Senior Systems Architect -

Senior Systems Architect Baltimore

14 West |  Baltimore | IT

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Are you experienced and self-motivated?


Do you have a good understanding of system architecture best practices?


If you answered “Yes” to these questions, you could be the perfect candidate for

The Oxford Club’s Senior Systems Architect position.


The Oxford Club is a leading independent financial publisher and one of The Baltimore Sun’s “Top Workplaces.”


The Senior Systems Architect is responsible, under general direction, for architecting, administering, and securing full stack applications, including configuring automated deployment.


The ideal candidate has diverse experience working in and among technical teams, a solid understanding of quality assurance and test-driven development, and a great deal of technical acumen. This individual will be joining a fast-paced team with tremendous growth opportunities.


This is the perfect job for a highly motivated, organized, and creative team player looking to get started with a fast-growing company.


You can learn more about The Oxford Club by checking out this “Workplace Highlight” blog post.


Essential Functions

  • Contribute to architecture based on deep domain experience of Linux server, cloud infrastructure, and security
  • Implement infrastructure technology solutions and provide day-to-day support
  • Partner with team in monitoring errors, downtime, and system monitoring/alerts
  • Work with applications or business owners to support and resolve the system problems related to tuning and performance
  • Proactively maintain infrastructure and address issues before they become problems
  • Ensure solutions and systems meet regulatory requirements
  • Ensure integration and security of technologies
  • Express difficult and complex concepts clearly and concisely both orally and in writing
  • Works independently on assigned projects and meet established priorities and schedules
  • Plan, design, and implement solutions for role-based access solution for CMS administrators
  • Strong working knowledge of AWS
  • Strong PowerShell experience and ability to understand other scripting languages
  • Develop, implement, and test business continuity and disaster recovery plans
  • Stay informed of industry trends and actively participate in trainings
  • Contribute development for front-end and back-end applications
  • Conduct code reviews and pull requests


Required Education and/or Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information science or a related field, or related relevant experience
  • Minimum of six-plus years designing and implementing solutions involving front-end and back-end development, server configuration and optimization, API, and design/migration and management
  • Three-plus years as a systems architect
  • Experience in cloud infrastructure administration and support
  • Understanding of compliance best practices and security rules
  • High-level mastery of Linux, Apache, and Nginx administration
  • Experience with JavaScript, PHP, Python, MySQL, HTML, and CSS
  • Experience with an automated deployment tool, such as Jenkins
  • Experience implementing automated unit tests into the deployment pipeline
  • Experience with continuous integration/delivery pipeline for cloud, including Jenkins and Docker



We offer high compensation, great benefits, and the opportunity to work in a respected, supportive, ambitious corporate culture with tremendous growth opportunities even at the senior level. 


About The Oxford Club

We are a publisher of financial and lifestyle strategies and recommendations. We help our hundreds of thousands of reader’s lead richer lives.


We define “wealth” as not only having financial capital, but also social and intellectual capital. Our flagship franchise, The Oxford Club, has been successful for over 30 years in helping enrich its members’ lives through its award-winning portfolio recommendations, a proprietary investment system, educational webinars, subscription letters and research, and seminars. The Oxford Club also continually develops new franchises and services around exciting new ideas and fresh market approaches and talent. Many of the today’s leading investment publishers were born out of our group. Opportunities abound at our company for leaders who are entrepreneurial, want to grow their teams, and become Publishers or Specialists.


Our financial experts have managed multi-million dollar portfolios, authored best-selling books, have hundreds of thousands of followers of their writings, traveled the world, and counseled leading CEOs and world leaders. Moreover, helped millions take control of their financial destiny.  Every month we hear from our members how we have changed their lives for the better.


At the Oxford Club, we don’t reserve all the benefits of our investment and business knowledge and experience for our subscribers. We work hard to enrich the lives of our employees too, with financial education, multiple opportunities for further training, travel, life and career coaching, networking, team building activities in beautiful surroundings, and enjoyable celebration when we hit our goals.


*Interested candidates will visit the Club’s stunning Clubhouse in the high-end, historic Mt Vernon neighborhood of Baltimore. We welcome you to learn more about this company.



The Oxford Club is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all applicable Federal, State and local employment laws. No question in this Application is intended to elicit information in violation of any such law, nor will any information obtained in response to any question be used in violation of any such law. Applicants with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the application and/or interview process may contact us at to arrange for such accommodation.

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Health & Wellness
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Onsite Gym
  • Short Term Disability
  • Vision Insurance
Parental Benefits
  • Parental Leave
Perks & Discounts
  • Casual Dress
  • Offsite Company Events
  • Snacks Provided
  • Special Discounts
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Days
  • PTO
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
  • 401K

Who are 14 West’s clients?

The companies we work with are industry leaders in their own right. Some of the impressive names you’ll have the chance to support are The Oxford Club and Banyan Hill.


What brings the teams on 14 West’s different silos together?

All of our groups have a service-centric mindset, where the client and their needs are above all else. There’s a hunger within the company that drives us to deliver a product to your client that is going to work and last.


What’s the professional development trajectory at 14 West?

If you raise your hand and say you want to attend a specific conference or class, we will figure out a way to get you there. If you see room for growth within your role or a new initiative that you want to spearhead within the company, our management team will support you. Go-getters thrive at 14 West.


What do you hope future 14 West employees bring to the table?

People who are eager to find a company to grow with.

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