Bullhorn is looking for a Software Architect to join our Engineering team.
Bullhorn is the leading global software provider for the staffing and recruitment industry. More than 10,000 companies rely on Bullhorn’s cloud-based platform to power their staffing processes from start to finish. Through our incredible products and services, we create raving fan customers, resulting in company growth that consistently offers new opportunities for our talent to advance their careers. 25% of our global workforce gets promoted or moves into a new role every year, expanding their skills and working with new people. Bullhorn is large enough to provide these exciting opportunities but small enough to maintain the energy of a startup, and we’re consistently ranked as a great place to work for our strong culture and rewarding career opportunities.
Our commitment to our employees: Every Bullhorn employee has a sense of belonging, a voice that is heard, and a clear path to success. Bullhorn offers unlimited planned vacation, great opportunities for career development, quarterly paid volunteer days through its philanthropic group Bullhorn Cares, and an open invitation to Bullhorn Allies groups, which celebrate and cultivate diversity and inclusion for all employees.
Our in-office employees enjoy a casual, collaborative environment with weekly catered-in lunch and breakfast, and quarterly social events. While working from the comfort of their own homes, our remote employees are provided a full equipment package with all the tools they need to perform their role. We use Zoom, Slack, and other tools to stay connected while we are remote.
Why this job is important:
You will help identify, research, and design new solutions to define complex features, breakthrough scalability and performance bottlenecks, and help improve system health. Bullhorn Software Architects also help our team define practical solutions and best practices and guide the team towards them, while mentoring and coaching engineers to recognize better patterns and see the bigger picture.
As a Software Architect at Bullhorn, you will work closely with product managers, UX designers, and developers to guide the evolution of our software and our teams. You’ll be helping the team create a vision for our software and work closely with the development teams to make that vision a reality.
A typical day might include:
- Collaborating with product managers, UX designers, and engineers to design creative features to advance our platform.
Identifying solutions to technical team impediments, and finding ways to make our development practice better.
Defining architectural principles, patterns, and best practices.
Mentoring and coaching engineers to adhere to those best practices.
This role may be a fit for you if:
- You have 7+ years of experience designing and building software for scalable, fault-tolerant distributed systems.
- You have strong experience building Software as a Service (SaaS) products
- You’re comfortable crafting data and class models for complex software features
- You’re a tech guru with a passion for continuous improvement who’s excited by finding better designs for software and data.
- You are comfortable with J2EE, Angular, SQL Databases, and open source technologies
Bonus points for:
- Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science or a related field
Experience designing and maintaining REST APIs
Expertise in application containerization (Kubernetes, Docker, etc.)
Experience with performance monitoring and diagnostic tools (ELK, StatsD, etc.)
Knowledge in designing database models for transactional and distributed databases
Expertise in tuning applications and data models for performance
Bullhorn is committed to our core values and we are looking for people who exhibit these traits:
Service - You go beneath the surface to solve problems.
Energy - You build up your teammates and leave people positively charged.
Ownership - You take action and own up to your mistakes.
Speed & Agility - You go around obstacles and demonstrate urgency.
Being Human - You consider other people's perspectives, laugh, and have fun.