Identify architecturally significant features as part of the product roadmap and help drive efficient and appropriate solutions for those features.
Recommend solutions that balance the business value of solving a problem with the appetite that the business has to solve it.
Weigh the pros and cons of various solutions and how they may fit into the big picture and meet the goals of the roadmap with the right amount of investment.
Collaborate with development teams to define solutions for complex problems.
Ensure that appropriate diagrams and detailed specifications are in place before teams begin their development.
Establish the runway for Architecture and DevOps.
Identify opportunities for building and using shared components and services across engineering teams.
Execute POCs with new technologies to identify the best patterns and technical solutions to problems.
Lead retrospectives on design decisions and explore opportunities to mature and grow the tech stack as space and roadmap evolve.
Dig in and assist in identifying, buying, or developing internal tools for use across the engineering organization.
Be a focal point for performing technical design reviews and ensure that the appropriate visibility and socialization occurs for those designs.
Perform code reviews as necessary and assist in identifying opportunities and solutions to optimize performance and security.
Ensure that Passports solutions comply with Enterprise architecture standards and that they meet the appropriate security, privacy, and regulatory requirements.
Work with other architects and engineering leaders to define, refine, and evangelize standards and common patterns.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field + 6 years’ experience developing production-ready systems.
At least 2 years’ experience performing the role of a technical or application architect.
Experience leading discussions around complex solution design tradeoffs and drive conflict resolution
at-scale solution design and deployment with a focus on distributed systems
experience with multiple types of computing, integration, and data services
experience with cloud services and solutions
experience with and ability to communicate complex technical concepts in an approachable way for broad audiences, using various methods.
You have an entrepreneurial mindset and an urge to challenge the status quo. You speak up in an environment that values speaking up and are a skilled listener and collaborator capable of engaging diverse viewpoints to implement the best solution. You thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment and enjoy working directly alongside our teams. Above all, you’re excited to join, contribute to and grow the User Experience team at Passport!
What You’ll Get
Competitive pay according to Passport’s market-driven pay bands
Flexible Time Off
Fun and Focused Fridays - No meetings on Fridays! Plus you get every other Friday off to focus on your non-work life!
Paid sick leave
Generous parental leave benefits
Passport sets cities in motion, helping to create more livable, equitable communities. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Passport is a transportation software company, delivering the operating system that enables cities to manage vehicle interactions with streets and sidewalks. With Passport, city leaders increase convenience, efficiency, and compliance today and tomorrow. Trusted by more than 1,200 cities, universities, and agencies, including Chicago, Toronto, Los Angeles, and Miami, Passport is one of the fastest-growing companies on the Inc. 5000 and Deloitte Technology Fast 500 lists, and was named to Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2020.
We are keenly focused on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - in short, we are passionate that all people deserve to have a sense of Belonging at Passport. We are so passionate about this that we created Passport WeBelong which is an internal group of employees from all teams, levels, and backgrounds across Passport who serve to educate and guide Passport in being an employer of choice for all people.
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