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Software Application Architect in Salt Lake City, UT at Extra Space Management, Inc.

Date Posted: 3/13/2019

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Job Description

At Extra Space Storage, if it matters to you, it matters to us.

We are a leader in our industry and in order to maintain this lead, we need extraordinarily motivated, capable, and driven people like you. Come join us and find out why so many of our employees recommend us as an excellent place to work.

Since 2016, we have been a part of the S&P 500 and lead the self-storage industry in more ways than one. In 2018, we were a recipient of one of the Best Places to Work according to Glassdoor.

'Our people are the lifeblood of Extra Space.' -Joe Margolis, CEO, Extra

We are currently seeking a Software Application Architect at our corporate offices located in Salt Lake City, Utah.  As an architect, you will be responsible for the application design of a cloud-based web application and all associated services.  The architect is a key member of a 20-member development team responsible for delivering a line-of-business application that will scale to over 1 million customers and over 1600 business locations. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for leading application architecture decisions for multiple development teams 

  • Champions team implementation of architectural, design, and testing patterns

  • Applies expert knowledge on high-level application design decisions 

  • Measures application design quality 

  • Creates and implements plans to improve application performance, maintainability, and flexibility

  • Communicates and educates team members on design decisions 

  • May complete individual development tasks and proof of concept work 

  • Collaborates with software development managers, technical leads, and developers to ensure successful delivery of multi-team projects 


  • 7+ years of relevant technical experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience 

  • Expert-level knowledge on design patterns, enterprise software, and distributed systems 

  • Effective communicator, positive attitude, a dedicated team player 

  • Target technologies: ASP.NET, C#, Object-Oriented Programming, Web Services, SQL Server, ASP.NET Web API, Entity Framework, OAuth 2.0, Unit Testing, AngularJS, and AWS platforms including SQS, SNS, SWF, S3 and RDS 

We pride ourselves on hiring top talent and provide the following benefits and more: 

  • Well defined career paths 

  • Qualify for Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits on Day 1 

  • Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending (FSA) 

  • Company paid Life, AD&D, and Short & Long Term Disability 

  • 401K with company match after 90 days of service 

  • Holiday pay and paid time off 

  • Extensive Wellness Program and various Employee Discount Programs Personal Health Advocate 

  • Onsite Fitness Center

  • Free soda, coffee, and drinks all day every day and much, much more!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

If you are a current Extra Space employee, please apply through the "Find Internal Career Openings" in Workday

Extra Space Storage is the second largest operator of self-storage facilities in the U.S. Since we were founded in 1977, we’ve taken the storage industry by storm. In  2015 alone we added 1.6 Billion dollars in new acquisitions to our already large property portfolio.

The cornerstone of Extra Space Storage is successful partnerships with our stakeholders, partners, investors and customers. Our goals are driven by an impassioned, dedicated workforce that thrives in the innovation driven corporate environment. We are the best, at getting better!

Our Team Makes Us EXTRAordinary

Knowledge is power and experience is valuable. This is why we strive to attract the best candidates for every position at Extra Space Storage. Every position is valuable to our success from our executive management team, corporate employees, on-site managers and call center team.

Offering a Career Path Paved with Innovation and Satisfaction

Attracting the best candidates in any field requires a commitment to job satisfaction. At Extra Space Storage, job satisfaction is high, this is why we have one of the best retention rates in the business. We know that our success depends on our team loving their jobs! 

An Extra Space employee is number one valued and knows they are invaluable to the team, customer and company. Second they are passionate enjoying a challenging and rewarding career path armed with the tools they need to succeed. Add a fun work culture and spectacular offices makes Extra Space a pretty amazing place to work.

Posted 30+ Days Ago
Full time