Senior Software Architect

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At West Monroe, our people are our business.

We pride ourselves on bringing a different mindset to consulting—and that takes a different approach: highly collaborative, flexible, and tenacious.

Our people-first, highly collaborative culture is core to our identity. It’s something we care about, and something we strive to enrich and preserve. No hierarchies. No siloes. No egos. Just smart ideas, and the drive to make an impact for our clients.

Every day our clients rely on us to help them tackle their greatest challenges, by strategically deploying technology through a business-focused and industry-specific lens. We bring together both the right knowledge and the right approach, so that they can capitalize on opportunities and deliver real results. That takes the right team. And that’s where you come in.

Ready for the next step on your career journey?

West Monroe is seeking a Senior Software Architect with expertise in distributed system design to join our Software Engineering practice and work with our clients to solve some of their most complex technology problems. The Senior Architect will work directly with multiple clients in various industries as a member of a highly collaborative team of the best and brightest software engineers at West Monroe.

Responsibilities:

  • Interact with key decision makers (CIO, Architects, IT Directors, etc.) at our clients to drive and deliver software integration solutions
  • Work with our clients to solve problems through analysis of existing systems and processes
  • Take on full lifecycle projects from definition through design, implementation, and deployment
  • Utilize your creativity and make an impact on designs with a “blank slate” development mentality within the general boundaries of client expectations

 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field preferred, or equivalent experience required
  • Consulting firm/industry experience preferred
  • 7-11+ years of experience in software engineering, designing and implementing integration solutions
  • Distributed architectures design and implementation experience in Azure and/or AWS
    • Experience with Stream-based integration patterns and ecosystem of technologies: Apache Kafka, Apache Spark, and/or cloud-based equivalents (Azure Event Hubs, Amazon Kinesis)
    • Experience with event/message-based integration patterns tools and brokered messaging solutions (e.g. ActiveMQ, NATS, RabbitMQ, Azure Service Bus, Amazon MQ/SQS/SNS)
    • Confident in building highly available, scalable, lossless distributed architectures serving large amounts of data at a minimum latency with high throughput
    • Experience building integrations using modern development languages (e.g. C#, Java, Scala, NodeJS, or similar)
    • Experience designing and building API-based integration and related technologies (e.g. API gateways and API management solutions)
  • Experience with leading iPaaS / EAI tools (e.g. MuleSoft, Boomi, or similar) would be of use for comparison to PaaS approaches
  • Experience delivering software in the public cloud AWS or Azure
  • Experience in working within a collaborative, team-based Agile/Scrum project environment
  • Desire and ability to work towards leading a team of 2-8 software engineering consultants
  • Proactive desire to continue to broaden and deepen technical, business and consulting skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple client projects simultaneously
  • Willingness to travel for out of town client engagements

Ready to get started? Join our team and make an impact.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • AccessDatabases
    • CassandraDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

311 W. Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60606

An Insider's view of West Monroe

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

West Monroe's collaborative culture allows you to grow professionally by working across practices, industries and offices - all while creating value for the client.

Kirsten

Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions

What makes someone successful on your team?

If you refuse to shy away from a challenge and enjoy working with an intelligent group of people that genuinely care about those around them, your success will be imminent at West Monroe.

Adam

Manager, Technology

What are West Monroe Perks + Benefits

West Monroe Benefits Overview

Choosing where to build your career is an important decision. Should you choose to build it with West Monroe, we take that commitment seriously.

We believe that when people get the support they need to thrive, they care more, do more, and achieve more. In fact, that’s our whole business strategy. So we strive to provide a total rewards model that illustrates our commitment to our people and their growth, creating value today, tomorrow, and well into the future. We invest in you through an attractive package of rewards that promotes your health and well-being, your financial future, your development, and your satisfaction and enjoyment at work.

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Generous Parental Leave
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Unlimited Vacation Policy
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