Principal Architect

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Design, Project Management
  3. United States
Palo Alto, USA
Posting date: 17 Jun 2020
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Principal Architect with a leading medical technology company located in Palo Alto, CA. As the Principal Architect, you will be leading the architecture as well as hands on development of our core platform.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop healthcare and financial data compliant system for HIPAA, PCI and other compliance needs.
  • Lead full-stack product development efforts as well as help out in other areas of software development, including, tooling, devops and analytics.
  • Participate in the analysis and clarification of business requirements.
  • Participate in design and code reviews - learn from as well as teach other team members.
  • Choose new technologies and tooling for the company stack.
  • Represent the business when speaking to customers or community members.

Skills and Responsibilities:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • 10+ years of experience planning, building, and scaling high-quality SaaS products.
  • In depth knowledge of Python, Django as well as Java/Spring. Different components our platform require different technology choices.
  • Passion for writing code that is scalable, maintainable, reusable, and well-tested.
  • Comfort debugging large applications and refactoring them to well-tested components and services.
  • Ability to identify and proactively communicate infrastructure, product features, and technology issues that cut across multiple products.
  • Track record of deploying and maintaining distributed systems in production.
  • Track record of using influence to lead a group of engineers to achieve architectural goals.
  • Experience building and supporting libraries used by multiple teams.
  • Know how to operate distributed systems in accessible and functional development environment and know the good, bad and ugly of such systems.
  • Good understanding and/or experience with Continuous Delivery.
  • Good understanding and/or experience with Information Security.
  • Good understanding and/or experience with Immutable infrastructure and container-based technologies.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Ken Cadima at (+1) 415-660-4945 or

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.