We are seeking a Web Software Architectto join our Buffalo, NY team of talented software designers.
Synacor developers work in a fast-paced agile environment. Our products are high-volume and highly available multi-tenant web applications written in PHP, Perl, and Java serving millions of unique visitors each day.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Synacor provides many daily challenges and interesting problems to solve! You would be responsible for managing our architecture review process, helping to ensure new products under development are robust and scalable, mentoring development teams on architecture design and operational concerns such as capacity, deployability, rollback, monitoring, logging, and debugging.
In addition, you would contribute to our ongoing infrastructure improvement and automation projects such as expanding our datacenter virtualization, automating configuration management, increasing availability and robustness of the infrastructure, integrating open source projects into our environment, and contributing to open source projects.
Synacor also sponsors several open source conferences and local meet-up groups where you could attend or present topics which interest you.
What you’ll need to bring to the table:
We’re looking for bright, independent, self-motivated individuals. Experience succeeding (and failing!) at implementing web sites under high volume, or involving tens of servers cooperating together is a must-have skill for this position.
- High Volume - PHP - LAMP - CentOS - Perl - Riak - Java - SOA -
- Catalyst - Mentoring - MySQL - Memcached - Varnish - Communication - Operations -
- Cassandra - Hadoop/Hive - Passion for Development -
What we’ll bring to the table:
- 100% Company paid benefits (health, dental, vision) for all employees and eligible dependents
- Competitive compensation package, including stock option grants (for eligible positions)
- Award winning company culture
- Casual dress and flexible environment
- Generous paid time off
- 25 cent vending machines
- Free Spot coffee, popcorn and cappuccino
- Monthly company connections (get to know your co-workers)
- The opportunity to make a difference!
To apply please visit our website; www.synacor.com/careers
Synacor is not your typical 9 to 5 workplace. Our award winning culture doesn’t stop at flexible work hours and 25 cent vending machines. Jeans and t-shirts are typical office attire, even for the executives. Teamwork is an everyday occurrence, and is made easy with our new open workspaces. Our leadership team understands that the best results come from collaboration, so we hire the best and brightest and then let them do what they do best: create cutting-edge products and provide exemplary customer service. Synacor's headquarters is located along Buffalo's waterfront in the Erie Basin Marina. Taking a few minutes to enjoy the serenity of nature is as easy as walking 1,000 feet or so to the water. We even have a lakefront gazebo with wi-fi connection! And if that’s not enough, Synacor pays 100% of health care premiums for employees AND dependents, offers stock option participation, a healthy bonus potential and a very generous paid time off policy.Working with some of the largest cable, telecom and satellite providers, Synacor’s products and online services reach over 25 million high-speed Internet subscribers worldwide. We are looking for great people to join our team and be given the freedom to do the work they were hired to do.
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