Jr. Platform Architect

Do the job you love with a team you will feel proud of.

The Platform Architect will be the one to design, manage, and maintain comprehensive technology systems. Furthermore, as Platform Architect you will design and maintain Caffeina’s technology platform.

  • Location Parma, PR
  • Department Technology
  • Position Junior
  • Min. Experience 0-2 yrs

Job Description

Together with the CTO, you will manage and enhance Caffeina’s IT structure, focusing on innovation and efficiency. You will be responsible for the automation, security, and maintenance of the company’s IT infrastructure, in order to get a quicker and safer workflow delivery.

Specifically, you will carry out the following tasks:

  • Design and implement a delivery platform for product and services
  • Design and implement automation systems for the optimisation of internal processes
  • Maintain and innovate the company’s IT infrastructure
  • Work together with each project team in order to pinpoint the most efficient and innovative workflows  

 

Profile


This is what we are looking for. There are crucial sets of skills and fundamental traits that we will go through together, while under “nice to have” we have listed some qualities we consider a plus, but not required.

 

Fundamental Traits
  • 1+ year of experience within a company or a Digital Agency
  • Level of Education: HS Degree, BA or higher
  • Receptiveness, and the ability to receive and process feedback both from the client and from the different departments within the agency
  • The capacity to work in a diverse team and effectively manage client-oriented and internal projects
  • Excellent communication skills, as that will enable you to write an easy-to-read software and convey its features to team members and other users
  • Analytical yet creative approach to every phase of the project and a deep understanding of requirements, in order to come up with the best software components
  • Fearless attitude towards unfamiliar frameworks. You learn quick and keep pace with technology changes
  • A blend of detail-oriented and big-picture thinking, so that you, at any moment, know what you are working towards, and what to do should anything unexpected occur
  • Sharp, logical thinking combined with proficiency in maths, abstractions & computational models

 

Crucial Skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Linux systems and their setup in virtual environment
  • Confidence with Continuous Integration and Deployment
  • High level proficiency in PHP and ECMAScript 5+ (Node.JS)
  • Deep understanding of the major security practices within Web Services development

 

Nice to have
  • BA/MA in Information Technology, Informatics or equivalent
  • Confidence with Infrastructure as Code system (such as AWK and Docker)
  • Knowledge of one or more Platform as Service systems (such as AWS and Heroku)
  • Experience as Sysadmin

 

 

What we can offer you


We commit to treating people the best way we can, with respect and a professional approach. What follows is our offer. We do not want you to commit to an offer that does not fit you. What you see here is what you get, no secrets.

  • Employment contract
  • Gross Annual Income depending on the experience + additional bonus (personal/Caffeina)
  • Restaurant Ticket + free coffee and water 24/7
  • Apple workstation
  • Welcome kit: 2 t-shirts, 1 sweatshirt, 1 iPhone, 1 Tucano+Caffeina backpack
  • (paid for) Conferences and events
  • (paid for) Education, online courses, books and documentation
  • Research and development on innovative subjects (such as VR, Wearable, IoT, iBeacon)
  • Project teams of diverse resources: Developers, Designers, Creatives, and Marketers
  • Relaxation (dinners, beers, etc.) offered by Caffeina
  • But most of all: you can do the job you like with a team you’ll be proud of

 

 

Workplace & Culture


Caffeina is a Creative Digital Agency. Technology, Design, Creativity, and Marketing are in our genes. Our headquarters is located in Parma, a city only one hour away from Milan and Bologna. Parma has a good work/life balance and a fair cost of living.

The work environment is informal and young (the average age here is 28 years old). Most of all, we value what you can do and how well you do it. We work as a team, we help each other and we grow together, project after project.

Our work philosophy is all about merging well-established, effective solutions with new, experimental pathways. Personal input and suggestions are always highly appreciated, as we consider them to be vital for our growth.

 

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