Software Architect

We are looking for Software Architect who is willing to support development teams in designing and developing software products.


Role Description

  • As a Software Architect, you will be responsible for the architecture of selected products based on business direction. You will also advise and mentor the team and actively participate in much broader and higher level technical decisions, which requires the involvement of all other technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • You are responsible for sharing and building knowledge of architecture standards in the company.
  • You have to be aware of the digital application market and adapt new solutions for use in SoftProject.
  • You will also develop decision memos, actively communicate identified risks to business unit leaders and identify technical solution alternatives with the team.
  • The use of design patterns, clean code and code reviews is an important principle of your daily work.
  • Work closely with the product owner to define medium/long term product strategies and shape product architecture roadmaps accordingly.


We are looking for professionals with:

  • Advanced knowledge in programming and architectures.
  • Specific knowledge in programming languages (Java +8).
  • Experience leading software development projects.
  • Specific knowledge in other programming languages (C++, PHP, Python, R).
  • Specific knowledge in databases.
  • Ability to formally document complex systems, solutions and ideas in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to communicate, negotiate and influence stakeholders, both business and engineering, always adapting communication style to appeal to specific audiences.
  • Extensive experience in agile teams and ability to effectively engage and motivate towards a common goal.
  • Ability to work in a multi-faceted role often consisting of Architecture, Product, Development, Project and People Management, Mentoring elements.

General Skills

  • Desire to learn every day.
  • A proactive, responsible and organised person.
  • Business thinking and action
  • Management responsability
  • Communication skills
  • Mentoring
  • Professional level of English to communicate with your international colleagues on a daily basis.

What is SoftProject?

For almost 20 years we, SoftProject GmbH from Ettlingen, have been developing innovative products and services for modeling and automating business processes in all industries. With our low-code platform X4 Suite, users digitize their processes with graphical tools and without programming.

We are proud that more than 300 companies around the world rely on the X4 Suite. Our team of 100 employees works every day to continue the SoftProject success story – not only in Germany, but also in Spain and Slovakia.

Whether you are a project manager, developer or consultant, you will work with innovative products and receive training as a digital expert. Would you like to develop further with us? Then join our team. We are always looking for passionate employees who want to drive innovation and are real team players. SoftProject is your next development step.

What do we offer?

Not only innovative products and a broad customer base, but also the best conditions for your career

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Excellent career opportunities

Our customised training and career plan guarantees your professional and personal development.

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A unique team

We pride ourselves on having a positive, international, multicultural and diverse work environment. We strive for a good team spirit among our colleagues.

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Agile Methodologies

The management of agile methods Scrum and Kanban benefit in reducing the time needed to complete a project and deliver more value to the customer without losing quality.

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Flexible hours

We offer the convenience of managing your time at start and finish times, with a commitment to personal, work and family reconciliation. The opportunity to work from home gives us access to an environment with less stress, reduced stress and increased productivity.

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Team building

It strengthens team spirit and increases empathy among colleagues in a relaxed atmosphere that encourages everyone's participation.

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We have the best training platforms to improve your skills and competencies. We work with Udemy and offer employees optional courses in German and English.

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