Summary: The Software Architect is a seasoned IT professional with advanced proficiency in software architecture, software development, business requirements and excellent customer skills. The Software Architect will possess a good understanding of UML and/or related methodologies to create functions and user interfaces of desired product. In addition, must possess a very good knowledge of software architecture, software development, business analysis, software requirements, project management, web infrastructure, and web server setup/security. The Software Architect will:
Collaborate with other professionals to determine functional and non-functional requirements for new software or extensive revisions for customers and will also serve as the one of the organization's top-level technical expert on software development, deployment, and maintenance.
Create high-level architectural specifications, address problems relating to systems integration and compatibility using the latest technology.
Perform research on the potential project feasibility and present it to management, develop high-level product specifications with attention to system integration and feasibility, able to define all aspects of development from appropriate technology and workflow to coding standards and successfully communicates all development and deployment concepts and guidelines to the development and any other appropriate teams.
Oversee the progress of the development team to ensure consistency with the initial design, provide technical guidance, coaching other staff and ensure software meets all requirements of quality, security, modifiability, extensibility, integrability etc.
Function as a specialist on complex technical and business matters, work independently without supervision and may sometimes assume a team lead role for projects
Bachelor's degree in computer science or related technical field required.
10+ years' experience in software architecture/development is required.
Experience of development in C#.NET is required.
Experience of architecting solutions in a Microsoft environment is required.
Master's degree in computer science or related technical field preferred.
2+ years' experience of working in a Health Care environment preferred.
Experience of implementing/working with continuous integration is a plus.
Experience of Microsoft SharePoint Development/Administration is a plus.
Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification:
Microsoft Software Architecture certification is a plus.
Software Architecture/UML certification is a plus.
PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) is a plus.
Knowledge and Experience
Experience serving as an organization's top-level technical expert on software architecture, infrastructure, development, and deployment.
Proficient at creating high-level architectural specifications, addressing problems relating to systems integration and compatibility by using the latest technology, have a very good understanding of UML & related methodologies to create representations of user interfaces for the desired product.
Experience of collaborating with other professionals to determine functional and non-functional requirements for new software or extensive revisions for customers.
Knowledge and experience of performing research on the potential project feasibility and presenting it to management and ability to develop high-level product specifications and feasibility with attention to system integration.
Knowledge and expertise of defining all the various aspects of development from appropriate technology and workflow to coding standards and successfully communicating all development and deployment concepts and guidelines to the development team.
Experience of overseeing the progress of development team to ensure consistency with the initial design and provide technical guidance and coaching to developers and analysts.
Expertise of ensuring that software meets all requirements of quality, security, modifiability, extensibility, integrability etc. Must have a proven record of being a specialist on complex technical and business matters, able to work independently without supervision and experience of leading major development efforts on a team.
Knowledge of developing complex software solutions, software analysis and requirements, project management, web infrastructure and a good sense for security and information protection.
Internal Number: 39067
About Cook Children's Medical Center
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.