Software Architect

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Our client are a leading Software company who service Fortune 500 companies globally. Due to rapid growth, our client is seeking a Software Architect to spearhead a new division in Boston.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Define a robust architecture for building new applications in the Brand Protection domain, leveraging and enhancing existing building blocks or creating new reusable components Provide technical leadership to the development team(s)

  • Build early prototypes of product components and validate them for technical design and performance

  • Understand the long-term business objectives and suggest technical strategies to meet those objectives by introducing innovation through technology

  • Be a strong communicator of the architectural blueprints of our product to mobilize the rest of the organization to build solutions that fit our customer’s needs -

  • Be responsive and decisive on adjusting our product architecture as customer requirements, market conditions and technology evolve

  • Partner with others inside and outside the engineering organization to gather all requirements to formulate appropriate architecture required to provide system functionality, deciding when to advocate and when to compromise to arrive at a mutually acceptable solution

About You:

  • 10+ years’ experience in hands-on development, application design in the delivery of software products

  • 3+ years in an architect role in previous large-scale software development projects, preferably SaaS delivery model

  • BS required. Advanced degree (e.g. Masters in Computer Science) is preferred

  • Comfortable in communicating architecture to all levels of management and customers - Excellent knowledge of software development methodologies and processes

  • Track record that includes the design and release of high quality, high-performance enterprise software product/application

  • Strong analytical problem solving and decision-making skills

  • Strong time management, organization, and prioritization skills - Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, clients and prospects


  • J2EE, Web Services, XML, SOAP, XSL, HTML / DHTML, HTTP

  • Search engines: Apache Solr and / or Elasticsearch

  • Thorough understanding of relational database design, OLAP and good understanding of NoSQL models (SQL, MDX, etc.)

  • Hands-on experience with Microservices, Containers (Docker), Mesos and Marathon orchestrations

  • Highly motivated with the ability to work on a multiple projects simultaneously


Additional Experience

  • Experience in developing software systems, which employ data mining, machine learning or statistical/econometric techniques, methods and algorithms

  • Web Crawling (Apache Storm or similar)

  • Microservice architecture

  • Understanding/experience in the areas of Brand Protection / Anti-Piracy - Coordination of geographically distributed teams

  • Agile development methodology

  • Dealing with large data sets and developing analytic software using SQL, NoSQL and statistical tools