Technical Architect (Professional Services) for California – San Francisco – USA

Full Time
Job Description

Responsibilities:

Architect and implement NGINXand NGINX Plus in a complex and multi-tiered environment
Analyze a client’s business problem and suggest technical solutions to the problem
Architect a suggested solution
Recommend tools and solutions to build the system
Provide best practices for implementing the solution
Guide a customer through the process of evaluating monolithic, SOA and microservice architectures, helping to choose the best approach for them.

The Technical Architect will also be responsible for:

Contributing code and improvements to the NGINX Reference Architecture
Writing technical documentation for the NGINX Reference Architecture
Writing blog posts and documentation about technical problems and their solutions
Presenting technical solutions at trade shows or technology meetups

Qualifications:

You have a BS/BA degree in a relevant field (CS, EE, MIS) or equivalent experience
You have designed, built and maintained complex, multi-tiered applications using PHP, Python, Ruby, Java, NodeJS or equivalent systems
You have implemented SOA or microservice applications using REST, JSON, SOAP and/or XML
You have experience with Docker, LXC or a similar container system
You have knowledge in traffic management and load balancing technologies
You have expert level knowledge of HTTP, web servers and web applications
You have skills in Linux/UNIX-based systems
You have skills in networking technologies, Internet security products and services
You have skills in business writing and presentation skills in English
You enjoy working independently and are driven to produce results with a minimum amount of supervision
You enjoy travelling 10-30% of the time

NGINX is an equal opportunity employer. Our culture is built on values: Progress, Excellence, Openness and Curiosity. These values are very important to our company and its continued success. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. By fostering a diverse business environment, NGINX welcomes the opportunity to grow and learn from each other, our customers, investors, suppliers and business partners.

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