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System Architect

Date:  Jul 21, 2022

remote, MA, US, remote

Onsite or Remote:  Remote
Company Name:  EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases - all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 2,700 people worldwide, most now working hybrid or remotely. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and outstanding team. EIS is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. Our mission is to transform lives by providing relevant and reliable information when, where, and how people need it. We are looking for bright and creative individuals whose unique differences will allow us to achieve this inclusive mission around the world.

We are seeking a highly-motivated System Architect who will become part of the EBSCO software development team. You will play an integral role supporting and guiding teams responsible for the internal products used by the sales and order processing teams within EBSCO. Your work will contribute to the growth of EBSCO by providing top notch software for the internal business systems teams and you will be able to make significant technical and business impact.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Design and develop IT architecture (integrated process, applications, data, and technology) solutions to business problems in alignment with the enterprise architecture direction and standards.
  • Perform technical planning, architecture development, and modification of specifications.
  • Develop specifications for new products/services, applications, and service offerings.
  • Assesses the compatibility and integration of standard products/services to ensure an integrated architecture across interdependent technologies. 
  • Partner with engineering teams, product managers, and technical managers to plan and implement roadmaps for products/services.
  • Drive alignment on the department’s long-range plans and support the migration between legacy and modern cloud-based architectures.
  • Participate in and contribute to architecture design reviews and CoPs.



  • 8+ years of software engineering experience in production environments, with distributed applications.
  • 4+ years of experience architecting/designing/developing Java based solutions with frameworks like Spring Boot, Hibernate, React, etc.
  • Ability to write high-quality code in Java that addresses real-world engineering problems.
  • Knowledge of the AWS services, with 1+ years’ experience architecting/operating solutions built on AWS.
  • Understanding of cloud native design, and containerized technologies.  
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience.


Role based competencies 

  • Strong communication skills and a natural inclination to collaborate.
  • Experience leading strong personalities by influence.
  • A sense of urgency, and a strong bias for action.
  • Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations.



Cultural competencies

  • Drive - Positive Attitude - Good Judgement - Open Communication - Collaboration - Desire to Make an Impact - Eager to Understand - Accountable - Decisive - Team Player

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex, pregnancy status, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment. We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.

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