Software Solutions Architect (Desktop Applications)

  • location: Houston, TX
  • type: Temp to Perm
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Software Solutions Architect (Desktop Applications)

job summary:
We are currently seeking a WPF Software Solutions Architect for one of our top clients in the Northeast part of Houston, TX! You will be responsible for designing and architecting software systems to ensure they are aligned with business requirements.

location: Houston, Texas
job type: Contract
work hours: 7am to 3pm
education: Bachelors

  • Conduct forward-looking prototype projects, evaluate and recommend emerging technologies and standards
  • Work closely with other architects, development team members, and project leads and project stakeholders while using your technical expertise to design software architectures for robust and sustainable products
  • Help the development team to interpret and implement designs and code that follow your agreed upon architecture
  • Assist the development team to remove technical impediments when the need arises
  • Apply your expertise to drive leading-edge software frameworks across projects a plus

  • Solid experience in either a Software Architect or Principle Software Developer role
  • Microsoft desktop applications (.NET / C# / WPF)
  • Experience in producing architecture and design using Visio
  • Experience in real-time and data acquisition applications
  • Solid experience in Scrum and Agile development methodologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Desired Technical experience:

  • Experience integrating with NoSQL databases (HBase, Cassandra, MongoDB)
  • C++, C#, Java language, JavaScript
  • Desktop development for scientific domains and business
  • Web application development using Angular, Typescript, Node.js
  • Hosting applications in Azure and using of Azure DevOps (VSTS)
  • Developing data driven applications using microservices
  • Deploying applications using Docker
  • Experience using data binding / serialization tools such as XML, JSON, Thrift, Protocol Buffers, etc. for cross-language data exchange
  • Experience evaluating performance and endurance of web services as well as troubleshooting performance bottlenecks
  • Experience with message queueing and message brokers is a plus
  • Understanding of Active Directory and SSO concepts
  • Oilfield science and engineering application experience is
  • BS with preferred MS degree in Computer Science/Engineering
  • Minimum 10 years relevant experience
  • 5+ years architecting software

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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