Job Description

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Requisition IDreq5835
Working TitleSenior Software Architect - Remote
Position Grade15
Position Summary

The University of New Mexico’s Project ECHO is currently seeking a Senior Software Architect skilled in principles of large scale software projects. The Senior Software Architect is a Leadership role on a programming team dedicated to providing knowledge to empower people living in remote locations. Are you a high performing programmer with a proven track record, looking for an exciting new project and team? Do you like collaborating with developers locally and around the world in an open source environment to solve challenging problems together? The Senior Software Architect will allow you to make a significant impact in saving and improving lives around the world.


  • Lead and architect the development of ECHO Digital, a state-of-the-art societal platform - an educational social network. Lead our team through the challenges of developing and maintaining ECHO Digital as it expands throughout the world. Help us transition to an open source platform.

  • Mentor and supervise our team of smart developers, comprised of programmers working all over the world, in how to write great code and implement optimal solutions. Our team uses the latest tools and frameworks including Angular, Node.js, and MongoDB.

  • Analyze and plan the technical direction of our software development, data models, and tools to ensure that the choices we make are optimal and enable us to grow. Work closely with Devops to ensure security, scalability and reliability as the ECHO platform grows to reach millions of members.

Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) is committed to exponentially increasing capacity to safely and effectively treat chronic common and complex diseases in rural and underserved areas. Project ECHO's vision is to touch the lives of 1 billion people by 2025 and we are looking for highly mission-driven high performers to join our team and achieve this goal.

Come join Project ECHO and the University of New Mexico!

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Specialty licensure/certification may be required, as specified by the department.
  • Must maintain certification status.
  • Successful candidate may be subject to a criminal background check prior to starting work.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Higher education and/or experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified may be interchangeable on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Leadership - experience managing a team of software developers building a complex application.

Experience deploying software in a cloud host, such as AWS or Azure.

Experience with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB or Cassandra.

Advanced knowledge of javascript, including modern frameworks such as Angular and Node.js.

Fullstack developer, able to develop excellent frontend as well as backend code.

Experience designing secure, efficient REST API’s.

Experience in multi-server, scalable architecture, using micro-services and containers.

Experience contributing to or ideally managing Open Source projects.

Experience in healthcare IT, familiarity with HIPAA and safeguards on Protected Health Information.

Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentProject ECHO (259B)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$4738.93 - $9166.67 Monthly
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date7/30/2018
Application InstructionsPlease submit a current resume and a cover letter. On the resume, please include whether previous job listed were full time or part time positions. If part time, please include amount of hours worked each week. Please also include month and year for start and end dates for each job listed.Instructions for cover letter: please describe how you meet the preferred qualifications in the posting. Official transcripts, High School diploma or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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