Software Architect

LitiGate is an AI company in the legal tech space. LitiGate was created for litigators, empowering them to deliver faster services at less cost and improved accuracy.

As a hands-on Software Architect, you will be part of the R&D team, which provide technical solutions and help build next-generation products to ensure modern and successful software releases.

In this role, you will report directly to the Head of R&D. The role will involve defining system architecture, dealing with Engineering-centric requirements, researching technical innovations, and engaging in POCs gauging technical risk. The ideal candidate must have experience working on large-scale, complex systems, and software architecture and design processes and have a history of delivering architecturally sound, pragmatic solutions. Hands-on coding experience is also a must.

The Job:

  • Defining the architectural approaches and detailed technical Engineering specifications.
  • Oversight of the architecture and guidance of the Engineering team
  • Collaboration with the product team to understand business requirements and market trends
  • Development of architectural POCs
  • Negotiation of trade-offs and driving issues to closure
  • Evaluating new technologies
  • Helping to steer the architectural and Engineering priorities of the company
  • Reviewing the code to ensure quality and consistency with architectural vision

Your qualifications:

  • BSc in computer science/engineering or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience with complex, high-performance distributed systems, and SaaS
  • 5+ years of hands-on programming experience in JavaScript/Node.js
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in SQL/NoSQL DBs
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in SaaS APIs and external APIs
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in AWS Cloud Technology Implementations
  • Experience with Linux/Unix, shell scripting – advantage
  • Experience with Single Page Application (SPA) technologies – advantage
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills (mostly in English)
  • Strong sense of ownership and track record of quality work
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work independently
  • 3+ years of hands-on technical leadership – an advantage
  • You are a positive person who enjoys human interaction