Application Architect

Requisition ID:  1085

Torrance, CA, US, 90501

Workstyle:  Hybrid
Shift:  1st
Salary Range:  $97,100.00 - $145,600.00

What Makes a Honda, is Who makes a Honda

Honda has a clear vision for the future, and it’s a joyful one.  We are looking for individuals with the skills, courage, persistence, and dreams that will help us reach our future-focused goals. 

 At our core is innovation. Honda is constantly innovating and developing solutions to drive our business with record success.  We strive to be a company that serves as a source of “power” that supports people around the world who are trying to do things based on their own initiative and that helps people expand their own potential. To this end, Honda strives to realize “the joy and freedom of mobility” by developing new technologies and an innovative approach to achieve a “zero environmental footprint.”

We are looking for qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, continuous improvement values, and a strong work ethic to join our team.

If your goals and values align with Honda’s, we want you to join our team to Bring the Future!

Job Purpose

The Software QA & Governance Department under Digital Services Development division (DSD) of American Honda Motors (AHM) is responsible for operations and quality management of digital services and software products, including Connected Apps and Backoffice. The department also provides Customer Relationship (CR)/Call Center support and training, release approval, architecture, cybersecurity, and Divisional PMO/Admin services.
The department is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Application who has end-to-end knowledge of the entire Telematics ecosystem. The Application Architect is responsible for thought-leadership for innovation toward the next evolution of Digital Services Development (DSD) technology products that will help us reach our future-focused goals. The application architect will be responsible for the design and support of the applications at DSD. In addition, solutions and governance for applications will be keys to the success of this role.

Key Accountabilities

Develop and promote Digital Services Development Strategy, architecture, methodologies, and standards

  • Work together with solution architects and team lead to develop and deliver long-term strategic goal for Digital Services Development architecture
  • Support development of products for HondaLink and AcuraLink
  • Support solutions and data security governance for Digital Services Development

Qualifications, Experience, and Skills

  • BS in Computer Science, information systems, or computer engineering
  • 10+ years of progressive experience in application architecture3
  • 5+ years of project and support experience in the automotive area
  • 5+ years of automotibve customer and / or dealer support experience.
  • 5+ years of business consulting experience.
  • 5+ years strong Analyst experience
  • 2-3 years of Automotive, Telematics/Connected Vehicle or Consumer Electronics/IoT experience desired


  • Hybrid

Benefits and Total Rewards

What differentiates Honda and makes us an employer of choice?
Total rewards:

  • Competitive base salary  
    • Pay will be based on several variables that includes but not limited to geographic location, work experience, education, etc. 
  • Annual Bonus
  • Overtime
  • Industry-leading Benefit Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Paid time off, including vacation, paid holidays, sick time, and personal days
  • 401K Plan with company match + additional contribution
  • Relocation Eligible
  • Lifestyle Bonus

Career Growth:

  • Advancement opportunities
  • Career mobility 
  • Education reimbursement for continued learning
  • Training and Development programs

Additional Offerings:

  • Wellbeing program
  • Community service and engagement programs
  • Product programs
  • Free drinks onsite

Honda is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Bring the Future

Honda is driven by a passionate workforce that is proud of the quality products we produce and the goals we aim to accomplish. Our associates charge forward through guidance of the Honda 2030 Vision: Lead the advancement of mobility and enable people everywhere in the world to improve their daily lives. 

You’re invited to
bring your skills, bring your background, and  bring the future at Honda. 

Apply today.  

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