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uShip’s architects work with agile teams, solving challenging problems in the logistics e-commerce space. We are looking for an architect to help lead and create our next wave of products and architectural changes. Ideal candidate believes in a pragmatic approach, is creative, but able to embrace elegant simplicity in both code and infrastructure. You’ll be building the foundation that enables us to empower the logistics landscape and help customers all over the world.


LANGUAGES: Javascript, Node, Typescript, C#

OUR ARCHITECTURE: An in-progress move from a C# monolithic application into a microservice/micro-frontend architecture built in AWS, using lambdas, Cloudflare Workers, and server-side rendered single-page applications using React
AWS CLOUD: Lambda, EKS, ECS, EC2, DynamoDb, AuroraDb, Kinesis, SNS, SQS, Redshift, API Gateway, Cloudformation, Cloudfront, S3, IAM
FRAMEWORKS: React, Serverless Framework, Terraform


  • Proactively ensure the overall design and vision of our architecture and systems across all teams
  • Domain driven design approach to breakout problems into smaller pieces based on business needs
  • Assist teams in generating new solutions, designs, architectures, and patterns relevant to problems they are tackling
  • Keep abreast of new technologies, patterns, and practices that our organization might benefit from exploring
  • Be a senior technical resource and serve as a role model for development teams
  • Ensure that technical leads pragmatically use the best examples of patterns, practices, and architectural decisions
  • Advocate a test first approach to writing software
  • Participate thoughtfully in uShip's strong code review culture and have the humility to learn
  • Minimize the human resources required to build and maintain uShip’s platform
  • Ultimately our architects help our teams build the right thing the right way


  • 5-10+ years designing/building a variety of architectures
  • 8-10+ years working in an object oriented languages and/or nodejs
  • 3-5+ years working with RESTful APIs or GraphQL
  • 2-4+ years working in the cloud, thinking with a “cloud first” approach (serverless architecture preferred)
  • 2-4+ years experience in designing approaches for data, both SQL and NOSQL


uShip offers big-company benefits in a small-ish sized company because we really value and are committed to our people. There are even some extras that will surprise you.

  • Paid holidays and open vacation policy
  • 100% paid maternity and paternity leave
  • 100% paid medical, dental, and life insurance available for our employees
  • 401(k) matching with no vesting
  • Stock options
  • Hackathons
  • uShip shipping credit
  • Pet insurance
  • Monthly Wellness Reimbursements
  • In-house chef and free daily lunches
  • Casual dress code
  • Dog-friendly office
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