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Lead Software Architect

Netsmart Technologies

Netsmart Technologies

Software Engineering, IT
Overland Park, KS, USA
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024


  • Provide technical leadership by analyzing business processes, applications, architecture, and infrastructure to identify pain points and make recommendations.

  • Analyze systems across business processes, use cases, application, database, and infrastructure. Document current state and build future state architectural roadmaps across all tiers

  • Identify opportunities to improve performance, stability, capacity, and resiliency of the applications, architecture, databases, processes, and infrastructure and identify associated costs and risks.

  • Lead in-depth technical discussions with clients, internal and external stakeholders and analyze architecture diagrams, documentation, code, and data.

  • Develop artifacts representing current and future state system architecture, visualization, database, and application layers

  • Provide technical leadership, coaching, and guidance across all levels of the organization; motivate others to achieve shared aspirations

  • Coach and mentor other technical associates to ensure we grow our technical aptitude, sustain our culture and engage our associates

  • This position may require availability outside of standard business hours as part of a rotational on-call schedule


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, MIS

  • At least 6 years of technical experience in software development

  • At least 6 years of experience with full lifecycle development using Agile methods including technical leadership for an agile team

  • At least 2 years of experience with capacity and performance analysis of complex systems

  • At least 2 years of experience working in heterogeneous environments (Windows .Net, Linux/Unix, As400, Mainframe)

  • Knowledge of physical, virtual, and cloud deployment strategies

  • Knowledge of database architecture including Relational models, replication strategies, SQL with 1 or more major database platforms (Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, Postgres, MySQL)


  • Knowledge of DevOps concepts - ability to articulate, advocated and implement automation concepts for CI/CD and associated configuration management, automated deployment, and validation

Netsmart is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer, providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates. All employment decisions at Netsmart, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, promotion and transfer, are based on performance, qualifications, abilities, education and experience. Netsmart does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, past or present military service, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

Netsmart desires to provide a healthy and safe workplace and, as a government contractor, Netsmart is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace in accordance with applicable federal law. Pursuant to Netsmart policy, all post-offer candidates are required to successfully complete a pre-employment background check, including a drug screen, which is provided at Netsmart’s sole expense. In the event a candidate tests positive for a controlled substance, Netsmart will rescind the offer of employment unless the individual can provide proof of valid prescription to Netsmart’s third party screening provider.

If you are located in a state which grants you the right to receive information on salary range, pay scale, description of benefits or other compensation for this position, please contact myHR@ntst.com to request the details to which you may be legally entitled.

All applicants for employment must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Employment sponsorship may be available for this position.