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Software Architect & Engineer Jobs

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Software Architect & Engineer Job roles and responsibilities

Software Architect

A Software Architect is a decision maker – they are responsible for the design of a system and/or application. These software systems may be for client use or consumer use, and they need to be tailored to meet specific requirements. Software architects are expected to make critical design choices and meet stringent technical standards.

Software Engineer

A Software Engineer is responsible for analysing user requirements, assisting with design, and developing and installing software solutions. They will be involved throughout each step of the development process and will manage and improve areas where necessary. 

Software Architect & Engineer Sample Role

Software Engineer – Delft, South Holland 

Role Responsibilities

As the Software Engineer you will be responsible for the development and design of the back-end components of the web server environment, providing significant expertise in data access, and database design.

As Software Engineer you will have experience using the following technologies: C#, .Net, RDBMS, SQL, NOSQL, and SOA.

Alongside strong .Net and SQL Development capabilities you must also be comfortable contributing to software testing strategies and the database design and architecture.

Alongside the architects and other developers, the Software Engineer will look into the design aspects of the back-end system while separating and abstracting much of the detailed database implementation and data access queries of the lower level database system.

Strong skills in data modelling and SQL schema design are also highly advantageous.

Desirable Skills
  • Significant .NET and C# knowledge
  • RDBMS solutions
  • Data Modelling and SQL schema design
  • SQL query optimization techniques to optimize SQL server performance
  • A good understanding of database administration and configuration aspects of the system
  • A good understanding of NOSQL (e.g. MongoDB, Cassandra, etc.) based solutions
  • OOP design principles and patterns (e.g. separation of concerns, decoupling, open/closed, etc.)

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