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Software Solution Architect for Lagos, Nigeria
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Required Skills:

Our client, a twelve year old company, is an indigenous software/ IT company that deliver superior IT solutions to their target clients and impacting positively on their businesses. The company is divided into the following units:

- Application Support  unit
- Business Development unit
- Software Development unit
- Hardware & Networking unit
- Training Unit
The company was set up to offer the following information technology services:
- Software Development
- eDiligence: An eProcurement and contract management application
- Nova soft: A human resources management system
- School Manager: A school management resources application
- Computer hardware cloning, sales, maintenance and troubleshooting
- Sales of computer accessories and peripherals that include Monitors, UPS, Scanners
- Network set-up services
- Training - client conversion training, computer appreciation/utilization and computer engineering
Job Description 
A software architect spearheads all of the software development activities of his employer or client. Overseeing the development team, he manages the full life cycle of the process, monitoring research, reviewing codes and supervising any testing. He may also be required to administer training throughout various phases of the development cycle. Additionally, he ensures that all development practices are in compliance with his employer’s best practices policies and procedures. Tracking and maintaining all records and metric, he reports the project's progress to senior management.
Job Responsibilities: 
- Identify the appropriate software architecture based on the requirements and design elements contained in a system specification. 
- Record software architecture in a software architecture document using use cases and the Unified Modeling Language (UML).
- 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. 
- Assist Software Designer/Implementers with the creation of detailed software design specifications. 
- Lead the review process for software architecture documents. 
- Perform software version control and maintain periodic compilation schedule.
- 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.
- At least 5 years experience in large designs and coordinating project teams in medical device industry.
- First degree in Science/Engineering related field or its equivalent 
- At least 6 years of programming experience with expertise in the following:
        - Microsoft
        - C sharp.
        - Javascript and Jquery AJAX Library.
        - XML
        - Web Service.
        - LINQ and Entity Framework.
- At least 3 years of UML experience and software development methodologies e.g. Agile software development.
- At least 3 years of experience with software source control and version control.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Mastery of user interaction design skills.
- Must be organized, have an eye for detail, and be able to put ideas into a tangible form.
- Ability to prioritize and manage work to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment.
- Ability to develop new approaches to complex design problems.
Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
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