Sr. Software Architect

Job TitleSr. Software Architect

Job Description

Responsibility & Key Result Areas

Responsible for the Scope and realization Architectural run-way, technical debts and Arch. spikes

Define scope and problem domain in a crisp and structured way: defining the problem with stakeholders and identifying key issues.

Responsible for the overall PI Quality

Deliver a consolidated architecture: creating well defined building blocks / system options & scenarios; choosing the optimal architecture, leveraging technology and contributing to/driving roadmaps, and driving technical spikes (IP).

Ensure good and up to date documentation of the architecture and implementation thereof; using methods & tools for a structured approach.

Driving an accepted implementation of architecture, by explaining, convincing, deciding; incl. validation and verification; architecture lifecycle management; teaming-up for results.

Act within the total context, (business, organization, roadmaps, external world, etc.): driving for convergence; capturing / re-use of prior art and in- and external trends; know your stuff;

Works with customers, stakeholders , product managers and product owners to understand the upcoming requirements of the system

Understands and communicates the non-functional requirements of the system

Evaluates design alternatives, and perform cost benefit analysis

Develops and maintains documents and models to describe “how” the systems does what it is intended to do including recommended domain and use case models

Defines and split architectural epics into features of the program and portfolio Backlog

Presents the technological vision of the solution during release planning

Serves as a mentor and coach to teams to make appropriate system and component design decisions during implementations

Works with Enterprise Architects to establish the Architectural Runway

Inspect and adapt : solving issues and learning from them

Responsible for defining Architectural goals in line with ImCS organization strategy

Responsible for defining the Overall architecture of the system with clear interactions among external and internal interfaces

Responsible for defining technical alternatives and clearly adjudge and justify tradeoffs

Responsible for identifying the dependencies and plans to manage them

Responsible for identifying the failure modes and plans to manage them

Responsible for identifying the technical risks and plans to manage them

Role Competency & Personal Characteristics

  • Very good knowledge of Architectural/Design patterns
  • Hands on experience in Java/Spring/JDBC
  • Very good knowledge in any Database technologies RDBMS/NoSQL/Columnar storage
  • Knowledge of UI technologies HTML/JavaScript libraries/CSS
  • Should have worked in at least one “Enterprise Class” Product
  • Experience in Healthcare/Service domains will be advantageous
  • Strong leadership, communication and influencing skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and is able to think quickly and adeptly about how to address issues/problems
  • Demonstrated technical leadership qualities to inspire the team to attain goals, to pursue excellence and to contribute to global innovation
  • Demonstrated ability to translate customer needs into an program and/or service
  • Ability to multitask through planning/organizing and get into details; ability to handle change and to prioritize as required
  • Ability to lead and inspire team


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