Application Architect - Leeds, West Yorkshire

IQ Tech
08 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Application Architects required for large programmes of work for this leading global Consultancy

Skills required are:

System design and architecture


Design and code reviews

Component estimation and costing

Issue and risk management

Programming competency with a 3rd generation programming language

Evangelism and communication

Technology evaluation

Validation / testing

Performance analysis

Refactoring techniques

Your technical toolbox will include experience or knowledge of some of the following:-

Middleware and containers (Tibco, WebLogic,WebSphere, Oracle, OSGi, Jetty, Tomcat, Apache)

Languages (Java, Groovy, C#)

Frameworks (JEE, Spring, .Net)

Operating systems (Linux, Windows)

Web Technologies (HMTL5, Ajax, XML, REST, JSF)

Scripting (UNIX, PHP, Python)

Modelling (UML, BPMN, Sparx EA)

Integrated development environments and automation (Eclipse, VSTS)

Integration (Spring, WS/SOAP, MoM, RMI, JMS)

Persistence frameworks (Hibernate,JPA)

These roles entail responsible for the overall design of an application, ensuring that it meets it's Functional and Non-Functional Requirements. The individual would typically be a software development background with demonstrable experience in one or more development languages and is therefore able to set the direction of the design, development and methods used for a development team.

You may work as part of a Development or Architecture team, depending upon project size, and is capable of managing a team of System Developers/Designers or Application Architects. You will be involved in aspects of estimation, planning and risk management, ensuring delivery to agreed timescales and quality standards.

In addition, contribute to external and internal technology related technical forums (e.g. Open Source communities, Practices and Professions, SIGs, Technical Forums) and demonstrate innovation and thought leadership

Understands infrastructure and middleware technologies to a level that requirements can be specified to an Infrastructure Architect and decisions can be made as to the most appropriate platform for the Application

Works with Service Architects and MS teams to ensure the designed application meets the Supportability needs and can be transitioned easily into Live Service

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to commence at a period of growth to provide external solutions for this dynamic global consultancy client base. The client offers a competitive salary, bonus, full benefits plus continuation in career path support

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