Technical Architect

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Location

Various clients with UK

Skills and Experience

The Software Architect is the point of contact for software architecture and design queries/decisions; The candidate will be expected to work within an agile team, providing software architecture expertise, development and testing activities. The successful candidate would need to have strong interpersonal skills and be a strong technical leader. They will be responsible for undertaking internal software assessments providing governance within the team, negotiating software solutions with Platform architecture leads and working with the technical architect to shape the overall technical solution. They will be expected to provide technical guidance as well as develop key mechanisms and complex components using the above technologies.;

Define and build software solution(s) considering maturity, integrity, stability, scale, maintainability and user profile;
Articulate the different architectural views to depict aspects of the solution and common mechanisms for interactions between software components;
Know the longer term technical strategy and how the solution will consider this, whilst ensuring the software solution is compatible with the overall architecture;
Appreciate non-technology aspects of the software solution (eg business strategy) ;
Support the solution throughout its construction, providing support to the development community;
Relay key messages to other architects, managers and developers consistently;
Convince the team to adhere to and effectively leverage the software architecture and maintain modifications in architecturally relevant documents;
Assist in building an effective team of developers;

The role requires -
Knowledge of Open Source & Digital technologies

Detailed knowledge in the following concepts/areas
Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
Agile/Lean Development
Dev Ops role
Infrastructure as Code
Automated Deployment of code
Configuration Automation
Cloud Computing and AWS
Automated provisioning and scaling ; Knowledge of tools to enable the above, able to make recommendations on tool usage;

Person Profile

Experienced in the following languages/tools, must have a proven background of experience -- Java, JSON, XML, Microservices, Agile Scrum methodology, Play Framework, mongoDB,;
Knowledge of these areas -- Scala, Docker, Puppet, IntelliJ, IDE, Sbt;
Knowledge of --Java Development, Weblogic, Webmethods, Java Scripting, J2SE, J2EE, Spring, EJB, HTML, HTML5, Unix, Eclipse, SOAP, XML, REST, JBOSS, Apache, Tomact, SQL, Hibernate, JUnit, Selenium (Automation), GiT ……WS02
Lateral thinking: generate innovative approaches and solutions to complex problems
Pragmatism: delivery-focused, adaptable and responsive
Influencing skills to drive change and continuous improvement
Self-starter with demonstrable career progression through personal initiative
Passionate and energetic: ambitious, committed, drives immediacy and urgency
Strong people skills: communication, negotiation, listening
Demonstrable ability to learn new platforms and technologies quickly
Good written and verbal communication skills, Problem solving and creativity skills, Honesty and Integrity, Eagerness to learn, Drive and energy, Professional appearance
Agile approach and methods; Strong Experience of Agile methodology; Open Source / Digital technologies & solutions

Additional Information

Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients. We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs.

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