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Lead Technical Architect

Cartrack is looking for candidates that can join our growing team as a Lead Architect. We are creating revolutionary platforms that will change the industry. We have over 1+ million subscribers and are seeking passionate people with relevant experience to help deliver world-class software solutions to our clients. To be successful in this position the candidate must work well in a fast-paced environment with like-minded engineers that have a desire to build incredible software in a fast, efficient and scalable manner.


You are:

We are looking for a Lead Architect who can help us design, improve and grow our IoT stack and supporting platforms. This person will work closely with our product team to assess the implementation strategy to fulfill customers and business needs. This analysis will support the implementation and deployment of new business functionality through our agile software development lifecycle. This position requires a highly motivated individual who is an expert in their field and a technology leader. 


You will:

  • Collaborate with product/platform manager to architect, design and implement inherently scalable and high-availability systems supporting high volume and high concurrently mobile solutions across multiple platforms.
  • Guide the architecture and technology decisions to drive quality, performance, usability, and sustainability to empower a world-class user experience.
  • Design and document Data Models and API level specifications
  • Reliably translate product requirements into technical requirements with detailed designs.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure the team’s technical capability and efficiency.
  • Evaluate third-party technology solutions to inform “build vs. buy” strategic planning.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to interact with staff, colleagues, cross-functional teams and third parties. Education
  • BS/MS in business management or engineering or related area


Your background:

  • 10+ years of relevant work experience in software development.
  • Experience throughout the software development lifecycle process; conception, development, deployment.
  • Experience with enterprise architecture implementations; web service, databases, security
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design and problem-solving.
  • Strong experience in high data volume and transactional systems.
  • Extensive knowledge of RDBMS systems (Postgres preferred) and Stored Procedures.
  • Proven experience delivering Web and Mobile applications and supporting system services (APIs, databases, device management).
  • Experience with Agile development and iterative development methodologies, SCRUM, TDD, Unit Testing.
  • Ability to lead and partner with other developers to ensure high standards, efficiency, performance, data integrity, accuracy and security of applications.

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Perks & Benefits

The growth of our business is driven by state-of-the-art technology that allows us to create data-driven solutions that are personalised according to the needs of our clients, providing them with insights, business competitiveness, operational excellence and a superior customer experience.
Our people remain our greatest asset ; we will therefore continue to bring together the best talent as we help them achieve their own career aspirations in a growing company that is truly global.

  • Excellent career growth locally and globally

  • Innovative and dynamic work culture

  • Innovative work culture

Workplace & Culture

With over 1,500 staff, Cartrack is creating revolutionary platforms that will transform the industry and help improve efficiency, safety, security and the environment. Our reputation as one of the most innovative and fastest growing telematics companies in the world has resulted in us acquiring 1 million subscribers, including businesses, consumers, and governments. 

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