Principal System Architect (remote)

| Birmingham, AL +3 more | Remote
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Company Description

Daxko powers health & wellness throughout the world. Every day our team members focus their passion and expertise in helping health & wellness facilities operate efficiently and engage their members.

Whether a neighborhood yoga studio, a national franchise with locations in every city, a YMCA or JCC--and every type of organization in between--we build solutions that make every aspect of running and being a member of a health and wellness organization easier and delightful.

Job Description

As the Principal System Architect, you are an instrumental part of our Enterprise Architecture team which exists to support the technical needs of our products and business. We care deeply about our environments and delivery pipelines being simple, reliable, consistent, and fast. You'll be successful in this role if you have a deep love for automation, building scalable systems, embracing new technology, and sharing with teammates. As the Architect, you are a key strategist and resident expert for our technical operations.

The Principal System Architect reports to the Vice President of Enterprise Architecture.

You will also: 

  • Design and drive the technical vision for our core infrastructure
  • Work with TechOps teams to identify repetitive tasks and automate them
  • Make it painless for product teams to develop, test, deploy and monitor by providing clear, documented frameworks around our operational systems
  • Oversee the execution of our disaster recovery plans; ensuring they are up-to-date and ready when needed
  • Mentor team members as a subject-matter expert
  • Advise senior leadership on technical strategy directions
  • Research new technology and vendors
  • Consult with the information security team to make sure we are putting in best practices to achieve our compliance/security goals
  • Work with the team on vendor contract negotiations. Help with reviewing and advising on cloud/hosting spend.

Qualifications

  • Ten (10+) years of related work experience
  • Experience managing and working with AWS and Azure services including multi-account configurations
  • Experience working on and designing VMWare based virtual infrastructures
  • Experience with core network and routing protocols and services
  • Experience working in multiple computer languages, particularly Python, PHP, Shell, PowerShell and C#
  • Knowledge of datacenter configuration, networking, secure practices, compliance, infrastructure hardware, cloud environment, containerized solutions, high availability best practices, business continuity, disaster recovery, financial practices around hosting/compliance/software, devops practices, software engineering, and database administration
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Basic supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.

Bonus points for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, or other related field
  • Experience with distributed system concepts and design
  • Experience with data archival technologies and services
  • Experience writing and debugging code pipelines
  • Certifications: AWS Certified Solutions Architect, AWS Solution Architect, AWS DevOps Engineer - Professional, AWS Certified Advanced Networking – Specialty, AWS Certified Security – Specialty, Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), VCP-DCV: VMware Certified Professional 6 - Data Center Virtualization, or AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

Additional Information

Daxko is dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce. We are committed to diversity in the broadest sense, including thought and perspective, age, ability, nationality, ethnicity, orientation, and gender. The skills, perspectives, ideas, and experiences of all of our team members contribute to the vitality and success of our purpose and values.

We truly care for our team members, and this is reflected through our offices, benefits, and great perks. Some of our favorites include: 

  • Flexible paid time off 
  • Affordable health, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Monthly fitness reimbursement
  • 401(k) matching
  • New-Parent Paid Leave
  • 1-month paid sabbatical every 5 years
  • Casual work environments

Daxko is dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce. We are committed to diversity in the broadest sense, including thought and perspective, age, ability, nationality, ethnicity, orientation, and gender. The skills, perspectives, ideas, and experiences of all of our team members contribute to the vitality and success of our purpose and values.

We truly care for our team members, and this is reflected through our offices, benefits, and great perks. Some of our favorites include: 

  • Flexible paid time off 
  • Affordable health, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Monthly fitness reimbursement
  • 401(k) matching
  • New-Parent Paid Leave
  • 1-month paid sabbatical every 5 years
  • Casual work environments

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An Insider's view of Daxko

How does your team reward individual success?

The team I am part of does bi-weekly retrospectives. We intentionally set aside time to recognize and document Kudos for our teammates. The company has many peer-nominated yearly awards
and spot bonuses for going above and beyond.

Sai

Senior Project Manager

What does your typical day look like?

My day, as Director of Engineering, consists of reviewing overnight stability reports, collaborating on solving complex technical problems, and brainstorming upcoming features. I strive to ensure the engineering teams have the tools needed for success by maintaining an environment where each individual feels empowered to make a substantial impact.

Tyler

Director of Engineering, SMB

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

In 2017, I started in Customer Support. Within three years, I now spearhead long-term payment strategy and oversee payment operations as the Director of SMB Payments. My path within Daxko is evidence that there is no shortage of growth opportunities if you keep “chopping wood,” as I say, and embrace challenges ahead of you.

Caroline

Director of SMB Payments

What are Daxko Perks + Benefits

Daxko Benefits Overview

Daxko is dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce. We are committed to diversity in the broadest sense, including thought and perspective, age, ability, nationality, ethnicity, orientation, and gender. The skills, perspectives, ideas, and experiences of all of our team members contribute to the vitality and success of our purpose and values.

We truly care for our team members, and this is reflected through our offices, benefits, and great perks. Some of our favorites include:

Flexible paid time off
Affordable health, dental, and vision insurance options
Monthly fitness reimbursement
401(k) matching
New-Parent Paid Leave
1-month paid sabbatical every 5 years
Casual work environments

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available

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