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Principal Architect



Canada · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Location: Hybrid out of our Vancouver office

About Pantheon

Pantheon is the WebOps platform for websites that deliver extraordinary results. We believe in putting the magic of the internet in everyone’s hands. That’s why we’re so passionate about helping developers, IT and marketing develop, test, and release website changes faster and more reliably so they can build and maintain websites that create value for their organizations. Our cloud native software makes it easy to securely manage a single website or thousands of websites across multiple teams in one platform.

Pantheon’s core company values are Trust, Teamwork, Passion, and Customers First. At Pantheon, we work hard and play harder, valuing individuality, humor, and balance. We're enthusiastic participants in several open-source communities and have real relationships with many of our most active customers. If all of this sounds interesting to you, read on!

The Role

We are seeking a talented and experienced Applications Architect to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in application architecture, cloud-based infrastructure and web technologies, with specific experience in Python or GoLang.

As an Application Architect at Pantheon, you will be responsible for designing and implementing scalable, high-performance applications that meet the needs of our customers and drive our product forward.

What you Need to Succeed

  • 15+ years of experience in application architecture and development.
  • Proven experience in designing and implementing large-scale, high-performance applications.
  • Strong knowledge of web technologies, including Javascript, PHP, HTML and CSS.
  • Experience with Python or GoLang.
  • Experience with cloud-based infrastructure such as Google Cloud, AWS or Azure.
  • Proficiency in containerization technologies such as Docker and orchestration tools like Kubernetes.
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines and familiarity with DevOps practices.
  • Strong problem solving skills and the ability to lead by example to drive architecture, modern design and good development practices.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • A hands-on approach with the ability to dive deep into the code when necessary.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field.

What you Bring to the Table

  • Experience with microservices architecture and RESTful API design.
  • Nice to have: Experience with GraphQL.
  • Knowledge of security best practices and compliance standards.
  • Experience in a leadership role and mentoring, coaching and guiding engineers across the Engineering organization.
  • A collaborative mindset and the ability to work effectively with Engineering Managers and their high-performing, globally distributed teams.
  • A passion for technology and staying up to date with industry trends and the competitive landscape.

What We Offer

We have all the usual perks and benefits but what we can really offer you is a fantastic work environment powered by an amazing team.

  • Industry competitive compensation and equity plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Sick Leave (PSL) and 11 Paid Company Holidays
  • Full medical coverage (Extended health care, dental, vision)
  • Top-of-line equipment
  • Monthly allowance for wellness, reading and access to LinkedIn Learning for continued development
  • Events and activities both team-based and company wide that inspire, educate and cultivate

Pantheon is an equal opportunity action employer and we welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law. Pantheon complies with federal and local disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the interview process, please contact Pursuant to local and federal regulations, Pantheon will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.

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The Canadian base salary range for this position is between 179,000 - 203,000 CAD per year. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. At Pantheon, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case.