Lead Architect

  • Kforce Inc.,
  • Greenwood Village, CO
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Kforce Inc.
Analytical, Analytical Skills, Architect, Architecture, Development, Engineering, IT, Java, Management, Programming, Project, Software, System, Systems, Test, Version Control
Full Time, Perm
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Kforce is looking for a Lead Architect to join their team in Greenwood Village, Colorado (CO).

Essential Functions:
* Senior level individual contributor technologist role
* Contribute to the formulation of architecture approaches to specific development initiatives
* Participates in high-level of collaboration and coordination with other architecture groups across the Product and Technology organizations
* Assigned complex projects that require cross-functional consultations across the organization under the direction of the Chief Architect
* Provide mentorship for more junior architects on the team
* Keep current with trends and technological innovations in the Cable and IT industry, and make appropriate development recommendations
* Provide deep subject matter expertise for an assigned technology domain
* Formulate criteria for and execute proofs-of-concept for new approaches and platforms
* Provide technical assistance to development and operations personnel on new system projects and existing systems, and provide formal skills development training and informal mentoring to other employees
* Lead collaborations with business and technical teams to review conflicts/gaps between functional goals and existing capabilities
* Provide written documentation for business and technical teams of those discussions and conclusions
* Develop and document best practices for code development, version control, test automation and build automation
* Collaborate with development managers and project teams to review project code trees for compliance with best practices for code development, version control, test automation and build automation
* Participate in enterprise project prioritization planning with executive management

* Bachelor's degree
* Masters preferred
* Proven analytical skills to solve complex technology and business problems
* Inquisitive nature; Eager to explore new concepts and approaches
* Excellent written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal skills
* Ability to listen to multiple points of view and synthesize against goals for recommendations
* Ability to plan, prioritize and organize effectively and independently multiple projects and tasks
* Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
* Ability to show judgment and initiative and to accomplish job duties
* Ability to analyze and interpret data and synthesize recommendations
* Strong business sense and sense of urgency to achieve business results
* Aptitude and eagerness to learn from a new environment and make an impact quickly
* Advanced knowledge of software development and delivery
* Expert knowledge of currently used programming languages (Java, node.js, etc.)
* Technical experience in software engineering and architecture 8
* Proven delivery of architecture and design of highly scalable software platforms
* Demonstrated experience with software architecture design
* Experience in vendor product evaluation and recommendations for possible adoption
* Technical background in software development by previously holding a position as a software architect
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Cable experience a plus
* Industry and vendor specific certifications and training

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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1001 E. Palm Avenue Tampa, FL, 33605


Company Information

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm specializing in the technology areas of project management, business analysis, application development, enterprise data management and infastructure for commercial and government organizations. Kforce has been matching job seekers and employers since 1962. We are committed to “Great People = Great Results” and offer exciting job opportunities across the United States. Kforce continues to look for experienced technology professionals to join our team of great people! Kforce specializes in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement technology opportunities. Our staffing specialists work to understand your career goals and offer career advice in order to help you become a more marketable technology professional.
Dice Id : kforcecx
Position Id : ITWQG1603060

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