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    200,000 Per Year

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Principal Applications Architect

at WorkMarket (View all jobs)

New York, New York

WorkMarket is an ADP company that operates independently to build SaaS platform that provides full workforce lifecycle management. We call it “Work OS”–work automation software that allows companies to automate and scale their agile workforce from W2 employees, contractors, staffing firms, and freelance/1099 workers by extending the platform capabilities or integrating their existing IT solutions to the platform.

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Why you should join us?

We believe in bringing talented people (like you!) to the team and experience the incredible level of growth together. Many of us here (in New York, Boston and Toronto!) are here because we believe in the mission that we can build world class platform that can handle freelancer data at scale and with strong security for our customers. If you are a type of person who likes to get your hands dirty but also wants to participate in architecture or product strategy conversation, WorkMarket offers very unique still startup mode experience where you have a lot of opportunities to get involved.

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About Technology

We developed a progressive web application based on our “Single Page App” Architecture, aka “SPA”, on top of domain driven API-first platform. Our back-end is a Java based Microservice distributed architecture.

Our primary stacks are:

  • Architecture: API Driven Microservice
  • Frontend: React, Redux, Swagger
  • Backend: Java 8, Spring boot, Netflix OSS, Solr, Kafka, Zuul
  • Build: Jenkins, Docker, Artifactory, Gradle
  • Infrastructure: AWS, Consul, Nomad, TerraForm, Vault, Salt, MySQL/RDS

Job Summary


We are looking for an experienced Architect who can deliver high quality, high value software and platform to our customers through strong innovation, operation, analytics and communication. As an (application) architect, you will be setting guideline on how to design, implement and operate at both the platform and architecture level as well as the code level for continuous improvements and delivery. You will be asked to develop a solid understanding of our business domain, product understanding and deep technical knowledge to deliver the solution that the engineering team can utilize based on our API first / Microservice based architecture.


Things You’ll Do

  • Work across the engineering and product organizations to define and improve our application architecture
  • Define and execute our process for engineers to design, deploy, and operate software at scale including settings standards for code and documentation to ensure quality and velocity
  • Collaborate with tech leads to coordinate sequencing and execution of complex projects including both new features and architecture improvements
  • Mentor and guide feature teams to build and integrate new and existing microservices
  • Teach and mentor other developers