Solution Architect - At A Leading Online Gaming Studio

Recruiter
aap3
Location
London
Salary
£80000/annum
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Solution Architect - For A Leading Online Game Development Company!!

THE ROLE

This company is a leading social and mobile gaming company with a focus on social casino games. They have published hit titles on Facebook, iOS and Android platforms and have grown considerably in size over the past year.

With offices in London, Austin, Las Vegas and San Francisco, They are currently looking to hire an all­star solution architect at their London location to help build and expand their platforms.

As a member of the Solution Architecture team you'll take ownership of multiple systems and projects to help enable product and platform growth by designing new features, supporting services and platform components. You will be very competent at developing and architecting an overall system vision and transforming the vision through execution into a production solution ensuring that the solution architecture aligns with the entire platform and the company road maps.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Work closely with stakeholders transferring their requirements into a defined road maps for new and existing systems supporting all area of the business.
* Lead the design and specification of all system components considering functionality, data, security, integration, infrastructure and performance.
* Work closely with development team ensuring buy-in of the proposed solutions so that the team is motivated to match the detailed design of the solution to the higher-level architecture in the agreed timeline.
* Support the execution of the project providing all required information to the development and QA teams.
* Document the agreed solution including architecture diagrams, APIs, DB schema, data follow and provide support and guidance for using the new solutions.
* Investigate leading products and platforms in the market and suggest new features and improvements to existing platforms.
* Provide support to the team member by reviewing requirements and suggesting improvements to proposed solution. Own the communication of development progress to the organization and maintain strong working relationships with stakeholders and the development team.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

* A successful track record of delivering solutions
* Conversion of certain requirements into the architecture and design that ultimately constitute the blueprint for the solution being developed
* Excellent communication skills, both oral and written when explaining new features, functions and flows.
* Experience communicating new platforms, features and roadmaps to the entire organization in an efficient and fluid manner.
* Experience with DB design
* Experience working with high performance platforms
* Experience defining APIs and data flow between different platforms and components.
* 5+ years' experience as a developer/BA defining product requirements
* 3+ years' experience architecting multiple projects through SDLC

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