Lead Architect

Confidential Company  •  Greenwood Village, CO
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
Confidential Company
Greenwood Village, CO
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17


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 otherarchitecture 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 architecture8
  • 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

JobID: 1603060-WQG

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