Solution Architect

SportPesa SPS Sportsoft Limited
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Solution ArchitectLiverpool
SportPesa - the global brand in cutting-edge sports technology and entertainment has taken over as Everton's new shirt sponsor and is set to create many exciting opportunities on Merseyside at its European headquarters at the Royal Liver Building on the city's waterfront.
Those roles will mostly be IT-based, with SportPesa's local partner 'Sportsoft' pushing for a local recruitment drive in Merseyside as part of a long-term vision. We are excited to deliver the familiar local touch to the market that our brand has been known for providing best product, superior customer service and execute on our commitment for global growth.
Job brief Our team of trailblazers and innovators is now seeking a highly creative and innovative Solution Architect for our Liverpool office to make intuitive high-level decisions for software development. You will see the “big picture” and create architectural approaches for software design and implementation to guide the development team. The successful candidate will have a strong technical background, ideally in the Gaming Sector, experienced in designing and ability to develop a unified vision for software characteristics and functions. The goal is to provide a framework for the development of a software and systems that will result in high quality IT solutions.
• Collaborate with other professionals to determine functional and non-functional requirements for new software or applications • Use tools and methodologies to create representations for functions and user interface • Develop high-level product specifications with attention to system integration and feasibility • You give same amount of love to non-functional requirements like performance, scalability, reliability, security, manageability and serviceability as compared to the core product features • Define all aspects of development from technology and workflow to coding standards • Communicate successfully all concepts and guidelines to development team • Oversee progress of development team to ensure consistency with initial design • Provide technical guidance and coaching to developers and engineers • Ensure software meets all requirements of quality, security, modifiability, extensibility etc. • Approve final product before launch Requirements Essential
• Excellent knowledge of software and application design and architecture working on largescale, complex, high availability systems for multithread applications • Extensive functional programming experience, ERLANG, and/or Elixir and OTP, Haskell, and/or SCALA • Experience with o containerisation (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes) and modern architecture patterns o writing sane high-concurrency systems o distributed systems o wrangling large data stores o distributed SQL and NoSQL databases without suffering split-brain o shipping and maintaining high traffic apps o system and application monitoring solutions • Excellent working knowledge of HTTP and REST • Proficient with Linux • Suitably qualified (BSc or higher in computer science or relevant field)
Solution Architect
• Direct participation in the decision-making process. • An active Github account that shows diversity of interests • An archaeological fascination with old and broken browsers
The successful individual will be highly organised with a technical mindset and great attention to detail. You will also have outstanding communication and presentation skills and demonstrate leadership potential.
We offer an excellent pay and benefits package such as pension, health, life assurance, gym membership and relocation assistance. The Company’s success is reliant on a flexible and knowledgeable workforce and all employees will be offered access to training and development opportunities and will be encouraged to develop their potential.
Apply with a current copy of your CV and a brief explanation indicating your suitability for the role and salary expectations.
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