Senior Architect

  • AlphaPoint
  • New York, New York
  • Jun 29, 2018

Job Description



About AlphaPoint:

AlphaPoint is a financial technology company helping make illiquid assets liquid. It enables customers to launch new products and services by providing institutions enterprise-grade blockchain solutions to digitize assets, launch markets, and reduce operational costs. AlphaPoint has customers across 5 continents with offices in New York, Charlotte, Philadelphia, and San Francisco.



Position Profile:

AlphaPoint is looking for a talented Senior Architect 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 individual's key focus will be to ensure the delivery of robust, high quality, scalable solutions to the market. In addition, our Senior Architect will be responsible for architecture governance, driving innovation and influencing technical product roadmaps.



Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

● 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

Required Skills and Experience

● Bachelor's degree with at least 3 years of experience as an Architect within the FinTech space or at a start-up Company.

● At least 8 years of experience as a Lead Architect

● At least 8 years of experience with designing and delivering high scale and high throughput architecture.

● 5 years of experience in a cloud architecture role is highly desired.

● Previous experience in a software engineering role is highly desired.

● 8 years of solution enterprise architecture experience is a plus.

AlphaPoint is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability or genetic information, gender identity or national origin .