Software Architect

San Diego, CA 92130

Posted: 09/21/2018 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Software Company Job Number: 2018-63 Pay Rate: DOE Type: Permanent

Well-funded Start-up Company located in the San Diego, CA is searching for a Chief Software Architect to help them design and build a world-class rental and sales platform for the online market.   This company is searching for a Technical Architect to be responsible for system architecture, hardware, software, process, and all infrastructure. The candidate must have a proven track record of success at all levels of engagement, including development, design, architecture, and team/agile process management. This is an excellent opportunity for a seasoned Technical Architect and Engineer to mold the technical future of an industry leader.



  • Solution Architect
    • Hands-on Coding
    • Modular Design
    • Highly scalable systems
    • Dynamic & Flexible
    • Data driven
    • Mobile
    • Cloud solutions
    • Optimization
  • Creative Visionary
  • Transformational Leader
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Previous experience in a start-up environment
  • Someone who will take ownership


  • Work closely with management and engineers to recommend and design database or data storage solutions that effectively reflect our business needs, performance, and service level requirements.
  • Responsible for design, development, and hands-on implementation of a highly performant, highly secure, and in the future, highly scalable multi-tenant Cloud solution.
  • Work hand-in-hand with the Product Owner to lead day-to-day Agile software development life cycle processes that ensure sound solutions are implemented and are delivered properly and on-time.
  • Work with the business owners, engineering team, and the Product Owner to conduct proof of concept (POC) and implement the design in production environment to cloud platform.
  • Advisory Services to support delivery programs including service design, DevOps, securing existing solutions, creating future products/implementations,
  • Work with stakeholders and customers to help improve performance of application deployment.
  • Publish and communicate the results of performance tests, scalability assessments to the team and executives
  • Train others on techniques and lessons developed from analysis of software and infrastructure behavior.



  • Minimum of 10 years of experience with integration architecture and programming experience in all major object-oriented languages, and SQL Database
  • Minimum of 8 years of professional C# experience.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience producing and consuming APIs.
  • Minimum of 7 years of software architecture experience including producing technical specifications and requirements documentation.
  • Expert level knowledge of the principles, patterns, methods, and tools for designing, developing, and testing software, including integration platforms and protocols supporting in-house and commercial applications and services, SaaS/PaaS solutions, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), .NET SOAP and RESTful services, Microservices.
  • Expert-level knowledge of software engineering and Agile best practices, optimizations and building highly-scalable and secure Cloud solutions.



  • Must love process and be a master at maintaining a tight Scrum
  • A passion for always producing the highest quality of work.
  • Provide security recommendations for the API and its systems.
  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication.
  • Experience with at least one major cloud vendor (Azure is a major plus, AWS, Google Cloud, or equivalent).


  • BS/MS in Computer Science or a related field preferred
  • US Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply.
  • Our client is unable to provide H1B Visa sponsor at this time.
  • Unable to provide relocation assistance
  • No C2C


This opportunity offers a competitive salary, bonus, equity ownership, medical, dental, flex spending account, 401K and paid vacation.


Please send your resume in MS Word format to


Marie Mikelson
President - Executive Recruiter

Marie is a native Houstonian and has put her energy in building ProFound’s business relationships. She has specialized in IT and software development recruiting in the Houston area since 1999. You will often hear Marie tell people to “get-into-our-circle” because she knows people, companies and she’s working on new jobs all the time. As a professional networker, Marie practices good habits in business development, recruiting, customer service, working with a sense of urgency to help people. She believes in having a foundation of long term relationships in order to be a successful Business Owner, Recruiter and Business Developer.

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