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Storage Architect

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StackPath is a platform of secure Internet services built at the cloud's edge. StackPath services enable developers to build protection and performance into any cloud-based solution—from apps, to games, web sites, and beyond—without needing cloud security and delivery expertise of their own. More than 800,000 customers already use StackPath services, ranging from early-stage enterprises to Fortune 100 organizations. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, StackPath has offices across the U.S. and around the world. For more information, visit and follow StackPath at and

About the Role

We are seeking a Storage Architect for StackPath's Edge Compute Business Unit focusing on software defined storage product development.  The ideal candidate would be working on product software architecture, technical specifications, standards and procedures related to software development.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with agile teams to develop Edge applications by providing architecture guidance and hands-on technical software development as needed during all phases of agile SDLC.
  • Perform PoC of new storage technologies
  • Define the road map for high performance direct attached, block and object Storage
  • Focus on software defined storage development from storage intent modeling, control plane, drivers software development.
  • In depth understanding of replication, high availability, archiving, backup & restore, and disaster recovery/business continuity
  • Provide development guidance in Kubernetes CSI integration, drivers, RDMA, NVMe.
  • Work with Software, Hardware, Architecture and Design teams to define requirements and architecture for storage features.
  • Design, develop, test and support of various storage features.
  • Act as a product evangelist, participate in opensource initiatives for high performance storage and interface with key customers and vendors

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Extensive experience in developing software for storage config (modeling), control and dataplane 
  • Development expertise in  k8s CSI, storage drivers is desired.
  • Expert level Data Center architectural design and hands-on engineering experience
  • Expert level knowledge of and experience with Virtualization Networking and Linux
  • Strong working knowledge of and experience with Storage Networking
  • Experience with multi-tenancy and isolation.
  • Strong coding/debugging experience in C++, golang and scripting.
  • 15+ years of experience in the design, development and implementation of high availability, carrier class, multi-threaded, content delivery network software operating on Linux, using system and library calls, sockets, Posix threads, TCP/IP. 
  • 5+ years of experience in  Software architecture design, debug and optimization experience.
  • Expert level knowledge of storage IOPS , queueing, network, disk for supporting IO intensive applications,  
  • Experience with high-throughput systems/APIs
  • The ideal candidate is a creative and curious motivated team player.
  • CI/CD experience is desirable.



This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.

StackPath is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/AA M/F/D/V

If your experience and qualifications match our current needs, a member of our human resources team will contact you. We look forward to hearing from you.

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