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Coding Software Architect (Helsinki, FI)


We are looking for a Coding Software Architect to join our development team at Virta. If you have experience with creating scalable and well-built software systems, plus you would like to do hands-on development work, keep on reading! In this role, you would have the ownership to define the technologies we use towards achieving the long-term company goals. You would also be coaching other developers with an adaptation of the services you plan and develop.

If you have a passion for pushing technology to the limits and want to work together with our team of talented people, get in touch with us!

Check out our Tech Blog with awesome stories from Virta’s development team: https://medium.com/engineering-and-design-virta-ev-charging-platform

What we expect from you to know about:

Understanding Event-driven architectures (Kafka knowledge is a plus), SOLID principles, test-driven approach, and MVCS architecture, microservices adaption

  • Proven hands-on experience of software development (e.g. Node.JS and PHP are a plus)
  • Familiarity with databases, experience with modern CI/CD systems, knowledge of cloud services, and of front-end languages and libraries
  • Experience in Scrum and Kanban. SAFe and other agile methodologies is a plus
  • Fluent in English, as it is the main working language at Virta

To give perspective to what you’ll start working with (or will be decommissioning), our current technology stack includes:

  • NodeJS microservices with Typescript, a PHP 8 Laravel 8 Monolith, and PHP legacy system with JQuery UI
  • React based web UI’s, Native Apps using Kotlin and Swift
  • MySQL and PostgreSQL databases, Redis, RabbitMQ, and Kafka, all running on AWS
  • Microservice deployment on top of Kubernetes
  • Bamboo, Bitrise and Drone, Bitbucket Pipelines for CI/CD

What we expect from you:

  • Create scalable, future-proof software architectures, and realistic plans towards developing them across the whole Virta Platform
  • Do hands-on software development to achieve your plans
  • Work with development teams and business to ideate software solutions
  • You are able to put your ego aside, treat everyone with respect, and help others reach their potential
  • You are comfortable with coaching developers in the development work implementing the plans you have created. You don’t sweat when writing technical documentation or internal tech blog posts

In addition to technical competence, communication is key in this role, you are not afraid to ask hard questions nor provide simple instructions

You have enough persistence and determination: it takes a certain stubborn attitude and time to build simple solutions to complex problems. Solutions that are easily maintainable, good quality AND are also scalable, you understand this concept well

Who we are?

Virta was founded in 2013 with a vision to integrate electric mobility, energy system, and digital sectors into one ecosystem. Our mission is to make electric mobility an integral part of our everyday lives and the energy system. We don’t just charge electric vehicles - we charge a positive change. Virta is the fastest-growing electric vehicle charging platform in Europe and the global innovation leader in our field (measured by patents). Virta network has grown faster than the general market every year.

We have offices in 5 countries around Europe and operate in over 30 countries globally. Our HQ in Salmisaari, Helsinki is a modern, open office with great sea views and even better coffee. But employees can work from home, too. Virta has been international from day one and today our team consists of well over 20 nationalities. Over 40 colleagues work in the tech team. All employees are experts in their own fields with diverse backgrounds and skills.

What you’ll love about us

  • Virta is Europe’s fastest growing electric vehicle charging platform
  • 2nd largest EV charging platform in Europe
  • 30+ countries with charging networks on the Virta platform
  • 125+ employees
  • 170 000+ charging points in the roaming network
  • 23 000+ stations online in Virta Platform.

For more information please contact our Senior Talent Acquisition, Rafaela Tomasi by email: career(at)virta.global

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