent in the blockchain industry. Period.
● Our solutions are battle-tested. We have a growing list of the world's largest exchanges as paying customers. We are the leading provider of platform solutions in the digital asset exchange world and our customers and prospects know it.
● We've attracted top-tier investors, advisors and an experienced leadership team
● We operate daily in a smart, get-it-done, innovative and fun culture
● We're ready to offer the right candidate a competitive compensation package
About AlphaPoint

AlphaPoint is a financial technology company helping make illiquid assets liquid. It provides institutions enterprise-grade blockchain technology enabling customers to digitize assets, launch markets, and manage assets. AlphaPoint is led by a seasoned team with over 400 years in capital markets and FinTech, with offices in New York City, Philadelphia, and San Francisco. For more information, please visit .

The Company reserves the right to modify the duties and responsibilities associated with this position at any time, at its discretion.