Agile Solutions Architect, Southampton, up to c.£52k

£44000 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits
08 Jul 2014
05 Aug 2014
Jeremy Curtis
Contract Type
Full Time
Agile Solutions Architect, Southampton, up to c.£52k + excellent benefits

Key skills: Agile Solutions architecture, solution design, continuous integration
Environment: Java Enterprise stack, Amazon Web Services, Agile, Scrum, TDD, continuous integration / continuous deployment, automation.

Our client are a highly stable, established organisation operating in a very interesting market sector.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an individual to add real value to development projects by actively contributing as a senior Agile team member to the delivery of web and mobile solutions architecture, within the Solutions Engineering team. Candidates must have a robust coding ability in the Java Enterprise stack with a significant focus on Agile, TDD, and Scrum. This role will sit embedded in an Agile delivery team and candidates will own solutions architecture and strategy while conveying its governance to board and steering groups, whilst coaching and mentoring less able team members to increase overall capability.
Experience in systems integration, continuous integration / continuous deployment is highly desired. Our client operates a data heavy environment.

Technology environment:
Java Enterpise stack (J2EE / Tomcat / Spring / EJB / JSF / JSP etc)
Amazon Web Services (EC2/S3)
Continuous integration/deployment
Web/Mobile/Tablet technologies

Essential skills:
*Very good experience of working within a delivery team to facilitate the definition of architectural solutions, gaining buy-in for architectural decisions and facilitation of emergent design from the team
*Very good track record in delivering prototypes and proof of concepts leading to subsequent successful incremental delivery of solutions
*Development using the Java Enterprise stack (J2EE / Tomcat / Spring / EJB / JSF / JSP etc)
*Working in an agile environment (scrum) and use of Continuous Integration

Plus at least one of the following:
*Experience of using and evaluating Open Source Software, in particular PostgreSQLA
*Amazon Web Services stack (EC2, S3 etc.)
*Understanding of security architecture and architecting to ensure security of data
*Service Oriented Architecture

Desirable skills:
*An understanding of mobile technologies and the impact of ISO27001 on architectures as well as knowledge of OGC W*S protocols and other geospatial technologies will also be an advantage
*Scrum Master certification

This role may suit an individual who has held the following roles: Agile architect, Senior developer, Senior designer, Agile solutions architect, Senior systems engineer, Technical lead, Design team leader.

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