• Software Architect (Identity and Access Management)

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
  • Overview

    Help us define, architect, build, and socialize the next-generation Identity and Access Management platform and secure the lives of tens of millions. 


    Are you interested in enabling developers and product teams to be highly agile and efficient?  

    Are you motivated in providing delightful user experiences that help customers and organizations be productive?  

    Do you want to work in a highly dynamic, bottom-up driven team, where each individual takes true ownership of the product as a whole? 


    Join us and be part of the IAM Architect team that enables our engineers to do their best work. 


    We are looking for a strong Software Architect for the LastPass team. What we work on has a scale and impact that is hard to find anywhere else. You will be responsible for building and working collaboratively with peers and teams across the globe. You will be working on a product which is loved by millions, to secure the online life of our users. 


    Your way of work 


    You would work alongside technical leaders and architecture teams to ensure all solutions based on solid foundations, right and proven technology and solid design principles. You participate in workshops and brainstorming sessions with the rest of the architecture team and other parties. 


    You support the development teams to ensure that non-functional requirement such as performance, availability, maintainability, reliability, and security are addressed. Architects maintain an open communication channel with the others, by spreading knowledge involving best practices, design patterns, technologies, identified pitfalls, and on-going projects. 

    Architects are regularly liaising with Product and Business at various stages of a project to provide high-level estimations, participate in discussions, do feasibility assessments and address strategic concerns. 


    As an Architect, you have a good reputation and credibility that precedes you from day one. You impress others with rational thinking and logical thought process. 


    Your Responsibility


    • You will be responsible for designated areas of the architecture in our LastPass product and you are expected to take ownership by getting to know the areas in full, document, establish and maintain the architecture vision and future goals. 
    • Document and build consensus around principles of the architecture and clarify these principles when necessary. 
    • Help coordinate architecture developments inside and outside of the application domain, doing an early review of the deliverables, producing recommendations and providing guidelines and best practices. 
    • Ensure architectural direction and governance aligned with business strategy and industry best practices. 
    • Participate in pre-solution work for new initiatives to outline high-level solutions. 
    • Identification of refactoring activities needed to address technical debt, performance, scalability, availability, reliability, and security. 
    • Conceptualizing and experimenting with alternative architectural approaches. 
    • Liaising with DevOps and Tech-Ops teams to bridge the gap between the development teams. 
    • Assist in any capacity in incident resolutions and drive changes which should block them from happening again. 



    AGC - 53330


    You're good at 


    • You have a good understanding of new technology and how new technology can be exploited to improve our solutions and drive innovation. 
    • You are a strong team player who offers help and regularly shares knowledge with your colleagues. 
    • You have excellent communication skills (spoken, written & presentations), you can express ideas to both technical and business users to resolve conflicts between various parties. 


    What we expect 


    • 8+ years of technical leadership and architecture experience in software development 
    • 6+ years of experience designing and delivering high-throughput transactional systems (ideally using modern SOA patterns and REST) 
    • Solid understanding of security/access control, scalability, high availability, and concurrency patterns 
    • Experience with Identity and Access Management systems and solutions 
    • Flexibility and creativity in solution design - including leveraging emerging technologies 
    • Ability to communicate and apply common architectural design patterns across a wide range of technical problems 
    • Prior experience with at least one major IaaS and/or PaaS technology (Azure, AWS, etc.) 
    • Prior experience with relational and non-relational database technologies (MySQL, MSSQL, Cassandra) 
    • Prior experience with agile development, continuous delivery, and DevOps 
    • Strong understanding of infrastructure and related technologies (hardware, virtualization, networking) 
    • Proficient in at least one static OO language (C#, Java) 
    • Proficient in at least one dynamic language (JavaScript, Python, Node.js a plus) 


    LogMeIn simplifies how people connect with each other and the world around them to drive meaningful interactions, deepen relationships, and create better outcomes for individuals and businesses. One of the world’s top 10 public SaaS companies, and a market leader in communication & conferencing, identity & access, and customer engagement & support solutions, LogMeIn has millions of customers spanning virtually every country across the globe. LogMeIn is headquartered in Boston with additional locations across North America, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia.


    Be Accountable - even when no-one is looking
    Thrive Together - greatness comes from unlocking each other’s potential
    Advance Confidently - we find opportunity and act on it
    Collaborate Openly - our whole is greater than the sum of our parts
    Engage Fearlessly - we speak up and listen


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