Software Engineering Architect

  • South Jordan, UT
  • Full-time

Job Description

Architects at Pluralsight work closely with our Lead Architect and business leaders, creating and innovating on amazing user experiences, while ensuring that our system will scale to meet the needs of our customers around the world. You will be responsible for guiding Pluralsight Business Units, working to create clean internal architectures within their collection of products, as well as integrating those products with the rest of the system.

As one of the caretakers of a distributed system, you will be responsible for both the global complexity of the system, and for guiding the development of Business Unit components.

You will be expected to partner with our Practices organization to communicate architectural principles, design patterns, and lessons learned, within Business Units and across the company.

Who you are:

  • You are a systems thinker who understands that all technology choices involve trade offs and you can often argue for either side of a tough decision

  • You are decisive, but open to changing your mind when new information becomes available

  • You are a skilled software developer who regularly thinks about problems from multiple levels of abstraction

  • You are knowledgeable about software, systems, integration and people organization patterns and you feel confident applying them as appropriate in solution designs

  • You are an avid learner and are great at sharing what you’re learning

What you’ll own:

  • You will be responsible for working with our Lead Architect and business unit leaders to ensure components of the system are built in alignment with the Pluralsight architecture and according to Pluralsight standards.

  • You will often be called on to provide application architecture guidance, especially during project start up.

  • You will work with the architecture team to develop and communicate a holistic architectural vision.

  • You will be responsible for assisting business units with product-level architectural designs that enable them to meet their objectives.

  • Additionally, you will work with the Lead Architect to identify short and long term systemic risks.

Experience you’ll need:

  • 10+ years of experience developing, deploying and running software applications in multiple environments with a focus on web applications at scale

  • Able to work daily in our South Jordan, UT office.

Working at Pluralsight

Founded in 2004 and trusted by Fortune 500 companies, Pluralsight is the technology skills platform organizations and individuals in 150+ countries count on to create progress for the world.

Our platform helps technologists master their craft and take control of their careers. We empower businesses everywhere to build adaptable teams, speed up release cycles and become scalable, reliable and secure. We come to work everyday knowing we’re helping our customers build the skills that power innovation.

And we don’t let fear, egos or drama distract us from our mission. Our mission to democratize technology skills is what drives us and our values are at the helm of how we work together. It’s our commitment to practicing them day in, day out that enables our performance. We’re adults, and we treat each other that way. We have the autonomy to do our jobs, transparency to eliminate office politics and trust each other to do the right thing. We thrive in an environment with creativity around every corner, challenges that keep us on our toes, and peers who inspire us to be the best we can be. We bring different viewpoints, backgrounds and experiences, and united by our mission, we are one.  

Bring yourself. Pluralsight is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.

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