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Technical Architect

Ind - Gurgaon, HR

Technical Architect/Sr. Technical Architect

Company Overview

Cvent, Inc. (www.cvent.com) is the world’s leading provider of cloud-based software for meetings and event management.  Our platform of products includes software to manage and facilitate online event registration, meeting site selection, event management, e-mail marketing and web surveys.  We also develop mobile apps for both corporate and consumer events.  Founded in 1999, we currently have 2800+ talented and dedicated employees and are headquartered just outside of Washington, D.C., in McLean, Virginia, with additional U.S. offices in Portland, Oregon; Austin, Texas, and Los Angeles, California.  Internationally we have offices in New Delhi, India, and London, England.  Cvent has received a number of awards and honors recognizing our strong company culture, innovative products, stellar customer service and support, visionary leadership and investment in our employees. We currently have job openings across all departments and locations and are looking to add valuable team members to further strengthen the company’s DNA

Job Description

The Technical Architect is responsible for driving the architecture and design for Cvent’s large-scale, Internet-based applications. The Technical Architect will work as a leading member of the Product Development team and, more specifically, the Architecture team to support and enhance the application architecture and the framework. The Technical Architect will frequently be tasked with researching new tools and technologies and asked to come up with recommendations on how they can be used in Cvent applications. The Technical Architect will also be expected to actively participate in design and implementation of projects featuring a high degree of technical complexity and/or scalability and performance implications.

Position Duties

  • Specification, design, development, and debugging of large Internet scale and high-performance service-based web applications and frameworks
  • Create re-usable frameworks through hands-on development and unit-testing
  • Document technical designs using flow charts, class diagrams, sequence diagrams, activity diagrams, data flow diagrams, database schemas, descriptive software component documentation, and wireframes
  • Help guide the technology directions by recommending specific technologies to pursue, suggesting training and staff development activities, and monitoring the Cvent Paved Road
  • Keep an eye on any increase technical debt and propose remedies and code refactoring
  • Work closely with the implementation teams of the various product lines to ensure that architectural standards and best practices are being followed consistently across all Cvent applications
  • Contribute to tools that help increase developer productivity through automation
  • Stakeholder management with an ability to gain others’ support for ideas, proposals, projects, and solutions

Candidate Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Masters Degree preferred. Desired majors include Computer Science, Computer Engineering, etc.
  • 10+ years of hands-on experience in some of the following: C#, Java, ASP.NET, MVC, PHP, Ruby on Rails, JavaScript,  JQuery, Web Services and API development using REST or SOAP, Windows 2003/2008/7 server, IIS 7.0, Linux
  • Experience with one or more of the following databases: SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, Couchbase, Redis, ElasticSearch or other NoSQL technologies
  • Ability to accurately estimate software development tasks given a set of requirements and assumptions; ability to work with Project Managers to develop task-level project plans and proposals
  • Ability to develop secure solutions and knowledge of industry best practices regarding information security and defensive development
  • Understanding of deployment architecture and infrastructure in both on-prem and cloud hosting environments
  • Excellent oral and written communication with an ability to articulate complex systems to external teams (sales, product, external vendors)
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Strong understanding of cross-browser compatibility and limitation issues

 

 

 

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