Web Principal Architect

Full Time @The Sandbox in Other

Job Description

About The Position

The Sandbox is building a decentralized metaverse, empowering creators and players to come together and build the world they imagine. In the Sandbox, users are creators with true ownership of their creations as NFTs. Our mission is to build an inclusive and open metaverse, building the bridge between social experiences, gaming, and blockchain, creating long-lasting relationships through the power of community. You would be joining at an exciting time as we are experiencing explosive growth and nearing our Alpha 2, opening The Sandbox world to players.

To learn more, check us out at www.sandbox.game/ or on Twitter at @TheSandboxGame.

Your Mission

As Web Principal Architect you’ll be responsible for providing leadership in defining secure development and coding practices for APIs, microservices, non-functional requirements and security user-stories while leveraging both manual and code scanning tools for security code audits.

Responsibilities 

  • Ensure architectural coherence across the infrastructure services developed by our infrastructure engineering and application teams, encouraging best practices in application development using our platform servicesDefine, improve, and engage in adapting architectural application bottlenecks as observed on sandbox.game.
  • Anticipates future architectural risks based on industry trends and business needs at the enterprise level
  • Work with other engineering stakeholders on resolving larger architectural bottlenecks and participate through sandbox.game point of view.
  • Work in close collaboration with software development teams to shape the future roadmap and establish strong operational readiness across teams.
  • Lead architectural updates to modernize existing systems and build architectural plans for new platform solutions
  • Building, maintaining and running an appropriately knowledgeable and skilled solutions architecture team, ensuring that they are fulfilling their deliverables on time and to a high level of quality, and are operating in an open and collaborative manner

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Advanced degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related scientific or technical disciplines. 
  • Combination of deep technical skills and business savvy enough to interface with all levels and disciplines across the organization.
  • A curiosity about crypto economies and demonstrated knowledge about the applications of blockchain.
  • A background in the gaming industry is a plus.