Lead Architect-DIS

United States, California, Belmont

Lead Architect - Platform


You may know Roche as a pharmaceuticals or medical devices company, but did you know that it also is increasingly developing software to markedly improve patient care? We are a new, small product development team that operates much like a tech startup embedded within Roche. Our first goal is to bring together complex diagnostic and treatment data from medical devices and systems within a hospital and intelligently process and present this data to doctors and caregivers to help improve healthcare outcomes.


The Lead Architect will be the primary technical lead for all engineering, responsible for the short- and long-term technology stack, integration and delivery approach, and testing strategy, and ultimately responsible for software quality and delivery. This role requires breadth across all software engineering disciplines (the full dev stack, quality, DevOps) and depth in multiple. It also requires a proven track-record in web-scale enterprise software delivery and support. While this is a key leadership role in engineering and will require overall ownership of the design and delivery, it is expected the lead architect can be hands on in the code and lead by example.



What you’ll be doing….


  • Leadership: Leads engineering on architecture and design, with oversight of the entire archive, design patterns, and development approach, and ensure that all engineers are following best practices to develop and deliver high quality, supportable, and scalable code; mentor and develop the team; ensures a culture that values technical excellence together with support and compassion for individuals

  • Software Development: This role includes some hands-on software development to write high quality software that will perform at scale, be supportable, and be extensible.

  • Process & Operations: Lead the team to deliver on their commitments, ensuring the design and planning is accurate and work is delivered on time with quality; ensure the software stack integrates with our existing CI pipeline and lead improvement in the DevOps toolset.

  • Vision: Shape the future roadmap of the business by investigating new technology, implementing PoCs, and proposing innovative new solutions, working closely with the Head of Engineering and Lead Engineers to drive the future of the business