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Solutions Architect – Telecoms

Solutions Architect – Telecoms
Dublin West 2 €85,000 - €100,000 Ref: E17843SP

Job Description

My Dublin West Client is looking for an experienced Software Architect to join my clients team on a permanent basis.

Job Responsibilities

  • Have a high level of focus on CI/CD, containerization technologies and have a DevOps mindset
  • Take business requirements from product management and deliver user stories, technical engineering requirements and software system designs
  • Work with stakeholders to identify the underlying business problems and deliver an agreed set of coherent user stories that solves the problem
  • Identify and quantify missing non-functional requirements (availability, scalability, performance, operability, serviceability)
  • Preparing and communicating designs that meet non-functional requirements efficiently
  • Define architectural direction and make key technical decisions for the product
  • Researching, prototyping and selecting new technologies and designs
  • Work with development teams on designs to ensure a common understanding of customer requirements
  • Assist in budgeting and planning process with technical development strategy, high level designs and estimates
  • Leading (hands on) development of new products and features
  • Contribute to and review customer deployment and solution architectures, review proposals and designs for feasibility
  • Provide technical support to Product Management and Technical Sales
  • Assist other parts of the business (product management, sales, services) with customer facing meetings related to new products and technology changes
  • Design solutions to implement 3GPP and other telecommunications standards and protocols

Experience Required

  • You will have proven capability in functional programming, reactive design patterns and programming frameworks
  • You will have worked in an lead developer role previously
  • An in-depth understanding of test frameworks for writing unit, integration, systems and performance tests is a must
  • Design experience in multi-threaded Java systems, implementation experience as well as the ability to understand and troubleshoot complex asynchronous parallel flows
  • Demonstrable knowledge of design patterns associated with a microservices architecture is crucial
  • Experience in Telecoms solution architecture and in particular in core network components such as Policy & Charging Control would be an added bonus
  • Excellent communication, both oral and written to communicative technical concepts and designs

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Previous experience with Apache Kafka, Kafka Connect, Kafka Streams
  • Strong hands on technical skills – Java , REST
  • Development frameworks such as OSGi, Vert.x, Spring Boot,
  • Asynchronous technologies and design patterns – RxJava and Lambda expressions
  • Python and Javascript programming experience
  • Familiar with cloud native technologies and building DevOps pipelines – Kubernetes, Jenkins, Spinnaker, Harbor, Nexus Sonatype, Helm, etc
  • Experience with performance profiling tools, such as Yourkit and Flight Recorder.
  • Had knowledge of persistence models such as RDBMS and NoSQL  and technologies such as Elasticsearch, Rocks DB, Cassandra.
  • Had knowledge of security protocols such as (TLS, OAUTH2, OpenId Connect, JWT)
  • Scalable and high-performance system design.
  • Design methodologies (domain driven design), microservice design, REST API design
  • Telecommunications standards and related protocols (3GPP standards, Diameter, SBI, LDAP, TCP)
  • Big data technologies would be an added advantage

Educational Requirements

  • Relevant Computer Science, Engineering or Information Technology or equivalent degree

Working Hours & Benefits

  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Flexible work hours
  • Bonuses up to 12%
  • Pension Scheme- 5% employee and 5% employer contribution
  • Life Assurance- 4 x salary
  • Permanent Health Insurance- which kicks in after 26 weeks
  • Healthcare Scheme- Laya Healthcare- Simply Connect Plus plan which covers yourself
  • Annual Leave- 21 days rising to 26
  • Fruit Mornings & Wednesday Breakfast mornings
  • Annual Tax Saver Travel Ticket
  • Cycle to Work scheme

Consultant Details

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Name: Sean Prendergast
Title: Senior IT Recruitment Consultant
Tel: 01 2866666
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