Platform Architect (m/f) // relayr GmbH

December 23, 2016
Have you dreamed of building the future? relayr has become Europe’s leading platform for the Internet of Things, enabling the interaction between diverse systems, and creating new scenarios in which we interact with the world around us. If you would like to work with a great team and technology to build the infrastructure for the next generation of connected devices… then relayr is the right place for you!

Relayr is bringing thing as to life. We have a cloud interoperability problem supported by a diverse mix of SDKs and APIs for both IoT hardware and Applications that want to access the data. We also have Gateway software which allows us to create a very dispersed (fog) architecture. We have a strong industrial customer base both in Germany and America, and a mission to invent and create new IoT based solutions.

Currently we are looking for a Platform Architect to join our engineering team. We have grown very fast, and whilst we have a good design in place, we need to introduce a specialist who will drive the platform forward with a strong vision.

Your tasks:

  • Work closely with the CTO and Director of Platform as well as the engineering teams
  • Own the API design in terms of readability, grammar and consistency
  • Pragmatically introduce Architectural design processes to develop best practice across the team
  • Collaborate with the engineering teams to evolve and Improve relayr’s MicroService architecture.
  • Enabling new features to be quickly released to the market
  • Architect solutions which emphasise performance, security and scalability
  • Take an active role in managing ongoing costs (AWS)

Your skills:

  • Proven experience building and evolving large MicroService architectures
  • Experience with building well designed APIs
  • Experience in guiding engineering teams to best practice, adopting a pragmatic rather than theoretical approach
  • Strong communication skills working with a multi-cultural team in English
  • Established credibility with a bag of programming war stories
  • Ability to cross language divides (Scala, Java, Node.js, Erlang)
  • Experience with NRTP, analytics and data streaming

We offer:

  • Flexible office environment
  • A diverse and friendly team with people from all over the world, speaking 10+ languages, of all ages and parental-status
  • Connecting you with a network of companies and people from around the globe
  • A learning environment where you can extend and build upon your skills and interests, as well as knowledge-sharing at our semi-weekly events
  • Opportunities to attend events and conferences pertaining to your discipline
  • Competitive Salary and Stock Options
  • Cool office located in Kreuzberg with free beverages, fresh fruit, a kicker table, a variety of team events, and social activities – we love to hang out and be social!
  • Free German courses at intermediate and advanced level.
  • We offer the ability to work in a cutting-edge field with the best people in the IoT industry!

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