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Software Architect

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Date: May 4, 2021

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  27511  


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, our 7,000+ global associates proud to come to work each day, knowing that what we do impacts the lives of patients around the world.


We make medical devices and related products that are used to collect, separate, manufacture and process various components of blood and cells. With our innovative technologies and service offerings, we touch a patient’s life every second of every day and are committed to continuing to increase the number of patients we serve.


With some of the best and brightest minds in the industry, an unmatched global footprint, comprehensive benefits and a distinct culture, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is a great place to work, grow and be part of a team that is focused on making a difference. Consider joining our team and unlock your potential. 


Identify, design, and lead development of enterprise-scale software applications.  As a member of the software engineering team, you will take an active role in the definition and evolution of standard practices and procedures, defining specifications for significant new projects and serving as subject matter expert for development teams building software according to those specifications. You will perform professional software engineering tasks associated with the developing, designing and debugging of software application; provide leadership and expertise in the development of new products/services/processes, frequently operating at the leading edge of technology; and recommend major changes to existing products/services/processes.



  • Work in collaboration with the Innovation & Design team to model and design system architecture; provide the development teams with design artifacts; and support development through implementation
  • Consult on software development projects to fit systems or infrastructure to the technical architecture and identify when it is necessary to modify the technical architecture to accommodate project needs and ensure consistency
  • Provide technical leadership to the development teams, mentoring other developers on technology
  • Investigate new technologies/tools and their implementation in our products, providing relevant ideas and suggestions
  • Design innovative systems to achieve new breakthroughs in existing application software
  • Organizes product development insights gathered by the team and shares with respective Business Area Management Teams, Clinical and Scientific Affairs teams and other teams, as required
  • Anticipates problems, generates technically advanced alternatives and implements innovative solutions for complex problems requiring the ingenuity and creativity
  • Represents generally related functional area as prime contact on projects.  Interacts with and influences internal and external stakeholders and coordinates activity across business areas
  • May lead and coordinate intra- and inter-company projects of significant complexity
  • Works under consultative direction toward predetermined long-range goals and objectives
  • Interprets, executes, and recommends modifications to operating policies on a multi-functional basis; can interpret and recommend modifications to operating policies within the function





Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job may be considered.




Minimum 10 years’ experience. Requires experience with enterprise-scale mission critical applications, preferably with medical products/devices.



  • Possesses a highly technical and complex knowledge of one modern software technology and basic knowledge of several technologies
  • Deep hands-on experience in API design, SOA, REST, RPC, and event-driven micro-service architecture
  • Excellent knowledge of UML and other modeling methods
  • Hands on expertise in variety of software stacks/technologies such as Java, C++, JavaScript, Python, Kafka, and various SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Experience with modern cloud platform and architectures, Azure ecosystem strongly preferred
  • Experience building large-scale, cloud-based data platforms, strongly preferred
  • Experience developing and maintaining deployments for CI/CD pipelines
  • Excellent leadership capabilities, teamwork oriented, well adapted to working in a multicultural and cross-functional environment
  • Strong business acumen and impeccable integrity, strong management skills, decisive, resourceful
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills across multiple cultures, levels of seniority, and internal departments
  • Ability to communicate complex technical content effectively both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated project management/leadership




Typical Office Environment requirements including reading, speaking, hearing, close vision, walking, bending, sitting, and occasional lifting up to 20 pounds.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.


Travel up to 5% including international travel.



Target Pay Range:  $127,100.00 to $158,900.00  -  Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data
Target Bonus on Base:  10.0%


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, we provide competitive total reward offerings that consist of compensation, benefits, recognition, along with a wealth of other well-being, work-life and recognition programs which support in unlocking the potential for you and your family. Included in our expansive list of benefits offerings are multiple group medical, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, life insurance and disability coverages, also a variety of voluntary programs such as group accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, pet insurance and much more. To help you save for retirement, we offer a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution and for work-life balance we have vacation and sick time programs for associates. For us, it’s about protecting the personal welfare of our associates and their families, helping to achieve personal goals and offering those extra touches for convenience, security and overall peace of mind.


  • Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is part of Terumo Group, founded in 1921 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
  • In 2019, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies reached $1 billion in revenue.
  • We employ nearly 7,000 associates globally, with global headquarters in Lakewood, CO, U.S., and regional headquarters in Brussels, Buenos Aires, Singapore and Tokyo.
  • We manufacture devices, disposable sets and solutions at our facilities in Belgium, India, Japan, Northern Ireland, the U.S. and Vietnam. Our global presence enables us to serve customers in more than 130 countries.
  • Our core values help set our direction, guide our actions and keep us true to our corporate mission of contributing to society through healthcare.
    • Respect – Appreciative of others
    • Integrity – Guided by our mission
    • Care – Empathetic to patients
    • Quality – Committed to excellence
    • Creativity – Striving for innovation
  • We contribute to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), raising $1.3 million USD since 2007.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.


Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is committed to providing a safe, healthy and secure working environment. Our Colorado campus locations are tobacco-free workplaces and we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and detailed background verification. 

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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