Application Architect

Work type:
Auckland, New Zealand
Closing date:
  • Lead and influence application architecture of a market leading financial services application
  • Implement modern technology patterns, in particular cloud based architectures
  • Work in a globally distributed team providing world-class solutions to valued, top-tier clients

Working primarily in a team focused on the application engineering roadmap, with some client and project team consulting activity with technology leaders in the financial services domain.

Main activities

  • Collaboration with senior technology peers in elaborating the architecture roadmap, including code level analysis of technical debts and opportunities
  • Design and development of architecture enhancement to the Sonata application, in particular, as relates to application APIs, modularisation, deployment and elasticity
  • Performance optimisation and troubleshooting
  • Security configurations and validations
  • Supporting team members in their tasks in a diverse cross-functional team
  • Assisting the build and deployment teams in packaging and releasing software to customers
  • Assist in pre-sales technical consulting sessions and detailed scoping workshops

To be successful in this role candidates will require:

  • Significant experience in a customer facing environment with the ability to build strong relationships with both clients and other technologists
  • Your pedigree is that of a full stack Senior Java Technologist/Solution Architect
  • Experienced in DevOps and continuous deployment methodologies
  • Expert in modern web services APIs, AWS and ideally with exposure to big data steam technology such as Kafka.
  • Experience with public cloud technologies at an infrastructure and platform level.
  • Experienced with security architectures for single sign on, encryption etc.
  • Experience with relational databases and other non-relational data stores.
  • Experience in test driven development and domain driven design
  • Ideally some experience in IT infrastructure and networking
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to distinguish between your business and technical audiences
  • Strong history of technical research with an ability to work in an undefined problem space
  • A self-managing style with a positive attitude


Benefits and Remuneration

  • Global reach with employees, offices and customers across the globe
  • Experienced, supportive and encouraging management team
  • Grow your career and lead delivery for the business
  • Develop product knowledge and enhance your Financial Services domain expertise
  • Friendly, fun, collaborative and multi-cultured team
  • Join in on the competitive office foosball and pool tournaments
  • Comprehensive benefits scheme with a focus on employee well-being
  • Flexible working policy is available
  • Close to Takapuna beach and local shops and cafes #LI-PRIORITIES

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If you believe that you have the relevant experience and knowledge for this role please apply directly below. Please note only successful applicants will be contacted.

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