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Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Design architectural blueprints & drive technical leadership within the engineering team
  • Define overarching product specs with special attention to system integration & feasibility
  • Define central aspects of product development like appropriate technology, workflows, etc.
  • Mentor & motivate junior software engineers & interns to bring forth innovative solutions
  • Collaborate with the team’s tech lead/manager & provide suggestions for future projects

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in computer science (or equivalent experience)
  • 4+ years of experience as a software architect
  • Proficiency in domains like Vue, Java, Golang, Ruby on Rails, Angular, Django, PHP, etc.
  • Working knowledge of multiple front-end and back-end technologies
  • Expert understanding of design patterns and architecture of software applications

Preferred skills

  • Experience with data modeling, database design, and service-oriented architecture (SOA)
  • Knowledge of large systems, complex code bases, & version control systems like Git
  • Fluency in the English language to collaborate with engineering managers
  • The ability to work full-time (40 hours/week) and a 4 hour overlap with U.S. time zones
  • Leadership abilities & the capability to efficiently and effortlessly delegate responsibilities

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How to become a senior software architect?

A senior software architect mostly focuses on leading a team of programmers to build new software systems and services. He or she manages the entire development process and makes high-level design decisions. The development of new programs and software for technologically based enterprises is mostly the responsibility of the senior software architect. Working with a group of people to determine the software's goals, develop an execution method, and manage the development process are all part of this job. They also do code reviews on junior developers' work to verify that it is efficient and meets client requirements. They are in charge of resolving technical software issues and making recommendations for improvements.

What is the scope of senior software architecture?

A career as a senior software architect can be rewarding because the field is rapidly expanding, increasing the demand for competent workers all over the world. According to the Bureau of Labour Statistics (BLS), the software development field will grow by 21% between 2018 and 2028, which is substantially faster than the national average. Senior software architects benefit from the growing need for computer software, which includes anything from new apps for smartphones and tablets to an expanding number of appliances and other consumer devices that rely on built-in software to work.

What are the roles and responsibilities of a senior software architect?

Large firms and agencies that produce software for other companies hire software architects to create specialized software solutions such as web services, user interfaces, coding tools, and databases. In senior software architects’ jobs, they strive to provide effective and satisfying software solutions for end-users. They are also in charge of developing standard coding processes and programs for the company's other software designers. One of the responsibilities in senior software architect job is to guarantee that the software they are designing is cost-effective and to keep up with the newest innovations in their industries. They design and implement programs, then monitor and debug them regularly to verify that they are working properly.
However, senior software architects are not only responsible for the creation of solutions. They supervise a team of developers, developing and allocating project tasks, communicating with clients to ensure that the solution solves their concerns and that they are kept informed about the project's development, and ensuring that everything goes smoothly. The following are some of the responsibilities of a software architect:

  • Assessing the project's requirements to identify whether standards or tools are most appropriate.
  • Breaking the job down into smaller chunks.
  • Assuring that the job is completed on time.
  • Communication with the team about the company's needs to guarantee the proper product is created.
  • Bug-checking the source code.
  • Assuring that the product will be able to manage future modifications, such as security updates.
  • Manage, plan, and develop a Java-based EKNOC project, which includes leading a development team.
  • From product design to software delivery, lead a small team of developers and QA testers.
  • Work as part of the development operations team, which is in charge of developing tools to automate continuous deployment and cloud server monitoring.
  • Lead a project to rebrand the intranet and migrate existing intranet content to a new SharePoint platform.
  • Build a proof of concept using AngularJS and the ASP.NET Web API to demonstrate the viability of a new UI architecture.

How to become a senior software architect?

Many individuals question how to get a senior software architect job, yet it is not a beginner's job. It's a job title that comes with years of experience, more responsibilities, and, in many cases, higher schooling. A bachelor's or even master's degree in computer science or a similar discipline is beneficial, although it is not required. You'll require anywhere from 5 to 10 years of experience in software development roles spanning numerous languages and operating systems in addition to a degree (or equivalent education through a boot camp or certifications).
To get a senior software architect job, you must complete several educational prerequisites. Senior software architects are typically computer scientists, electrical engineers, or computer engineers. Senior software architects have a bachelor's degree in 65 percent of cases and a master's degree in 24 percent of cases. We discovered these by studying 1,005 senior software architect resumes to better understand the topic of senior software architect education.
Let's take a look at the abilities and techniques you'll need to become a good senior software architect:

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Skills required to become a senior software architect

The first step is to learn the core skills that will help you land a high-paying senior software architect job. Let's take a look at what you should be aware of.

1. Software development

The process through which programmers generate computer programs is known as software development. The Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is a methodology for creating software that meets technology and customer demands. It is divided into several stages. The SDLC offers an international standard for software developers to adopt while improving and developing their systems. It gives software developers a well-defined framework to follow in the creation, maintenance, and design of high-quality software. The goal of the software development process is to provide high-quality software in a timely and cost-effective manner. On senior software architect resumes, software development is utilized in the following ways:

  • Microsoft Solution Framework was used as the internal Software Development Full Life Cycle approach, which was managed.
  • The U.S. Department of Homeland Security hired me to provide software development and architecture/design services.
  • The agile software development methodology was introduced to the organization.
  • MS-Project was used to estimate and plan software development projects.
  • Software development and coding standards were created and documented.

2. Python

The programming language Python is well-known. It's an object-oriented, general-purpose coding language that may be used for both software and web development. On senior software architect resumes, python is used in the following ways:

  • Python was used to create a RabbitMQ management and monitoring application.
  • Led a team of five engineers through the process of porting the whole suite of USSD applications from Python to Ruby.
  • Developed Python, Shell, and R scripts for data analysis and entry into SciDB.
  • Python was used to create message broker (RabbitMQ) producer and consumer applications.
  • Python was used to create unit test software.

3. API

On senior software, architect resumes, API is used as follows:

  • Web services were developed utilizing the CICS WEB API to allow clients to incorporate A360 functionality into their applications.
  • By creating a proof of concept with AngularJS and the ASP.NET Web API, I demonstrated the viability of a new UI architecture.
  • Design documentation, UML diagrams, deployment manuals, and internal API documentation are among the technical materials written.
  • The outgoing queries from the API gateway were software load-balanced using the Netflix Ribbon client.
  • Rewrote the web services API for Records Studio with a team of five developers.

4. AWS

On senior software, architect resumes, AWS is used as follows:

  • For C2B web apps, moved servers to AWS EC2 with EBS.
  • On-premises systems have been moved to AWS.
  • AWS was chosen as the future platform, and the migration roadmap was detailed.
  • On AWS and in-house servers, managed production and development environments.
  • The project was published as an NPM package, OSX Electron Binary, and assets were delivered via AWS.
  • As needed, used AWS (previously ECS) as a platform for prototyping.

5. Microservices

In contrast to traditional monolithic architecture, microservice architecture divides a major program or software project into loosely linked service components that communicate with one another using Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). On senior software architect resumes, microservices are utilized in the following ways:

  • Create management/deployment tools for Microservices.
  • Using Microservices and Spring Boot, I created an Order Performance and Alerting system.
  • Microservices were created to extend call center software.
  • Spring Microservices can be written with the Spring Boot and Spring MVC frameworks.

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How to get a remote senior software architect job?

You must devise an effective job-search strategy while gaining as much practical experience as possible. Consider what you're looking for and how you'll use that information to narrow down your search before you start looking for jobs. When it comes to showing employers that you're job-ready, it's all about getting your hands dirty and putting your skills to use. As a result, continuing to learn and improve is vital. The more open source, volunteer, or freelancing projects you work on, the more you'll have to talk about in an interview.
Turing has some of the best remote senior software architect jobs available, all of which are customized to your professional objectives as a senior software architect. Working with cutting-edge technologies to solve complex technical and business problems will help you expand quickly. Join a network of the world's best developers to get a full-time, long-term remote senior software architect job with higher pay and professional advancement.

Why become a senior software architect at Turing?

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Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.
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Turing's commitments are long-term and full-time. As one project draws to a close, our team gets to work identifying the next one for you in a matter of weeks.

Work from the comfort of your home
Work from the comfort of your home

Turing allows you to work according to your convenience. We have flexible working hours and you can work for top U.S. firms from the comfort of your home.

Great compensation
Great compensation

Working with top U.S. corporations, Turing developers make more than the standard market pay in most nations.

How much does Turing pay their senior software architects?

Turing's senior software architects can set their rates. Turing, on the other hand, will suggest a salary at which we believe we can provide you with a fulfilling and long-term opportunity. Our recommendations are based on our research of market conditions and our perceptions of customer desire.

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