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Technical Architect - Edinburgh

£400 per day - Information Technology
Ref: 410 Date Posted: Wednesday 13 Sep 2017
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A position exists for a technical architect to work on a major government project. The main responsibility will be to produce detailed, low level designs for key system functionality, adhering to the architecture and engineering principles of the project. There will also be some expectation of involvement in the future architecture direction of the project.

Designs will be produced by consulting existing documentation such as use case, wireframe, domain model and high-level architecture documents. Designers should also work closely with the business analysts, product owners and other architects to shape the designs and work through any issues identified. Ultimately involvement with the build and test teams will be required to ensure adherence and accommodate any changes noticed during the build stage.

Essential Skills:

  • Production of design documentation which adequately describes use case implementation, engineering patterns, services 
  • Application of object orientated analysis and design principles, SOLID design principles and SOA principles          
  • Working with the RedHat technology stack (Portal, Fuse ESB, BRMS)                                           
  • Working with and contributing to the domain model and object relational mapping
  • integration                   
  • Ensuring the code produced adheres to an acceptable design standard by working with
  • the development build teams and mentoring when required
  • Identifying any potential issues and providing feedback to the business analysts and product owners  

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience in object orientated analysis and design
  • Knowledge of ORM frameworks such as Hibernate, Open JPA and appropriately modelling data
  • Core Java knowledge and a minimum of eight years commercial experience working with Java, Java eight experience will be a plus     
  • Experience of producing system documentation involving UML, use case diagrams, class diagrams    
  • Knowledge of JSF, preferably v2.2 Rich Faces                                                
  • Java web services experience, contract first development using Apache CXF
  • Ability to mentor technical colleagues and review work                                   
  • Communication skills appropriate for technical walkthroughs and product owner workshops           
  • Experience in BPMN and BPM Rules engineBRMS                                              
  • Experience of producing Physical Data Model using commercial databases such as Oracle

For more information please send your CV to or call 0141 899 0056.