Cloudinary

Chief Architect

Engineering


We are Cloudinary.

Cloudinary is the leading provider of media management solutions, powering the trusted, award-winning visual experiences for many of your favorite brands. Cloudinary is the de facto media platform standard for developers and brand managers looking to upload, store, transform, manage, and deliver images and videos online. With over 50 billion assets managed, up to 2000 pieces of content processed by algorithms each second, and a $1B valuation, Cloudinary is quickly becoming the visual media layer of the Internet. We are at an exciting stage, rapidly expanding its product offering, entering new market segments, extending the customer base, and feature over 7,500 customers including household names like Nike, Peloton, and Neiman Marcus.

Cloudinary provides developers with powerful media API to upload, store, manage, optimize, transform and deliver images and videos. Developers utilize and easily integrate Cloudinary’s media experience platform via SDKs, widgets, add-ons into web and mobile apps built using all popular tech stacks. Cloudinary enables developers to deliver dynamic, high-performance, personalized media experiences on any device. Join the community of media developers: https://discord.gg/MediaDevs


Why Join?

We believe that the best work happens when you feel free to be your best self. Cloudinary is committed to building a better way to work. Fueled by transparency, trust, collaboration, we offer an environment where you’re always developing, always contributing. We offer a values-driven, supportive environment in which you will constantly learn and evolve; a place where your ideas will be embraced and pursued. We are proud of our collaborative, and growth-minded work culture, being included in Forbes Cloud’s top 100 three times in a row, and being a multi-time winner of the “best place to work” award. We offer fully paid medical benefits for employee and family. Other benefits like 401k match, maternity, paternity, and family leave, and fertility benefits and flexible life & work environment.

About this role

Cloudinary is the leading provider of media management solutions, powering the trusted, award-winning visual experiences for many of your favorite brands. Cloudinary is the de facto media platform standard for developers and brand managers looking to upload, store, transform, manage, and deliver images and videos online. With over 50 billion assets managed, up to 2000 pieces of content processed by algorithms each second, and a $1B valuation, Cloudinary is quickly becoming the visual media layer of the Internet.  We are at an exciting stage, rapidly expanding its product offering, entering new market segments, extending the customer base, and feature over 7,500 customers including household names like Nike, Peloton, and Neiman Marcus. 

We offer a values-driven, supportive environment in which you will constantly learn and evolve; a place where your ideas will be embraced and pursued. We are proud of our collaborative, and growth-minded work culture, being included in Forbes Cloud’s top 100 three times in a row, and being a multi-time winner of the “best place to work” award.

Cloudinary is the leading provider of media management solutions, powering the trusted, award-winning visual experiences for many of your favorite brands. Cloudinary is the de facto media platform standard for developers and non-technical brand managers looking to upload, store, transform, manage, and deliver images and videos online. With more than 30 billion assets under our management and 6,500 customers worldwide, we are always looking for exceptional people to help us reach for the cloud
Cloudinary is looking for a passionate and experienced software architect. We need someone who can even the balance between technical excellence and employee development. This role will give you the opportunity to invest in the core infrastructure and support our rapid growth. You'll have a significant impact and a major role in decision-making and road map building. 
We are passionate about scale, performance engineering, high availability, robust distributed architecture, and clean code.
As part of our team, you'll have the chance to experience real highly available architecture and be part of ongoing efforts to enhance our scale and resilience.
A driving force in our engineering culture
A pilgrimage person for any and all questions with a deep understanding of our architecture and our vision for it
Building proofs-of-concept for tools, architectures, engineering practices, etc.
Working within the engineering teams to implement architectural decisions and guidelines
Skills:
8+ years in software engineering with various languages, frameworks, etc.
Hands-on orientation 
Strong understanding of production environments
Experience with large scale, cloud-based web applications
Experience as an Architect
Deep knowledge of Ruby on Rails - strong advantage
Experience with a microservices-based architecture 
Excellent communication & presentation skills, verbal and written skills in English.