Technical Arc

£105,000 | London | Permanent
Posted 1 month ago

Technical Architect
My Client is going through an exciting period of transformation, we are enhancing our continuous delivery processes with a highly automated pipeline, exploring new ways to run our software more efficiently in a highly distributed environment including microservices and containers, looking at ways to leverage big data solutions to extract more insights and working on delivering new and exciting gaming products.
We are looking for a hands-on architect to work with the different teams within the Games Platform in an agile environment, the role requires interacting with technical and non-technical stakeholders, other platforms within the company and the operations team.
The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, dynamic, business focused, with good communication skills and excel at problem solving covering software and infrastructure.
• Ownership of the technical road map, the long term vision and ultimately the final solutions
• Collaborate with teams to provide the guidelines and support to ensure high quality solutions
• Provide technical support and help with problem resolution
• Break down and refine features to provide high level estimates and ensure architectural and non-functional requirements are captured
• Ensure that regulatory, legal and compliance concerns are captured and addressed
• Perform technical comparison analysis versus competitor solutions
• Ensure that overseen work streams are aligned with the company objectives
• Liaise with other parts of the company to ensure that integration requirements with reporting, CRM, SEO, etc. are identified and addressed
• Mentor and support members of the team to develop their technical abilities
Required experience
• Java and the related technologies
• Continuous delivery and integration
• Highly distributed systems
• Agile methodologies, e.g. Scrum, XP, Kanban, etc
• System integration, e.g. messaging, REST
• Demonstrable work experience with production grade setups for one or more of the following:
o Spark and underlaying infrastructure or similar
o Docker plus a container orchestration system, ideally Kubernetes
Desirable specific experience
• Domain Driven Design
• Distributed cache systems
• Event sourcing
• Experience with people/team management
• Message brokers, e.g. ActiveMQ, Kafka
• Cloud platforms, ideally Google Cloud Platform (PubSub, Dataflow, GCE)
• API development

For more information about this role, please contact:

Rahul Patel
0207 025 0164

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