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Software Architect

Posted: 01/08/2023

Company Description

For over 100 years, BlueScope continues to build on our reputation of quality brands and products, leading technology and a customer-first spirit. Through our global brands, we are one of the largest manufacturers of building solutions in the world. Our diverse, bright and inspired workforce is committed to bettering the communities we serve through breakthrough thinking and innovations. Your goals, ideas and perspective can help shape our future – we look forward to hearing them!   

Job Description

The Software Architect plans, coordinates, architects, and supervises activities related to the development and integration of software programs, applications, and third-party solutions as required to meet the business requirements of the organization. The Architect also develops and maintains an application architecture blueprint for the organization.

  • Define all aspects of development from appropriate technology and workflow to coding standards.

  • Collaborate with other professionals to determine functional and non-functional requirements for new software or applications.

  • Provide technical guidance and coaching to developers and engineers.

  • Develop high-level product specifications with attention to system integration and feasibility.

  • Communicate successfully all concepts and guidelines to the development team.

  • Oversee progress of development team to ensure consistency with initial design.

  • Communicates clearly in both writing and verbally specific logic involved in assigned tasks.

  • Ensure software meets all requirements of quality, security, modifiability, extensibility etc.



  • Bachelor’s degree or 4 years of additional relevant experience in lieu of degree.

  • 4 years of professional software architecture or enterprise software development experience.

  •  Experience developing enterprise and solution-level architectural designs.

  • Experience overseeing the linking of cross-functional applications between disparate business units and systems.

  • Experience with business and technical requirements analysis, business process modeling/mapping, methodology development, and data mapping.

  • Technically fluent in programming languages, .NET, Javascript, Python, or C++.

  • Experience with Azure, GCP, or AWS, WebApi/OpenApi, and Infrastructure as Code in Pulumi or Terraform.

  • Strong background in risk management methodologies as they relate to integration/software engineering.

  • Strong understanding of end-user needs and requirements.

  • 3 years of direct experience in an agile environment


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.

  • 8+ years of professional software architecture or enterprise software development experience.

  • SCRUM or other certifications commiserate with job requirements

Additional Information:

The preceding job responsibilities and tasks were designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates in this job.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all job duties and responsibilities required of associates assigned to this job.  Associates may be required to perform other duties as assigned.  Additional job competencies, individual goals, and performance measurements are set at the department level.

The benefits are just as rewarding as the work at BlueScope.  To support our goal, we offer a total compensation plan and an outstanding benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, short and long term disability, paid time off, and retirement. 

EEO Employer/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veteran

BlueScope is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status, as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. 

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