Software Architect

Job Locations US-MA-North Reading
Posted Date 1 month ago(12/18/2020 3:31 PM)
Job ID
2020-2080
Organization
CTO

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Architect for cloud-based Applications

TraceLink is seeking a full-time, experienced Application Architect to join our team and focus on Tracelink’s cloud-based suite of products that help companies in the pharmaceutical supply chain prevent the introduction of counterfeit drugs. If you’re self-motivated, intellectually curious and motivated by designing and developing innovative products for global organizations, you could be a good fit for our team.

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The Application Architect is responsible for the design and overseeing the technical implementation of applications built on Tracelink’s cloud-based platform. The Architect reports to the Chief Technology Officer.

 You will:

  • Be a thought leader on architecture and design of cloud-based applications that provide mission-critical functionality and support high transaction volume;
  • Prototype and in some cases implement the underlying code to advance application functionality in advance of or coordination with the development teams;
  • Provide technical oversight of development team responsible for delivering the applications;
  • Provide high-level analysis and design reviews to apply appropriate technologies and architecture to solve conceptual problems; ensure design, structure, and content meet performance guidelines;
  • Develop software that takes best advantage of our cloud-based fully distributed architecture;
  • Research and remain informed of new technology and tools, and how such technologies could be applied at TraceLink; recommend extension, expansion, and update of technology standards, practices, and methodologies;
  • Participate as a member of the CTO technology leadership team to represent the application development teams within the organization and provide input to other product areas represented by other team members.

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Skills and Requirements:

Candidates must possess the following skills and traits:

  • 8+ years software development experience
  • 3+ years hands-on experience in an architect role employing a variety of technologies
  • Strong experience in software development in Java
  • Strong experience in building sophisticated microservice-based applications
  • Experience in developing Enterprise Software (e.g. Supply Chain, ERP, Manufacturing)
  • Experience in working with Docker and orchestration frameworks such as Kubernetes
  • Experience working on enterprise business applications
  • Experience in building cloud-based applications on platforms such as Amazon Web Services
  • Experience in developing web-services and Web-based APIs
  • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly, and collaborate with other disciplines
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in computer science or related area
  • Experience and interest in working in fast-paced environments

Helpful skills and experience:

  • Experience developing a product in an Agile development environment
  • Experience with the pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience building reactive systems using frameworks such as vertx.io, Akka, Ratpack, or similar frameworks

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