Senior Platform Architect (Remote)

  • Full-time

Company Description

We all get too much irrelevant email.  Gated helps users reduce inbox noise and focus on the messages that matter most.  We are building a massively scalable B2C brand that users already love.

The vision is revolutionary: we believe people should be in control of their own attention.  The solution is unique: Gated gives overwhelmed marketers and executives back control of their inbox, for free, without changing their workflow.

Job Description

We are searching for a Senior Platform Architect to scale Gated into the millions of users. You will report to our Head of Engineering and be responsible for designing the maturity roadmap, cloud architecture, and application patterns that are highly available, scalable, performant, and secure (more on this below). This is an early stage, hands-on opportunity to be both a leader and contributor.

  • Partner closely with and report directly to the Head of Engineering with a high degree of ownership across all domains of engineering, system architecture, data systems, and infrastructure, comfortable partaking in key technology decisions.

  • Design the technology maturity roadmap that grows the organization intelligently, meeting the go-to-market needs of today, while balancing the technical debt of tomorrow’s scaling needs.

  • Develop a highly performant, scalable platform, implementing architectural patterns, technologies and frameworks to meet the functional and non-functional requirements of the business and engineering department alike.

  • Implement and execute organizational best practices, including documentation, system diagrams, disaster recovery, security and compliance.

  • Directly contribute to the application codebase, establishing best practices and designing foundational libraries, utilities, naming conventions, and patterns.


  • Proficient in enterprise platforms and scalable application design

  • SQL data structures, schemas, and query design

  • Expert in effectively and securely leveraging Google Cloud Platform services

  • Experience in event-driven, microservice architectures

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, amongst technical and non technical audiences

Preferred Qualifications

  • Senior level understanding of administering and leveraging Kubernetes 

  • Google APIs particularly Gmail, Calendar and OAuth

  • Previous success at startup / high growth stage organization

  • Experience with big data products

  • Compliance adherent system design, preferably SOC2

  • NodeJS/Typescript experience

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.