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Senior Solutions Architect

Engineering, Ramat Gan, Israel (Hybrid), October 18 2021


Viber is one of the most popular apps in the world and the most downloaded app that came out of the start-up nation. Working at Viber provides the unique opportunity to influence hundreds of millions of people with our messaging app.

We’re looking for a highly motivated Senior Solutions Architect who will be part of a small elite team of architects that provides solutions, design, POC’s and guidance for all of Viber’s R&D teams.

Viber services are all cloud-native and utilize the latest cutting-edge cloud services. As a Viber Solutions Architect, you will have a huge influence (and responsibility) over a planetary scale service spread across thousands of servers around the globe generating petabytes of data, utilizing NoSQL databases performing millions of operations per second.

*We’re implementing a hybrid work-model:)


  • Coordinate, design, and document complex inter-team R&D projects
  • Collaborate with dev teams, product, DevOps, IT, and security specialists to ensure solutions provide optimal architecture, scale, high availability, security, and cost optimization.
  • Plan and build POCs and solutions to analyze complex technical and customer requirements and to determine appropriate solutions as necessary
  • Research, design, and advocate new technologies, cloud services, and architectures that will support the continued requirements for the organization, business partners, and vendors
  • Function as a technical expert, technical advisor, and technical influencer
  • Manage multiple priorities and tasks in a dynamic work environment


  • 3+ years as a solutions/system/cloud/enterprise architect
  • 5+ years of experience in software development
  • Proven experience with cloud environments (AWS/GCP/Azure)
  • Experience in complex large scale systems
  • Experience with NoSQL databases
  • Experience with big data technologies and pipelines
  • Experience with microservices, K8s, and CI/CD pipelines
  • In-depth knowledge of cryptography and security
  • An analytical mind with excellent problem-solving abilities
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently while being accountable
  • Strong interpersonal and customer care skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related fields; or equivalent work experience


  • Knowledge of multiple programming languages (Java, C++, Node.js, Python, etc.)
  • Couchbase NoSQL database 
  • Serverless technologies
  • VoIP/WebRTC technologies
  • Deep understanding of Linux network & OS internals
  • Understanding of Machine Learning and Deep Learning concepts and technology


At Rakuten Viber, we connect people–no matter who they are, or where they are from. As a communication platform that connects hundreds of millions of people around the world, we know that the way people communicate changes on an almost daily basis. That’s why we dedicate ourselves to providing added value to communication — from private and group chats to audio and video calls to the ability to follow and contact brands, businesses and celebrities. Viber is an all-in-one platform for everything communications-based, and all Viber communications are protected by end-to-end encryption. Viber is part of the Rakuten Group, a world leader in e-commerce and financial services.