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Software Architect

Minnesota - Architect

Hollstadt Overview

Hollstadt Consulting is a management and technology consulting firm dedicated to placing professionals at engagements where they will excel. When you work with us, you'll work with a refreshingly real company led and staffed by seasoned experts who are also down-to-earth, good people. We're committed to treating you with respect and helping you achieve your career aspirations.

Since 1990, Hollstadt has been a trusted partner to more than 150 domestic and global companies and has successfully completed over 2,000 projects. Our continued growth has created challenging and rewarding opportunities for accomplished IT and Business Consultants. Hollstadt Consulting is an equal opportunity employer including disability/veteran.

Job Description

This position is responsible for the technical/architectural direction of the team. This is a hands-on position which leads broad systems analysis, design, and development initiatives within the Business Applications team. In addition to customary software development duties, the Software Architect is responsible for keeping up with current technological trends to maintain the team’s path to success with respect to security, performance, relevance, quality.


  • A Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Services, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, or Engineering is preferred or relevant experience in software development
  • Up to 10+ Years proficiency using .NET framework (C#, ASP.NET, XML), version control (git, TFS) and REST API’s. The team solutions are written in C#, VB.NET, HTML5, CSS, ASP.NET, PHP, COBOL, Synon and ABAP. Database technologies: SQL Server, Oracle
  • Up to 5+ Years dependable fundamentals in object-oriented design, database design, algorithms & data structures, and parallel programming
  • Up to 3+ Years hands-on experience with IaaS and SaaS
  • Microsoft Azure experience preferred
  •  Blazor experience preferred
  • Mobile user experience development preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of SOA and related technologies: SOAP, REST, WSDL
  • Strong SQL Server and T-SQL stored procedures/views experience
  • Experience using Agile Scrum and/or Agile Kanban methodologies
  • Demonstrable presentation and communication experience to all levels; from interns, to users, to executives
  • Ability to explain complex technical concepts and designs to internal customers
  • Excellent customer service skills and provide end user support
  • Working knowledge of information technology fundamentals
  • Ability to gain detailed knowledge of in-house applications, program design, and development procedures
  • Ability to effectively manage time while working on multiple assignments with guidance as to relative priorities of assignments

Benefits + Perks

Comprehensive Benefit Plan

Hollstadt offers a competitive and comprehensive benefit package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term/Short Term Disability, and Life Insurance. With three different medical plans to choose from, you can enroll in the coverage you need from single to family, or anywhere in between!

Remarketing Process

Hollstadt is based on retention and relationships. We get to know your strengths and career wishes throughout your assignment and then start remarket discussions 6-8 weeks prior to your end date. By being proactive, we are able to keep your down time between assignments as short as possible, unless you choose otherwise.

Professional Development

Hollstadt offers free bi-weekly training courses for our consultants as well as on-demand access to past sessions through our consultant portal. Trainings give our consultants the continuing education they need to excel on their projects.

401k + Matching

One popular benefit is our 401(k) match on the first 4% of your contributions. Hollstadt wants to help you reach your long-term financial goals and understands that planning for your future is critical. Consultants also have access to support from a Financial Advisor.

Bonus Opportunities

We appreciate and reward loyalty. Join Hollstadt, stay for 5 years, and we’ll give you a $5,000 Longevity Award bonus! Additionally, we know great talent knows other great talent. If you are on contract with Hollstadt and refer one of your connections who gets placed, we’ll pay you $1,000!

Ongoing Support & Networking

We have made a significant investment in building a support program for our consultant team - so you never have to feel like you are going it alone. We also have a Consultant Coach program which acts like a 'work buddy' to provide a safe ear for questions or concerns at your client site.