By Light Professional IT Services

  • Software Architect

    Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/10/2019 3:19 PM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    By Light is hiring a Software Architect to join our team supporting the Department of Veterans Affairs in Baltimore, MD. As a Software Architect, you will put your knowledge of systems hardware and software to use creating custom Java solutions in the Government Health Research domain. You will work closely with developers and programmers although your role will be to guide high-level decisions throughout the design process.


    • Design and implement Java software applications
    • Develop architectural solutions for databases, user interfaces, and web services
    • Conceptualize software solutions to address particular needs for end-users
    • Ensure designed solutions meet Section 508 requirements
    • Ensure designed solutions meet Federal Government security standards
    • Provide training about new programs to end-users
    • Collaborate with programmers and developers to determine project scope and direction
    • Decide on the platforms and coding standards to be used in project development
    • Evaluate existing software solutions to identify areas for improvement
    • Create modifications for existing software to upgrade performance
    • Conduct testing to ensure optimal functionality
    • Debug any errors or issues that arise
    • Ensure architectural integrity of software solutions
    • Ensure designed solutions are HIPAA compliant
    • Determine project timelines and complete work to deadlines
    • Assign tasks to members of the development team
    • Maintain thorough documentation of systems and applications
    • Mentor, encourage, and motivate team members
    • Oversee architectural approaches from conception to installation

    Required Experience/Qualifications

    • 10 years of experience working in Java development environments

    Special Requirements/Security Clearance

    • All candidates must be able to successfully complete a Government background investigation


    An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


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