Software Architect Enterprise Level

Date Posted: Dec 16
Type: Permanent
Wage: Depends on Experience
Job Number: 7674
Location: Houston, TX

TITLE: Software Architect Enterprise Level

LOCATION: West Houston

TYPE: Direct Hire

SALARY: Depends on Experience

The Software Architect Enterprise Level will be a key team member for developing robust, forward-thinking solutions for an enterprise software systems. The Software Architect will use enthusiasm and innovation to provide technical guidance to the software development team to create modern solutions that reflect best practices and standards used throughout the software industry. This strategic role is expected to propose and develop solutions that consider all aspects of the solution’s life span, from strategic business needs and a well architected design to efficient long-term maintenance and support. This position is also responsible for identifying opportunities to reduce resource waste through reusability and integrations, automation and manual task reduction.

- Hands-on role in the architecture, development and maintenance solutions, services and initiatives
- Identify and present opportunities to transform the current architecture to be “cloud agnostic” and leverage reusability, integrations and automation to reduce manual efforts and increase efficiencies
- Responsible for staying up-to-date with the latest software and development trends and recommend modernization solutions and plans
- Development efforts with a “QA and Security First” mentality
- Leads and assists team members in all aspects of the SDLC, including best practices, maintenance, research, code design and reviews and support tasks
- Present solutions (including requirements and design) to non-technical stakeholders (including executive-level) in a non-technical format
- Collaboration with internal and external stakeholders and users developing requirements and design documentation, aligning with architecture and strategy
- Troubleshooting real-time production issues and help provide resolution
- Utilizes accepted methodologies and tools in a disciplined manner.
- Mentoring and teaching techniques, processes and technologies to others
- Good written and oral communication skills and be comfortable communicating with non-technical people and explaining technical concepts in a non-technical manner
- Be a team player with good time managements skills and able to work unsupervised to meet deadlines

- 10+ years of experience in delivering technical solutions to business initiatives
- 2+ years of experience architecting enterprise software solutions
- 5+ years of experience developing enterprise software solutions
- Deep working knowledge and experience with programming languages such as .NET, C#/C++ and Java
- Strong understanding of object oriented programming, architectural styles and associated design patterns
- Extensive experience with enterprise software development including service oriented architecture, APIs, single sign on and associated security
- Strong understanding of containerization technologies
- Strong understanding of CI/CD pipelines
- Experience leveraging test driven development methodologies and tools
- Experience delivering solutions utilizing Agile methodologies
- Experience with Enterprise Architecture methodologies and frameworks such as ITIL/TOGAF
- Experience with to SQL
- Exposure with cloud computing and architecture such as AWS/Azure
- Experience with automation such as RPA
- Exposure to ServiceNow
- Exposure to JIRA
- Exposure to LINQ

- Requires a bachelors’ degree with 10+ years of experience in related field or possess an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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