Software Architect at Blackbaud
What we are looking for:
Blackbaud is looking for Software Architects to join our team! Software Architects at Blackbaud are influential to our business and local development community and carry over 12+ years of experience in design and development in a SaaS (or similar) model.
About the role:
As a Software Architect, you will drive continuous improvement of our systems and ensure that every application is implemented according to acceptable design, quality, performance, and security standards. You will platform best practices, assist in design problems and formulate high-level estimates for analyses, project planning, and impact assessments. As a Software Architect , you will also evaluate and recommend technology strategies where gaps exist, including performing proofs-of-concept as needed.
What you’ll be doing:
Collaborate with product owners and other business partners to understand and refine business requirements that drive the architecture
Evaluate legacy and current application's architecture and database design to make recommendations for improvements on design, performance, and quality
Work closely with other engineering teams to document the detailed application design, implement appropriate design patterns and best practices, and create integration strategies between systems
Keep up with new technologies and trends, and be able to apply them when appropriate to our architecture or processes.
Collaborate with IT Security to ensure solutions comply with corporate and regulatory policies
Perform code and design reviews as needed
What we’ll want you to have:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or Technology related field, or possess equivalent work experience
12+ years of experience in design and development of complex web-based, high transaction, high volume, distributed systems offered in a SaaS model or similar
Formal skills with the following: C#, .Net, web services, ORM frameworks, RDBMS, NoSQL, data stores, build/continuous integration, data modeling, database design, messaging middleware systems and protocols
Experience with agile and test-driven development software development methodologies
Knowledge of distributed architectures and design patterns, and best practices
Ability to mentor team members with varying degrees of technical depth and breadth of knowledge
Join our Software Engineering team and apply today!