ERP Associates
Data Revolution

Technical Java Architect / 10 + years Architecture Experience / London / UK / IT Consultancy Company

  • Job Ref: 21379
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Great Britain
  • Salary: £0 - £80,000 pa

Technical Java Architect / Required Primary Skills / London / UK / IT Consultancy Company

Technical Java Architect required with 10 + years’ experience in architecture for an IT Consultancy Company in London / UK.

Key aspects of interest in relation to this client are:

Our client is a global IT services and consulting company with a strong focus on technology and enterprise solutions. Established in 2008, the company helps medium and large enterprises improve business performance by leveraging information technology and developing innovative and cost-effective solutions.

Required Primary Skills:

Bachelors or Master’s Degree

10+ years of experience in architecture, design and implementation of Java/J2EE based solutions with minimum of 3 years in a Technical Architect role

Proven experience deploying/packaging Java applications to JEE containers (Tomcat, Weblogic, JBoss, WebSphere, etc.)
Extensive experience with successful implementations of highly scalable and highly available systems in a multi-tier environment
Progressive experience in computing, development, architecture and/or client/server application integration and implementation
Experience with agile development processes, specifically SCRUM

Expertise in Java/J2EE, UI frameworks Struts/Spring, Web services, SOA/Portal, Databases MS SQL/Oracle/MySQL/MongoDB
Knowledge of Enterprise Solutions and Architectures (e.g. cloud, big data, virtualization, storage, RDBMS, middleware, clustering/HA)
Excellent knowledge of UNIX/Linux
Messaging - JMS, ActiveMQ (preferred)
Development tools (Maven, Ant, Hudson/Jenkins, Jira, Eclipse)
Subversion (SVN)/Git source control
Good knowledge on basic OOPS concepts and GoF design and integration patterns

Required Secondary Skills:

Willingness to travel on frequent basis

Strong research, investigation and evaluation skills

Strong analytical ability as it relates to system design
Ability to explain Technical concepts to Non-Technical audiences

TOGAF or equivalent certification
Prior experience in Mule

Things of particular interest in relation to this position are:

Develop strategic relationship with customers by translating business strategy into technical vision

Own the technical relationship with various units (CoE / Practice / Services etc.)
Provide Pre-Sales Technical support including Technical Enablement on Application / Solution Development / Porting, Benchmarking and Implementation Roadmap / Packaging of Complex Products and Solutions
Support Product Evaluations and Technical proof-of-concepts
Assist in responding to RFPs and RFIs
Identify and evaluate the technologies that will be used for the project based on requirements& technology trend
Evaluate and recommend the development methodologies, frameworks and modeling techniques
Identify and address architectural challenges
Ensure that the application design is adequately documented and approved
Contribute to the technical code and design documentation
Understand/apply reusable code design, leverage application architecture/framework capabilities and functionality, and design/develop solutions that are highly reliable, scalable, and perform to meet business-defined service levels.

Take full ownership of code quality through automated unit testing

Help developers see the value of the architecture and understand how to use it successfully
Team Management 

Resolve technical design or implementation issues and provide direction to the team members

Mentor junior architects

Set team context

Make decision

Build teams

Review and approve of design documents and code
Ensure appropriate design and coding standards are adhered to

Salary Low:


Salary High:


JPeople is a team of honest, positive, well-rounded and successful people who operate in a process driven, fun environment. Our aim is not to be the biggest, but to be the best supplier of skilled Java professionals in Europe. 

As Java recruitment specialists we are committed to providing great service, constantly reviewing our system to support this goal - We dominate the end-to-end Java recruitment market across Europe. Our growth is a result of world class search and selection techniques, including market mapping, candidate pool generation, headhunting and networking to find candidate unobtainable to other recruitment companies.

Our clients have a simple reason for choosing us – they will find the candidates you need:

100% Quality Candidates: We are so confident about supplying candidates that meet your requirements that, if we ever send a candidate who doesn’t, we have a money-back scheme.

2. Search and Selection Service: We deliver a search and selection level of service when recruiting vacancies within a ‘no placement, no fee’ structure. 

3. Specialist Focus: As specialists in IT headhunting we offer deeper experience, vertical market knowledge and proprietary candidate relationships.

For further information please contact me for a non obligation confidential discussion on +44 1702 460010, alternatively, please send a copy of your CV to JPeople a trading style of VMR Consultants are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy.












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