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WEB SOFTWARE ARCHITECT / TECHNICAL LEAD (JAVA) - (GAMES STUDIO) – CAMBRIDGE
We are seeking a Software Architect / Web Platform Technical Lead (Java) to join the Web Development department for one of world’s largest independent Online Games Studios. Expect to work on high profile / high traffic (Guinness world record breaking high!) websites. Read on...
With 3 Guinness world records; a Queen’s Award for Enterprise (2011) a Deloitte Technology Fast 50 (2010); a Sunday Times Top 100 company to work for (2008) and countless other awards to their name, this multi-award winning business employ over 460 people and sit at the very forefront of the online games industry, developing and publishing mini games and leading titles interacted by millions worldwide!
Joining as a Software Architect / Web Platform Technical Lead, you will use your extensive Java, Spring/MVC and API design experience to shape the evolution of their payment engine project. Expect to be involved in:
- API design and road map creation for the high-traffic Payment Engine.
- Giving technical guidance to the development teams responsible for Payment Engine integration.
- Liaising with stakeholders and developers both internally and externally to ensure that concurrent development is efficient and delivers real value in challenging timescales.
- Providing architectural support for the wide-scale adoption of Spring MVC as the company expands its systems to cope with rapidly growing numbers of players.
- Providing recommendations for the introduction of other beneficial new technologies for the next generation Web Platform.
To qualify... You should be a Software Architect / Technical Lead / Web Architect / Java Consultant or similar who can demonstrate:
- A proven track record as an advanced Java Developer and Architect.
- A thorough understanding of Spring/MVC.
- Micro-transaction and billing platform development experience.
- Experience in designing APIs for commercially released products.
- Systems integration planning and execution.
- The ability to quickly understand complex architectures - including proprietary technologies.
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with developers, product owners, stakeholders and external organisations alike.
- Experience with high-traffic systems where efficiency and scalability is important.
- Solid estimating and planning of tasks.
- Proficient skills using databases, e.g., PostgresSQL and of using UNIX/Linux.
- Experience of developing using Agile processes.
Joining a team of talented and enthusiastic people you will get to work with one of the largest independent games Studios in the World so expect a great working environment and superb benefits to match, including: Bonuses, private healthcare, gym membership and loads more. Get in touch.
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