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Senior Director, Architecture (Cloud/Platform)

Palo Alto, CA 94306
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Intapp seeks a Senior Director, Architecture (Cloud/Platform) to lead the expansion of the Intapp Cloud Platform, transform the software landscape for the Professional Services and Financial Services markets, building a new category of cloud software to power the front-office of our clients.

This is a unique opportunity for a seasoned Enterprise and Software architecture leader, an expert in building modular, scalable cloud distributed Platforms, someone who has the passion for applying cloud technologies to solving business problems, and who can appropriately be both strategic and hands-on.

You will be actively contributing your knowledge of modern software architecture and technologies and the most current software development frameworks and techniques. You will be promoting the use of the latest trends in cloud technologies and architecture to produce services that meet our products' demands and to evolve them in a fast-moving environment.

You will have a high degree of visibility, with exposure to the executive team, and will work closely with Engineering, DevOps, Product Management, Support, and Professional Services.


  • Responsible for the technical architecture of the Intapp Platform, with a focus on mapping business requirements and capabilities to modules of the Intapp Cloud Platform, providing architectural leadership across business application domains, data architecture, data integration, security and cloud technologies
  • Define and document the cloud Platform reference architecture and drive its implementation across all the cloud components.
  • Define and document the cloud Platform reference architecture and drive its implementation and support its implementation.
  • Engage with technical and business stakeholders to understand business needs, articulate the architectural vision, and guide product and engineering teams in defining solutions
  • Provide architectural oversight during product definition, requirements specification, and design; ensure that the end product is aligned to the cloud strategy and the reference architecture.
  • Provide strategic recommendations for Cloud service architecture design, infrastructure design, software development design/architecture, application frameworks, and/or interfaces.
  • Drive cloud security and compliance requirements into the cloud architecture framework, including for the data integration points with on-premise and other cloud systems.
  • Be the evangelist of the Intapp Cloud Platform architecture and influence Product Management, Engineering and DevOps to adhere to the architectural framework and its principles.
  • Be the champion and the advocate of adopting the best design practices and ensure Intapp cloud services are built consistently aligned to the expressed cloud architecture.


  • 10+ years of experience in a Software and/or Enterprise Architect role, designing and driving the technical design of large-scale commercial, enterprise-class distributed cloud software in domains such as CRM, ERP, HRIS, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience architecting and deploying secure and privacy policy compliant enterprise-class cloud services.
  • Extensive experience working with Cloud and Enterprise Middleware technologies, architectures, programming systems and models, ideally in a product company building large cloud-based Enterprise software suites and solutions
  • Extensive experience in modern software architecture, cloud platforms, REST & other API concepts, design patterns (e.g: micro-services and 12-factor applications), messaging, service security, availability, reliability, scalability, and maintainability models
  • Highly experienced in product development (software development, system and application architecture for both on-prem and cloud environments)
  • Working experience with modern development and delivery methodologies such as Agile, Extreme Programming and the CI/CD maturity model.
  • Experience having successfully guided the refactoring of a large monolithic application into multiple microservices would be a strong plus.
  • Advanced knowledge of several programming languages, development and architectural frameworks, including the micro-services architecture
  • Domain expertise, including hands-on experience, with the full range of cloud services from one or more public cloud providers (AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform).
  • Domain expertise in Java, Spring, .NET and .NET Core as well as experience with NoSQL data stores and relational databases such as MS SQL Server and
  • Familiar with technologies such as: Linux, AWS, Azure, Cassandra, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, Redis, Elasticsearch, Java, Go, Spring Boot, gRPC, Kafka, OpenTracing/Jaeger, Prometheus, Docker, Kubernetes, Knative, Istio, TensorFlow
  • Experience architecting multi-tenant complex cloud distributed systems at a global scale using the latest cloud technologies (e.g: Docker, Kubernetes, Helm, Istio, etc)
  • Ability to be strategic, articulating a vision and a long-term strategic architectural blueprint and being able to define practical steps to deliver on the vision
  • Ability to understand, synthesize, and translate between complex business problems and technical concepts and solutions
  • Ability to lead a team of architects and work with Engineering leaders to shape the architectural vision and roadmap for the organization.
  • Solution-oriented; passion for creative problem solving, comfortable tackling new and problem spaces
  • Strong aptitude for collaboration and ability to lead and influence a team of leaders and to mentor engineers
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills, including the ability to simplify key messages, present compelling stories and promote technical and personal credibility to executives and both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Great listening and excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a proven ability to identify issues, solve them quickly and well.
  • Masters. in Computer Science or related fields, or equivalent work experience.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally


Posted: 2021-03-10 Expires: 2021-04-11

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