My client is providing solutions to healthcare facilities and laboratories across Europe. They are present in 35 countries and have over 3000 customers. They design and develop high-end software solutions with a team of +/- 100 developers in Ghent. We are looking for an experienced Software Architect to take the architectural lead and to create the technical roadmap of their largest software solution. Key for this job are an engineering approach and a business-wise, customer oriented mindset.
In this job you will become responsible for the most used laboratory information system in Europe. It is an extremely flexible system with a single database which can be expanded and configured towards very specific customer needs. It is your job to make this business critical system with 2500 customer future proof. It is key that the customers could keep on using this advanced information management system with all its benefits in a rapid changing environment. There is an exponential rise in orders and data to be processed. It is your job to take the lead in the full redesign of this laboratory information system.
You will act as architect of a team of 30 developers and testers. It is your job to take the lead in all steps of the product development: analysis, architecture, development, testing and delivery. It is important to take you scalability, futures upgrades and performance into consideration. You will assure that futures versions are backwards compatible. You make sure that the product respects the customers workflows and remains highly adjustable. An important responsibility is to keep up to date with the newest technological evolutions and to introduce them.
You are fluent in English, Dutch is a big plus.