Software Architect
Z's Associates, Inc

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Software Architect (Remote East Coast)

ZS is a professional services firm that works side by side with companies to help develop and deliver products that drive customer value and company results. From R&D to portfolio strategy, customer insights, marketing and sales strategy, operations and technology, we leverage our deep industry expertise and leading-edge analytics to create solutions that work in the real world. Our most valuable asset is our people-a fact that's reflected in our values-driven organization in which new perspectives are integral and new ideas are celebrated. ZSers are passionately committed to helping companies and their customers thrive in industries ranging from healthcare and life sciences, to high-tech, financial services, travel and transportation, and beyond.

Looking for a new challenge? Are you a senior technology professional looking to bring your passions and dreams to work?

As a Software Architect on our product team you will:

  • Have oversight and ownership over most aspects of the technology stack, and work closely with the technology and product leadership team
  • Define, document, and evolve a multi-component technical architecture for our connected helath platform, with specific emphasis on security, extensibility, and scalability
  • Own the architecture and design of new features and capabilities of the platform including the full technology stack, taking into account requirements, security, and performance
  • Work with pre-sales and product management teams in solution demonstrations
  • Work with the Product Manager in planning and execution of new product releases
  • Provide support for production escalations and problem resolution for customers
  • Be a mentor to other team members on both career and technical topics
  • Work with a team of smart, driven, globally experienced and globally distributed engineers designing, developing and maintaining enterprise-level applications using object oriented and service oriented technologies
  • Receive great benefits, competitive pay, flexible work schedules, and the ability to work from home
Desired Skills & Experience (The Core):
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • 6+ years experience with commercial-grade software development and complex architectures
  • Working with or architecting software composed of multiple components/microservices
  • Experience with cloud-based architectures and technologies (including supporting SaaS services)
  • Strong understanding of modern system design (HTML, mobile, data storage, logging, backups, load balancing, etc.)
  • Hands on API design and implementation experience
  • Experience technologies in our stack: Linux, Docker, Kubernetes, JavaScript/TypeScript, MongoDB, SQL, PHP, Python, Drupal
  • Strong aptitude for problem solving
  • Knowledge of OOAD, UML, Agile and Design Patterns

Desired Skills & Experience (The Plus):
  • Experience in Node.js and platforms such as Express.js, Koa.js, Hapi.js, etc.
  • Experience with distributed computing (workers, queues, reliability architecture, etc.)
  • A strong understanding of full stack development - mobile/browser interfaces through infrastructure
  • Knowledge of Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • A BS or MS in computer science, or equivalent - but experience tells all!

Character and Interests (The Edge):
  • Ability to multitask, absorb new technologies, and work in a fast-paced and dynamic team environment
  • Ability to work with business clients, facilitating discussions, and assimilating processes, issues and needs
  • A strong sense of ownership and accountability; "can do" attitude
  • A determination to learn and grow your skills and capabilities

Have we described you? Or does this sound like a role for you? Then join the ever expanding ZS team and grow with us.

ZS is a global consulting firm. Fluency in English is required; additional fluency in at least one European or Asian language is desirable.

Candidates must possess or be able to obtain work authorization for their intended country of employment. An on-line application, including a full set of transcripts (official or unofficial), is required to be considered.

ZS offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus incentives, complete medical/dental/life insurance programs and retirement savings benefits. ZS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal employment and advancement opportunities without regard to any class protected by applicable law.

ZS is committed to providing and maintaining a safe workplace. Must have received full COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination will be required upon acceptance of offer of employment. Exemption process available on a limited basis.


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