Architect, Platform Team
San Francisco, California
ABOUT THE ROLE:
As a Platform Architect, you will be responsible for leading and building a scalable platform for services powering the Udemy web application. You will bring technical expertise and experience to Engineering and understand what it takes to build robust and scalable web application solutions. You have strong knowledge of a wide range of open source technologies and can guide the evolution of Udemy’s web platform architecture, form consensus, collaborate and actively contribute across multiple engineering teams.
Here's what you'll be doing:
Serve as a critical resource to engineers in all aspects of web applications and guide the overall application design and scaling of our Microservices platformLeading and building an overall solution that is robust, secure, scalable, and extensibleAdvocate for modern engineering best practices (e.g., code review, automated tools, technical design, and documentation)Collaborate with various engineering teams in reviewing major project technical designs and code implementations. Build consensus for cross-organizational architectural decisionsEvaluate new technologies and create proof-of-concepts as appropriateSet a high standard for operational excellence. Quickly lead teams through issue resolution with efficient root cause analysis and prioritize immediate corrective actions and longer-term solutionsProactively anticipate technical risks, implement fault-tolerant capabilities and ensure system stability and securityMentor technical staff by helping others grow and perform at a higher levelBe an important part of hiring and interviewing Udemy engineers of tomorrow
We’re excited about you because you have:
We believe anyone can build the life they imagine through online learning. Today, more than 50 million students around the world are advancing their careers and passions by exploring and mastering new skills on Udemy, and expert instructors are able to share their knowledge with the world. Through our global marketplace and our solutions for businesses and governments, we connect people everywhere with the skills they need for success in work and life. We’re a close-knit bunch that enjoys problem-solving and collaboration, and we share a serious belief in the power of learning and teaching to change lives. Udemy’s culture encourages innovation, creativity, passion, and teamwork. We also celebrate our milestones and support each other every day.
Founded in 2010, Udemy is privately owned and headquartered in San Francisco’s SOMA neighborhood with offices in Denver (Colorado), Dublin (Ireland), Ankara (Turkey), Gurugram (India), and São Paulo (Brazil).
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