Software Architect

  • Rad Power Bikes
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • Apr 20, 2021

Job Description

Why We’re RAD (about us):
Rad Power Bikes is on a mission to get people onto bikes, electric bikes built for everything and priced for everyone - the weekend warriors, hardcore commuters, and family cyclists.
Madly growing and headquartered in Seattle, WA, we seek a gifted Software Architect to design and implement the future roadmap of Rad Power Bike’s technology stack. As Rad continues to grow, the evolution of our technologies need to keep pace. This role will be a critical piece to the success of Rad’s mission.  This role can be supported remotely ideally from Seattle, Vancouver-BC, Portland or Salt Lake City.
Our Software Architect would be a champion of technology - driving the advancement of our product’s quality, performance, and security. They’d be working closely with other leaders in Engineering on complex technical projects across multiple teams, while actively searching for solutions that empower design and development to iterate at a Rad pace.

Why You’re RAD (about you):

  • 7+ years of technical experience standing up scalable technology stacks
  • You’ve provided technical guidance and leadership through the design, implementation and delivery of large technical projects that cross-cut products (e.g. upgrading system versions and refactoring integral product components)
  • You’ve directed research and technical analysis of new candidate technologies that fill a development team’s business or technical needs
  • You contribute enhancements to development, build, deployment, and monitoring processes with an emphasis on security, reliability and performance
  • Deliver process improvements that increase ease of adoption and implementation across the organization

Additional Requirements:

  • Proven ability to deliver both customer-driven value and innovative technical solutions leveraging enterprise cloud infrastructure
  • Strong understanding of Dev Ops practices with a good understanding of AWS and Google Cloud infrastructure
  • Ability to plan, articulate and gain organizational alignment on a technical vision
  • Ability to stay on top of technical direction/frameworks beyond Rad Power Bikes and advocate for their adoption when appropriate
  • Jira is your friend - You contribute to, define and track project-level work on large technical projects while ensuring visibility to team
  • Open Communication: clearly conveys thoughts, both written and verbally, listening attentively and asking questions for clarification and understanding
  • Decision Making: consistently chooses the best course of action (from a number of alternatives) to address business problems and/or opportunities
  • Influence: Asserts own ideas and persuades others, gaining support and commitment and mobilizing people to take action
  • Priority Setting: focuses time/energy on the most important issues/opportunities. Clearly understand how to assess the importance of tasks and decisions
  • Problem Solving: uses an organized and logical approach to find solutions to complex problems. Looks beyond the obvious to understand the root cause of problems

You get bonus points for:

  • Shipped a “mobile-focused” product in the last 24 months
  • You are a constant Learner - Always curious to find ways to make things better
  • Determined to build, optimize, refactor, all aspects of a Tech-Stack. You are motivated by the success of customers and colleagues
  • You are conscientious - Keeping promises, and your commitments are important to you
  • You are humble - You lead with empathy and humility, always listening and learning from the perspectives of others

Had you been with us last month, you would have:

  • Participated in the technical hiring process with the aim of hiring the best of the best
  • Guided various product teams building and scoping their roadmaps
Sounding good? Read on to understand what matters most to us:
At Rad we take our company values seriously. They are lived out into everything we do. Our RADICAL values really do frame what our expectations are for each and every team member. We are: 
-Responsible to our environment, community and team -Accountable, we take ownership, bias to action, seek and provide feedback -Diverse, inclusive of experiences, backgrounds and skills, we value every voice -Innovators, we challenge ourselves and the status quo, we are original -Customer driven, completely, we do the right thing for our riders -Approachable, kind, we collaborate and are always willing to help -Learners, we grow our skills, we are humble and seek to improve
Does this sound like you? Please apply and join us!
Rad Power Bikes is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at 800-939-0310 or 
Recruitment Agencies: Although we value the services you provide, at this time we are not leveraging external 3rd party recruitment resources for this search.  Should those needs change, we will seek your assistance directly.

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Bicycle Infrastructure, Electric Bikes

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