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Sr. Architect, Software Development - (Irvine, CA)
Location US - CA - Irvine
Requisition ID 6191
# of Openings 1
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NextGen Healthcare has a legacy of building software that improves patient care and reduces healthcare costs.  Now, we’re bringing the best of the cloud, social media and mobile to healthcare.  Come build the future with us!   Please visit our website at:    www.nextgen.com .

Sr. Architect, Software Development – (Irvine, CA)

Job Summary:

Responsible for initial design and development of new software or extensive software revisions; products may be for use internally or for resale. Defines product requirements and creates high-level architectural specifications, ensuring feasibility, functionality, and integration with existing systems/platforms.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify the appropriate software architecture based on the requirements and design elements contained in a system specification.
  • Document software architecture using latest design tools.
  • Maintain and evolve software architecture documents based on evolving system requirements and industry trends and technologies.
  • Analyze risk and report problems in meeting system requirements.
  • Provide supporting information to the Engineers to aid in the creation of a system specification or estimations.
  • Assist Software Designer/Implementers with the creation of detailed software design specifications.
  • Lead the review process for software architecture documents.
  • Participate in a Virtual Architecture Team and contribute to the overall platform team.
  • Responsible for the creation and leading of the Technical Product Roadmap.
  • Participate in the system specification review process to ensure system requirements can be translated into valid software architecture.
  • Comply with all applicable product development processes. Perform detailed software design as well as implements and/or maintains code according to duties and responsibilities.
  • Ensure the overall integrity of the software architecture and validates it against the system specification. Integrate internal and external product design into a cohesive user experience.
  • Work with visual designers to improve and refine product visual design and consistency.

Required Qualifications:

  • 12 plus years of experience in IT Technology, software development or similar experience. Solid understanding of design patterns, architectures and technologies (including best practices for Web, Mobile and Cloud), AWS Cloud Technologies and Solutions.
  • Bachelor's Degree (four-year college or technical school) Required, Field of Study: Computer Science or related field.
  • Experience in C#, VB.NET, C++, JAVA, JavaScript, Node.JS, Build & Deployment tools
  • Experience with source management tools (GIT, TFS)

NextGen Healthcare believes in strength through diversity. We are an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer supporting Diversity, Disabled, and Protected Veterans. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Because NextGen Healthcare believes in providing a safe work environment, we conduct background checks as part of our hiring processes.

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