Ubiminds: Scale Distributed Engineering Teams In Brazil

Principal Architect Engineer at Power School (AWS) (161)

Ubiminds is supporting PowerSchool to scale their team in Brazil. We are looking for smart, creative individuals who are passionate about education and aren’t afraid to show it. 

Join PowerSchool and help to build one of the biggest learning products in the world.

Info on the Principal Architect Engineer role

The Schoology Learning Suite gives educators the tools to personalize learning for every learner.  It is used by millions of distinct users daily, integrates with hundreds of different partners, and sits at the heart of the PowerSchool classroom initiative.

Being part of the team, you’ll run hundreds of servers and, simultaneously work on 20+ projects across the organization using many different technologies. 

As a Principal Architect Engineer @Ubiminds, you:

  • Are placed in a product-based company, with the same treatment as their full-time employees.
  • Have our full back-office support, from career guidance to HR and concierge services.
  • Choose to work remotely or at our office – we are a distributed team, after all.
  • Get your own MacBook (none of that BYOD stuff here).
  • Have access to opportunities for growth with other amazing technology professionals, counting with tech talks, chapter meetings, and even remote happy hours for tons of fun!
  • Improve your English through free lessons with a native American teacher - get to the next level on your communication skills!
  • Have the chance to meet up with us every so often at our HQ in Florianopolis
  • Receive financial support to take part in conferences, meetups, and relevant events

Challenges

To work across the delivery teams to design and build new features for the Schoology Learning Management System (LMS) and to help them to scale their platform. 

What you’ll do as a Principal Architect Engineer

  • Drive change in an origination, ideally without using role power edicts.  
  • Deal with NFR (non-functional requirements) to deliver software that tells us it’s not performing before customers notice the problem. 
  • Use your writing skills to build up a knowledge base that scales past your ability to train everyone on the team. 
  • Write and architect code in a distributed system both with SQL and NoSQL datastores.  
  • Decide upon managed or ‘bare metal’ hosting in cloud environments (We use AWS) 
  • Work on reducing downtime, not even scheduled.

In order to succeed in this position, you will need

Cultural add

  • People First. We are all about people!
  • Challenge yourself. There’s always room for improvement and continuous improvement is in our essence.
  • Make it happen. Be ready to take challenges as they come. It’s all about attitude and commitment. 
  • We’re in this together. We work as a team, we thrive as a team and we evolve as a team.
  • Averaging on awesome. We work hard to deliver high-quality services and look forward to exceeding expectations. 
  • Keep it real. We promise you honesty, transparency, and openness, regardless of the situation.

Mandatory skills

  • Advanced/fluent English skills – Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience building web applications using modern server languages (Typescript/Node.js, PHP, Go, Java, or others)
  • Be proficient in at least 2 different programming languages 
  • Experience working with a cloud hosting provider like AWS.  
  • Experience operating, observing, and understanding distributed systems.
  • Familiarity with build/deploy toolchains and platforms for containerized and serverless services 

Nice-to-have

  • Previous experience working as Tech Lead or other management roles

Non-technical skills:

  • To embody the core values of Passion, Accountability, Curiosity and Teamwork
  • To take the responsibilities to our customers and to each other seriously, we have each other’s backs, and we constantly strive to do better tomorrow than we did today. 

Job summary.

  • start date 10/08/2021
  • end date 10/09/2021
  • timezone Eastern Time Zone (GMT-4)

Skills

aws programming

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