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Cloud Architect

At Varjo we create hardware and software to fulfil our vision of immersive computing. Our virtual and mixed reality products will transform the way professionals work, create and experience reality.

We want to work with the best – we want you to join us. We are offering you an exciting position where you can see into the future and play your part in shaping it.

When we are done, computers will look nothing like what they do right now.

Job description

We are looking for a cloud architect who sees the big picture of cloud computing and is deeply technical and hands-on. You will design, build, and deploy scalable cloud-based solutions that enable distributed delivery of high performance XR experiences. Success in this role will require a deep understanding of programming languages, distributed systems, and cloud services.

Your job is to help us build an infrastructure that enables us to deliver a state-of-the-art graphics performance in remote rendering environment. We hope you find the challenges of server-side rendering and application management to be your interests and that you have solid experience in delivering performant graphics-heavy applications over the internet.

In your role you will take part into all parts of the application lifecycle: design, develop and deploy and closely be working with our DevOps team, Product Management and Design in order to put entire application together. 

 

Responsibilities

  • You will have ownership for cloud architecture 
  • Design and develop highly performant, scalable cloud-based systems
  • Consult and coach DevOps team on expanding CI/CD activities into cloud environment
  • Testing and deploying software to the cloud infrastructure, with help from our DevOps team
  • Act as a tech lead and advisor in your expert area  but still have ability to oversee a bigger picture

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in working with modern cloud platforms, preferably with AWS
  • Proven track record of developing cloud services and infrastructure
  • Demonstrated skills at least in one of the languages C++, Java, Typescript, Python. Currently we develop backend  with Typescript and C++
  • Experience with RESTful web services or other API integrations
  • Familiarity of agile working methods
  • Good English communication skills
  • Interest in VR/XR, graphics applications is a plus

We offer

  • The possibility to see into the future of computing by taking part in creating the new state of art in virtual and mixed reality products and experiences
  • A startup culture with minimal bureaucracy and maximum opportunity for you to take charge of your work
  • Work with the best, learn from the best
  • The possibility to select the tools and methods you want to use to do your job effectively
  • Competitive salary in the capital of the world's happiest country
  • Premium employee medical coverage with life insurance and disability benefits
  • Office located right in the middle of downtown Helsinki

Get in touch

Ready to join? Apply now.

Include your CV and a link to your LinkedIn profile. Send us details of work you are especially proud of and what you did in those projects – wow us.

If you know people who are already working for Varjo, feel free to drop their names in your message.

This role will be filled as soon as the suitable candidate is found.

Candidates with a suitable combination of education, training and experience are encouraged to apply. Even if your profile is not a perfect match but you want to learn and grow, we would love to hear from you.