Technical Architect - Investment

Technical Architect

Job Description Summary: As the technical architect, you’ll be responsible for defining the overall framework of the given system. You’ll will be responsible for ensuring all parts of the project run smoothly.

Liaising with people from different backgrounds, from management to designers and programmers, to ensure the project meets the needs of the organisation.


Core Skill

  • Experienced technical architect / solution architect for Java / JEE solutions.
  • Strong on design, OOAD, Design patterns – façade, value object, singleton, factory, command,…..
  • Complete ownership of designing new application framework for the given business problem, or understand existing frameworks, analyze further for investigating possibilities for replacing to new framework / architecture, redesign, work on POC and final migration, with testing and feature suggestions
  • Can mentor / train existing team members on aspects of architecture, design and explain, document and elaborate architecture and design changes
  • Strong in core java concepts, Collections, Serialization, JDBC, Reflection, I/O,….
  • Strong on JSP 2.2 / Servlets 3.0 , JSTL 1.2, JSF 2.0 ( MyFaces, Tomahawk), JNDI, WebServices : JAX-WS 2.2, JAX-RC Restful web services
  • EJB 3.1(Stateless session, ORM), JPA 2.0, JMS, Spring, Hibernate experience / knowledge will be very helpful
  • Knowledge on rule engine
  • Strong database knowledge and SQL skills
  • Profiling / performance analysis, benchmarking and optimization / tuning
  • Authorization / authentication – JAAS / Spring security / Web Services Security Username Token
  • MVC -> experience on any MVC framework ( Struts1.2 /Spring MVC / Custom framework /…)
  • Knowledge on configuration related activities Maven, Jenkins, version control tools like SVN/GIT. Understand merging and rebase concepts
  • Work on RFPs and support new / existing projects
  • Should have experience in managing teams in distributed development teams environment (Onshore/Offshore Model)
  • Should be open for understanding/debugging the architecture of legacy system (like Mainframe) and suggest changes wherever applicable.



Soft Skill

  • Good communication with clients/operational managers – listening and providing answers
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to gather and assimilate information with up to date knowledge of technical applications. Also should be able to understand/gather architectural information on existing projects and suggest good practices/changes where ever required from scalability point of view.
  • Good knowledge of quality standards, legislation and best practice
  • Ability to be adapt and prioritise
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to think ahead and anticipate problems, issues and solutions
  • Should be able to lead development teams across shores.
  • Knowledge of Mainframe (Cobol) desirable (not mandatory)