Technical Java Architect

Adalta Recruitment Solutions Ltd
London (Greater)
£70k - £100k pa + Benefits
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Technical Java Architect

London | Permanent

The Company

My Client are a medium sized enterprise software consultancy, specialising in a broad array of industries: namely the Financial Services, Commodities, Retail, Media and the Public Sector. My client offers an extremely technically challenging environment that spans the full Solution Delivery Lifecycle, exposure to working in a client-facing capacity on global sized projects and to work with multi-disciplinary teams.

Essential Soft Skills

  • Full technical authority across all elements of internal and client site technology.
  • The creation of design specifications and technical blueprints.
  • Reviewing wider business / architecture solutions in conjunction with appropriate technology standards / principles and the overall technical vision to complete project deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement in a client-facing capacity.
  • Presenting ideas and solutions to senior stakeholders and management in blue chip organisations.
  • An exemplary track record of technical leadership in a consultative or enterprise level role.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and communicational skills.
  • The technical ability and knowledge to engage with experienced and senior technicians.
  • Knowledge of non-functional requirements and requirements analysis.
  • Scrum, Kanban and Agile.

Essential Technical Skills

  • Hands-on and current commercial experience of software development.
  • Strong fundamental understanding of logic, data structures, algorithms, low-level architecture, systems infrastructure, network stack.
  • Strong knowledge of database solutions including traditional RDBMS or NoSQL (preferably both).
  • Object-oriented analysis and design.
  • Knowledge of a wide range of technologies / capabilities and an understanding how they might fulfil requirements in a complex architecture. For example:
  • Virtualisation or Cloud Technologies
  • Deployment Automation
  • Application Containers
  • Security
  • Cache technologies
  • Load-balancing and/or distributed coordination technologies
  • Integration technologies and approaches
  • Web/network application frameworks
  • Enterprise messaging technologies / ESBs
  • Log management, monitoring, or search platforms
  • Highly availability and resilient systems
  • Low latency systems
  • Highly concurrent systems (multithreaded and/or distributed)
  • Mobile-first web applications.
Data-driven mobile applications (native and/or hybrid).Exposure to continuous integration, build tools and scripting.Strong UML design skills.Exposure to DevOps techniques and/or experience working as part of a DevOps team.Experience using (and preferably administering) a backlog management tool (e.g. JIRA).Experience of (or certification in) one or more architecture methodologies / frameworks (TOGAF, Zachman, etc).

Salary and how to apply

My client is looking to pay between £70-100k depending on experience.

To apply press on the "apply now button", or alternatively send your CV directly to myself at ***********************************.

Keywords: Technical Architect / Java / Consultancy / London / IT / Software / Financial Services / Commodities / Media / ECommerce / J2EE / Agile /Scrum / Kanban / OO / Object Orientated / Client Facing / UML / TOGAF / Zachman /

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