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Systems Architect


San Diego, CA 92126
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Major Technology Company is seeking a Systems Architect for high-level design choices, dictate technical standards, including coding standards, tools or platforms, and acts as a liaison to hardware designers. This individual will choose a standard way to pursue application development, create, define and choose application frameworks, promote reuse in the organization, observing and understanding the broader system environment, creating component design and subdividing complex applications into manageable pieces. Responsible for grasping the function of each component within an application, understanding the interactions and dependencies among components, and communicating these concepts to the software developers.


  • Provides leadership and act as an advisor for determining technical objectives for user requirements and specifications and plan software development within the broader organizational scope.\\t
  • Defines system solutions based on the user/client needs, cost and required integration with existing applications, systems or platforms.\\t
  • Documents and communicates the architecture ensuring that the team is using the architecture and using it correctly, stages its development in a timely fashion so progress can be made before it is complete and makes sure that the system and software architectures are in synchronization.\\t
  • Acts as the emissary of the architecture, ensures that management understands the architecture to the detail necessary, as well as interacts with all stakeholders to ensure their needs are being met, resolves technical problems and disputes, and makes tradeoffs.\\t
  • Formulates detailed long-range plans for the implementation of systems and software solutions including language, coding, platform, resource requirements, testing, and documentation, while considering evolutionary paths and new technology insertions.\\t
  • Plans and coordinates the maintenance of solutions including debugging, maintenance, and updating to ensure viability in an evolving environment.\\t
  • Plan for future applications based on new developments in engineering and computer technology, manage risk identification and risk mitigation strategies associated with the architecture.\\t
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

    Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Volt offers a candidate referral bonus, please inquire for more details. (Conditions and restrictions apply)

    • Typically requires a bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; fifteen or more years of experience with a bachelors degree, thirteen or more years of experience with a masters degree, or ten or more years with a PhD. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education.\\t
    • Must have a detailed and extensive expertise of systems and software development concepts, principles, and theory and have applied that knowledge in the development of new principles and concepts.\\t
    • Prefer candidates to have Engineering, Computer Science or Information Systems degrees along with progressive architecture development.\\t
    • Demonstrated project and/or program leadership skills including organizing, planning, scheduling, and coordinating workloads to meet established project deadlines or milestones.
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