Database Engineer

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About us:

Project Archer is an Augmented Reality studio based in the Seattle area. We are a team of engineers, designers, innovators and creators dedicated to paving the way for augmented reality applications in the retail space. Our focus is on functional use cases that merge diverse data streams and personalized information with specific physical locations to create productive and entertaining immersive real-world shopping experiences.

What you’ll do:

Archer Cloud Platform is responsible for enabling the ability to provide smart and personalized interactive experiences to millions of customers. The Platform provides data and services necessary for UI teams to create supreme AR environments, and supports the research team to continuously improve the intelligence of our system. The Platform ingests data from 1st, 2nd, and 3rd party sources, processes it, and builds the services on top of the data. 

We are looking for a highly talented senior engineer to lead a team to build this real-time platform of high availability and flexibility.

  • Lead a remote team to deliver features, while building a local team to move the knowledge in-house.
  • Work with the architect and stakeholders to define and build a new global scale hybrid Archer Cloud Platform on corporate networks and on Azure. Migrate downstream services onto the new platform.
  • Be responsible for the completeness and quality of deliverables including documentation, testing, and production.
  • Be responsible for the platform operations.
  • Implement best practices in multiple disciples including security, engineering and operation excellence.
  • Promote data-driven approach to optimize platform experience.
  • Mentor junior engineers.

What you’ll bring to the team:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • 7+ years of industrial experience in software engineering using at least one modern languages preferably C#, with 5+ years in leading design, development, and deployment of high availability multi-tier platforms and services.
  • Strong knowledge of RESTful/JSON/XML.
  • Hands on proficiency with Azure services.
  • Industrial experience of operating 24x7x365 tier-1 services.
  • Industrial experience of platform security including Authentication/Authorization, API Gateway, or SSL termination.
  • Industrial experiences of CI/CD and applying within software development.

Bonus points:

  • Experience bridging on-premise services with services in Azure under tight security requirements
  • Industrial experience of SQL/NoSQL databases.
  • Strong knowledge of network infrastructure.
  • Industrial experience of Python.
  • Knowledge of Unity.

As a Project Archer team member you’ll:

Continue to foster our environment built on our three pillars of success; contribution, collaboration and self-motivation. As a self-directed member of our growing team, you will get the chance to help shape the future of shopping and virtual reality while working along passionate like-minded engineers.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • SqlLanguages
    • Unity Game EngineFrameworks
    • Mix Reality Tool Kit Frameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • AzureDatabases
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • FigmaManagement


8561 154th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052

An Insider's view of Project Archer

What's something quirky about your company?

Although Project Archer is not a game, our team is filled with successful people from the gaming industry. We are excited about the cutting edge technology we get to use every day to make a big impact in a new industry for most of us.


3D Art Lead

What projects are you most excited about?

I get to work on so many exciting and fun projects. Something I am most excited about is stylized character creation and animation. Working in a space where 3D art and technology intersect is helping my career flourish. There is so much to learn!


3D Artist

What makes someone successful on your team?

We're looking for individuals to contribute meaningfully to all aspects of the business to help us build value. You can't be afraid of wearing multiple hats!


Director of Engineering

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

The leadership team cares deeply for the teams work-life balance. They understand how important time for family, hobbies and things we are passionate about outside of work are. They not only encourage it, but support you and cheer you on.


Director of People

What are Project Archer Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
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Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
We love our Archer Dogs!
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
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