Senior Software Architect at PrismHR

| Greater Boston Area
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In this role you will report to the CTO and will be responsible for defining and implementing a technical vision and a strategic roadmap for the organization.

As a Software Architect, you will have a hands-on role to drive the organization in delivering the next generation of SaaS solutions following Agile-based development methodologies.  You will engage with members of the software development team, product management, and senior management to create a vision and architecture that will support PrismHR’s strategy for growth.

Success in this role requires the ability to work effectively at multiple levels ranging from in the trenches with individual developers, to at the white board with senior developers, to around the boardroom table with senior executives and stakeholders. This means that you need to be comfortable and effective communicating in many different ways and advancing an agenda through personal credibility and influence.


  • Creating high quality, working Prototypes and POCs to be used by development teams.
  • Partnering with other Architects to develop an architecture vision and roadmap for the PrismHR platform
  • Working with executive management in charting the technology strategy - considering both technical and business trends and factors.
  • Partnering with key product leaders to design applications to support the product roadmap.  
  • Coordinating and drive design and integration of major new capabilities into the product line with senior developers, ensuring that product design and technology choices anticipate future needs, positioning us well for the long term, while efficiently satisfying short term market requirements and addressing security issues.  
  • Leading, coaching and developing a team of architects and software developers, developing best in class systems and processes for producing high quality software that is aligned with key architecture principles and choices.


  • 8+ years experience in all phases of software development life cycles in a web-based SaaS environment with a solid understanding of practical application of Agile Development methods and leading software development teams in Agile environment
  • Solid engineering foundation indicated by a demonstrated understanding of product design of complex systems and/or web-based enterprise platforms
  • Extensive AWS or other cloud experience
  • Hands-on experience with implementing DevOps/IaC technologies and practices, including building containers, implementing configuration management, monitoring, deployment and automation tools (Terraform, AWS CloudFormation)
  • Hands-on experience with the leading technologies used in the PrismHR technology stack including but not limited to node.js, Javascript and TypeScript, HTML5/CSS, as well as relational and NoSQL databases (for example ElasticSearch, Snowflake)
  • Experience with data streaming/messaging technologies like Apache Kafka, RabbitMQ or similar
  • Proven leadership experience in providing innovative technical roadmaps
  • Prior experience and interest in Legacy modernization
  • Prior experience and familiarity with emerging open source technologies
  • Strong leadership, critical thinking and analysis, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and planning skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Great business acumen with a passion to solve for the customer
  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent


  • Prior experience with multi-value databases, such as Unidata
  • Payroll or HR domain knowledge.
  • IT experience in scaling hardware

PrismHR is an EO/AA/VEV/Disabled Employer
Diversity Candidates are encouraged to apply

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
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35 Parkwood Drive, Hopkinton, MA 01748

An Insider's view of PrismHR

What are some social events your company does?

PrismHR hosts a bunch of events, so it's easy to connect with other team members in the company. To name a few, we've hosted cornhole tournaments, painting classes, trivia nights, charity fundraisers, and holiday decorating contests, not to mention free food- breakfasts, potlucks, and an ice cream truck in the summer!


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What are PrismHR Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in Local Community
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
PrismHR hosts a variety of company outings each year.
Game Room
Our game room includes Shuffle Board, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
PrismHR has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and soda.
Pet Friendly
PrismHR is a dog-friendly office everyday.
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and Learns
PrismHR hosts Lunch and Learns to support new initiatives across the company.