Senior Software Architect
Bengaluru, IN
6d ago

Job Description

TITLE : Solution Architect

REPORTING TO : Development Manager



  • Provides strategic consultation and recommendations during the business processes analysis, design, development, testing, deployment and support phases of the Eurofins Discovery projects and systems;
  • Actively promote high quality engineering of the target solutions, including cross-systems integration, part of the Eurofins Discovery IT landscape;
  • Collaborate with all relevant stakeholders to design fit for purpose solutions;
  • Be the trusted architecture advisor to the Eurofins Discovery organization.

  • Develops the Eurofins Discovery business line Enterprise Architecture;
  • Act as a visionary and strategist for functional and technical challenges within the target solutions required to accomplish the business requirements;
  • Serve as an advisor to business management on business and information integration strategies;
  • Translate or map business strategy and needs into information strategy;
  • Takes the architecture leadership in the resolution of inter-project and inter-system challenges;
  • Oversees, coaches and leads whenever required, aspects of the software development lifecycle, from initial kickoff through requirements analysis, design, development and implementation phases for projects within the IT solutions area;
  • Develops and executes solution strategies, by shaping, designing and planning the details required for software product development;
  • Provides expertise to identify and translate system requirements into software design documentation;
  • Write, or direct the writing, ensuring the quality of internal and external auditable documentation;
  • Mentor and guide the Development Team resources in following good architecture and design practices;
  • Perform code reviews to ensure architecture, design and best practices are being followed;
  • Cooperate in Quality Assurance efforts during the entire lifecycle of the solutions;
  • Assists Development Manager and Product Owners to estimate activities efforts;
  • Survey market for new technologies, solution insights, vendors, methods, etc., to update and incorporate the best design patterns, aligned with Eurofins Corporate guidelines, into the solutions under its responsibility;
  • Contribute actively to the Eurofins IT community forums and meetings to improve the overall solution architecture know-how and best practices across the organization.

  • Ensure follow-up to his / her Manager on a regular basis and as often as requested;
  • Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned.
  • Experience :

  • Minimum 15 years professional experience in overall IT industry in IT systems design, development, deployment and support;
  • At least 10 years actively involved in complex development projects, system analysis and design of enterprise applications;
  • Strong functional and technical skills required, including a thorough understanding of enterprise architecture;
  • Good business understanding of multiple business processes and requirements in order to facilitate discussions in all levels of the organization;
  • Active participation in projects spread across multiple international geographical locations;
  • Experience in Agile (Scrum) framework;
  • Relevant plus if past experience working with Laboratory Information Management Systems.
  • Technical Skills : Mandatory


  • High proficiency in model, graphical represent and abstract complex systems and requirements;
  • Extended knowledge of Object-Oriented programming technologies;
  • Deep understanding of RESTFul services, web services, WCF / AIF and service-oriented-architecture;
  • Any ORM like Entity Framework or Nhibernate;
  • Solid understanding of design patterns like MVC, MVP, and MVVM.
  • Strong hands-on knowledge on latest Angular and .NET stack
  • Strong knowledge on AWS or Azure cloud plarforms
  • Optional

  • TOGAF certification.
  • Personal Qualities :

  • Customer-service oriented with a problem-solving attitude;
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy is essential;
  • Very good English communication skills (concise writing and orally convincing);
  • Structured and clear writing skills;
  • Very good interpersonal relation skills at all levels of the organization;
  • Elicitation and comprehension skills;
  • Proven ability to solve complex business problems using analytical reasoning;
  • Ability to work in a complex international environment;
  • Eager to learn and continuously develop personal, functional and technical capabilities.
  • Demonstrated positive attitude, self-motivated, team player.
  • Ability to work in a complex international environment;
  • Eager to learn and continuously develop personal, functional and technical capabilities.
  • Demonstrated positive attitude, self-motivated, team player.
  • Travel :

  • Travels to Eurofins facilities mainly located in Europe and US are required (up to 30% of the time).
  • Qualifications

  • Master in Business Administration, Computer Science or Management Information Systems : or any other equivalent degree or experience.
  • Additional Information

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