• Principal Software Architect

    Location US-NJ-Holmdel
    # of Openings
    Technology and Infrastructure
    Posting Level
  • Job Overview:

    Are you a Java expert? Do you have advanced knowledge of object-oriented design, microservices and service-oriented architecture? We’re looking for a results-oriented expert communicator to join our team as a Principal Software Architect, where you’ll be responsible for the end-to-end architecture, design and development of highly scalable web, responsive and mobile applications and microservices for our iCIMS Talent Acquisition products. In this role, you’ll research and evaluate new technologies, languages and design patterns, applying your expertise to strategic and product architecture decisions and working to advance the overall product architecture. We’re looking for someone who’s taken projects from concepts to implementation—someone who can successfully articulate a vision, and who can build prototypes in a well-documented way. If you’re a skilled multitasker who wants to work on high visibility projects with big commercial impact, let’s talk!


    About Us:

    We extend a work culture unlike any other East Coast-based technology provider. We focus on hiring candidates who display our seven core competencies: passion, drive, transparency, adaptability, empathy, kaizen and customer commitment. If you eat, sleep and breathe our competencies and desire to work in a casual, yet results-driven environment that embraces innovation, then you’re just what we’re looking for!


    We are a high-growth Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that’s routinely voted one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey. We are the industry's premier recruitment software provider, delivering technology that supports more than 4,000 contracted customers around the globe. Committed to both growth and stability, we have a lot of opportunities for career advancement within our organization. Come grow with us — apply today!


    · Lead end-to-end product and feature architecture and design with highest degree of software quality in mind

    · Apply expertise to strategic & product architecture decisions

    · Participate or speak at external events as an iCIMS representative

    · Research and evaluate new technologies, languages and design patterns

    · Advance the overall platform architecture, including selecting new technologies

    · Design and develop production solutions, prototypes, or reference implementations for either complex and/or products or features

    · Collaborate with Product Management and agile teams to design and build innovative and market leading features built with high quality and utilizing software best practices

    · Lead development and software performance best practices for agile team members Requirements/Skills/Abilities

    · Perform design reviews for new feature development from agile teams

    · Consistently ensure that business is conducted with integrity at all times and that behavior aligns with iCIMS policies, procedures, and core competencies

    · Mentor Software Developers (III-IV)


    · Advanced knowledge of Object Oriented Design, Microservices, Service Oriented Architecture and Application Integration Design Patterns

    · Advanced expertise in Java (including Java 8 with knowledge of Java 9)

    · Expertise in multiple technologies and domains

    · Expertise in JSON, RESTful services, and similar related technologies

    · Advanced proficiency in several of the following: REACT, Javascript, Spring, Hibernate, HTML, CSS, JSP, AJAX, Swift, Android Development

    · Agile, or Iterative software development and delivery experience required

    · Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Articulates thoughts and ideas clearly, concisely, and persuasively. Create and deliver presentations articulating vision, findings, and approach to all stakeholders

    · Ability to influence organizationally without authority and lead and organize initiatives that cross team, function, and product boundaries

    · Creates external value through patents, white papers, or speaking at conferences

    · Creates brand and company equity

    · Ideal candidate is results oriented, innovative, self-motivated, possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills

    · Ability to multi-task successfully and manage multiple responsibilities

    · Willingness to learn, while also offering own insight, suggestions and feedback

    · Experience with AWS, SaaS applications, and other modern cloud-based tools is a plus


    Education/Certifications/Licenses Required

    • Master’s Degree in a technical field such as Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or Software Engineering with seven or more (7+) years of relevant experience or alternatively a Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field such as Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or Software Engineering with nine or more (9+) years of relevant experience.

    • In lieu of bachelor’s or technical degree, we will accept 2 additional years of software engineering experience



    EEO Statement:


    iCIMS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.



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