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TraceLink, Inc. Architect, WorldView & TLDB in North Reading, Massachusetts

Overview

TraceLink is seeking a full-time, experienced Platform Architect to join our team and focus on Tracelink’s cloud-based suite of products that help companies in the pharmaceutical supply chain prevent the introduction of counterfeit drugs. If you’re self-motivated, intellectually curious and motivated by designing and developing innovative products for global organizations, you could be a good fit for our team.

Responsibilities

The Platform Architect is responsible for the design and overseeing the technical implementation of the platform and application framework components that make up Tracelink’s cloud-based platform. The Architect reports to the Chief Technology Officer.

You will:

  • Be a thought leader on architecture and design of cloud-based applications that provide mission-critical functionality and support high transaction volume;

  • Prototype and in some cases implement the underlying code to advance application functionality in advance of or coordination with the development teams;

  • Provide technical oversight of development team responsible for delivering the applications;

  • Provide high-level analysis and design reviews to apply appropriate technologies and architecture to solve conceptual problems; ensure design, structure, and content meet performance guidelines;

  • Develop software that takes best advantage of our cloud-based fully distributed architecture;

  • Research and remain informed of new technology and tools, and how such technologies could be applied at TraceLink; recommend extension, expansion, and update of technology standards, practices, and methodologies;

  • Participate as a member of the CTO technology leadership team to represent the application development teams within the organization and provide input to other product areas represented by other team members.

  • Work with engineering to:

  • Explain and break down designs for team members

  • Work with team members to go from High Level Design to detailed technical designs

  • Be hands on in developing software

  • Coordinate with other architects and program managers to create designs that meet business needs

  • Lead full system debugging efforts

  • Perform Performance investigations and analysis of new and existing designs

  • Provide guidance in the form of technical mentorship and the enumeration of best practices and guidelines

  • Critically that the candidate can communicate effectively both through written and verbal interactions

  • Stay abreast of current trends or new technologies to keep the platform up to date

Qualifications

Candidates must possess the following skills and traits:

  • 6+ years of real world experience implementing modern, efficient, and scalable applications.

  • 3+ years hands-on experience in an architect role employing a variety of technologies

  • Strong ability to communicate effectively and clearly, and collaborate with other disciplines

  • Ability to write high-quality code in Java

  • Strong experience in building data access layers

  • Strong experience in building sophisticated microservice-based applications, responsive, stateless, and distributed architecture/platform which ensure long term technical viability of new application developments and business demands. development experience

  • Experience in developing Enterprise Software (e.g. Supply Chain, ERP, Manufacturing)

  • Experience in working with Docker and orchestration frameworks such as Kubernetes

  • Experience in building cloud-based applications on platforms such as Amazon Web Services

  • Experience in developing web-services and Web-based APIs

  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in computer science or related area

  • Experience and interest in working in fast-paced environments

Helpful skills and experience:

  • Experience developing a product in an Agile development environment

  • Experience with Rocks DB

  • Experience with different database technologies

  • Experience with the pharmaceutical industry

  • Experience building reactive systems using frameworks such as vertx.io, Akka, Ratpack, or similar frameworks

  • Experience with the Graal Polyglot languages

  • Experience in Java Script

  • Experience in platform development

ID: 2021-2264

External Company Name: TraceLink, Inc.

External Company URL: http://www.tracelink.com

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