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Senior Software / Product Architect - Java, AWS, Python

  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Senior Software / Product Architect - Java, AWS, Python

We are looking for software engineering & DevOps guru's to join a growing global IT Consultancy based in Manchester City Centre. The role will involve working in an advisory position, working on projects that include building software products, introducing software engineering best practice including Continuous Integration & Deployment, Cloud architectures and DevOps tooling.

They have recently secured a new huge customer and they are delivering a project to build a new B2C platform. The core technology stack will be AWS, Java and Python. You will be the ultimate Technical Design Authority across the project and also responsible for the day to day technical direction and supervision, leading the technical teams and building up their capabilities in the chosen technologies. You should be able to demonstrate a strong track record of successful delivery and have proven experience at scale.

This role will provide the day-to-day technical governance within the project and work closely with the product owners and solution architect to deliver the solution. They will be responsible for delivering technical best practice, frameworks, patterns, libraries and overall technical architecture. The successful person will act as a mentor and guide to the development team and therefore they won't live in an ivory tower; they will be just as comfortable in front of a white board as programming. The right person loves learning new technology and is a Java and / or Python guru, who understands AWS and user interface technologies. Along with their proven delivery experience they will understand the importance of a DevOps culture.

The company

The client themselves are a mid-sized IT Consultancy of around 200 people, who have a growing presence in the UK, with their UK HQ based in Manchester City Centre aiming to grow by 15-20 heads throughout the remainder of 2018.

Core skills:

  • Java and/or Python guru
  • Practical experience delivering micro-service based architectures
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Automated unit and automated functional testing
  • Proven experience of providing day to day technical leadership of enterprise scale programmes
  • Capable and willing to learn new technology - we may change direction!
  • Agile / scrum
  • Container technologies - Docker, Kubernetes
  • Conceptual understanding of EA models such as TOGAF

Optional skills:

These are nice to have's, if you've got them fantastic, if not we'd still like to talk to you, as long as you have the core skills.

  • Demonstrable experience of DevOps tooling, one or more of - AWS Opworks, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Jenkins.
  • Good knowledge of Angular5 or React
  • TDD or BDD
  • A working knowledge of native app programming tech - Objective C, Java, Swift
  • DAD / SAFe framework experience
  • Prior experience of managing large scale projects
  • AWS Certified Associate/Professional - Solution Architect
  • Serverless cloud technologies - AWS Lambda preferred
  • GCP (Google Cloud Platform)

Oscar Technology Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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  • Colin Frontczak
    Java Software Development
    Call:+44 161 828 8140

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