Cloud Application Architect in San Diego, CA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

PayLease   •  

San Diego, CA 92101

Industry: Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 35 days ago

PayLease has an exciting opportunity for a Cloud Application Architect to join our engineering team. We are seeking a hands-on technical leader who understands Enterprise Architecture, AWS Cloud best practices, Integrations, System Design, Scalability and Reliability. A high degree of teamwork and flexibility are essential for this position.


  • Develop a thorough technical understanding of PayLease Product Portfolio and provide technical solutions to optimize existing product designs.
  • Work with technical leadership across PayLease business units and develop a shared services or platform strategy.
  • Work closely with Product Management, Engineering Managers and Lead Engineers to help architect scalable and highly available application solutions for ongoing business deliverables.
  • Mentor engineers on industry best practices and help drive a culture of engineering excellence.
  • Collaborate with external stakeholders to develop highly reliable integration solutions that scale.
  • Serve as the Product Owner for the Enterprise Tech-Debt Backlog helping drive technical clarity and prioritization of Tech-Debt items.
  • Drive technical processes like design reviews and ensure technical decisions and designs are appropriately documented.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years hands-on experience in architecting large scale software development applications.
  • Hands on coding experience in 2 or more of the following technologies: PHP, C#, JavaScript, Java
  • Strong understanding of RDBMS at scale.
  • Experience designing APIs and an understanding of enterprise integration patterns.
  • Experience with AWS cloud hosting and system design, architecting highly available systems that utilize load balancing and horizontal scalability.
  • Experience with CloudFormation and CICD pipelines.
  • Application development experience on Linux and Windows based systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment effectively managing multiple priorities.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Customer first mindset.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Full stack experience with LAMP and .NET
  • Experience in successfully delivering a re-architecture from Monolith to Microservices.
  • Bachelors/Masters degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent experience.

Valid Through: 2019-11-7