Technical Architect – Java

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Technical Architect – Java

Dublin City Centre


€500 - €550

Ref: E64SD

Job Description

My City Centre based client is looking for a Java Architect to join their team on a contract basis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop features as required by the product roadmap.
  • Work with the architecture group to identify non-functional (performance / stability / technology) improvements to the system and implement these improvements.
  • Regularly perform code reviews to ensure consistent code quality.
  • Provide quarterly system health reports to the architecture group.
  • Provide support for production issues with the system when they arise.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to ensure the growth of other technical staff members on the team.
  • Assist the product owner in the prioritisation of technical work and roadmap features.
  • Define and establish code quality standards and ensure the team’s adherence to those standards.

Technical Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of the Java and Groovy programming languages.
  • Experience with .NET development is an asset.
  • Strong knowledge of both SQL and NoSQL databases is required.
  • Working experience with Couchbase, PostGres, MS SQL Server and ElasticSearch will be an asset.
  • Experience building Web Applications and RESTful services on the JVM platform.
  • Working knowledge of JavaScript, CSS and HTML.
  • Knowledge of GWT is an asset.
  • Ability to recognize and implement object-oriented design patterns effectively.
  • Knowledge of Domain Driven Design principles is a strongly desired asset.
  • Ability to identify anti-patterns and implement refactoring strategies to correct them.
  • Ability to identify and implement the appropriate amount of test automation including unit, component and integration tests.
  • Managing source code with Distributed Source Control Systems (Git).
  • Experience with Code Quality tools (SonarQube).
  • Experience with Java build systems (Gradle / Maven).
  • Experience with DevOps tools (Jenkins, Chef /Puppet).

Other Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well in a distributed team environment.
  • Comfortable delegating tasks among the development team.
  • Effective unit and functional test writing skills.
  • Strong self-starter with a desire for continuous learning.
  • Active driver of change who seeks opportunities for innovation.
  • Strong desire to innovate and build long-lasting, scalable applications.

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