Job | BlueJeans Network

Chief Architect

Mountain View, California, United States

BlueJeans is looking for a very dynamic technology leader to join its growing team as a Chief Architect. As Chief Architect, you will have a broad charter. You will be responsible for the overall architecture of BlueJeans and will have direct responsibility for architectural consistency, reliability, serviceability and scaling of current and future infrastructure, tools, core services and APIs which are used by our customers and the rest of engineering teams in a secure fashion. 

Our Platform team owns key initiatives which have a broad impact on the scalability, reliability and usability of BlueJeans products. In this role you will be required to collaborate with Platform, Client, Video Engineering teams, DevOps team, Security team and Product and Business partners to own and execute on the Platform roadmap. 

As Chief Architect, you will be responsible for the architecture of BlueJeans. You will directly reports to the Senior VP of Engineering with ‘dotted-line’ reporting to the CTO.

You will work closely with our co-founder and CTO to capture the vision of the product capabilities, general direction on the technologies and approaches to realizing the product capabilities. You will also own the “system of record” for the architecture and advise the architecture, product, SaaS Operations and the development team on the alignment of product and solution implementation conforming to the architecture. In addition to directing the work of system and software architects and the developers, you will evangelize the capabilities of the product internally and externally to the partners and / prospects and enable sales engineers as appropriate. 

You must have technical “chops” and large scale SaaS development and deployment in the cloud preferably AWS to question the team decisions / approaches objectively, understand the critical issues and resolve them to meet the product goals. You will be expected to initiate conversations, ask hard questions, and bring strategic decisions to the BlueJeans Technical Leadership to debate and decide. 

Our culture is something we cherish; we entrust our engineers with a high degree of freedom and autonomy, which fosters innovation and productivity. It’s important that our Chief Architect is an inspiration, a gentle shepherd and a reliable sparring partner, rather than a sheriff.