Software Architect

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Agfa Healthcare is currently hiring a Software Architect with focus on performance and scalability. The software is developed in an Agile/Scrum team environment where we foster our core values of innovation and knowledge transfer with daily interactions between developers, testers & clinical/technical product managers in order to continuously improve and make a difference in the healthcare arena.




As a Software Architect, your main responsibilities are:

•Provide direction and participate in software architecture, design and code implementation with an emphasis on performance and scalability.

•Contribute to a dedicated Stress Test team that includes platform specialists and testers.

•With Stress Test team, build and maintain load test frameworks that are representative of customer deployments or that stress specific bottlenecks.

•Analyze stress test results to identify performance or scalability issues up to code level.

•Liaison between customer and internal stakeholders.

•Share software performance and scalability expertise.



•You have a College/University degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related degree/diploma

•You can demonstrate  5+ years of experience of hands on software architecture, design and coding experience with Java/J2EE Including EJB3 (of a significant size and complexity)

•You have experience with Java/J2EE Application Servers (JBoss desirable)

•You have a comprehensive understanding of cloud services (Azure, AWS or equivalent)

•You have proven extensive experience with software architecture, design and implementation for high performance and scalability

•A solid understanding of Oracle & SQL

•Experience with Elastic Stack is a plus

•Experience with containerization technologies like Docker and Kubernetes is a plus

•Attention to detail and ability to quickly absorb new concepts and technologies

•Good verbal and written communication and knowledge transfer skills

•You are a team player who can also solve problems independently

•You feel confident in an agile work environment

•A solid commitment to quality software development

•A passion for software performance improvement.