Lead Architect - Java - London - GBP70,000 - GBP100,000 + Benefits

People Source
70000.00 - 100000.00 GBP Annual + GBP70000 - GBP100000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
23 Jun 2017
21 Jul 2017
IT, Internet
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Architect / Senior Architect / Java Architect | London | GBP70,000 - GBP100,000pa

People Source Consulting are pleased to be offering a Full Time Permanent role for a Lead /Senior Java Architect with our London based Software Solutions client.

My client are a Global leader in Software Solutions and consulting. With offices globally and in excess of 3,000 worldwide staff, they are at the top of their game and growing steadily. They are now seeking a Senior / Lead Java Architect to join them onsite in their central London offices.

Key Duties of the role will be to work with their existing teams on projects to deliver fast, robust and reliable solutions to our clients.

Projects will vary in size, industry and complexity, some being delivered in months, some being multi-year programmes, but all will involve working closely with client staff, both technical and business to help shape the solutions and ensuring the delivery team have and understand what is needed.

Key architectural activities will include:

*Shaping projects with other senior staff
*Developing architectural solutions
*Validation client solutions
*Working collaboratively to achieve design and estimation tasks
*Client liaison, solution management and technical advice

Essential skills required:

*Extensive experience in enterprise application architectures, deployment, environments and non-functional concerns (scalability, performance, availability, reliability, security etc.)
*Strong working knowledge of system security aspects + have worked with an S-SDLC and
*Strong knowledge of modern Java-related frameworks - O/R mapping (e.g. Hibernate), Dependency Injection (e.g. Spring), etc.
*Knowledge of functional programing approach
*Strong familiarity with a broad range of architectural patterns and styles (e.g. SOA, ESB, Message Driven Architecture, Event Driven Architecture, MicroServices, etc.)
*Expert Knowledge of hardware infrastructure to support an enterprise Java solution, Cloud and on-premises
*Strong knowledge of configuration, optimization and management of at least one commercial and one open-source Java application servers such as WebSphere, JBoss/WildFly, WebLogic, Tomcat/Geronimo
*Working knowledge of database architectures, data modelling, SQL and relational non-relational principles.
*Familiar with a selection of: workflow, BPM/BPEL, mobile application development, content management systems, customer relationship management, and big data analytics
*Exposure to offshore development using agile & planned iterative delivery techniques.
*Expert in UML and a good understanding of architectural views and documentation
*Able to articulate the business domain knowledge gained while performing above roles
*Experience of working on bids with multiple stakeholders, or similar experience working on in-house business cases and developing estimates
*Capable of translating technical jargon to non-technical stakeholders, colleagues etc.

Ideal candidates will also have:

*Familiarity with advanced topics such as Distributed Cache, Multi-threading, Master Data Management, etc.
*Experience with multiple development environments, such as .Net and open source
*Good tuning skills within a complex multi-JVM cluster (Garbage Collection, Disk I/O characteristics, Distributed Locking).
*Experience of modernizing legacy architectures
*Experience of technically leading development teams
*Experience of visiting prospective clients and working with sales and account managers
*Knowledge of high throughput, low latency systems
*Experience working in the Financial Services or Media sectors

In return my client are offering:

*Annual Salary of between GBP70,000 & GBP100,000pa (DOE)
*Highly competitive benefits package (Healthcare, Pension, Car Allowance, Bonus, Gym Etc.)
*Huge avenues for career progression
*Extensive training and development

This is a fantastic opportunity to secure a role within a global consultancy, known for its quality of work. The avenues for career progression in this role are huge and for the right candidate this will be a hugely beneficial career MOVE.

If you would like to be considered for this role, please reply to this ad with your up to date CV ASAP.

Keywords: Java, Architect, JVM, .NET, Architecture, Microservices, JBoss, Wildfly, Software, Development, Spring, Hibernate, Cloud,J2EE, Cloud, Agile, TDD, BDD, Senior Architect, Lead Architect

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