Onsite Software Architect

Saudi Arabia Full-time

 Join one of the world’s most influential organizations to take your career to the next level!

 

Scopic Software is seeking a Contract Onsite Software Architect to join the team of our Client – Saudi Aramco, Based in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Aramco is a leading producer of petroleum and natural gas, the largest one in the industry, and the most profitable company in the world, driving global commerce and enhancing the lives of people every day.

Their multinational team of more than 70,000 people combines passion, purpose and performance to unlock the full potential of Saudi Arabia’s resources, creating more value for the company, and more local and global opportunities.

The Software Architect Contract position is a wonderful opportunity to be an important part of this; using your skills to create value, while working in a dynamic environment and learning from the wealth of experience around you.

Not only will this position enable you to enjoy Saudi Arabia’s unique lifestyle, it’s also an outstanding opportunity to expand your professional and personal networks. Should you be successful in this role, it will open many new doors and take your career to new heights!

 

The Role

Employed by Scopic Software, you will be on Contract to Saudi Aramco for 12 months with the possibility for extension. You will be based at the company’s head office in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

Housing will be provided by Saudi Aramco, and is in a vibrant, guarded and gated Western community designed for expatriate workers. The community has its own schools, sports fields, swimming pools, gymnasiums, restaurants, free bus services, and other facilities. As Saudi Aramco will also provide a daily Per Diem, day to day living expenses will be minimal.

The Software Architect will be responsible for the review and update of the development team’s technology, processes and standards. The goal is to ensure there is a structured framework the team can follow to develop high-quality IT solutions.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Define specifications and processes for all aspects of product development from appropriate technology and workflow to coding standards.
  • Effectively communicate with the development team your clear understanding of design and production standards and their individual influence to create prototypes and completed products.
  • Ensure software development meets all requirements of quality, security, re-use and extensibility.
  • Enforce the use of code versioning tools and build processes.

Skills and Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience as a Software Architect / Technical Lead
  • Proficient with the latest technologies, standards and limitations used to create advanced .NET web applications
  • The ability to see both the big picture and to manage details in a large software application
  •  Expertise creating scalable, fault-resistant web applications preferably on cloud infrastructures such as Azure or AWS
  • Expert-level programming skills in C# and JavaScript
  • Experience using one or more JavaScript frameworks (e.g., React, Angular, Vue.js)
  • Expert in database modelling using ADO.net and Entity framework
  • Experience working with large databases and the performance requirements of such
  • Experience performing code reviews and maintain high code quality in a codebase
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS, or related disciplines
  • Excellent written, verbal English and general communication skills
  • Experience working in and collaborating with teams in a physical environment

 

Benefits:

  • Premium compensation
  • Quality housing provided in a gated Western community with ample facilities
  • A daily Per Diem
  • Saudi Aramco contribution to other living expenses such as transport, medical, and return travel to home country
  • The possibility of a remote position with Scopic Software at the end of the onsite contract

Salary: Above average. Full-time, 8 am - 5 pm, 40 hours per week, Sunday to Thursday,

Candidate must be able to relocate to Saudi Arabia.  

Preference will be given to single candidates, as the company’s benefits do not extend to family or spouse/partner.

 

 About Scopic Software

Scopic Software is the world’s largest virtual company that has a team of 250+ professionals across 40 countries. Founded in 2006, we have grown consistently by delivering innovative, cutting-edge software products for our clients and creating an empowering environment for our employees.

We build advanced software for clients and users around the globe. With 10+ years in the industry and 1000+ projects under our belt, we’ve developed software for Manufacturing, Media and Entertainment, Fintech, Healthcare, Food and Fitness, and Gaming. Check out our development work on our portfolio: scopicsoftware.com/portfolio/.