Innovation Software Architect


    You can indicate your preferred working location in your motivation letter or in the next stage of the recruitment process.

    • Houston, Texas, United States

    • Lafayette, Louisiana, United States


Experienced Level


Full time





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Job Description

We're on a mission at Fugro to realize the vision of the Digital Twin of Earth. As a leading Geo-data company, we're deeply immersed in the intricate world of data acquisition, processing, and delivery. It's through these crucial applications that we bring our suite of services to customers worldwide, enabling them to make informed decisions based on comprehensive, accurate, and timely data.

As an Innovation Software Architect, you will play a crucial role in supporting development teams to achieve impactful solutions that enable Fugro to deliver Geo-data in the shortest time and with high trust. The ideal candidate is a life-long learner with a love of technology who brings out the best in the teams they work through, making the decisions that require an understanding of the problem as well as the solution and ensuring decisions are documented clearly to enable work to continue with confidence.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead by example and place Quality, Health & Safety, Security, and the protection of the Environment as core values while never intentionally placing employees, our processes, customers, or the communities in which we live and work at risk.

  • Develop technical strategies, architecture, and associated roadmaps to guide project development and implementation.

  • Lead technology ideation, Proof of Concept (PoC) development, and provide guidance on implementation strategies.

  • Maintain professional relevance through continuous learning, active participation in professional organizations, and staying updated on industry best practices.

  • Ensure compliance with security and performance standards, identifying and addressing issues as they arise.

  • Collaborate closely with lead engineers, product managers, and domain experts to design and document technical solutions, ensuring alignment with project goals and objectives.

  • Directly influence the vision and objectives of your team's work, ensuring alignment with business and market needs to drive value effectively.

Job Requirements

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States, without restrictions.

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or Engineering

  • 8+ years’ experience in development, architecture, as well as leadership roles.

  • Ability to work hybrid schedule: Minimum of 2 days in office per week with 3 days working remote.

  • Knowledge of GIS systems, point cloud system, 3D environments will be an advantage.

  • Strong collaboration, communication, and leadership skills.

  • Proven track record of customer-centric architecture promoting simplicity and urgency towards Time to Market.

  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced team environment and self-motivated.

  • Promote a culture of growth and innovation within the teams, fostering an environment where staff members are encouraged to share ideas and explore new approaches.

What’s in it for you?

At Fugro, our people are our number one priority and central to our purpose to create a safe and livable world. Our values set the foundation for our unique culture: we are determined to deliver, we prepare for tomorrow, we do what’s right, and we build trust. Our talent philosophy is seeded by our values and fueled by a passion for learning, developing leadership behaviors, transparency, and accountability.

Fugro offers opportunities to sharpen skills and provide career growth through on-the-job learning experiences, LinkedIn Learning access, business and technical training, and leadership development programs.

We value the mental, physical, and financial health of our employees and their families and offer a variety of flexible work models. Fugro USA’s comprehensive benefits package also ensures you have choices that fit your needs at any life stage.

Disclaimer for recruitment agencies:

Fugro does not accept any unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies. Acquisition to Fugro Recruitment or any Fugro employee is not appreciated**.**

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Fugro is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.

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