United States, Concord, DX

Lead Chief Architect - Concord, CA


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  • Albert‘s mission is to foster a software platform which uses big data and machine learning to drastically accelerate the invention of new formulations and novel materials.
  • We are seeking a Chief Architect to help lead our software team, in our Concord, CA office.
  • This hire will be absolutely essential in scaling our SaaS platform, preparing for and leading deployment to multiple tenants, with unique challenges and requirements around data integrity, security, and infrastructure.
  • Ideal candidates must have held a Principal Architect or other similar leadership position in a related capacity within a B2B software organization where scale and security are key challenges.
  • This person must also have extensive experience deploying software on the AWS cloud.
  • This is an excellent opportunity to lead software development for the most critical scaling challenges within a well-established and exceptionally-funded company in a cutting-edge space, which offers excellent compensation and benefits.


  • Lead the design and development of a cloud deployed, multi-tenant, highly scalable, B2B SaaS platform – targeted at the scientific community
  • Lead the development and strategy for 3rd party application development / integration on our data platform
  • Lead current engineering team allocated to this project, and scale that team as necessary to meet upcoming challenges Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree required along with 10+ years of experience in software engineering leadership
  • Must have worked at a software company which has a Business to Business product.
  • Must have developed and deployed highly scalable SaaS software on the AWS cloud.

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JOB ID: 20006191
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067