Location: Burbank      Area Code: 818     Telecommute: No     Travel Required: None     Pay Rate: Up to $150K/yr.

Length: Longterm     Skills: C#, ASP.Net, MVC, WCF, REST APIs, JavaScript Frameworks, HTML5, CSS3, SQL Server 


Position Overview

Reporting to the Director of Software Development, the Software Architect is responsible for the architecture, design and implementation of complex software applications. The architect will also play a role in setting the technical direction for the overall application architecture as well as mentoring the internal team.

Key Requirements

  • Lead and mentor a development team
  • Full stack development experience using C#, ASP.Net, MVC, WCF, REST APIs, JavaScript Frameworks, HTML5, CSS3, SQL Server
  • Some Design & Architecture experience, including Scaling and Caching concepts for Enterprise Systems
  • Trouble shooting and performance tuning experience
  • Excellent communication skills

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and analyze the design and architecture of complex software application systems.
  • Provide architectural and implementation oversight and guidance to ensure consistency and quality of design and code.
  • Analyze and document existing systems, review preexisting complex code and provide recommendations to improve performance & maintainability.
  • Ability to communicate technical issues and concepts clearly, both orally and in writing
  • Write test and debug complex problems in various modules of the various software application
  • Code reviews
  • Manage test and acceptance activities
  • Direct contribution to development and test efforts
  • Manage and support system deployment
  • Design and build reusable modules to be used throughout our applications
  • Collaborate with senior developers to design and create the next generation of our software, services, and systems architecture.
  • Write application code using latest C# and ASP.NET framework
  • Assist in building database structure for SQL Server to meet software data storage needs
  • Understand cloud engineering, data streaming, high availability systems, high performance computing and grid computing.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Very good communication skills, self-motivated, “go getter” kind of person required
  • 10+ years of professional web development experience using C#, .NET, ASP.NET 3.5 – 4.0, MVC, and WCF
  • 10+ years design and development experience of enterprise applications using common development and execution platforms (e.g. J2EE, .Net)
  • 7+ years of professional experience with SQL Server 2008 and Transact-SQL. Solid understanding of stored procedures, triggers, database design and relational design
  • Hands-on experience with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript.
  • Experience with time sensitive & highly optimized REST API & Windows Services
  • Understanding of XML/Web services
  • Knowledge in technological approach as well as in product feature


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline.
  • Experience with agile software development (specifically Scrum)
  • Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD)