Senior Software Architect (Data Platforms)

Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
Feb 16, 2024
Dec 31, 2024
8 Years
Job Description
  • Position Title. Senior/Platform Architect
  • Company. Atlan
  • Location. Remote (EMEA or APAC)

About Atlan
At Atlan, we take pride in developing products that empower data teams worldwide, from startups to Fortune 500 companies. Our products are integral to the daily workflows of our users, directly contributing to their success. We're on a mission to build winning data teams of the future, ensuring that every aspect of our work helps data teams around the world perform their best.

About the Role
As a Senior/Platform Architect at Atlan, you will drive the evolution of our backend systems. Taking ownership of crucial components, you'll collaborate across teams to craft architectural solutions aligned with our tech standards and deadlines. You'll lead advancements in scalability, reliability, cost efficiency, and latency optimization. Your role will be pivotal in refining our product and platform, ushering in a new era of maturity. As a forward-looking architect, you'll align tasks with short-term and long-term roadmaps to ensure scalability and adaptability while avoiding over-engineering. This role is remote-first and can be based anywhere in EMEA or APAC.


  • Lead backend component ownership, collaborating with product, frontend, and QA teams to craft efficient, future-oriented Data SaaS solutions.
  • Align tasks with short-term and long-term roadmaps, balancing innovation with practicality.
  • Leverage technology to solve problems effectively, transcending tech stack limitations.
  • Provide guidance, mentorship, and direction to team members, fostering a culture of growth and collaboration.
  • Thrive in a remote work environment through meticulous documentation and clear communication.
  • Apply prowess in system design patterns to architect scalable applications, while staying proficient in Kubernetes and other relevant technologies.


  • 8+ years of experience as a Software Engineer, including hands-on technical architecture and systems integration involvement.
  • At least 5 years of experience in Architect roles with a strong focus on platform architecture, or a minimum of 2 years as a Platform Architect.
  • Ability to lead technology decisions, including RFP processes, from a technical perspective.
  • Familiarity with Enterprise Architecture Frameworks like TOGAF.
  • In-depth knowledge of public cloud environments and container ecosystems (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Experience working with systems handling large data volumes.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related discipline.

Working at Atlan

  • We value open-source initiatives, with one of our projects trending worldwide on GitHub.
  • Learn about our engineering commandments, internships, engineering demos, and growth opportunities at Atlan.

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