August 8, 2022

Technical Architect

 Job Description

The Technical Architect will be responsible for scoping, design, and documentation of technology specific solutions across products. The architect will be working with technical leads, senior developers, and CTO leadership to establish, manage and lead the best course of action given the business requirements and technical challenges.

 Job Responsibilities

  • Creating and maintaining non-functional requirements for software components
  • Working with the teams to establish the priorities regarding the delivery of non-functional requirements
  • Continually identifying and driving improvements through technical debt reduction
  • Identifying bad processes, development lifecycle issues and highlighting to the leadership team
  • Responsible for the reusable software component architecture within the business
  • Partake in the creation and maintenance of the common architectural and development practices for the company
  • Contributing to code reviews, ensuring good software design patterns are implemented
  • Displaying effective leadership, good communications skills and a delivery / goal orientated work ethic
  • Mentor managers/team leaders to implement best practices to motivate and organize their teams
  • Work together with relevant stakeholders across the Engineering departments including security, product, delivery, infrastructure, etc.
  • Guide and provide input to all strategic and technical planning for the engineering department

About You

Essential:

  • Development experience in Backend, Frontend or Datawarehouse areas
  • Hands on expertise in most of the following areas:
  • Java/ JavaScript/Relational and NOSQL data stores
  • Experience in developing/designing/managing distributed systems
  • Knowledge and skills in at least one of the following technologies: RabbitMQ, Kafka, Ignite, JMS, Hazelcast
  • Experience with microservice or event driven service topologies
  • Experience in project management, software development and agile methodologies
  • Experience in end-to-end project life cycle including system analysis, design, development and testing and production support
  • Good understanding of REST API design principles
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Knowledge of design patterns, experience delivering technical architecture
  • Understanding of principles of the Clean Architecture and Software craftmanship
  • Knowledge of multi-threaded applications, OOP & MVC concepts and design patterns
  • Understanding principles of database modelling
  • Basic Knowledge of software project lifecycle tools – e.g. Maven, Gradle, etc.
  • Infrastructure experience: Docker, OpenStack (nice to have), AWS, Kubernetes