Technical Architect

Talent International
London (Central)
11 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
As Technical Architect you will play a critical role in driving next generation development of software applications (specifically retail web application) for an ambitious, growing Insurance Technology company. Working closely with the Development Director, Head of Development, Product Owners and associated technical and business teams, the architect will lead application architecture and data model design. Key responsibilities: Ensuring security, scalability and performance of the applications Developing high level application design and detailed design work of the developers Analysing design alternatives for cost /benefit assessment Collaborating on the design and automation of deployment environment Guiding software engineers / developers in implementing the design and strategy Performing critical systems code reviews Providing thought leadership and motivating business benefits of the architectural approach to technical and business teams Technical requirements: Professionally qualified (graduate in Software Engineering, Computer Science) Core experience gained as an application developer (web applications), complemented by several years Tech Lead or Architect experience Experience in green fields projects: web-based, large scale applications Strong knowledge of architectural styles and design pattern - experience migrating architectures towards microservices is advantageous; Experienced in using security technologies such as JWT, Open ID Connect, OAuth2; Database design, implementation and tuning expertise; Comfortable working within a dual site Agile environment; Excellent communicator: able to listen, lead and motivate a dispersed team Comfortable with a broad range of technologies, including: .NET Technologies, JavaScript / TypeScript, REST, ORMs, SQL Preferred industry/ sector / project experience: Large -scale financial or e-trading sector, public facing websites eg Gaming, retail banking, money transfer, ecommerce platforms Why join? You'll work with a team of talented, highly collaborative and fun people Investing heavily in new products - challenging you to develop both technically and commercially A high tech and fun working environment with a leading Insurtech company Desired Skills and Experience: Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) jQuery Web Applications C# Microsoft SQL Server .NET Framework Software Development Web Services Scrum Database Design Web Development Security Application Architecture This is a 6 month contract with the potential to extend the contract duration. This job was originally posted as

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