Software Architect

Management Controls, Inc.
June 27, 2020
Houston, TX
Job Type


Management Controls Inc. (MCi) is looking for an experienced Software Architect that is a creative problem solver, can think out-of-the-box and thrive in a fast-moving, creative company. This is a hands-on role will require significant research and software development skills. This role also expects the person to be able write code, help the development team and support our web and mobile objects. The business is privately held, has been around for 28 years, services most of the Fortune 100, and is experiencing exponential growth, which will last into the next decade. In addition to the normal tech company benefits like stocked kitchens, an in-house gym, bonuses, and flexible PTO. The company also offers 100% paid healthcare. So, if you want to work in place that takes care of you and those you love, values creativity, learning, and individual contribution think about joining the team.


  • Define all aspects of software development from appropriate technology and workflow to coding standards
  • Communicate successfully all concepts and guidelines to development team
  • Oversee progress of development team to ensure consistency with product design concepts
  • Provide technical guidance and coaching to Developers and QA Engineers
  • Ensure software meets all requirements of quality, security, modifiability and extensibility
  • Maintain microservice based cloud software architecture
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and documentation skills
  • BS degree in computer science, engineering or relevant field
  • 10+ years of professional software architecture design and management
  • 3+ years of distributed data application architecture
  • 2+ years of Azure platform experience
  • Understanding of software quality organizational and leadership skills
  • Good understanding of Azure Infrastructure services and their limitations
  • Experience working on/with microservices architectures,.Net, web services, Rest APIs & API Gateways
  • Have experience building and deploying as containers on a cloud platform using an automated CI / CD pipeline
  • Experience in configuring & monitoring different attributes and handling scale up and scale down scenarios for the application in Azure
  • Application monitoring through operations insights, application insights
  • Provide best practices around provisioning production and non-production environments on Azure to optimize the usage
  • Have good understanding in implementation of advanced security, authentication and single sign on across cloud and on premise
  • Strong understanding of the advantages and limitations of Azure Active Directory
  • Strong experience in Azure platform Services, understanding of their capabilities and limitations and being able to architect and deliver solutions leveraging various platform services
  • Have experience in implementing SaaS application using platform services like azure websites, Azure SQL, Azure Service Bus, notification hubs, event hubs, stream analytics, Document Db, application insights etc.
  • Agile experience
  • C#, .NET, JavaScript, Python development experience
  • Technical interface development experience (,net -- SOA/ERP/middleware suites)
  • TFS/VSTS source code management and build experience
  • Commercial SaaS application development experience

Soft Skills

  • Strong communications skills
  • Excellent spoken and written English communication skills
  • Effective, Polished interaction in virtual delivery in 1:1 engagements and presentations
  • Superior problem solving and troubleshooting skills, an ability to use various data collection and methodologies to analyze problems and develop solutions
  • Outstanding partnering capabilities and ability to work well in a highly collaborative team environment
  • Ability to drive product/service improvements in core technical focus area
  • Logical and critical thinking and demonstrated success in dealing with ambiguity and problem definition under continual deadline constraints
  • Passion for technology and customer support
  • High quality organizational and leadership skills


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