About this role:

We are offering a unique opportunity to join us as a Software Architect, be part of the founding group of Via's architecture organization and lead Via’s system design to the next level.

In Via we’re making public transportation smarter and building a system that can do anything when it comes to mobility. 

As a Software Architect you will be responsible for defining, maintaining and visualizing the design of the architecture and the interaction between its components. You will guide, mentor and influence a group of dozens or even hundreds engineers in building an optimized, scalable design, innovate and remove development related roadblocks. You will be part of a leading team of architects who work closely with the product and business units on the most strategic opportunities. You will translate strategic business opportunities to system design, create a shared vision and verify the correct problems are being addressed with the best solutions.

What You’ll Do:

  • Participate in cross-functional meetings and workshops to gather requirements, identify technical challenges, and propose innovative solutions that balance business needs with technical constraints.
  • Collaborate closely with product managers to understand business goals, product requirements, and priorities, ensuring technical solutions align with strategic objectives.
  • Act as a technical evangelist within the organization, advocating for architectural excellence, innovation, and collaboration across teams to deliver high-quality software products that exceed customer expectations.
  • Lead the strategic design of key product features, working closely with product managers, tech leads, and cross-functional teams to define architectural requirements, identify technical dependencies, and prioritize development efforts in alignment with business objectives.
  • Actively participate in hands-on coding tasks, contributing to the development of critical components, prototypes, or proof-of-concepts to demonstrate architectural concepts, validate design decisions, and mentor junior developers in best coding practices.

Who you are:

  • B.Sc Computer Science, Mathematics, or any related degree
  • 8+ years of professional experience in backend or full-stack development
  • Proven mentoring/leading experience
  • All-around team player and self-motivated highly independent individual
  • Passionate for system design, seeing the big picture and at the same time maintaining the ability to deep dive into details 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Humble and low ego

We’re Via, and we build technology that changes the way the world moves. We pioneered the TransitTech category to ensure that the future of transportation is shared, dynamic public mobility — the kind that reduces carbon emissions across congested cities, minimizes reliance on private cars, and provides everyone with accessible, efficient, and affordable ways of getting around. 

With the addition of Remix into our portfolio, we created the first end-to-end TransitTech solution for cities and transit agencies, offering world-class software, service design, and operational expertise to fundamentally improve the way the world moves.

We’re committed to building and nurturing a team as diverse as the communities we serve. Bringing transportation equity to the world begins with championing equal opportunity in our own offices. All backgrounds, identities, and voices are welcomed and celebrated here.

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