Software Architect

at Queen Consulting Group, Inc
Location Boston, MA
Date Posted January 24, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Position: Software Architect
Location: Boston, MA
Interview Expectations: onsite
Local Candidate: yes
Job Description:


  • Is accountable for defining and driving software architecture and enterprise capabilities (multi-tenant, scalability, fault tolerance, extensibility, maintainability, etc.)
  • Designs complex software systems for high-end solutions
  • Determines overall architectural principles, frameworks, and standards
  • Works in a consultative fashion with other organizations such as security and operations
  • Provide leadership to engineers, QE and product partners
  • Drives innovation, research, case studies, and prototypes on leading edge technologies and how they can be leveraged
  • Oversees software architecture within the scope of assigned systems
  • Analyzes and provides feedback on product strategy

Skills And Experience

  • Enterprise integration architecture and patterns
  • Java, J2EE, Spring
  • Python
  • PHI and healthcare data management and security
  • RDBMS and NoSQL: SQL Server, Oracle, Mongo, Cassandra
  • AWS
  • Containers (Docker, Kubernetes and/or similar)
  • CI/CD
  • Source Code Repository branching/release strategy and management (e.g. Gitflow or similar)
  • Experience with high-volume SaaS applications and solution scaling experience
  • Ability to actively communicate, inspire and motivate all levels of staff.
  • Ability to think and act strategically and proactively.
  • Strong writing and presentation skills.
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Agile SDLC
  • Capacity planning
  • HA/DR system strategies
  • REST, MicroServices, Orchestration
  • Direct experience with relevant technologies and concepts: micro services, distributed systems, SaaS at scale, private/public cloud, MDA, EIA, etc.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with healthcare EHRs (Cerner or Epic)
  • Experience with ML/AI
  • Experience with Voice (Amazon Alexa, Google, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of relevant security regulations such as HIPAA, PCI Compliance, PSD2, SCA, etc.
  • Knowledge of Big Data technologies like ElasticSearch, Kafka, Hbase, Spark, etc.
  • Experience with Blockchain / Cryptography
  • Working knowledge of relevant privacy regulation such as GDPR, GLBA, etc.
  • Experience working with external, third-party development teams a plus


  • BS in a related field and at least 10 years experience in the Information Technology arena, at least 3 years management or leadership experience in this field
  • Experience as engineering leader: process, culture
  • Practical development and coding experience
  • SCRUM Master a plus
  • Experience leading small teams a plus