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Solution Architect - Java / partial-remote working

  • Location: Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + DOE
  • Job type: Permanent
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Job Description

Solution Architect - Java / partial-remote working

Our Oxfordshire based client are looking to appoint a new Solutions Architect from a Java-architecture background to help improve their current product set and also help design new solutions for new & existing clients.

Due to the client-facing nature of this position, their may be some travel however the client is willing to offer 4 days of remote working with 1 day per week onsite in Oxfordshire.

The company
Our client provide software solutions predominately to the publishing industry, but also financial services and the media industry.


  • Interact with clients' various constituencies to interpret and evaluate business requirements, and propose technology solutions.
  • Write solution/technical specification for engineering.
  • Identify the need/opportunity for platform extension with new features and functionality and bring it to the attention of product management.
  • Work in cross-functional internal teams (engineering, quality assurance, ops, product management, project management, business) to develop new solutions.
  • Evaluate and prototype APIs for third party integrations.
  • Understand content and coordinate content conversions.
  • Understand business models and translate them into either platform configuration or specification for new implementation.
  • Understand and perform data migrations.
  • Propose and build UI using drop page builder.
  • Support the sales team with technical knowledge as required, including giving demonstrations and assisting on RFP responses.
  • Potentially present product capabilities and solutions to internal teams and prospects.


Some travel to customer sites is required, about 10 days per year.



  • Must have experience in a directly related role
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
  • Prior hands-on software development experience (preferably, web and backend development using Java and related technologies).
  • Hold a valid passport, or be eligible to apply for one.


  • First rate analytical skills, evidence of translating vague requirements into actionable development items.
  • Experience in project management techniques or otherwise demonstrable experiences with managing new development to completion.
  • Excellent communication and organization skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders in multiple time zones.
  • Hands-on knowledge of Java /. J2EE -based architectures including XML, web services, SQL, JavaScript, HTML and CSS (HTML5 is a plus).
  • Worked on product oriented projects and release management processes.
  • Experience in software development processes, and source control and issue tracking systems.

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

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