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Applications Solution Architect

Olympus Medical Systems

Olympus Medical Systems

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Westborough, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Working Location: MASSACHUSETTS, WESTBOROUGH; Massachusetts, Boston

Workplace Flexibility: Hybrid

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Olympus, a leading medical technology company, has focused on making people’s lives better for over 100 years.

Our Purpose is to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling.

Our Core Values are reflected in all we do: Integrity – Empathy – Agility – Unity – Long-Term View

We deliver on our purpose and our core values by staying True to Life.

Job Description

The Solution Architect for Nova Applications is responsible for establishing and maintaining the architectural design and vision for the Nova Application Modules, and the development of a generic Nova Applications SDK. They will work closely with the Application Product Owners and Development teams to design and maintain an architecture that can deliver on the objectives set by the Nova Product roadmap. They will champion technical best-practices and oversee the technical health of the Applications’ codebases. They will be technical thought leaders who also communicate with various stakeholders to meet the needs of the business. They will produce detailed and comprehensive documentation artifacts which serve to align the technical delivery teams around a common architectural vision.

Job Duties

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to establish, maintain and champion an architectural design and vision that can deliver on the objectives set by the Nova Product roadmap.
  • Produce detailed and comprehensive architectural documentation artifacts.
  • Software Development
    • Create documentation, flowcharts, layouts, and diagrams to communicate architecture concepts.
    • Maintain compliance with applicable policies and procedures for areas such as Quality, Security, and Privacy.
    • Work with the engineering teams to break epics into actionable user-stories.
    • Perform code reviews on team members’ pull requests.
    • Provide software design and software design reviews for the team as necessary.
    • Champion technical best practices.
    • Maintain compliance with applicable policies and procedures for areas such as Quality, Security, and Privacy.
  • Communications and Stakeholder Management
    • Raise awareness of emerging technologies across teams.
    • Coordinate strategic dialog across technical community, with partners, and with Olympus leaders to drive and maintain alignment, support, and clarity on all areas related to Nova Architecture.
    • Enhance communication and build trusting relationships across teams to align with roadmaps, coordinate initiatives, manage risks and compliance responsibilities.
  • Improvements and Upgrades
    • Maintain a clear plan for future improvements to Architecture and supporting processes.
    • Maintain current awareness of general technology trends with potential to impact various strategic roadmaps.

Job Qualification


  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Science, Computer Science, Engineering or other related field (or equivalent and related experience).
  • Advanced training and certification for Software Architecture.
  • Minimum 12 years of software engineering experience delivering SaaS in a cloud hosted environment.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a software architect.
  • In-depth knowledge of microservice architectures.
  • Hands-on programming experience using C#/.NET, TypeScript, and React.
  • Experience working in Azure cloud.
  • Broad understanding of technology topics such as (e.g., cloud products and platforms, micro-service architectures, automation, and API integration).
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code.
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Experience with relational and NoSQL databases and database design.
  • Experience maintaining and developing with CI/CD pipelines.
  • Other Considerations (travel/hours availability, etc.): Overlap with ET zone work hours, and ability to regularly overlap with CET zone work hours.


  • Demonstrable strategic thinking.
  • Demonstrable technical skills.
  • Demonstrable problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrable organizational skills.
  • There will be opportunities for travel, but it is not a requirement for this position.

Why join Olympus?

Here, people matter—our health, our happiness, and our lives.

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonus and 401(k)* with company match
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Visions coverage effective on start date
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Free virtual live and on-demand wellness classes
  • Work-life balance supportive culture with hybrid and remote roles
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Volunteering and charitable donation match programs
  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs including Colleague Affinity Networks
  • On-Site Child Daycare, Café, Fitness Center**

*US Only

**Limited locations

We care about your health and financial well-being and offer the resources you need to feel vital, confident and ready for wherever life takes you. Learn more about our benefit offerings at https://www.olympusamerica.com/careers/benefits-perks.

About us:

Our Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their safety.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus employs more than 31,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries and regions. Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,200 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit www.olympusamerica.com.

Olympus is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace

We recognize diversity in people, views and lifestyle choices and emphasize the importance of inclusion and mutual respect. We strive to continue to foster empathy and unity in the workplace so that our employees can fully contribute and thrive.

Let’s realize your potential, together.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Westborough || Information Technology (IT)

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