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Software Solutions Architect- Portland, Oregon

Company: PAE Consulting
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 10, 2024

Job Description:

Job Details


Job Location
PDOR Portland - Portland, OR

Position Type
Full Time

Job Category
Information Technology

Who We Are

We are a firm that values and respects our staff, fosters an environment that encourages learning and growth, and is committed to the success of our clients.

At PAE, we like to think of ourselves as a little bit different from most engineering firms. Here's why:

  • We care intensely about envisioning and creating sustainable building systems and work every day to break new ground in the world of sustainable design.
  • We have a close affinity to the visions of the architects we work with; we understand the need for beauty as well as practicality.
  • We value creativity as much as we value precision.
  • We understand that the visionary people we want to hire need to experience the world in order to change the world, and we work hard to support that need. What You'll Do

    The Software Solutions Architect at PAE plays a crucial role in designing, leading, and developing software solutions, combining strategic thinking with hands-on technical expertise. You'll be responsible for shaping the overall architecture of PAE's software and data integration solutions, leading the development lifecycle, overseeing development resources, and hands-on coding. This is a great role for big-picture thinkers who are just as comfortable brainstorming and planning as they are coding.

    Collaboration, Ideation, and Solution Architecture
    • Work closely with stakeholders to analyze business needs and translate them into technical solutions
    • Develop high-level architectural designs that align with business goals and technical requirements; envision the entire system, considering scalability, security, performance, and maintainability
    • Create detailed plans to support those strategic objectives
    • Evaluate, recommend, and implement appropriate technologies, frameworks, and tools for PAE's software technology stack Delivery Management
      • Plan and guide the development process, ensuring that the end product aligns with the original vision and meets high-quality standards
      • Utilize modern project management methodologies (Agile Scrum, Waterfall, etc.) to lead development resources, both internal and external, ensuring successful project execution, resource allocation, and deliverables
      • Establish and maintain software development backlog utilizing the Agile framework and related industry tools like Azure DevOps and/or Jira
      • Foster collaborative relationships and manage expectations with external development partners, including offshore teams or third-party vendors Code Review and Quality Assurance
        • Provide technical direction on best practices for development; propose enhancements to existing solutions and explore new opportunities
        • Devise software testing strategies to ensure robustness and reliability
        • Dive into the codebase as needed, reviewing code and providing technical guidance aligned with best practices Documentation and Support
          • Write and revise code for data integration and automation solutions
          • Create prototypes or proof-of-concepts for new product ideas, validating architectural decisions
          • Troubleshoot and resolve complex issues as needed
          • Document processes and provide technical support and training to end-users
          • Enable data flow between systems by developing custom connectors, implementing APIs, web services, and other integration methods
          • Optimize integration flows to ensure high performance and reliability What You Bring
            • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Development, or equivalent experience
            • Minimum 8 years of combined experience in software development, architecture, and project leadership
            • Minimum three years of experience with cloud-based integration solutions and services
            • Relevant Industry Certifications preferred
            • Familiarity with the software development lifecycle, project management and quality assurance best practices
            • Ability to identify software bugs and collaborate on solutions
            • Extensive coding and programming expertise in languages such as HTML5, C#, Java, Python, and JavaScript
            • Strong understanding of integration patterns, API management, and web services (REST, SOAP), and similar technologies
            • Experience with integration platforms (e.g., Azure, MuleSoft, Dell Boomi, Apache Camel, IBM Integration Bus)
            • Familiarity with SQL database technologies (e.g., Postgres, MySQL, Microsoft) and query languages
            • Experience with Microsoft 365 services (SharePoint, Teams, Power Platform) and integration development using Microsoft technologies (Azure, Logic Apps, Power Automate, etc.)
            • Knowledge of DevOps practices and CI/CD pipelines
            • Familiarity with emerging AI platforms and services
            • Strong problem-solving skills with an emphasis on solution development
            • Software project management experience with proven ability to lead cross-functional teams and manage external resources
            • Excellent communication and documentation skills, experience in translating complex technical subjects to all stakeholders
            • Ability to maintain a professional, positive, and friendly manner
            • Strong time and task management capabilities, able to adapt, shift focus, and prioritize workflow with minimal supervision What We Offer
              • Hiring Base Salary Range: $92,000 - $127,000annual
                • This position is eligible for straight time overtime pay The base salary is one component of PAE's competitive compensation package for employees. We take into consideration a variety of factors including but not limited to skills, abilities, experience, education, credentials, internal equity and geographic location in determining exact salary offered. At PAE, roles are eligible for additional rewards, including salary increases and annual bonuses based on individual performance. The above range represents PAE's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

                  In addition, PAE offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes the following:
                  • Performance Bonus
                  • Employer paid health insurance (medical, dental, vision)
                  • 401k account contribution
                  • Professional development reimbursements including state registration and professional association dues
                  • Hybrid work cadence with commuter benefit
                  • Cell phone stipend
                  • Life insurance and disability benefits
                  • Employee Assistance Program
                  • Paid time off for sick leave, family leave, community service, holidays and vacation- work hard and take time off when you need it.
                  • To learn more about our comprehensive benefits package, visithttps://www.pae-engineers.com/careers/benefits. This information is provided per the Equal Pay Act.

                    Our commitment to pay equity

                    PAE is a JUST label certified company; we demonstrate JUST label requirements within pay equity. Pay scales should meet or exceed applicable legislated wage requirements and industry standards and compensate, on the same basis, all individuals performing the same or similar work and work of equal value. We are committed to the principle of pay equity - paying employees equitably for substantially similar work. To learn more about pay equity and our commitments to equitable business practices, you may view our JUST label certification here: https://just.living-future.org/s/organizations/20-organizations/pae

                    To find out more visit our website: https://www.pae-engineers.com/values

                    What We're Made Of

                    Established in 1967 and stretching across five offices on the West Coast, PAE provides services in mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering, building performance analysis, technology design, and lighting design (LUMA). We work with clients to design the nation's highest performing and most regenerative built environments that keep people comfortable, healthy, and productive inside while restoring the natural world outside. We employ an integrated and responsive approach to project design that balances the environmental, economic, and social goals of every client we work with.

                    Our portfolio includes over 100 LEED Platinum projects as well as dozens of projects that have either achieved or are pursuing the Living Building Challenge, Passive House, Architecture 2030, Carbon Neutral, Net Zero Energy, and Net Zero Water.

                    Fine Print

                    Please note that resumes received from third party recruiters or agencies will not be accepted unless requested directly by PAE Talent Acquisition and with a prior signed fee agreement. If candidates without a previously signed recruiter fee agreement are submitted, PAE reserves the right to engage with and hire those candidate(s) without any obligation financial or otherwise to the recruiter or agency.

                    In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at PAE will be based on merit, qualifications and abilities. PAE does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (sex), national origin, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical characteristics historically associated with race, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

                    PAE will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. This policy governs all aspects of employment including: selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination and access to benefits and training.


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