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Lead Solution Architect

2021.05.14. | Budapest | Tech
Introduction

Our client is a dynamic and internationally growing group in the field of telecommunication and IT services. Operating in 22 countries on 3 continents to date, they are the European market leader in their niche.

To support them in further growth, we are currently looking for an experienced Lead Solution Architect who is directly reporting to Head of Development.

In this role, you will be responsible for analyze technology trends and applicability within the company, approve cross cutting system proposals of Development Teams and manage vendors, focus on technical aspect, and provide feedback to commercial discussions. 

Tasks
  • Build the newly established Solution Architecture Team (expected team size is 3)
  • Maintain and spread the documentation of existing high-level architecture (components, interfaces & relations diagram)
  • Announce architecture design guidelines and principles to the development teams related to current and future product portfolio
  • Steer development team’s decisions in component bundling and interfacing
  • Ensure that all initiatives are aligned with the overall technical vision
  • Approve cross cutting system proposals of Development Teams and get feedback about the production performance of the features
  • Support the Product Management in their decisions, take responsibilities on component level
  • Manage vendors, focus on technical aspect, and provide feedback to commercial discussions
  • Focus on component reusability and interoperability
  • Facilitating planning, tracking and scheduling of key software deliverables
  • Put improvement and refactoring projects on the roadmap
  • Analyze technology trends and applicability within the company
  • Coordinate the cooperation with IT Operations
  • Define the necessary monitoring/forensic/benchmark tools for IT
Expectations
  • IT specific university degree
  • 8+ years experiences in software industry (minimum 3 years as senior software developer / architect) 
  • Awareness and skills of wide range of technologies: virtualization technologies, cloud computing, 
  • Certified in Software Development Life Cycle, TDD, CI/CD, IaC and DevOps
  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Aware of the best practices of software organizations and processes
  • Practical knowledge on design patterns
  • Experience in (technical aspect of) vendor management
  • Deep knowledge of Microsoft technologies (T-SQL, .Net, ASP, Azure, BI)
  • Experience in design aspects of Information Security / IT Security
  • Great problem-solving and communication skills
  • Awareness and skills of wide range of technologies: networking knowledge, databases, transactions and backend
  • Experience in development mobile platforms
  • Interfacing best practices like SOAP, REST and various API integration platforms
  • Knowledge of open source technologies (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Postgres, etc.)
Benefit
  • Experience in high availability services &  agile development principles
  • Experience in RealTime Communication & in VoIP/V2oIP technologies
  • Wide range knowledge of media processing & parallel computing
  • Strong interest in machine learning
  • Having the „green update” mindset
  • Experience in Domain Specific Languages
Employer's offer
  • A stable yet very diverse working and technical environment
  • Professional challenges, exciting, diverse tasks
  • Relaxed atmosphere, steady, supportive international team
  • Easily accessible modern office with good infrastructure
  • Flexible working hours and home office days on long term basis