Job Description: Principal Architect/Development Lead


Principal Architect/Development Lead


About ThoughtForma

We are pioneering “intelligent no-code” to transform product development, leveraging AI and serverless technology.


Role Summary

As Principal Architect at ThoughtForma, you will lead the charge in architecting an AI-powered no-code platform that is both scalable and resilient. This is a defining role for ThoughtForma and the venture studio behind it, Nobody Studios, which is at the forefront of AI and future tech.



  • Collaborate with the CTO and cross-functional teams to architect ThoughtForma’s back-end and cloud solutions
  • Design, build and oversee implementation of intelligent serverless-first capabilities using AWS services like Lambda, S3, DynamoDB, API Gateway, IoT, Cognito, CloudFront, Step Functions, AWS Glue, SES, SNS, Event Bridge, Kinesis, Bedrock, etc
  • Lead technical initiatives, providing guidance and oversight to developers
  • Troubleshoot and optimize infrastructure, improving stability, performance and scalability
  • Drive innovation in leveraging cloud, serverless and other emerging technologies
  • Contribute technical leadership in product development processes
  • Stay updated on trends and advocate for appropriate adoption of new technologies
  • Oversee other developers, promoting collaboration and best practices



  • 8+ years hands-on experience architecting and developing solutions, with recent knowledge of cloud-based serverless approaches
  • Expertise with key AWS services such as Lambda, DynamoDB, S3, API Gateway, Cognito
  • Proficiency with CI/CD pipelines, infrastructure as code, automated testing
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and solution-oriented mindset
  • Excellent technology leadership experience with the ability to guide teams
  • Appreciation of recent developments in AI
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and comfort with rapid startup environments


You’ll Be Perfect For This Role If….

  • You excel in leveraging cloud and serverless to build innovative solutions
  • You enjoy leading initiatives and mentoring other developers
  • You are excited by the challenge of a high-impact role in a category-defining startup
  • You are aligned with the vision of ThoughtForma and Nobody Studios
  • You have been successful when working within complex technical environments
  • You can thrive within the high-velocity and dynamic demands of startup environments


This role offers competitive compensation including equity ownership. To apply, please email with your resume, portfolio, and a video on why you are the ideal candidate for this opportunity.


Learn more about the partnership and the platform:

Nobody Studios and ThoughtForma: A Match Made in Heaven

Empowering the Citizen Developer

Podcast: Intelligent No Code with Jason and Gareth Edge

Podcast: Data Chaos: Composing ThoughtForma

Livecast: bringing life to ideas in no code platforms with Jason and Gareth Edge

Livecast: NewCo Builders with Gareth Edge

Livecast: NewCo Builders with Jason Edge of ThoughtForma

Livecast: Nobody Culture with Sejal Thakkar, Gareth Edge, and Jason Edge