SmartBear is hiring a

Software Architect

Somerville, United States

This is an exciting time for SmartBear. We’re growing globally, moving fast, and we need passionate people who want to help us shape the market. You will have the rare opportunity to work for an established company that moves at the speed of a startup, remains flexible and open to new ideas.  If you think this is a good fit, let us get to know you. 

Our employees are our foundation. SmartBear is built upon a diverse group of passionate, innovative, and collaborative individuals located across four continents. The SmartBear values are Smart, Open, Drive, Curious, and Accountable.  Learn more about the SmartBear values here: 

To build and extend SmartBear’s success and growth, were looking for a skilled Software Architect to serve in a leadership role on our API product group.  The product group comprises API Lifecycle and Open Source solutions.

Position Summary:

The Software Architect will be hands on and working with all products in this vertical.  This role will be instrumental in understanding needs of the API industry. He/She will communicate with stakeholders from cross functional teams and collaborate to work through issues, and roadmap. Software Architect will track each aspect of an application from design, coding, automation, deployment and production infrastructure and pat attentions to broader issues like scale and performance.

Skills and Qualifications:

A Software Architect is a professional who requires strong technical and design skills to succeed on the job along with good communication and collaboration skills. Some of their other important skills and qualifications include:

  • Working knowledge of APIs, API Gateways, API security, and different protocols
  • Broad understanding of coding and programming practices and languages
  • Experience with database design and data modeling
  • Extensive knowledge of the software development process and corresponding technologies
  • Excellent understanding of design patterns and architectural styles
  • Proficient knowledge of the CI/CD, infrastructure operation and development designs of agile software
  • Expertise with cloud infrastructure and SAAS
  • Strong soft skills, including attention to detail, problem-solving and communication skills

About SmartBear
At SmartBear, we focus on your one priority that never changes: quality. We know delivering quality software over and over is complicated. So our tools are built to streamline your process while seamlessly working with the products you use – and will use. Whether it’s TestComplete, Swagger, Cucumber, ReadyAPI, Zephyr, or one of our other tools, we span from test automation, API lifecycle, collaboration, performance testing, test management, and more. Whichever you need, they’re easy to try, easy to buy, and easy to integrate. We’re used by 15 million developers, testers, and operations engineers at 24,000+ organizations – including world-renowned innovators like Adobe, JetBlue, FedEx, and Microsoft. Wherever you’re going, we’ll help you get there. Learn more at, or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook.

SmartBear is an equal employment opportunity employer and encourages success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, mental or physical disability, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, medical condition, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), or any other legally protected status.