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Principal Software Architect - Imaging Informatics

Company: Vital Images, Inc.
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:


Vital Images is looking for a strong and experienced Software Architect to help develop our next generation Healthcare IT imaging and informatics solutions. Our ideal candidate has the technical skills to solve complex technical problems, the leadership skills to operate in a global organization, and the experience with application security and hybrid cloud deployments needed in today's world.

The Software Architect acts as a technical expert to provide architectural leadership and guidance across several project teams, ensuring software follows good architectural principals and best practices. They work with Product Management and Software Engineers to understand and develop the technical roadmap and architectural design for platforms and applications, balancing short-term release goals and alignment with long term architecture/technology vision.


  • Takes responsibility and provides leadership for high-level architecture development for one or more concurrent projects, including security, serviceability, performance, scalability, reliability, system infrastructure and deployment.
  • Facilitates co-ordination between development teams where there are common dependencies or overlapping technical concerns, to minimize duplication of effort.
  • Acts as a technical resource/specialist for colleagues with less experience in specific domains.
  • Acts as a technical mentor to other staff by promoting good design, coding and working practices.
  • Evaluates the viability of new technology product ideas as well as open source and 3rd party systems/tools for implementation/use.
  • Provides expert input for product design, implementation, and troubleshooting.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of experience in Software Engineering or related field of business
  • 5+ years of experience in Software Architecture
  • 5+ years of experience in commercial software development
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Able to write and review code and go deep when troubleshooting
  • Experience with Application Security and Hybrid Cloud deployments

Preferred (but not required):

  • Experience with tools and technologies used by our software development teams, including JIRA, Confluence, Artifactory, etc. preferred
  • Experience with Healthcare informatics domain knowledge including: DICOM, HL7, HIS, RIS, PACS, EMR, HIE preferred
  • AppSec Certifications (e.g. CSSLP)
  • Privacy Certifications (IAPP)


Vital offers a dynamic workplace, competitive compensation package, and room for learning and growth in our organization. This is an environment in which things move quickly and you'll have the opportunity to wear many hats. We have a casual dress code, offer flexible work hours and actively foster work-life balance, because anything else simply isn't sustainable. While we are mostly working remotely, our Minnetonka, MN office of roughly 170 people is located about 12 miles southwest of downtown Minneapolis. We are near several walking paths and restaurants that are a short drive away. We also have an on-site deli and Friday massages. We work hard and have fun doing it, and we love making a difference in the world. We look forward to receiving an application from you.

Vital is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Keywords: Vital Images, Inc., Minnetonka , Principal Software Architect - Imaging Informatics, Other , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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