Lead Architect circa £70k+, Jobs, West Midlands, Coventry, 668

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Lead Architect - circa £70k+ - Coventry

Information Technology - Architecture
Ref: 668 Date Posted: Wednesday 06 Jun 2018
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SceneOne has an exciting opportunity to join a market leader client based in Coventry.

Due to the continued success and growth of the business, they are looking for an experienced Lead Architect to join and lead their team.

The Role:

You'll be involved in all aspects of the software development lifecycle including the creation and elaboration of business requirements, functional and technical design specifications, development and maintenance of the software (including prototyping) and driving innovation into their product suite.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical direction to all teams. Contribute to and lead the definition, evolution and adherence to platform and product architecture in line with business goals.
  • Define and own architectural best practice design for software solutions required as both extensions to existing products and new disruptive innovations alike
  • Lead and manage software architects. Mentor wider team members on architectural best practice & patterns, development techniques, principles and processes
  • Translate business needs into system solutions making maximum use of available tools while ensuring longer term supportability of the architecture.
  • Hands on approach. Lead the development and maintenance of scalable and robust enterprise (JEE) applications
  • Evaluate possible solutions and designs to establish best approach in terms of customer outcome, architecture and cost. Including prototyping, technical spikes and proofs of concept

Key Skills:

  • BSc/MSc degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
  • 2+ years of recent experience in a Software architecture role
  • 5+ years of recent experience in Java software development with Maven & JUnit
  • Demonstrable knowledge and implementation experience of Enterprise Application Architectures/Integration and associated patterns.
  • Strong demonstrable experience of Object Oriented Analysis & Design and accompanying design patterns
  • Strong Experience of cloud (or hybrid) hosted enterprise applications (preferably AWS)
  • Strong experience with SQL and NoSQL databases such MySQL or PostgreSQL
  • Experience with open source frameworks such as Spring, Camel, Hibernate etc.

The Package:

A competitive basic salary depending on experience, with extensive learning, development and progression opportunities and a generous benefits package. For more information please send your CV to aisha.jamil@sceneone.uk.com or call 0141 899 0056.