Ibotta is seeking an Enterprise Architect to help us build and maintain our industry-leading technical strategies and capabilities that make every purchase rewarding for millions of shoppers. We're looking for an Architect who has the passion, expertise, and experience to take Ibotta to the next level:
What you will be doing:
Embrace and uphold Ibotta's Core Values: Integrity, Boldness, Outhustle, Teamwork, Transparency & A good idea can come from anywhere
Design and refine the architecture of Ibotta's technology in concert with other Enterprise Architects
Bring deep technical expertise together with top-notch problem solving, mentoring, and collaboration skills to drive near & long-term technology strategy and solutions within a group or functional area
Developing, coordinating, and teaching out the technical strategy and roadmap for Ibotta
Act as a critical communication and synthesis conduit between Product and Engineering functions, aligning Ibotta business vision and objectives with Engineering goals, input, and feedback. Additionally, Architects partner with both Product and Engineering/Analytics management to make difficult prioritization trade-offs and timeline decisions
Work with the technical leads of the group or functional area to develop an architectural vision/strategy for the group that:
Identifies the structure and key components of the system (Including producing and coordinating current technical documentation for experts and non-experts alike)
Identifies the relationships between the components (APIs, events, etc.)
Defines a robust and flexible platform that supports known/current business needs while enabling unanticipated future business needs
Development and refinement of Ibotta's technical standards, processes, protocols, and best practices by actively identifying patterns, synthesizing and coalescing technical concerns from groups and colleagues across the company, then working to collaboratively solve these issues while evangelizing, teaching, and promoting the results
Act as a technical and professional mentor by asking good questions of teams, seeking the bigger picture, and introducing high-level ideas that teams can then execute. In addition to fostering human connections and communication among teams, Architects provide direct mentorship to the tech leads in their group or function in order to develop and encourage the Ibotta architects of the future
Develop strong and positive working relationships as a trustworthy collaborator with all technical, engineering and product leaders in the group. Architects, in equal partnership with Engineering/Analytics Directors and Group Product Management, will drive and be responsible for the direction and success of each group at Ibotta
Report directly to the VP of Architecture
What we are looking for:
A very seasoned and well-rounded engineering background consistent with being among the most senior technical resources in an organization. 10+ years of experience, with steadily increasing scope and responsibilities in software development, architecture, and solution development/deployment (or similar)
Clear, concise written and verbal communication skills and style for both technical and non-technical audiences
A collaborative and friendly approach to problem solving
A passion for teaching, mentorship, and getting the ultimate satisfaction from seeing those around them succeed
Well-organized, resolute, and goal-oriented in terms of achieving objectives and key results while keeping the bigger organizational goals and successes in mind
Comfort with fast paced environments, ability to adapt to changing environments, and lead amidst ambiguity
Significant microservices & event-based architecture experience
Comfort working within a cloud-based infrastructure (including serverless!), ideally AWS
Headquartered in Denver, CO, Ibotta ("I bought a...") is a free mobile shopping and payments app that has delivered more than $675 million in cumulative cash rewards to its users for making purchases in-store, on mobile apps, or via websites. Launched in 2012, Ibotta has more than 35 million downloads and has become one of the most frequently used shopping apps in the United States. The Ibotta platform provides cash back on purchases at more than 1,500 leading brands and hundreds of retailer partners. In 2019, Ibotta launched its payments solution, Pay with Ibotta, enabling shoppers to pay for their entire purchase through the Ibotta app and instantly earn cash back. Ibotta was named to the 2019 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S., after debuting on the list in 2018. The company recently became the first mobile consumer technology company in Colorado to achieve $1B in valuation.
Learn more about Ibotta here: https://liferewarded.ibotta.com/press-and-media/
This position is located in Denver, CO and includes competitive pay, benefits package (including medical, dental, vision), 401k, and equity.
Ibotta provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, and genetics.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
For the security of our employees and the business, all employees are responsible for the secure handling of data in accordance with our security policies, identifying and reporting phishing attempts, as well as reporting security incidents to the proper channels.