Peter  Young

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Peter Young

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+353 1 634 8200 peter@stelfox.com

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Peter Young

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Solution Architect

Date added

11/08/2017

Type

Permanent

Location

Dublin

Category

Software Engineering

Reference

6624

Salary

Negotiable

Stelfox have exclusively collaborated with the technology subsidiary of a global fleet management company who is actively looking to hire experienced Solution Architects for their South Dublin offices. Our client recently established a Center for Innovation and Development to deliver projects/ product suite to their North American sister company.

The Solution Architect will work as part of a Project team alongside a Project Manager, QA Lead and Automation Specialist and will handle between 1 and 4 projects at a time.

The Solution Architect is the technical glue that holds the project together.  He/She provides the technical goals, the vision and the design for each solution, working directly with the business from project inception to support handover to ensure that business problems are solved and not augmented by the project.

The architect guides and mentors the technical staff, making decisions and removing technical blockers.  He/She works with their project management partner, to anticipate, circumvent and solve technical project shortfalls.  The first line of defense against the unpredictability of software development, they must be creative, resourceful and able to work at any technical level to solve problems.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Working with the business to define, design and estimate solutions.
  • Designing, documenting and presenting application architecture.
  • Maintaining both incremental and master design documentation.
  • Guiding development teams, conducting code and design reviews.
  • Working with DevOps to oversee unit testing and build reporting.
  • Enforcing technical standards for design, code and unit testing.
  • Participating in daily stand-ups, making technical decisions and clearing technical road blocks.

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Defining design patterns, framework and standards definition.
  • Participating in bi-weekly Architectural Review Board for reviewing project designs and approving new technologies.
  • Performing Proof of Concept work on new technology.
  • Identifying refactoring and consolidation opportunities.

What you need:

  • 5+ years practical experience in enterprise/solution architecture
  • 5+ years of direct business interaction in designing technical solutions
  • Direct experience in an Agile environment
  • Experience giving technical direction to and monitoring an offshore development team
  • Comfortable designing process and building an architectural practice
  • Experience with modern web technology (e.g. Javascript frameworks)
  • Experience with Continuous Integration environments/technology
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