Platform Architect at Lifion, by ADP

New York, NY


The Principal Architect is a key role for the success of the lab. You'll have an opportunity to lead high-powered teams to create amazing products that are efficient, intuitive, beautiful, and responsive. We are seeking dynamic individuals who can own a significant portion of our architecture, applications and technology landscape. You’ll operate with autonomy and support, ensuring a mix of freedom and learning from the wealth of talent we’ve been fortunate to build here.

If you sweat about milliseconds of response time and obsess over the next 1 percent of efficiency, love multi-terabyte non-relational databases and have dreams about micro-services, polyglot development approaches and client-side apps like Angular and React, you could be the perfect fit to lead our team.


  • Masters / Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science or related field (in lieu of degree, 4 years of relevant work experience)
  • Minimum of 6+ years of relevant experience in designing large scale solution architectures 
  • Deep Knowledge of at least one of the following languages: C#, Java, C++, Ruby, Go, Python, Scala
  • Previous experience leading and managing teams in an agile development environment 


  • Thorough knowledge of JavaScript and Web Standards 
  • Familiarity with client side MV* frameworks, e.g. React.js, Angular.js 
  • Experience with at least one major server side web development stack
  • Experience with Infrastructure as a Service e.g. AWS 
  • Experience with Node.js for Server Side JavaScript development
  • Experience with NoSQL databases 
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum as software development methodology 
  • Experience leading globally distributed teams
  • Experience working with external technology vendors
  • Experience operating in both startup & enterprise application development environments

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