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Solutions Architect (Java)

Location: BARBICAN, LONDON Salary: 120000.00 - 120000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Technology Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: 3519956
Solutions Architect

Salary: £120,000 plus 30% bonus
Location: London (Barbican)
Type: Permanent

A leading operator of Global Exchanges based in central London currently require an highly skilled Solutions Architect for a permanent position paying up to £120,000 per annum with an excellent benefits package!

The Role:
The Solutions Architect will play a key role in designing and developing the new platform to support our growth business in fixed income portfolio analytics. The platform is architected as a distributed system of services to manage data intensive computations of fixed income analytics across a large compute farm. We leverage the best-in-breed software tools and development practices in the Java environment.

Main Duties:
• Lead a team of senior developers on project efforts using an Agile development methodology
• Provide technical leadership, subject matter expertise and direction to other development team members
• Collaborate with key business and technology stakeholders to help manage all phases of the project life-cycle.
• Work closely with the software engineering and senior leadership teams to design, develop, implement and support end-to-end solutions
• Design, develop and implement full stack solutions using Java 8
• Collaborate with QA to develop comprehensive and appropriate test strategies for each release
• Develop system and training documentation as needed
• Must be able to work flexible hours as needed to support project timelines and deliver efforts on time

Key Requirements:

• Experience leading development teams in new feature development as well as maintenance
• Must be a hands-on technical development resource and mentor for other senior developers on the team
• Demonstrable experience of dealing with highly technical and analytical development using Java 8
• Applied experience with the Spring Framework/Spring Boot, Kafka and Node.js
• Experience with relational as well as distributed data stores (e.g. Oracle 12c, Cassandra, etc.)
• Able to create and drive implementations of designs for large complex technology systems
• Support project management in planning and resource utilization
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Applied experience developing full stack solutions on Windows or Linux web-based solutions
• Experience designing and implementing efficient computing methods to support scalable analytics computing across large datasets
• A team player who collaborates effectively with other software engineers
• Self-starter, who is both disciplined and accountable for delivering accurate and timely results
• The successful candidate will be adaptable, results-focused and can work individually or as part of a team
• Strong knowledge and applied experience with varied computer languages and operating systems, particularly Java on Linux and/or Windows
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or similar degree

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