Current Vacancies | Software Architect

Software Architect

The position is full-time and would be based at the company’s Chennai office. The successful applicant would have a minimum of 8 years' relevant experience and be responsible for the design and development of web applications for the company.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Be an active Agile (SCRUM) developer, following agile best practices
  • Actively assess, review and communicate risks/challenges within and between teams which directly or indirectly impact business deliverables.
  • Actively learn, share and collaborate with team and across department – Product, technologies, process improvements
  • Understand the business requirements from the UK team and convert them to technical design.
  • Define, document, and communicate the Software architecture and ensure that it is used correctly by all members of the development team.
  • Responsible for requirements analysis, object model design, root-cause analysis
  • Resolve disputes and make trade-offs
  • Confident to work in a team of experienced, passionate engineers; you must be able to have and communicate your opinion
  • Give inputs as needed to issues like tool and environment selection
  • Perform code reviews to ensure that the developers adhere to the specified guidelines.
  • Responsible for the technical competency development of the team.

Key Skills

Key Technical Skills

  • High level of expertise in: -
    • Front-end  : C#, ASP.NET, MVC4 and above, HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS3, AngularJS
    • Middle-tier : WCF/WebAPI
    • ORM          : Entity Framework / nHibernate
    • Back-end   :MS SQL Server 2005/2008
  • Expertise in OOAD, Design Patterns, n-tier architecture, UML
  • Very strong in Unit testing
  • Good understanding of ‘Server load balancing’ architecture
  • Experience in developing and maintaining an API framework
  • Skills in effort estimation
  • Technical risk assessment and mitigation

Beneficial Technical Skills

  • SQL Performance tuning
  • Financial background or a strong interest in Finance
  • Ability to stay on top of emerging web technologies

 Behavioural Skills

  • Very good communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Should be comfortable working in a team environment, on projects shared between multiple developers as well as independently on assigned tasks and projects.
  • Out-of-box thinking and ability to come up with alternative ideas/implementation to handle critical situation/issues
  • Ability to work in a geographically dispersed team having members at India, UK, Czech Republic etc.
  • Ability to prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

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If you have any questions regarding this job, please feel free to email india.jobs@financialexpress.net