The Bergaila Companies Software Architect – 7837 in Houston, Texas

We are currently seeking an Software Architect for a contract opportunity in Houston, TX. Our client offers oilfield services and products worldwide, making it one of the largest oil field service companies, with operations in over 70 countries.

Under the broad direction from the Software Development Lead and the Project Lead, the Software Architect will design and architect software systems to ensure they are aligned with business requirements. Additional responsibilities include the ability to:

  • Collaborate with stakeholders and peers to design software architectures for robust and sustainable products

  • Oversee the implementation of the architecture design to ensure their correctness

  • Apply your expertise to drive leading-edge software frameworks across projects

  • Participate in creating architectural design and coding standards

  • Work in partnership with the Offshore Development Center to advance an effective and efficient development process

  • Cultivate an environment of teamwork between Architecture & Development, Quality Assurance, User Experience, and Project Management teams

  • Collaborate with Development Team to resolve technical challenges

  • Minimum 10 years relevant experience

  • Solid experience in either a Software Architect or Principle Software Developer role

  • BS with preferred MS degree in Computer Science/Engineering

  • Solid experience in Scrum and Agile development methodologies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience in real-time and data acquisition applications

Solid experience with:

  • C++, C#, Java language, JavaScript

  • Desktop development for scientific domains and business

  • Web application development for scalable client/server and data APIs

  • Developing data driven applications

  • Oilfield science and engineering application experience is a plus

  • Professional certification and licenses related to software development is a plus

Application Level:

  • Microsoft desktop applications (.NET / C# / WPF / WCF)

  • Experience with web applications using JavaScript / Angular.js with a Node.js and microservice back-end is preferred

  • Microsoft web application stack (ASP.Net + IIS) experience combined with experience using JavaScript and AJAX on the front-end is acceptable

  • Experience building and interfacing with web services via REST / OData / SOAP

  • Experience integrating with Microsoft SQL databases

  • Experience integrating with NoSQL databases (HBase, Cassandra, MongoDB) is a plus

  • Understanding of Active Directory and SSO concepts for web applications

Integration Level:

  • Experience using data binding / serialization tools such as XML, JSON, Thrift, Protocol Buffers, etc. for cross-language data exchange

  • Experience evaluating performance and endurance of web services as well as troubleshooting performance bottlenecks

  • Experience with message queueing and message brokers is a plus

ID: 2018-4524

External Company Name: Bergaila & Associates, Inc.

External Company URL:

Street: 3000 North Sam Houston Pkwy East

Post End Date: 12/20/2018