Application Architect

Metro Detroit /
Consulting /
/ Hybrid
X by 2 is a consulting firm specialized in business and technology transformation for healthcare and insurance clients. We enable our clients to achieve their most strategic business goals by aligning people, processes and technology across their enterprise. Careers with X by 2 offer rapid growth, constant learning, and the immediate chance to make an impact.

We're looking for people that have experience playing the role of application architect or software architect. The ideal candidate should have a passion for technology with the desire to hold impactful roles on challenging client projects.


    • Participate in strategy and road map exercises, architecture definition, product selection, application and integration design
    • Play key roles in large projects. Technical Lead. Lead Architect.
    • Participate and provide technical leadership in all phases of a project from discovery and planning through implementation and delivery
    • Architect and design core business applications and integrations for insurance, healthcare and other industries
    • Wear many hats and gain experience with tools, technologies and platforms across many technology stacks
    • Work closely and share ideas with fellow Architects, Developers and Technical Project Managers
    • Learn new things, and grow rapidly from constant exposure to innovative ideas, concepts, and patterns


    • At least 5 years of hands-on experience in architecture, design or development of enterprise applications and integrations
    • Knowledge of architecture and design patterns and the ability to apply them
    • Ability to learn and adapt quickly to new business domains and technologies 
    • Strong problem solving skills
    • Ability to conceptualize and articulate ideas clearly and concisely
    • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
    • Hands-on experience with modern web application and enterprise application development platforms (ex: J2EE, .NET, Javascript)
    • Willingness to travel on an occasional basis, as local and possibly out-of-state travel is required
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related is required

Our Philosophies

    • Agile approach – emphasis on good people, continuous delivery of value, close collaboration with clients
    • Learning and reuse by leveraging patterns and frameworks
    • Deliver results by playing key leadership roles on capable teams focused on full life-cycle from discovery and planning through implementation and launch
    • No technology bias and no affiliations with vendors – we use the technologies and approaches that make sense for our clients
    • Constant learning – adding modern technologies, frameworks, tools and products to our tool belt

Work Environment and Culture

    • Be surrounded by smart talented people with shared values of continually challenging, investing in, and stretching themselves to new levels
    • Collaborate with seasoned architects to solve problems and to challenge assumptions
    • Work in small teams with opportunities for rapid growth and accelerated responsibilities driven purely by individual performance
    • Everyone has a voice and is always encouraged to engage in shaping the company by sharing their interests, ideas, and feedback


    • Home Office Reimbursement
    • Professional Self-Development Program
    • Health and Wellness Reimbursement
    • Professional Dress Allowance
    • Employees can also earn points through recognition, travel and more, to redeem for unique experiences.
    • Company-sponsored social events

Work-Life Balance

    • Hybrid remote model allows the flexibility to work remotely as much as desired.
    • Paid time off for vacation, unlimited sick days (as needed) and holidays


    • Annual raises and promotions based solely on individual performance and a compensation package that well exceeds the industry average for top performers.
    • 401(k) with employer match


    • Health (including prescriptions), Vision, Dental, Life, and Disability
    • Insurance Coverage
    • Voluntary benefits package including telemedicine, PetCare, chiropractic, lab testing, and alternative medicine.
    • HSA with employer direct contribution
To all recruitment agencies: X by 2 does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, X by 2 employees or any other organization location. X by 2 is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.