Principal Software Architect

Technology Web Engineering Remote Full-time

Job Overview

The Principal Software Architect at Hathway is an exceptional and experienced software engineer with advanced technical leadership skills. As a Principal Software Architect, you will take ownership of the Hathway’s codebases and contribute technical expertise to the vision for Hathway’s software products. You will be responsible for providing domain expertise, advising on, and championing software architecture best practices; generating innovative, modular, and scalable software architecture solutions that address business requirements. You will be responsible for communicating codebase capabilities and constraints to the product team as well as ensuring requirements map to codebase capabilities. You will also partner with internal teams to ensure that your recommendations are in service of efficiently sharing features and functionality across multiple decoupled codebases.
The Principal Software Architect reports directly to the SVP/VP of Engineering and works closely with all disciplines within the Technology team.


  • Design, develop, test, and deploy software solutions to enhance and maintain Hathway’s software products
  • Participate in product strategy, design, and product discussions with internal teams to determine how to deliver the best experience for users
  • Evaluate and recommend tools, technologies, platforms, and processes to help ensure a high-quality, maintainable codebase
  • Collaborate with project and resource managers to ensure the correct development team is assembled to execute the solutions that are architected, as well as ensure the solution is implemented correctly through direct coding contributions and/or oversight
  • Mentor other developers on software development techniques, standards, and best practices
  • Generate and lead knowledge sharing opportunities for engineering
  • Cultivate innovation by driving collaborative development of software features across multiple projects
  • Capture and share best-practice knowledge and domain expertise for software architecture & engineering
  • Represent engineering during client engagements and lead technical discussions with client stakeholders
  • Provide thought leadership towards a strategic vision for Hathway software products across current and prospective clients; to align on direction with internal teams and executive leadership
  • Collaborate with the sales and account teams during the sales cycle by providing technical expertise and guidance on Hathway software products
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Master's (MS/MBA) degree in Computer Science/Engineering/ or a related technical field or equivalent experience in computer software engineering
  • 6+ years of experience writing code in an object oriented language and/or web frontend framework and developing automated tests
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong technical communication skills
  • Ability to work cohesively as a member of the team
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks across multiple projects
  • Proficiency in communicating technical concepts and solutions to non-technical audiences

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