Applications Architect

Los Angeles, CA
$201,300 / Year 
Junior, Senior level

Job Description

Paul Hastings is a leading international law firm that provides innovative legal solutions to many of the world's top financial institutions and Fortune Global 500 companies. With a strong presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S., we have the global reach and extensive capabilities to provide personalized service wherever our clients’ needs take us. As one of the world’s leading law firms, we seek dynamic individuals who share our commitment to service, innovation, and professional growth.

We have an opening for an Applications Architect.

The Applications Architect will be responsible for designing, developing, implementing, troubleshooting and maintaining complex enterprise application solutions in support of the business.

In this capacity, the Applications Architect will:

  • Present enterprise technology architecture solutions which could include complex data structures, integrations, networking and security;
  • Present new ideas and concepts to technical and non-technical audiences;
  • Translate future-state business capabilities into solution architecture requirements;
  • Design and develop API’s for a variety of applications. Identify opportunities to simplify code,improve architectures and reduce vendor dependencies;
  • Create/Maintain and follow IT/InfoSec policies/procedures;
  • Influence, guide and facilitate agreement with stakeholders and peers across IT;
  • Estimate financial impact of solution architecture alternatives;
  • Work creatively and analytically to solve business problems and propose solutions;
  • Motivated and driven by achieving long-term business outcomes;
  • Trusted and respected as a thought leader who can influence and persuade business and IT leaders and IT development teams;
  • Technology neutral: remains unbiased toward any specific technology or vendor choice shows preference to results than personal preferences;
  • Work effectively in a team environment and lead cross-functional teams;
  • Displays intellectual curiosity and integrity;
  • Highly skilled in multitasking; and
  • Design creative/outside of the box solutions.
  • Extensive experience in application development methodologies and design patterns;
  • Expertise in integration technologies;
  • Knowledgeable on SDLC methodologies such as Waterfall, Agile / Scrum / Iterative, Rapid Prototyping, Incremental, and DevOps;
  • Experience with the following technologies: C#/.Net, Python, JavaScript, CSS, HTML SQL, SSAS, Star/Snowflake/Relation DB designs, Azure DevOps, Azure, AWS, OAuth, SAML;
  • Understanding of Azure Active Directory and SSO;
  • Expertise with PowerShell is a must;
  • Expertise on web hosting (IIS, Apache);
  • Expertise on MS Windows OS operating systems. Linux a plus;
  • Knowledge and understanding of different modeling languages such as UML;
  • Experience and knowledge of IT service management (ITSM) and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL); and
  • High level of Security Awareness.


  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in developing Enterprise Solution Designs;
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or 8 years related field experience;
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills;
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills; and
  • Must be highly effective within a collaborative environment.

Employees will be provided with an excellent career opportunity in a collaborative environment, in addition to a generous total compensation package with the opportunity to earn bonuses based on individual contribution and firm profitability.

The salary wage range that we expect to pay for this position is a minimum of $138,800 and a maximum of $201,300 annually. The actual pay wage may vary based on experience or other relevant factors.

Eligible employeescan participate in the Firm’s comprehensive benefits program, which include thefollowing:
  • Medical,Dental, Vision, Life/ADD, Long Term Care, and Short and Long TermDisability
  • FlexibleSpending Account and Health Savings Account
  • HealthcareConcierge and Advocacy
  • Voluntary401k Plan and Profit Sharing
  • 10Paid Holidays per year and a generous PTO program
  • FamilySupport including Pediatric Mental Health and Parental Support, Paid ParentalLeave, Fertility Benefits, and Breast Milk Shipping
  • Back-upChild Care, Elder Care, and Tutoring
  • WellnessPrograms (Employee Assistance Program, Mental Health, and Well-Being Events)
  • RetirementPlan Consulting
  • AnniversaryBonus Program
  • ProfessionalDevelopment Programs
  • TransportationAllowance and Commuter Benefits
  • InternationalTravel Insurance
  • Auto/Home/LegalInsurance
  • PetInsurance
  • Employeediscounts
  • Andmore!

The Firm has a range of diversity initiatives including our Paul Hastings Affinity Networks (PHANs), Women’s Initiative, and PH Balanced. These initiatives provide a firmwide forum to share experiences, as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm more inclusive. Learn more about our Global Diversity, Inclusion and Wellness Initiatives here.

Paul Hastings LLP is an equal employment and affirmative action employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Pursuant to local ordinances, we will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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