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Senior Technical Architect (Java Codebase)

Robert Walters

Posted on Jan 4, 2023 by Robert Walters

City, London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£80k - £130k Annual

My client is a leading SaaS business who supports 20+ of the world's top investment banks, as well as a multitude of other industries with their revolutionary AI cloud archiving technology and messaging applications.

I am seeking a number of Java centric, Senior Technical Architects, who should feel comfortable taking architectural ownership of components of enterprise applications, as well as delivering PoC's and working closely with Engineers, DevOps and Product.

This is a hybrid position requiring 2 days in their London office.

Day-to-day you will work closely with the Principal Architect, Development Leads and Product Managers to architect, design and facilitate delivery of new products and features as well as providing technical oversight and guidance for development teams.

The ideal candidate must come from a Java-based background and have tangible experience in an Agile environment architecting micro-services for deployment.

The firms offers products which optimise compliance and conduct functions in Front Office, as well as from internal systems, creating room for further efficiency through in-built regulatory control, information governance and helping to improve productivity.

As a Senior Technical Architect:

You will:

  • Own all architectural design facets for all components in a specific product area
  • Develop and maintain a systems architecture that will address existing and emergent business needs
  • Understand the architectural ramifications of all user stories and requirements
  • Take responsibility for the technology and architecture used by the all teams in the product area
  • Review and support all the technology, architecture decisions and detail designs made by the teams in the designated product area.
  • As appropriate, delegate detailed architecture and design activities to the Component Architects
  • Ensure that any architectural decisions implemented by the team are true to the design
  • Lead presentations to socialise and validate proposed architectures with other product areas and business units
  • Maintain alignment between product area architecture, architecture of other product areas and overall enterprise architecture
  • Act as the primary negotiator and point of contact for all sub-teams in the product area with the Architecture team as a whole
  • Provide critical thinking and technical leadership from idea creation through to execution

You have:

  • A history as a Senior Solution/Technical Architect with proven expertise across enterprise scale applications
  • Established Java and JavaScript development experience, building highly scalable applications and services in an agile environment
  • Experience architecting micro-services for deployment (via Kubernetes)
  • Proven ability and track record in clearly aligning technical solutions with explicit business objectives
  • Led documenting processes logically and rationally and created models using diagrams and presenting findings to various levels of senior management

Experience in the following areas:

  • API architecture and development
  • Full stack design/architecture
  • Distributed systems at scale
  • Consistency models,
  • Big data, data lakes/data warehousing/BI
  • Asynchronous messaging
  • Security methodologies and technologies
  • Data integrity and reconciliation

This is an established client who we've made numerous successful hires for over several years. They are keen on hiring talent with proven leadership abilities, who can work well with teams to grow the business and its products, whilst continuing to innovate.

Please reach out on (see below).

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Reference: 1844107116


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