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System Architect Krakow, Poland or Remote

System Architect Description

Job #: 55704
Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.

The remote option applies only to the Candidates who will be working from any location in Poland.


Currently, we are looking for a System Architect for our Krakow office.


Development of a distributed and scalable platform, providing the following services:
• Management and execution of performance tests: load, peak, stress, etc.
• Management and execution of automated user behaviour scenarios on various application platforms (iOS, Android, Web, Windows)
• Web UI single application front-end
• Microservices based back-end architecture


  • Act as a System architect/technical lead for the team (20 people in total)
  • Responsible for network/infrastructure design, upgrade and maintenance, monitoring and capacity management
  • Responsible for impact assessment of new functionality
  • Participate in scope planning/estimating
  • Responsible for new releases deployment coordination
  • Collaborate with client and other teams in solving dependencies
  • Participate in scrum team meetings and other activities


  • Deep understanding of Linux internals, troubleshooting experience
  • Hands on experience with Docker and resources orchestrators like Hashicorp Nomad, Kubernetes or Mesos Marathon
  • Experience in building CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience with message queues like RabbitMQ, Kafka
  • Hands on experience with AWS Cloud, designing and building cost efficient solutions
  • Experience with virtualization on bare metal servers
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code technologies such as Terraform, Ansible
  • Understanding of Networking and experience with tuning for performance
  • Hands on experience with Infrastructure hardening
  • Experience with time series databases, relational databases, nosql databases and search engines (Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, InfluxDB)
  • Hands on experience with monitoring systems and their configuration
  • Experience with visualisation and analytics tools like Grafana and Kibana
  • Leadership skills
  • Experience in team and technical lead roles

Nice to have

  • Mastery in Python language. Experience with Java, Go is a plus. Experience with Angular, React
  • Experience with designing, building and maintaining complex systems
  • Good understanding of Computer science principles and Software architecture experience
  • Hands on experience with microservices architecture structural style, synchronous and asynchronous communication
  • Performance and functional testing automation
  • Experience with Jmeter, writing plugins, understanding internals of the tool
  • Experience with Appium and Selenium
  • Experience with Android and iOS, understanding internals, hacking

We offer

  • Vast opportunities for self-development: online courses and library, experience exchange with colleagues around the world, partial grant of certification
  • English language classes
  • Polish language classes for Foreigners
  • Career development center
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Possibility to relocate for short and long-term projects (ex. to USA or Switzerland)
  • Benefit package (private insurance, health care, multisport, lunch tickets, and shopping vouchers, etc.)
  • Possibility to be involved in an international project
  • Remote work options
  • Relocation package for foreign applicants as well as for people relocating within Poland
  • Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted
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