Arch Systems

Senior/Staff Software Engineer (Backend, Python)

Arch Systems


March 10, 2022

Arch Systems is seeking a Senior/Staff Software Engineer to join our rapidly scaling team and develop our cloud based factory data collection and analytics applications.

Started by Stanford Engineering PhDs and grown out of non-profit work in Africa, Arch is a venture-backed company working with the world’s largest electronics manufacturers. We combine rich data from all machines, new and legacy, to drive real time and predictive analytics transforming manufacturing efficiency and how we work.

We are looking for talented and driven people who seek a lasting impact both in transforming manufacturing operations as well as making critical industries more efficient, connected, and sustainable. Come join our diverse and passionate team!

In this role your general responsibilities will be:

  • Gaining a deep understanding of our problem domain (machine data analytics in the electronics industry) to be able to propose technical solutions to complex challenges that work at scale in an industrial context.

  • Contributing code to the ArchFX Cloud project, to author new product features, fix bugs, and refactor aging components.

  • Ensuring that the product continues to maintain high levels of technical excellence via best practices of testing, CI/CD, code review and security architecture.

  • Understanding and decomposing broad requirements into units of work that can be implemented efficiently.

  • Exploring new ideas by implementing small POCs to show the team what could be possible before committing to a large implementation.

  • Contribute to organizational growth through mentoring and providing technical guidance to other engineers on the ArchFX Cloud team.

To be successful in this role, we think that you need:

  • Professional experience developing large, complex backend SAAS applications for enterprise business customers, in Python or a similar language

  • Deep experience understanding complex data models and simplifying complexity while exposing the right level of flexibility

  • A track record of supporting the code you write in production. You have worked with customer feedback to implement feature changes, fix bugs, and improve upon the software you shipped

  • English language proficiency

  • Experience working with remote teams across many timezones

Other skills that may help you in this role, but are not required:

  • Passion for manufacturing and experience serving large industrial customers.

  • Experience developing business-to-business (B2B) products

  • Experience with queueing workflows, e.g. using Celery + rabbitMQ to manage tasks

  • Experience developing and releasing single-tenant SAAS applications deployed on AWS using IaC for instructure and continuous deployment for code

  • Experience leveraging AWS managed services to reduce devops burden in production

How we will support you:

  • We have an ambitious and clear vision of how you can be a part of transforming the manufacturing supply chain and building next generation IoT technology.

  • Our experienced team has the relevant domain expertise and network to make sure we’re focused on the most important industry problems facing our customers.

  • Your work will be solving cutting edge problems with Fortune 500 customers and nonprofit developing world partners alike.

  • We provide a Learning & Development budget to support your professional growth.

  • You are trusted in your ability to do your best work when and where you want and to communicate this with your team.

  • Time off is flexible – take the time you need, including an end-of-year break. We track PTO only to be able to check-in with Arch-itects if they aren’t using the time available to them and work with you to figure out getting the breaks you need.For candidates outside of the US, Arch Systems works with a local Employer of Record (EOR) to ensure we meet country specific time off requirements, while working directly with team members to ensure people are taking the time they need.

  • You will be able to challenge yourself, be nurtured, and grow in a highly dynamic environment, with

  • Leadership who welcomes and encourages autonomy, ownership, and transparency; allowing you to make, learn from, and teach others in your “failures” as much as your successes.

  • We value a culture of diversity of thought and background with many languages and nationalities on the team.

Resumes must be submitted in English