Tech Lead/Architect - App Services (Marketplace Supplier & Foundation)

Mendix, Pune I India

We help enterprises achieve their digital goals

Duration: Full-Time

Mendix is a low-code app development platform:

First, what is low-code? Low-code is a visual approach to software development that enables you to abstract and automate every step of the application lifecycle. Gartner predicts that “by 2024, low-code application development will be responsible for more than 65% of application development activity.” Mendix is repeatedly ranked a Leader in analyst reports from Gartner and Forrester. In the 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant for Multiexperience Development Platforms, Mendix placed at the very top of the Leaders quadrant. 
Mendix, the global leader in enterprise low-code, was created to promote collaboration between Business & IT teams. Thousands of forward-thinking companies around the world like Ford Auto, Rabobank Netherlands, Zurich Insurance, and Red Bull, can unleash their best ideas faster with the help of the Mendix Platform. 
Mendix is a Siemens Business:
Siemens is a Top 10 Global Software Company and a leader on Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in the World! With the acquisition of Mendix in 2018, Siemens Digital Industries Software is driving transformation to enhance the digital enterprise where engineering, manufacturing and electronics meet the future of innovation. Mendix employees have the opportunity to work in a hyper-growth environment with the support of Siemens’ unbeatable market position and resources. 

About the App Services & Marketplace Unit

The Marketplace is at the heart of the Mendix developer community. This is where our Makers can find, use and share components. Our team is responsible for the design, development and operation of the Marketplace and managing the large number of components on-boarded from our user community and growing ecosystem. We strive to connect our Makers with the right components, when they need it so to accelerate their missions and App development with Mendix. 

Responsibilities of the Tech Lead in the App Services & Marketplace Unit 

For our Marketplace Supplier and Marketplace Foundation teams in our Unit in Pune, we are looking for a technical architect with primary focus on working with and providing hands on technical leadership to the developers across a few teams in the domain.  Secondary focus is working as a member of the architecture team with the Chief Architect in providing overall technical vision and direction for our teams.

A handful of activities that you can expect to be working on throughout a normal work week:

  • Hands-on leading the teams in pursuing well-architected microservice designs
  • Follow Agile Software Development methodology
  • Provide knowledge expertise on all aspects of the Mendix platform: development methodology, architecture principles, cloud, CICD etc.
  • Nurture and further develop the best practices in coding, documentation, test automation, and deployment
  • Support DevOps/SysOps
  • Orchestrate code design review with high standard on code quality and push for 100% pass rate on an automated regression test suite
  • Able to communicate well with all levels, from C-level executives and Enterprise Architects, Designers and Developers

Technical requirements:

  • Mendix or low-code / no-code platform experience is a plus
  • Multiple years of object-oriented programming experience developing commercial software products using Java
  • Knowledge and experience in most of the areas below:
  • Web front-end technology (e.g. HTML, JavaScript or React)
  • Architecture patterns (e.g. Micro services, Event-driven, Layered)
  • Database technology (e.g. MSSQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Common integration protocols (e.g. REST, SOAP, XML or HTTP)
  • CI/CD- Cloud solutions (e.g. AWS, Azure, Cloud Foundry, or Kubernetes)

Business requirements:

  • Ability to collaborate effectively across disciplines, roles, and geographical and time zone boundaries
  • Experience with Agile development, CICD, and Test-Driven Development (TDD)
  • Proficiency in cross-location communication and the English language
  • Flexibility to adapt to different stakeholders and environments
  • Willingness to work in an open-feedback environment that wants to continue to improve
  • Experience with mentoring and/or teaching subject matter to colleagues
  • Experience with challenging business partners to uncover the right requirements and clearly scope requests or ideas
  • Experience with quickly learning about and familiarizing yourself with different   business domains
  • Experience with stakeholder management between different business units and management levels

About Mendix

About us We are creating an application platform that empowers people to build and continuously improve apps at unprecedented speed and scale. Who we are We’ve been in your shoes We know firsthand how hard it can be to quickly build software your users love, while maintaining the control you need. Having worked with hundreds of enterprise customers, we also understand how difficult it is to successfully execute a digital strategy. Our mission Our founders created Mendix to solve the biggest challenge in digital innovation: to empower IT and Business teams to collaborate like never before, while experiencing unmatched speed and control. These principles are architected into the very core of our platform, and they drive our relentless focus on your success. We are here to help We love helping you build breakthrough digital experiences, rejecting the conventional approach of merely doing the same things faster. We seek a long-term partnership with your team so we can help you deliver transformative value through applications. Our conviction—and your success—is powered by a diverse team of passionate and exceptional talent.

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