Job Description :
Job Title: Software Architect
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Duration: 12+ months

Purpose Statement: Works independently to provide advanced technical analysis, and application systems programming web development utilizing state of the art Microsoft development tools to develop products for use by the Judicial Branch.

Primary Duties:
This job may include the following job duties and is not an all-inclusive list of all job duties that may be required. Employees will be required to perform other related duties as assigned.
This position interacts in a team setting with co-workers including other programmers, database administrators and business analysts.
Work as team lead for the project. Provide the business team with regular project burndown reports.
Develop software modules of high complexity and scope, while adhering to documented development standards.
Work independently to develop solutions for complex business and technical problems.
Innovate, design and develop web-based applications for Judicial Branch using primarily Microsoft technologies.
Support deployment of application into production and maintain applications after release.
Coordinate with other team members to brainstorm and create new processes for the Judicial Branch to use in day to day operations.
Focus continually on developing business knowledge and product/feature expertise.
Utilize source control, and deploy applications utilizing best practices procedures/techniques.
Follow industry practices of analysis, design, development, testing, deployment, and maintenance/production support of custom applications software.
Test developed applications for accuracy, efficiency, and stability.
Coordinate with other team members to assist on a variety of other development needs and practices.
Mentor and train less experienced staff members.
Assist on customer support issues resolving any application issues and/or errors.

REPORTING STRUCTURE
A. Supervision Received: Applications Development Manager
B. Supervision Exercised: None, but could act as a technical team leader

Qualifications:
Minimum education and/or experience:
Strong skills and experience in evaluating, conceiving, developing, and implementing enterprise level web applications.
Deep understanding of object oriented design principles.
Solid experience with test driven development and full-stack testing strategies.

At least 8 years of experience with the following technologies:
Asp.net
MVC
HTML5
CSS, including CSS3
Entity Framework
Classic ASP
VBScript
SQL Server Stored Procedures
Angular.js
A solid understanding of design principles (physical and logical) and architecture.
Experience with Transact-SQL using Microsoft SQL Server. Extensive knowledge of relational database design, stored procedure creation, and query building using SQL Server.
Experience leading the development of highly performing business applications in a multi-tier architecture.
Experience leading a team to use structured source control using Microsoft Team Foundation Server and Visual Source Safe.
Experience working in an environment using Extreme Programming practices.
Experience working in an Agile environment.
Experience with an Agile Requirements Management tool, such as TFS or Jira.

A. Other combinations of education, experience, or training that may be considered in substitution for the minimum requirements:
An equivalent combination of education and job-related experience, substituted on a year-for-year basis.
Maintenance/production support of custom applications software.
Testing of developed applications for accuracy, efficiency, and stability.
Coordination of team members to assist on a variety of other development needs and practices.
Mentoring and training of less experienced staff members.
Assistance on customer support issues resolving any application issues and/or errors.

B. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Proficiency with computer software such as MS Office Excel, Word and Outlook.
Skill in oral and written communications, establishing working relationships with others, effective decision making and conflict resolution.

C. Specialized training, certifications, or other special requirements:
An active Scrum certification and MCSD - Microsoft Software Developer are desired but not required.

D. Preferred special requirements:

E. Special working conditions:
Multitask and cope with high volume and time critical work environment.

Client : Government