Technical Software Architect

Technical Software Architect

Job Title: Technical Software Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chippenham, Wiltshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895762_1554362157
Contact Name: Kevin Raymond
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 04, 2019 08:15

Job Description

Technical Software Architect
Our client a leading developer of information and communications technology services is looking to recruit a hands on Technical Software Architect to work on new and existing projects within their enterprise and defence division. This role will be based in their maritime business. You will have experience as a technical leader be able to provide expert advice to technical colleagues and end users.
This Is an opportunity to work for a leading technology organisation serving a huge range of customers using a wide range of technologies.
Key Responsibilities
*Provide solution architectures, including infrastructure and application design and the selection of IT components and packages
*Work with business analysts and/or elicit the business requirements to ensure technical solutions meet business needs and can be delivered on the chosen architecture.
*Assess the potential impacts on the customer such as implementation, license costs, maintenance, etc.
*Take responsibility for solution architecture and lead delivery/development teams, ensuring the agreed technical architecture and development methodologies are followed.
*Assist with pre-sales support and presentations to customers.
*Contribute to bids and take the lead on the technical aspects of responses.
*Keep abreast of technology and develop new techniques for use in systems architecture.
*Estimate the costs and implementation timescales associated with potential solutions.
Essential skills: Software Engineering
*Proven track record of designing, estimating and implementing large-scale enterprise level applications and/or web solutions
*Extensive software development and design experience and proven experience of the software development lifecycle, preferably using a formal approach such as SCRUM
*Understanding of design and modelling techniques (e.g. UML)
*Understanding of estimating techniques (e.g. Cost, Effort, Risk).
*Familiarity with web application development, integration and testing (e.g. JSF, Spring)
*An understanding of various development methodologies (e.g. Agile, Waterfall, DSDM)
*An understanding of software standards (e.g. ISO9001, ISO 20000:1)
*Degree or equivalent in computer science, engineering or a scientific discipline
Essential skills: Software Architectures
*In depth knowledge of multi-tier client-server architectures
*In depth knowledge of Service Orientated architectures
*Experience of taking requirements and proposing system architectures
*Understanding of virtualisation strategies and sub-capacity licensing models
*Experience of security policies and models
*Experience gained in either a solution or software design role, with demonstrable, practical experience - preferably on complex software-centric projects
*Experience in architecting using MoDAF/DoDAF, Archimate or Zachmann Framework, using at least one architecture tool (e.g. Sparx Enterprise Architect, System Architect, Troux/Metis, Corporate Modeller, ARIS, MooD Business Architect)
Essential skills: Technology
*Knowledge of web-based technologies and associated standards
*Knowledge of enterprise databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, SQL-Server, ORACLE)
*Knowledge of operating systems (e.g. Windows, Linux, mobile)
*Knowledge of XML and related technologies
*Knowledge of middleware architectures (ESB, SOA)
*Understanding of Open Source licensing issues
*Knowledge of Spring Boot and AngularJS
*Knowledge of Maven, Jenkins, Nexus, Eclipse, Jira, and Git
*Knowledge of GraphQL
*Experience of using Java

Key Skills - Software, Architect, Software, Scrum, MoDAF/DoDAF, Sparx, UML, SQL, Oracle, Windows, Linux, Java
Location: Chippenham
Permanent Role
Salary - Negotiable Dependent on skills
Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.