Technical Architect / London

Burns Sheehan
London (Greater)
13 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Technical Architect / London / Java

This vacancy will pay between £80,000 - £85,000 depending on experience**

Founded the turn of the millennium, this business has seen a phenomenal rise to success! A true household name with the 'tag' of being one of the most (top 10) viewed websites in the UK. They are now looking for talented and ambitious Technical Architect to join the tech team in their attractive London-based offices in SOHO.

The role
  • Working alongside two existing Technical Architect's, this person will formulate the technical direction of the critical software that powers their websites and other applications.
  • Playing a significant role in a growing team, you can expect to be part of some very exciting and ever evolving projects that include the re-architecture of systems to be powered by a series of microservices modeled around the business' domain.
  • You will be helping in designing a system capable of processing the large amounts of data generated through the usage of the website and enable others throughout the business to reliably and easily analyse that data.

The Technical Architect will be . . .
  • Working with the rest of the Architecture team and the Operations team to maintain and develop the nonfunctional requirements
  • Attend regular technical design sessions with the development teams and getting involved more closely with a development team to both help communicate the bigger picture of architectural plans and to see how effectively they are able to work within the architecture.
  • Investigating, prototyping and promoting the latest emergent technologies.
  • Helping to make applications faster and more stable.
  • Working with the development teams to design maintainable and high-performing database designs
  • Sharing your latest passion with the rest of the team at developer get-togethers.

The Tech
  • Java 8, Elasticseach, Springboot, Angular
  • Continuous Integration (build and test automation: Gradle, Jenkins, feature toggles)
  • Oracle, Vertica, Hadoop, Couchbase
  • Microservices Architecture (Docker, Consumer Driven Contracts/Pact, APIs)

Company Culture / Working Environment:
  • Newly expanded and refurbished offices!
  • Huge social / kitchen area with space for Tech Events / Tech Talks
  • Mature, non-micro managed environment
  • Great working environment with flexibility around working, start and finish times
  • Dress down attire: Everyone wears jeans, t-shirt, trainers
  • Overnight team bonding trips for new joiners every few months
  • Company events, birthdays, team lunches, there's always something going on!

If you believe you've got what it takes to help this famous business tackle their technical challenges and would love to work for one of the UK's most popular and profitable websites then please click apply now!

Burns Sheehan Ltd will consider applications based only on skills and ability and will not discriminate on any grounds.
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