Solution Architect/Lead Java Developer (Banking, Java8, multi-threadin

EPAM Systems Ltd
600.00 - 650.00 GBP Daily
14 Feb 2018
20 Feb 2018
Job Type
Contract Type
Full Time

Solution Architect/Lead Java Developer - (Investment Banking, Java 8, multi-threading, Unix, CI. CD, TDD, Agile) - GBP600-GBP650 a day - 12 month contract - London

Ranked as #12 on Forbes' List of 25 Fastest Growing Public Tech Companies for 2017, EPAM is committed to providing our global team of over 24,000 people with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty, and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration, try to always understand our customers' business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. No matter where you are located, you'll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

  • Dual role focused on Solution Architect and Java Developer
  • work closely with the development & business teams to enhance the current application landscape and bring new applications alive
  • focus on application design, produce architecture design documents
  • logical diagrams for business stakeholder
  • physical diagrams for technical review
  • participate with the Business Analyst in requirements discussions and workshops, identifying technical constraints and/or opportunities that could be considered by the business
  • translate business requirements (functional and non-functional) into technical architectural designs
  • work with the Product Owner and Business Analyst to identify a subset of packages in a project that can be released to production in an iterative and incremental manner
    • help to identify minimum viable product (MVP) for the business
      • identify people and systems impacted by functional and non-functional requirements
        • Review, update and produce application design, architecture design document and breakdown development task
        • Ensure MERs/NFRs are implemented into the design/development of produc
        • drive development quality (eg, code review, architecture review)
        • collaborate to refine user requirements though test-driven development (TDD)
        • build up deep understanding of actual application and leverage this knowledge when extending the application
        • drive innovation
        • Introduce and promote agile delivery best practices for the technical delivery team

        Your experience and skills

        You have:

        • strong Server Side Java development skills, including expertise in multi-threaded programming (building distributed systems and/or Java messaging technologies a plus ideally databases and Unix too)
        • worked within agile development teams and performed more than one role
        • some experience in investment banking or financial services, ideally
        • successfully applied solutions to meet non-functional requirements including stability, capacity, scalability and manageability
        • Familiar with iOS/mobile technologies and security
        • In-depth Experience with Data Modeling, relational database and SQL
        • quality driven with high standard of technical architectural integrity
        • a passion for learning and leveraging new tech when appropriate to the problem space
        • a strong understanding of the software development life cycle and methodologies

          You are:

          • a team Leader who is energetic with positive/can-do attitude
          • experienced with logic algorithms, design patterns, optimizations and other development approaches
          • skilled at improving older code bases, as well as applying modern best practices to new projects
          • proactive, comfortable working in dynamic environments with fast-paced deliveries and changing requirements
          • effective within the complexity, constraints and boundaries of a leading global organization, operating in a highly regulated industry, running on bespoke software
          • familiar with Agile methodology, Scaled Agile Framework and Scrum/Kanban delivery approaches
          • an excellent communicator who can partner with technical experts as well as end-users who might not be well versed in IT