Software Architect

At Brightside
  • Full Time
  • Employee
  • Remote*

Posted on November 24th

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Brightside ( is a better approach to depression and anxiety care and we are on a mission to be the best and largest provider of virtual, evidence-based depression and anxiety care in the U.S. We’ve built a product and platform of tools for patients, medical providers, and therapists to drastically increase access to the highest quality mental health care. We value prioritization, collaboration, and an action-oriented approach. Our organization is growing rapidly and is attracting the brightest and most innovative talent in the industry.

This Role
You will report directly to the CTO and serve as the center of architectural expertise on the Developer Experience Team (DevX) with the goal of helping Brightside Engineering Move Fast and Safe.

  • Provide architectural guidance to engineering teams
  • Drive modularizing the monolith (160k LOC, 150 models) using Domain Driven Design
  • Account for and assess trade-offs in architecture to achieve necessary quality attributes (security, scalability, reliability, performance, etc)
  • Communicate and document designs, implementation plans, and business/data workflow models

  • 5 years in an Architect/Principal level position
  • Experienced practitioner of Domain Driven Design
  • Expert level experience with large Ruby on Rails applications
  • Ability to thrive in an agile, 100% remote environment with tight feedback loops and continuous delivery.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to influence engineers, tech leads, and senior stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working with or implementing Shopify’s approach to the Modular Monolith using packwerk
  • Experience working in a HIPAA or otherwise regulated environment
  • Deep experience in React JS/Native, Aptible, Machine Learning, EMR integrations, Change Healthcare, Surescripts

Salary, Benefits, and Perks
  • Platinum healthcare, vision and dental
  • Meaningful impact, great people, balanced life, positive and progressive culture.
  • Work remotely and whatever schedule works best for you. We care about results, not 9-5.
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Life Insurance
  • Hardware and tools of your choice

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