Java Technical Architect (Java, Spring, Agile, Design)


Java Technical Architect (Java, Agile, Spring, Design)

A leading UK FTSE 100 provider of cutting edge IT solutions and services are looking to hire a talented Java Technical Architect (Java, Agile, Spring, Design), with a strong background in Java Development and Architecture, to join a rapidly expanding central London office.

Reporting to the Technical Authority, the Java Technical Architect (Java, Agile, Spring, Design) will be responsible for the design components of a market leading platform, ensuring they fit within the overall platform architecture. The Technical Architect will be instrumental in driving the design and evolution of the platform architecture as a key member of the Architecture Group.

Responsibilities for the Java Technical Architect (Java, Agile, Spring, Design):

  • Takes responsibility for application architecture including:
  • Working with development teams to understand functional requirements and define non-functional requirements
  • Producing system design and specifications and relevant documentation
  • Defining design patterns and architectural approaches for development teams to follow
  • Assisting in coding, particularly PoC and technical spikes in order to help developers understand relevant approaches and patterns
  • Producing relevant technical documentation
  • Works alongside other members of the development team including Developers, Test Developers, Business Analysts and User
  • Pair Programming wherever possible, including with developers from other practices, to ensure high code quality
  • Define application architecture patterns and domain models across the platform stack
  • Applies expertise and research to contribute to decisions
  • Undertakes changes to code to support improvements
  • Develops an understanding of client needs, leading technical discussions and treating them fairly at all times

Experience for the Java Technical Architect (Java, Agile, Spring, Design):

  • 10 years on Java development projects with at least 2 of those spent in an application or technical architecture role
  • Demonstrable knowledge of developing with an agile methodology, utilising continuous integration and/or continuous delivery
  • In-depth knowledge of Spring Framework, including MVC, and ORM support
  • Very good knowledge of ORM technologies (Hibernate or other JPA implementation at minimum, iBatis/MyBatis would be helpful)
  • Understanding of domain modeling/Domain Driven Design, design patterns and code packaging
  • Understanding of messaging (JMS or AMQP) technologies, messaging based design patterns and EIP with Camel or Spring-integration
  • Experience of designing and implementing RESTful API's

Desirable Skills for the Java Technical Architect (Java, Agile, Spring, Design);

  • Experience of IDM solutions and LDAP implementations
  • Some knowledge or experience of working with NoSQL data stores, particularly Redis and MongoDB
  • Experience of working with data grid or caching technologies such as Hazelcast, Coherence, GemFire
  • Any experience with front-end MVC/MVVM frameworks such as AngularJS or Ember

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Job reference information
Advertiser Ampersand Consulting
Contact Name Kevin Hammond
Telephone 020 7733 0430 (Please reference Dice when calling)
Reference VR/01928_1495203919

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