Chief Software Architect

Houston, TX 77041

Posted: 04/11/2022 Industry: IT Job Number: 19168 Pay Rate: 180000

Job Description

The Chief Software Architect is a key leadership role, responsible for developing new and creative innovative approaches, which will serve as the basis for the company’ s next generation solutions as well as revamp our legacy offering. 
Specific Responsibilities & Objectives:
  • Analyze the design, implementation and testing of cloud based and on-premise software solutions
  • Provide architectural and technical guidance to a distributed development team, i.E., in- house and third-party
  • Deliver quality software products on schedule and within cost
  • Responsible for full life cycle systems/applications development to achieve corporate goals and clients’ requirements
  • Do requirements analysis, system/software design and analysis, development/software metric creation and analysis, system risk analysis, integration, and test metrics
  • Work closely with the executive team to define product direction and design

Qualifications & Experience:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in computer science or related field; Master’ s degree is highly preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in hands-on development, application design in the delivery of software products
  • Minimum 3 years in an architect role in previous large-scale software development projects, preferably SaaS delivery model
  • Extensive experience with developing and delivering commercial enterprise software
  • Demonstrated experience supporting solution development for large-scale, web-based, cloud native software system applications
  • Deep background in Applications and Infrastructure in Cloud Compute workloads in Azure
  • Experience and familiarity with a modern Agile / DevOps development process, including continuous integration and deployment, tracking of project metrics, unifying development and operations, etc.
  • Understanding of client / server and distributed system / cloud architecture patterns
  • Have experience with REST API(s)
  • Experience with cloud storage, such as Azure Storage or equivalent
  • Experience in architecting and designing container frameworks used to run microservices or data processing workloads with Docker
  • Experience with data stores and databases (including performance tuning), such as SQL Server, Azure Cosmos, MySQL, Hadoop, DynamoDB, Redis, MongoDB, or Cassandra
  • Expertise in software architecture design, distributed systems, microservice architectures, and data distribution strategies
  • Experience with data analytics tools
  • Sound understanding and firsthand experience architecting edge and IoT solutions.
  • Experience with front end technologies, such as Angular and React.
  • Experience developing full application stacks

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