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Software Architect

Brand:  Matthews
Company:  Matthews International Corporation
Line of Business:  MATW Corporate

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15212-5838


Matthews International Corporation seeks a Software Architect in Pittsburgh, PA, to be responsible for analyzing, designing, and developing software applications using various SharePoint/Office 365 architecture.  Specific responsibilities include: (i) developing functional and program specifications to design, test, implement, support and maintain a complex SharPoint environment; (ii) maintaining existing software sites, correcting errors, and creating new applications to improve performance; (iii) facilitating discussions and analyzing software requirements to determine the feasibility of design within time and cost constraints; (iv) conferring with the application and infrastructure managers and systems analysts to design applications and obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements, and interfaces; (v) performing storage, retrieval, and manipulation of data for analysis of application capabilities and requirements; (vi) developing test plans and organizing system testing and validation procedures, programming, and documentation; (vii) determining system performance standards and maintaining documentation detailing adherence to best practices; (viii) researching, planning, and implementing software patches and fixes; (ix) complying with information technology standards and monitoring application updates; (x) assessing project requirements, creating project plans, and determining milestones; (xi) facilitating root cause analysis with analysts, technicians, and managers on problems, where appropriate, and identifying action items/recommendations to address issues; (xii) providing functional expertise and consultation to the users and technical staff; (xiii) analyzing business processes, including recognition of the potential for automation of the processes, assessment of the costs, and the potential benefits/detriments; and (xiv) developing and executing training for end users.



Must have a bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Information Technology, Computer Science, Telecommunications Engineering, Software Engineering, or other technology-related field and eight (8) years of progressively responsible post baccalaureate experience in an information technology position, including at least five (5) years of experience in a SharePoint architect role.

Five-years of experience must include: planning SharePoint/Office 365 Suite solutions; performing application governance and adherence to established software development lifecycle methodologies; enhancing form functionality with PowerApps; designing SharePoint templates, Farm Administration, and SQL management, SharePoint Online document library sync, OneDrive sync for Windows and Mac; customizing column using JSON; scripting SharePoint online and Azure Powershell; developing workflow solutions (including Nintex), Power BI reports with various data connections (including, SharePoint, Salesforce, SQL database and excel files); and coordinating intranet development with 3rd parties.


At Matthews International, we believe in a world of inspired possibilities. We believe that taking pride in our past inspires growth for the future. And that we all have a responsibility to explore new ways of thinking, working and advancing our craft.  

Globally headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Matthews International is home to a global network of employees operating in three distinct industries—SGK Brand Solutions, Memorialization and Industrial Technologies. We care deeply about what they do each day—because when we’re inspired, we can inspire others. We can make difference that goes beyond expectations—for our clients, our community and our company. 

Our dedication, drive and determination empower creativity and give us strength to transform inspired possibilities into inspiring realities. This is strengthened by our values which are fundamental to our business and guide how we work—to demonstrate integrity, cultivate employees, be our best, innovate and live the Matthews spirit. 


Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants.  In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team.