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Location: City of London Country: UK Rate: Up to £120k per annum + 30% bonus

Solutions Architect

Salary: £120,000 plus 30% bonus
Location: London, Barbican
Type: Permanent

A leading operator of Global Exchanges based in central London currently require a Solutions Architect for a permanent position paying up to £120,000 per annum with an excellent benefits package!

The Role:The Solutions Architect will play a key role in designing and developing the new platform to support our growth business in Fixed Income portfolio analytics. The platform is architected as a distributed system of services to manage data intensive computations of Fixed Income analytics across a large compute farm. We leverage the best-in-breed software tools and development practices in the Java environment.

Main duties:

. Lead a team of senior developers on project efforts using an Agile development methodology
. Provide technical leadership, subject matter expertise and direction to other development team members
. Collaborate with key business and technology stakeholders to help manage all phases of the project life cycle.
. Work closely with the software engineering and senior leadership teams to design, develop, implement and support end-to-end solutions
. Design, develop and implement full stack solutions using Java 8
. Collaborate with QA to develop comprehensive and appropriate test strategies for each release
. Develop system and training documentation as needed
. Must be able to work flexible hours as needed to support project timelines and deliver efforts on time

Key Requirements:
. Experience leading development teams in new feature development as well as maintenance
. Must be a hands-on technical development resource and mentor for other senior developers on the team
. Demonstrable experience of dealing with highly technical and analytical development using Java 8
. Applied experience with the Spring Framework/Spring Boot, Kafka and Node.js
. Experience with relational as well as distributed data stores (eg Oracle 12c, Cassandra, etc.)
. Able to create and drive implementations of designs for large complex technology systems
. Support project management in planning and resource utilization
. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
. Applied experience developing full stack solutions on Windows or Linux web-based solutions
. Experience designing and implementing efficient computing methods to support scalable analytics computing across large datasets
. A team player who collaborates effectively with other software engineers
. Self-starter, who is both disciplined and accountable for delivering accurate and timely results
. The successful candidate will be adaptable, results-focused and can work individually or as part of a team
. Strong knowledge and applied experience with varied computer languages and operating systems, particularly Java on Linux and/or Windows
. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or similar degree

Posted Date: 25 Jun 2019 Reference: JS-84532 Employment Agency: Reed Technology Contact: Mohan Nair