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Technical Architect

  • Location

    Malta

  • Sector:

    Technology

  • Salary:

    €50,000 - €60,000

  • Contact:

    Veronique Amaira

  • Job Reference:

    8545

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry:

    2021-09-30

  • Client Details:

    Castille

  • Consultant:

    Veronique Amaira

  • Skills tags:

    Java , Microservices , Spring

A leading company providing enhanced network security is looking for a Software Architect who will be reporting to the Senior Technical Architect. You will acquire and maintain an in-depth understanding of the business logic embodied in company’s software. Also, you will lead the design and architecture phases of projects, prototypes and changes within the existing estate.

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
  • Conceive, design, prototype, and test 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
  • 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 an active Software architect role, working on mission critical and high throughput systems, ideally knowledge of Java-based server-side/backend technologies, including  Spring and Hibernate
  • Strong understanding of algorithms and data structures
  • Ability to understand and learn complex protocols
  • 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
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Ability to collaborate effectively with interdisciplinary teams and management
  • Strong work ethics – with a passion towards achieving high precision and quality of work produced. Reliable timekeeping and attendance.
  • Knowledge of architectural styles and design patterns
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP fundamentals

This position allows for remote working within the EU, UK and nearby non-EU countries in Eastern European region. Nonetheless, the company is based in Malta and local candidates or those willing to relocate are preferred.