Senior Software Architect

Instant Connect is a software platform that provides seamless push-to-talk (PTT) connectivity for today’s fast-moving workforces utilizing any mix of mobile, radio, IP, and telephony devices.  Our next-gen platform is fully device-independent, letting your workforce communicate any way they want sharing both voice and data.

Instant Connect is part of the Dillon Kane Group (DKG) portfolio of affiliated companies and businesses (


We are looking for an experienced Software Architect/Engineer to join our high-performing team.  This person may work remotely within the US, along with the rest of the Instant Connect Engineering Team.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field, computer science/engineering
  • 10+ years of software development and architecture experience
  • Proven experience as a Software Developer or Engineer, working on Enterprise Software Platforms (Java Development Experience)
  • Hands-on technical experience:
    • Linux / LinuxKit
    • Docker
    • Cassandra / PostgreSQL
    • Kafka
    • Zookeeper
    • KSQL
    • Elasticsearch/Loki
    • Fluent / Prometheus
    • Grafana
  • Deep “sysadmin” level knowledge of these tools, including operating Cassandra/Kafka in a highly distributed system
  • Agile / Scrum / Kanban methodology
  • High degree of professionalism and attention to detail, outstanding organizational abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, develop relationships, and interact with all levels of management
  • Builds positive working relationships across team boundaries, with an infectious “can do” attitude, and a willingness to adapt based on feedback and an evolving understanding of the problem to be solved
    • Able to support engineers, customers, and support staff when issues arise
    • Collaborates with application developers to ensure alignment between the platform and the software that runs atop it
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills, Resourcefulness, efficiency, initiative, and a strong sense of ownership
  • Strong team player, strong written and verbal communication, ability to work with a collocated team



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