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Guidehouse Software Architect/Lead Developer – Managing Consultant in Albany, New York


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit:


Position Overview:

The Architect/Lead Developer is responsible for innovative software architecture, design and development that meet documented business requirements. Performs at the highest technical level of all phases of software development activities. Works in collaboration with the project manager and development team to ensure that technical product design and development activities align with business priorities. Position is on-call for software support and incident management to achieve service level agreements.

Software Analysis:

Collaborates with business, clients, and stakeholders to highlight technical impact of business requirements, design platform architecture, and document functional and technical specifications. Provides estimates and task plans as needed to support business cases and portfolio prioritization. Applies technical knowledge and experience to recommend software application solutions that achieve business requirements. Designs or modifies applications and databases to solve complex problems considering performance, efficiency, operations, maintainability, and business results. Documents applications in support of system development life cycle compliance.

Software Development and Support:

Assesses application software releases and documentation to optimize upgrades, enhancements, and changes to applications with consideration for interfaces and architecture. Designs, develops, tests, and implements software platforms, interfaces, reports, and controls in accordance with best practices and the system development life cycle. Monitor, modify and enhance existing applications in support of ongoing operational needs. Responsible for quality assurance of software applications. Performs as technical leader for projects. Directs and monitors the work of team members.

Software Troubleshooting:

Stays current with software development across team to enable production support and incident resolution that meets service level agreements. Focus on data driven analysis and resolution. Interfaces with IT disciplines, vendors, and professional services providers to ensure service level achievement.

Additional Responsibilities

Support Project Leader to develop and produce work plans in support of project deliverables Responsible for achieving project budget, schedule, and functional objective Stays updated with new and relevant technologies and products in the industry


• BA/BS in related field and 8+ years’ expert knowledge of: ASP.NET/MVC and SQL Server. • Experience with C#, AJAX, REST, SOA, React, jQuery, and CSS • Experience at least 2 years architecting and implementing data-driven web applications • Familiar with Agile development methodologies • Experience with system development lifecycle methodologies, deliverables, controls • Experience in traditional design patterns and microservices • Experience in successfully implementing desktop and web applications • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Monitoring and problem resolution of production incidents • Strong analytical, troubleshooting/problem solving, and time management skills • Ability to self-direct, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks and demands.

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

This position is open to candidates virtually from Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, Arizona or Eastern, Pacific and Central time zones.


About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive