VP Chief Architect

Engineering Nashville, Tennessee United States Tampa, Florida


Qualifacts is a leading provider of behavioral health, rehabilitative, and human services software and SaaS solutions for clinical productivity, compliance and state reporting, billing, and business intelligence.  Its mission is to be an innovative and trusted technology and solutions partner, enabling exceptional outcomes for its customers and those they serve.  Qualifacts’ comprehensive portfolio, including the CareLogic, Credible, and InSync platforms span and serve the entire behavioral health market supporting non-profit agencies and Certified Community Health Clinics (CCBHCs) as well as for-profit large enterprise and small business providers. Qualifacts has a loyal customer base, with more than 2,400 customers representing 75,000 providers serving more than 6 million patients. 

If you want to work inside an atmosphere where innovation has purpose, and your ambition works to support our customers and those they serve, please apply today!

We’re open to remote candidates for this position! 

Responsibilities for the Chief Software Architect

  • Drive the technical evolution and consolidation of Qualifacts platforms
  • Lead a team of senior architects by bringing expertise across relevant domains
  • Support teams with continual architectural guidance and technical leadership
  • Provide guidance, perform reviews, prevent, or resolve technical issues, and ensure solutions are designed using appropriate principles and standards
  • Help enhance the scalability, performance, efficiency, resiliency, and security of the platforms
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of our development processes and tools, the speed of deployment and rollback, and the maintainability and sustainability of the platforms and infrastructure
  • Recommend optimal infrastructure architecture to host the platforms
  • Collaborate with Product Management, Product Owners, and other key stakeholders in driving the architecture to meet our product vision goals
  • Protect the sensitive data provided by our customers through the application of state-of-the-art security technologies and controls
  • Communicate design concepts clearly to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Lead and mentor other senior technologists in the company
  • Evaluate new technology platforms and components
  • Participate in the establishment of reference architecture and domain models
  • Lead discussions of complex solution design trade-offs and drive conflict resolution
  • Encourage innovation, creative thought, and new ideas / solutions

Qualifications of the Chief Software Architect

  • MS in Computer Science, or related field preferred
  • 5+ years leading software architecture teams 
  • 10+ years in architecture and design roles on projects related to software applications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities of the Chief Software Architect

  • Experience in design and development of software, n-tier architectures, web services, and object-oriented design
  • Understanding of data center infrastructure products and data center architecture
  • Experience analyzing complex performance issues and identifying performance bottlenecks
  • Familiarity with both C#/.NET and Java-based frameworks
  • Experience developing SaaS architectures with strong hands-on understanding of cloud technologies including public cloud services
  • Understanding of SQL databases systems and alternatives
  • Experience designing and maintaining large enterprise software applications in high load, highly available environments
  • Proficient in enterprise application integration with external entities
  • Excellent listening and communications skills, both written and spoken, including ability to discuss and present information logically and concisely
  • Experience with Agile/scrum and DevOps methods and tools
  • Competency in the several of the following areas: Healthcare solutions, SaaS, Security, mobile apps, AWS, Kubernetes, OpenShift, microservices, and open-source software

Qualifacts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, national origin, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.