Resources are currently working 100% remote, however resources who are in the Indianapolis area may be required to report to the office for various meetings or if alternative work schedules change they may be required to work a hybrid schedule. Do you agree with this requirement?
The Software Architect, Sr. position will work in DWD's technology division, under general direction, carrying out a wide variety of complex application development activities and reports to the programming manager.
The Software Architect - Senior works in DWD’s information technology division, under general direction, carrying out a wide variety of complex application development activities and reports to the programming manager.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
The essential functions of this role are as follows:
·Evaluating, identifying and developing software solutions
·Leading software development projects
·Documenting and recording every aspect of an application or software
·Training and overseeing the activities of the members of the development team
·Planning, tracking and scheduling software deliverables
·Locating and directing solutions for critical challenges involving software and hardware interface
·Looking for problems within software systems and resolving the issues
·Developing good working relationships with other employees, such as Marketing Managers, Product Managers, Programmers and Architects
·Designs, codes, and debugs new application software programs and/or make enhancements to existing application software programs, of all levels.
·Tests and debugs new and existing application software.
·Executes task conforming to shop techniques, standards, policies, and procedures.
·Uses case tools and/or application development software tools.
·Provides complete documentation for new or modified information systems and/or application software programs, including operational procedures.
·Assists, direct, train and coordinates the work of less experience application software developers and/or application system analyst staff; and assist with development of difficult and complex processes.
·May function as Team and/or Project lead responsible for completion of project phase.
·Monitors application software systems to ensure proper execution and performance.
·Performs related duties as required.
The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.
Understand, communicate, and enforce the company software architecture strategy.
Manage the design, development, and implementation of software solutions.
Translate business needs and requirements into technical requirements for software applications.
Guide the software development process through high-level decision making.
Define and document application architecture and design.
Coach and mentor software engineers, programmers, and other team members.
Create and maintain design and code standards.
Serve as a technical liaison among project managers, developers, and stakeholders.
Create overall project plans and track progress.
Ability to read and understand complicated technical instructions.
Ability to manage multiple application development software projects and priorities.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.
Difficulty of Work:
The Software Architect - Senior performs abroad range of activities within a state-of-the-art Information Technology area. Work involves using considerable judgment in selecting the most pertinent guidelines to follow and in-depth analysis of multiple variables to fit various circumstances of a medium to complex enterprise-wide system. Incumbent applies general Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)principles and industry standards to accomplish agency automation goals.
The Software Architect - Senior work has a direct influence and impact on the agency’s ability to successfully administer the business operation to achieve agency mission, policy and/or practice. Technical instruction is generally not needed; however, employee may seek guidance when unique problems arise. Work is reviewed for adherence to deadlines and compliance with policies, standards, procedures, and achievement of the desired objectives.
Personal Work Relationships:
This individual will be expected to partner with agency personnel and related stakeholders working towards completion of assigned functions. Exceptional customer service is provided to agency partners and/or the general public.
This role performs work in an environment where sitting for extended periods of time could be expected.
This role performs work in a standard office environment.