Software Patent Architect

Job description

Curious about the technologies powering one of the most visited websites in the world currently ranking in top 35 in Alexa, with 45 million users, 2,000 servers and 6 data centers and a diverse working environment with over 30 nationalities? has become a reference in the live streaming industry. Wait no longer to see the career that Docler can bring you at our headquarter in Luxembourg.


The Software Patent Architect (patent engineer) is responsible for understanding invention disclosures in their technical area, constructing and conducting search strategies, and completing search reports.

While not a lawyer, the ideal Software Patent Architect still possesses a keen understanding of the patent application process and is capable of providing administrative and engineering support to work through the patent application process as efficiently as possible.

This employee has the necessary technical understanding of invention disclosure, and is able to identify where patentable developments are feasible.

As a Software Patent Architect, you will be responsible for patenting Docler's software-related, innovative solutions.


Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Working closely with product development teams
  • Reviewing business and technical specifications
  • Reviewing system level software designs (architectural, infrastructural, workflow diagrams)
  • Identifying unique solutions (structures, processes) eligible for patenting
  • Creating patent specifications (architecture, flow-charts, description of routines, sub-routines)
  • Writing patent applications
  • Following development and patenting lifecycles, workflows, and processes
  • Providing support related to patenting and possible litigations
  • Complying with technical standards, conventions, policies, and procedures
  • Any other tasks assigned by the direct line manager or management


Work experience

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years programming experience
  • 5+ years of experience at Docler after probation period or equivalent references (References that involve working with high availability and traffic services for the same amount of time at other companies

Personal competences, language skills

  • Experience with patent specifications, and the patent application/litigation process
  • Experience with multiple technologies: PHP, NodeJS, MySQL, MSSQL, MongoDB, Memcached, Redis, RabbitMQ, FMS, Wowza
  • Experience with e-commerce and live streaming
  • Experience with software for desktop and mobile platforms
  • Knowledge of architectural patterns and experience with UML diagrams
  • Analytic thinking and advanced problem solving skills
  • Ability to overview and understand complex systems, and experience with reverse-engineering
  • Upper intermediate English knowledge (B2) or higher


What we offer

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Relocation package and possibility of moving assistance by a relocation agency
  • Meal vouchers
  • Private health insurance
  • Additional holiday entitlement based on length of service with the company
  • Free gym membership

Company culture

  • Dynamic and friendly atmosphere
  • A multi-cultural environment made of 30 different nationalities, with English as the official language
  • Daily breakfast in the office
  • Free coffee, tea, and fresh fruit every day
  • Fantastic events, including Christmas Parties, Family Days, Hackathons and other surprises
  • Chill rooms, creative areas, and LAN parties
  • Company branded merchandise (goodies)
  • High quality of life offered by Luxembourg

Professional growth

  • Opportunity to attend conferences, certifications, technical workshops, trainings, and meetups
  • Free language courses in the office
  • Enthusiastic professionals to learn from
  • Possibility to advance in the company