Software Architect I

SMS Assist Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 months ago


  • Design, develop and execute software solutions to address business issues. Works to establish functional requirements and reviews solutions to ensure organizational needs are met.

  • Selects and oversees implementation of one or more software development methodologies.

  • Develops short- and long-term product roadmaps to ensure continuous improvement of software.

  • Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.

  • Prepare and install solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards and programming

  • Improve operations by conducting system analysis, recommending changes in policies and procedures

  • Protect operations by keeping information confidential

  • Provide architectural blueprints and technical leadership to our IT team

  • Keep up to date on the newest technological innovations in the field and be ready to apply relevant innovations.

  • Collaborate with peer organizations, quality assurance and end users to produce cutting-edge software solution.

  • Fosters a positive team environment

  • Ensures confidentiality of internal and external data

  • Performs ad-hoc projects and other duties as assigned

Professional Skills

  • Verbal Communication Advanced

  • Written Communication Advanced

  • Teamwork Advanced

  • Relationships Advanced

  • Negotiation Advanced

  • Learning Agility Advanced

  • Problem Solving Advanced

  • Process Orientation Advanced

  • Prioritization Advanced

Role Specific Skills

  • Comprehensive understanding of object-oriented and service-oriented application development techniques and theories

  • Solid understanding of relational database design and querying concepts

  • Exposure to Microsoft .NET development using C#, or JAVA or other major languages

  • Exposure to web development using HTML5, CSS and JavaScript

  • Familiar with Design Pattern, algorithm and data structure

  • Knowledge of client/server application development

  • Knowledge of agile development and testing methodologies

  • Broad and deep technical knowledge

  • Experienced with source control management systems and continuous integration/deployment environments

  • Experienced with debugging, performance profiling and optimization

  • Internally motivated, able to work proficiently both independently and in a team environment

  • Strong communication skills with both internal team members and external business stakeholders

  • Strong initiative to find ways to improve solutions, systems, and processes


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or with equivalent professional experience

  • 5+ years of experience as a senior software developer

  • Experience working on complex software projects

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