Director Global Software Architecture at MiTek in Chesterfield, Missouri

Posted in Executive 8 days ago.

Job Description:

Job Description

MiTek® is a global provider of building solutions for the residential and commercial construction industries. Utilizing software, services, engineered products, and automated manufacturing equipment, MiTek partners with clients to accelerate their genius and deliver breakthroughs in building. With a rich 60-year history and a network of 6,500 team members worldwide, MiTek pairs local expertise with global capabilities. As a Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A, NYSE: BRK-B) company since 2001, MiTek has a record of continuous growth and innovation. Learn more at .


The Director Global Software Architecture will lead the strategic design of technology solutions at MiTek. This leader will work closely with the senior members of our globally diverse software teams, guiding and facilitating the technical decisions around platforms, frameworks and application design. This role will report to the SVP Enterprise Software Solutions.

Job Responsibilities & Requirements

Essential Functions:
  • Concerned with the design, creation and reuse of MiTek's software platforms and frameworks, for the purpose of improving all of Development, Testing, Release, Sustainability, Scalability and Security
  • When a new technology solution is required, works with global development teams on decisions around:
    • Creation of new platforms or frameworks vs reuse of existing platforms or frameworks
    • “Buy vs Make”
  • Continually evaluates evolving technology trends and 3rd party toolkits, deciding which are incorporated into our platforms and frameworks
  • Creates developer documentation and training materials for platforms and frameworks
  • Trains software team members of platforms, frameworks and evolving technologies
  • Forms a pool of, and mentors, software architects embedded in the regional software teams
  • Key bridge between MiTek's software development and infrastructure focused IT teams.

Skills & Abilities
  • Strong research and strategic analysis skills
  • Strong communication skills to communicate and collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders, including internal technologists and executives, as well as external customers, vendors and partners
  • Ability to build relationships, influence, manage conflicts and navigate through ambiguity
  • Travel up to 20%


Ideally, this candidate would be located near our offices in Greenwood Village, Colorado or Chesterfield, Missouri. Qualified candidates outside of these locations may be considered to work remotely.


MiTek is an E-Verify and Drug and Tobacco-Free Workplace.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For accommodation to assist with completing this application, please contact Human Resources at +1 314-434-1200.