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Software Architect

Experienced

CentralSquare Technologies | Development | Castle Hayne, NC

Summary:

The Software Architect is responsible for providing architectural and big-picture oversight for development of new or enhanced software products. The Software Architect will ensure quality and consistency of the software architecture across the system and provide day-to-day technical guidance to the development teams. The Software Architect conducts highly complex work without supervision.

The Software Architect must demonstrate advanced technical proficiency in his/her personal work as well as contribute to the team’s continued success by increasing her/his technical knowledge. This is sometimes a customer facing role, and the Software Architect will communicate professionally and positively with CentralSquare clients.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Defines the system, technical, and application architectures for major areas of development and recommends course of action to maintain cost effectiveness and competitiveness.
  • Leads product architecture and design.
  • Keeps abreast of the latest technologies and makes recommendations for the suitability of these for the CentralSquare suite of applications. 
  • Keeps abreast of the latest technologies and makes recommendations for the Web product, while keeping other suite wide products in mind.
  • Develops new enhancements to products in the Web product. This includes participating in requirement review, design, and development.
  • Operates as a resource to less experienced Software Engineers, providing an open learning environment for cross-team knowledge sharing. Shares technical knowledge in both one-on-one and group settings.
  • Plays an active and vocal role in design and code reviews for the Web product.
  • Participates in creating and maintaining department standards for software development best practices.
  • Maintains existing code for products in the Web product when necessary. This includes minor product changes and defect repairs.
  • Provides the highest level of support for the products in the Web product.
  • Generates weekly reports for management indicating the status of assigned project work in accordance with department policies.
  • Keeps accurate, timely, and detailed work notes and status in the company issue tracking system.

 

Skills & Requirements

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field preferred.
  • Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle, especially in a Lean-Agile environment. Advanced knowledge of software architecture and design, as well as security and encryption technologies. Recognized as expert in the field and knowledgeable of emerging trends and industry practices.
  • Knowledge of software development tools, and initiative and ability to learn and use technology to develop, enhance, and/or maintain current product lines. Advanced/Intermediate skills in MS products including Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and SharePoint.
  • 1 or more years of experience or equivalent education.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment, and to share knowledge with others.
  • Good communication skills with a customer service focus.