Lead Developer/ Architect

  • Full time
  • Prague
  • Posted 3 weeks ago


JavaScript (regular)
Python (regular)
Node.js (regular)
AWS (advanced)
Vue (advanced)
Who are we?
At WithSecure, we protect companies all over the world against modern threats. We do this because we know that no one can solve every cybersecurity problem on their own. Every day we fight online scams, threats to national infrastructure, the unlawful dissemination of confidential information, and everything in between. We are a community of committed and passionate professionals.
About the role
We are looking for a Senior Architect to join our team to provide architecture direction in order to keep our web applications scalable, secure, performant, and easy to maintain. This work requires an iterative mindset to work and plan incrementally towards a desired end-state. Balancing short-term gains and long-term goals is essential.
This role also requires coaching, leadership, and excellent stakeholder communications. You need to make sure that stakeholder needs are always taken into account and the team buys into and understands the design consistently. In this role, you will coach the team on how to build better software.
This is a full-time permanent role based in the UK, Poland or Finland.
Key Responsibilities
  • Providing technical architecture direction to the Portals team.
  • Maintaining architecture documentation.
  • Analyzing, architecting and designing towards the desired end-state through increments, with the ability to evaluate tradeoffs between alternative paths towards the ideal end-state as well as balancing short-term and long-term goals of the company.
  • Acting as a tech lead for some of the initiatives. Hands-on implementation of the front-end solutions in collaboration with other team members.
  • Debugging complex problems across an entire stack and creating solutions, detailed code implementation when needed.
  • Working with multiple stakeholders to define and align our Portals architecture with other platforms, services, and teams.
  • Working with the R&D Lead Architect to ensure the software architecture aligns with the overall solution architecture direction.
  • Acting as key point of contact for all front-end architectural activities. Participating in cross-team architecture forums.
  • Leading and mentoring software engineers in the team about architectural design and software development best practices.
  • Writing, updating, and using documentation.
What are we looking for?
  • You have experience developing and operating web applications (Vue.js) in production
  • You have experience in translating business requirements & UX designs into systems architecture
  • You have experience in designing, documenting, facilitating, and communicating architecture choices.
  • You have built software in cloud native environments (AWS) and ran cloud native systems.
  • You express yourself concisely, whilst capturing the essential and relevant elements, also for non-technical stakeholders.
  • You have a sense of urgency and getting things done attitude.
  • You communicate well in English both verbally and in writing
  • You love to mentor and model standard methodologies for coding, testing, code review, documentation, debugging, and troubleshooting
  • Cyber security field excites you, and you want to help protect organizations, society and people from real-world attacks
What will you get from us:
  • Working with modern technologies – we don’t use jQuery or support IE
  • Working in close collaboration with experienced, like-minded professionals from around the world
  • Opportunity to deep dive into cybersecurity
  • Culture of sharing, helping each other, caring for each other
  • Frequent knowledge sharing sessions / internal meetups on variety of topics
  • Remote or hybrid work
Our benefits include extensive VIP health and dental care, training budget, remote working, life insurance, company-supported sport activities, lunch vouchers, English lessons during work and many more things to keep our best asset – people – happy!
Dare to be the best? Please send your CV and application as soon as possible! 🙂

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