Software Architect Job Description


This Software Architect job description template can be posted to online job forums and career pages for the recruitment of candidates. The Software Architect job description, its requirements, and responsibilities, given in this template can be modified according to the specific need of your company.

The primary job role of a Software Architect is to:

  • Collaborate with other software professionals to identify functional/non-functional requirements of new software programs or applications
  • Develop high-level specifications for products with a special attention to system feasibility and integration
  • Employ methodologies and tools to create user interface of desired products and representations for various functions

Software Architect Job Description

We are hiring a Software Architect for taking high-level intuitive decisions for our company’s software development. You will view the ‘big picture’ of our company’s software design vision and will accordingly create and implement architectural approaches to guide the software development team. Your ultimate goal would be providing a framework so as to ensure high-quality software development and IT solutions.

In order to succeed in this role, you must have excellent IT skills and a solid technical background. Furthermore, you must possess the ability to develop a unified vision for our company’s software functions and characteristics. So, if you like to work in a challenging environment, and qualify the following requirements, we would like to hear from you.

Requirements

  • At least a Master’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or other related fields
  • Prior experience as a Software Architect
  • Solid background in software design, development, and architecture
  • Experience of working with JavaScript, HTML/CSS and UX/UI design
  • Experience of coding and software development in various programming languages (e.g. C#, Java, .NET)
  • Familiarity with all quality assurance methods and principles
  • Sound knowledge of all modeling methods, especially UML
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent leadership skills and a keen eye for details
  • An analytical mind with problem-solving attitude

Responsibilities

  • Collaborating with other software professionals for the purpose of identifying functional/non-functional requirements of new software programs or applications
  • Developing high-level specifications for products with a special attention to system feasibility and integration
  • Employing methodologies and tools for creating user interface of desired products and representations for various functions
  • Ensuring that all software meet company’s requirements of security, quality, modifiability, and extensibility etc.
  • Providing coaching and technical guidance to the team of engineers and developers
  • Overseeing progress of the development team so as to ensure consistency with the initial design
  • Successfully communicating all guidelines and concepts to the development team
  • Defining all aspects of software development from appropriate workflow and technology to coding standards
  • Approving final products before launch