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Software Architect



Herzliya, Israel
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

CB4, part of the world-leading retail Gap Inc.

This is a unique opportunity to join an amazing start-up environment while backed by a Fortune 500 company. You will work on innovative new products for Gap and an array of international customers. Make a true impact breaking into the global, multi-billion-dollar retail analytics market and revolutionize the status quo by introducing pattern recognition and machine learning strategies.

At CB4, we work in a flexible hybrid work model.

What will your job look like?

  • Define technical requirements and design software solutions and problems of complex scope.
  • Work with teams on developing innovative new data driven products as well as expanding existing machine learning products.
  • Anticipate problems faced by developers and help overcome hurdles when required, review and provide feedback on code written by other developers.
  • Proactively identify improvement opportunities and provide architecture documents that explain stages of work and impart knowledge to developers on achieving success in projects.
  • Recognized as an expert on complex technical and business matters.
  • Sound understanding of business and system requirements to develop cross domain architectural solutions.
  • Support significant business case development, requirements analysis, project management, software development, testing and system lifecycle management processes and tools.
  • Gather complex business requirements and break down work into manageable tasks. Provide architecture documents to support business goals.


  • At least 10 years of experience in software development, with at least 5 years of experience as a Software Architect.
  • Comprehensive technical knowledge and skills in more than one architectural discipline. Posses comprehensive hands-on programming experience in addition to previous experience in an architect role.
  • Strong experience in java or Python, Kafka, Cloud, Databases and Elastic Search.
  • Deep understanding and knowledge in different architecture paradigms working in java, python, cloud (GCP), databases, docker & Kubernetes, kafka, microservices.
  • Excellent understanding of software design patterns, architecture, and best practices.
  • Experience with database design and development.
  • Experience with Agile software development methodologies.
  • Sound understanding of business and system requirements to develop cross domain architectural solutions.
  • Technical expert in the Architectural discipline with experience in roles wearing multiple hats.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field.

CB4 is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment across our offices and teams.
We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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