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Senior Systems Architect

The Provenance Chain™ Network (PCN)
February 5, 2021
Remote, United States of America
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The Provenance Chain™ Network (PCN) is bringing transparency to commerce. Privately held, we are building an open standards network to serve businesses and consumers.

Our distributed team welcomes individuals of diverse backgrounds and unique experiences. The Provenance Chain™ Network is an equal opportunity employer providing a diverse and inclusive workplace headquartered in Portland, Oregon.

Our Vision: To chronicle and catalog the origin, custody, consumption, and conversion stories of all products.

Our Mission: To define and usher in the new era of consumer and commercial transparency.

PCN is seeking a Senior Systems Architect to lead our platform development.

Utilizing a permissioned distributed ledger system and cloud computing to deliver its solutions, the PCN seeks a passionate and honest leader who will lead the design of the technical architecture of our systems to serve: consumer packaged goods, footwear & apparel, aerospace & defense, and other business segments. At PCN, we believe people have the right to know the facts about what they buy, use, and consume. We are laser focused on building the platform that forms the network and brings transparency to all commercial participants -- suppliers, manufacturers, brands, regulators, and consumers.

What You Will Do

  • Lead the software architecture for PCN, delivering the pre-eminent enterprise transparency solution

  • Rapidly turn business requirements into technical solutions

  • Create internal tactical roadmaps, architecture & design with a strategic mindset

  • Provide leadership to a diverse and distributed technical team

  • Work collaboratively cross-company, serving as a leader or supporter depending on the needs of the business

Who You Are

  • You are a thinker, a doer, a leader, an innovator; you get stuff done -- fast and on-budget

  • You have 10+ years of technical experience in system design, architecture, DevOps, and enterprise implementation

  • You have proven success and results in working with sales teams to create and close deals

  • You have built highly successful products

  • You have led distributed teams within a rapidly growing SaaS company

  • You are knowledgeable and fluent with: Cloud computing/managed services, distributed ledger/block-chain platforms, database & storage architecture, software security, enterprise integration, web-services, analytics and visualization engines, IoT integration, native mobile and/or web consumer application design and development

  • You know how to manage/mentor technical staff

  • You are brilliant and fun to work with

Compensation for this position will be a combination of base salary, performance bonuses, and equity. The Senior Systems Architect is a full-time position that reports to the Chief Technology and Product Officer.

To express interest in this role, please email with information on your experience that makes you a fit for this position and The Provenance Chain™ Network team.

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