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Backend Architect

We are looking for a Software Architect to be a key leader in driving technology alignment and excellence of our core product.




We are looking for a Software Architect to be a key leader in driving technology alignment and excellence  of our core product.    In this role, you will oversee existing core product backend systems and requisite public and private APIs.   This role requires excellent technical skill paired with business insight and an ability to influence. This position is critical and will help Twilio maintain its focus on customer trust through system design and guidance to ensure our services scale to meet customer expectations.

What will you be doing?

  • Define a technical north star and drive alignment towards it.

  • Drive and deliver on our product roadmap(, working with your teams to turn 1-pager specs into features

  • Obsess about the architectural design, implementation, and quality of the work your teams produce and define and delver on our SLAs 

  • Grow your teams by coaching developing engineers and by attracting top talent

  • Contribute to engineering-wide initiatives as a member of Front’s engineering leadership team

What skills and experience do you need?

  • 7+ years of experience designing and building large-scale, cloud-based, highly available software platforms.

  • Are an API first developer who understands the power of platforms.

  • Are passionate about enabling other developers through your leadership and driving teams to efficient decisions

  • Have the ability to balance long-term objectives with urgent short-term needs

  • Partner with Product to define tangible product objectives and work with engineering on how best to achieve them

  • Can successfully lead teams through very challenging engineering problems

  • Work with other Architects to integrate processes and services across Engineering, Product and Design

  • Domain Expertise in one or more of: backend systems at a large-scale internet service,  distributed computing, API design, software systems built atop Amazon Web Services

  • Have a Bachelor's degree in a computer science or relevant experience

  • Have demonstrated the ability to design complex systems in an iterative and evolutionary manner.


  • Experience in Node.js and React

  • Experience at a fast-growing B2B SaaS company

Front provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

About this role

February 13th, 2022

August 21st, 2021

Full Time

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Front powers the heart of business: the meaningful connections between teams and customers that lead to lasting relationships. Bringing email and apps together in a collaborative customer communication platform, Front drives business impact by scaling the natural conversations that create customers for life. More than 6,000 businesses are using Front today to cultivate personalized customer relationships at scale and transform their work into impact.

With $138M in funding, Front is backed by Sequoia Capital, and other leading venture capital firms, as well as independent investors including top executives of Atlassian, Okta, Qualtrics, and Zoom. Front was recently named to Wealthfront’s Career-Launching Companies in 2021 and Forbes Cloud 100 2020, the definitive list of the top software companies in the world. We have also been recognized on LinkedIn’s 2020 Top Startups, The New York Times’ The Next Wave of ‘Unicorn’ Start-Ups, Fortune’s Best Small Workplaces, and Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work.

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