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Platform Software Architect

Division: Bethesda Softworks | Department: Platform | Location: Rockville , MD, US

Bethesda Softworks is looking for a talented Platform Architect to join our team.  The Architect will be responsible for the design, technology, and architecture decisions for our enterprise digital distribution and gaming platform, Bethesda.net. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Architect the technical development, deployment, and launch of a large-scale online platform with functionality ranging from account management, e-commerce, community and marketing, web services, and interaction with game studio products

  • Work with the Bethesda.net Technical Director to establish an overall strategy and technology selection process for the online platform

  • Evaluate and advise on appropriate technologies to meet business needs while providing a high quality, cost effective, scalable, and maintainable online platform

  • Make recommendations to improve existing structures while integrating new product lines into a holistic experience

  • Document and communicate the current and planned architecture of the online platform

  • Evaluate and provide feedback on technical designs

  • Participate in forecasting and scale target exercises

  • Ensure approved technologies are being used appropriately

  • Ensure cross team dependencies are understood and delivered and systems integrate smoothly

  • Communicate with technical and non-technical business leaders on risks, roadmaps, and strategy

  • Evaluate the quality and stability of the live systems and identify areas for improvement

  • Provide technical mentorship to senior and junior level programming talent

  • Consult with outside vendors, oversee deliverables, and conduct due diligence on potential new partners

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Experience working in multiple organizations in a senior engineering or architectural capacity designing, developing, and operating online solutions in a cloud hosted environment utilizing custom and third party systems.

  • A broad understanding of solutions and technologies as well as their strengths and weaknesses

  • Extensive experiencing developing and operating systems in AWS

  • Extensive understanding of browser, CDN, caching, backend services, and deployment technologies

  • Understand Docker and other containerization systems.

  • Good understanding & expertise with SaaS, PaaS, private datacenters, and the requirements to operate a medium to large scale architecture

  • Understanding of RDBMS and big data architecture

  • Proven experience integrating 3rd party, SaaS, and custom development to form an integrated solution

  • Strong understanding of RESTful APIs, messaging systems, application security, and service-oriented architecture (SOA)

  • Extensive experience with build/deploy systems as well as infrastructure as code principals and solutions

  • Passion for learning new technologies and trends, and the ability to choose appropriately between time-tested and emerging technologies

  • Strong leadership experience, such as can be used for consensus building and mentoring

  • Demonstrated ability to own and manage multiple technical projects with changing priorities in an agile environment

  • Experience dealing with both on-site and remote engineers

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

 

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