Principal Architect Job at Caylent Inc, Palo Alto, CA

  • Caylent Inc
  • Palo Alto, CA

Job Description

The Mission

We are seeking a talented Principal Architect to join our growing Cloud Architecture & Engineering team. The right candidate is someone who has deep expertise building a variety of cloud solutions and is passionate about working with our customers, partners, and employees to drive the business forward. Your mission will be to work alongside Caylent’s Engineers, Delivery Managers and Engagement Managers to deliver AWS cloud solutions across our diverse and innovative customer base. As a Principal Architect, you will be working with Caylent’s most strategic enterprise customers. You’ll work with the latest technologies and with disruptive customers looking to bring innovative ideas to the market.

Your Assignment

  • Engage in a highly collaborative team environment where your expertise is required to suggest best options to lay foundations for cloud architecture, scaling, development opportunities, cost savings, and vulnerabilities
  • Design, develop and integrate highly complex DevOps pipelines, including build automation, CI/CD, Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC), security, monitoring, logging, and alerting
  • Kickoff new client engagements
  • Build enterprise technology solutions in DevOps, Cloud (serverless environment), API and Container Management, performance, and stability using Agile methodology
  • Take on work already in-line with projects and deliverables and research new projects (R&D)
  • Develop long range plans with customer to adopt cloud best practices
  • Ensure high quality of project delivery

Your Qualifications

  • 5+ Years of experience working as an Architect for Enterprise organizations in a consulting capacity
  • Ability to communicate technical objectives and solutions clearly to clients while establishing and cultivating a professional relationship
  • Demonstrated critical and strategic thinking about business, products, and technical challenges to stakeholders
  • Strong expertise developing applications in Serverless Frameworks, API Gateway, S3, SNS, SQS, CloudFront, Lambda
  • Strong hands-on AWS Environment and Serverless Environment
  • Experience implementing IaC in AWS
  • Advanced hands-on DevOps automation (Containerization, API management, multi cloud-solutions)
  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for working in a startup environment and the ability to be cross-functional
  • Possess a natural curiosity and excitement for learning new technology

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a some of the following:
    • Migrations
    • CICD
    • IaC (Terraform, Cloudformation, AWS CDK, Pulumi, etc)
    • Scripting
    • Containers (Kubernetes, Docker, ECS, Fargate, etc)
    • Cloud Security Best Practices
    • Networking
    • Incident, release, problem and change management processes
  • Experience working on agile projects


  • Pay in USD
  • 100% remote work
  • Generous holidays and flexible PTO
  • Competitive phantom equity
  • Paid for exams and certifications
  • Peer bonus awards
  • State of the art laptop and tools
  • Equipment & Office Stipend
  • Individual professional development plan
  • Annual stipend for Learning and Development
  • Work with an amazing worldwide team and in an incredible corporate culture

Caylent is a place where everyone belongs. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our approach helps us to build a winning team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. So, regardless of how your diversity expresses itself, you can find a home here at Caylent.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, veteran status, genetic information, disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. If you would like to request an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at


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