Securus Technologies

  • Solution Architect

    Job Locations US-TX-Carrollton
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Architecture and Engineering
  • Overview

    Job Purpose:

    Developing and recommending scalable architecture solutions for the company that support the corporate vision. Responsible for architecture and design for different Securus’ applications and platforms. Areas of responsibility include cost modeling, vendor management, product selection, scaling and design across multiple data centers. Responsible for understanding industry standards and best practices, industry trends and emerging technologies.


    Essential Duties:

    • Develop and recommend architecture solutions to meet the product functional and non-functional requirements.
    • Develop target architectures, with supporting business cases and road maps.
    • Provide architectural blueprints and technical leadership within project teams.
    • Evaluate and recommend tools, technologies and processes to ensure the highest quality products and systems.
    • Interpret business requirements to articulate the business needs to be addressed.
    • Collaborate with peer organizations, quality assurance and others to produce cutting-edge software solutions.
    • Participate in and/or lead project teams as a technical resource to deliver solutions that follow best-practice standards.
    • Conduct research into current and emerging technologies and issues in support of development efforts.
    • Participate in strategic planning process and assist with managing strategic vendor relations.
    • Participate in and/or lead team initiatives with other engineers for new technology introductions / deployments, and establishing best-practice recommendations.
    • Coach and mentor other delivery, quality assurance, and support personnel.
    • Experience with implementing, supporting and performance tuning of scalable, fault-tolerant, highly available, multi-data center systems.
    • Support technical projects to reduce cost, improve service or provide innovated business solutions consistent with the business strategies.
    • Provide Tier 4 engineering and Tier 3 support during critical incidents as necessary.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills to resolve operations issues.



    • 14+ years of development/ architecture experience in a professional and/or collegiate environment
    • Experience with the majority of the technologies below
      • NoSQL technologies such as Elastic, MongoDB, Couchbase.
      • Java SE, JEE, JMS, JSP and related technologies.
      • Microservices Frameworks such as Spring Boot.
      • Streaming/messaging technologies such as Kafka, ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ.
      • JavaScript, CSS3/HTML 5
      • JavaScript frameworks and libraries, such as AngularJS and Node.js.
    • Experience implementing scalable, fault-tolerant, highly available, multi-data center systems.
    • Gathering and analyzing business requirements in order to meet strategic goals and development efforts.
    • Excellent knowledge of different application/communication protocols, and performance analysis tools.
    • Experience with e-commerce, intranet, or extranet development.


    • 2 + years of experience with Lightbend platform (Play, Akka, Scala)
    • Telecom industry experience.
    • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related discipline

    Physical Requirements:

    Standing, sitting, walking, speaking, listening, bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping and manipulating tools, typing, using peripheral computer tools.  May be required to lift up to 25 pounds.


    It is the Company’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals. Securus will not discriminate against any associate or qualified job applicant with respect to any terms, privileges, or conditions of employment because of that person’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected under local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.




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