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Software Architect

  • Location

    Malta

  • Sector:

    Technology

  • Salary:

    Very attractive

  • Contact:

    Andrius Petkus

  • Job Reference:

    6875

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry:

    2020-10-01

  • Client Details:

    Castille

  • Consultant:

    Andrius Petkus

A leading company providing enhanced network security to Telecommunications companies, is looking for a Software Architect who will be reporting to the Senior Technical Architect. You will be expected to:

 
  • Acquire and maintain an in-depth understanding of the business logic embodied in company’s software and its development infrastructure and project delivery process

  • Lead the design and architecture phases of projects, prototypes and changes within the existing estate

  • Research and keep abreast with the latest technologies and trends within the industry

  • Support the Development teams as needed

 

Responsibilities:

 
  • Breaking down large scale projects into manageable chunks and communicate it with the development teams

  • Review requirements, generate architecture documents and provide a rough order of magnitude estimates

  • Conceives, designs, prototypes, and tests new methods, algorithms, and models

  • Collaborate with various stakeholders to determine functional and non-functional requirements whilst establishing a target architecture that combines the product roadmap, the latest technology platforms, and common architectural best practices

  • Actively research new technologies and propose technical advances on current and future systems

  • Work in a cross-functional team to deliver high-quality software

  • Be accountable for the development teams’ deliverables including quality, security, modifiability, extensibility and other criteria set on per project basis.

  • Provides technical direction and expertise to multiple projects and tasks

  • Identifies and directs resolution of complex software issues

  • Provides guidance to less-experienced software engineers

  • Communicate standards and acquire buy-in on solutions

  • Support the product owner with the requirements

  • Occasional travel may be required

 

Requirements:

 
  • First or Post-Graduate Degree in Computer Science, IT, Engineering or equivalent

  • At least 3 years’ experience in software development in general, ideally knowledge of Java-based server-side/backend technologies, including Spring and Hibernate

  • At least 3 years’ experience in an active Software architect role, working on mission critical and high throughput systems

  • Strong understanding of algorithms and data structures

  • Understanding of database fundamentals – both RDBMs and NoSQL technologies

  • Experience with microservices and associated tools, such as Kafka, Zookeeper, RabbitMQ, Docker and Kubernetes

  • Experience working with Linux

  • Knowledge of architectural styles and design patterns

  • Knowledge of TCP/IP fundamentals

  • Ability to understand and learn complex protocols

  • Motivated self-starter, with a high capacity for rapid learning and meticulous attention to detail

  • Strong work ethics – with a passion towards achieving high precision and quality of work produced. Reliable timekeeping and attendance

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Ability to collaborate effectively with interdisciplinary teams and management