System Architect

Riga, Latvia
WHAT YOU'LL BE WORKING ON
  • Lead the design and development of the system architecture for the payment gateway platform, considering scalability, reliability, performance, and security requirements.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including product management, engineering, and operations, to translate business requirements into technical solutions.
  • Own the target architecture for the system as a whole, and its individual components.
  • Define architectural standards, guidelines, and best practices to ensure consistency and maintainability across the platform.
  • Conduct architectural reviews and provide guidance to development teams to ensure adherence to architectural principles and standards.
  • Evaluate emerging technologies and industry trends to identify opportunities for innovation and improvement within the product.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to optimize system performance, scalability, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to junior engineers, fostering a culture of collaboration, learning, and innovation.
     
WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED IN THIS ROLE
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
  • Proven experience as a System Architect or similar role in a fintech or payments industry environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of system architecture principles, design patterns, and best practices.
  • Strong understanding of distributed systems, microservices architecture, and cloud computing technologies (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP).
  • Proficiency in designing and implementing scalable, reliable, and secure systems.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Strategic thinking with the ability to align technical solutions with business objectives and market trends.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies and DevOps practices is a plus.
  • Good level of English and Russian Language. 

WHAT WE OFFER
  • ✨ An opportunity to make something great even greater, you can be the reason why we grow, develop, and become the best fintech company on the market 
  • 🌱 Career prospects - we are young, we have huge ambitions, and it is important that our employees grow with us 
  • 🔥 Work with coworkers who are passionate about their business
  • 💸 Compensation that will fully correspond to the competence and knowledge, with yearly performance reviews
  • 📖 The opportunity to attend conferences, courses, and professional development at the company's expense ( learning budget - 500 EUR per year ) - we favor the continuous development of our employees
  • ⚕️ Private health insurance coverage; additional wellness budget - 500 EUR
  • 🏠 Hybrid type of work (if you choose)
  • 🌴 20 days of vacation time; Latvian bank holidays; Sick leaves
  • 🐶 Animal adoption days off
  • 🎉 Celebrations: Team building events and corporate parties;  gift from the company 🎁 and you can take a Birthday day-off for your BD 🎂
  • 🏢 Absolutely amazing and cozy office in the historical center of Riga with our own Barista and lots of snacks 🍫🍧🍩🍎🥭🥤
  • Salary - 5000-6000 EUR Gross - negotiable 
     

You can find out more about our team, our values, and the unique ways we celebrate our successes here: https://fyst.com/culture 🎉🫶