Software Architect
Stellenbosch, South Africa
4d ago
source : Executive Placements

Job Description :

Dynamic company that values their employees and strive to be the best at what they do requires your architecture skills to join their exceptional team.

Even though they are serious about delivering products that unlock the value in data and processes, they also value great user experiences.

The position

Highly skilled Software Architect needed to lead the development team in creating software solutions that meet clients'''''''' needs.

You will be responsible for communicating with clients to determine their requirements, creating comprehensive solution plans, and leading a team of software engineers as they develop final products.

To be successful as a Software Architect, you should be an expert problem solver with a strong understanding of the broad range of software technologies and platforms available.

Top candidates will also be excellent leaders and communicators.

As an Architect you should have experience in backend, web and mobile technologies. You should also be a team player with an eye for visual design and utility.

Position competencies

  • Work with development teams and product managers to design software solutions
  • Design client-side and server-side architecture
  • Build the front-end of applications
  • Develop and manage well-functioning databases and applications
  • Write effective APIs (REST / GraphQL)
  • Test software for performance and scalability
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade software
  • Technical experience

    Experience in some or all of the following :

    Must have experience :

  • Microservices and serverless backend architectures
  • Setup and maintenance of cloud based infrastructure
  • SQL and NoSQL database setup and management
  • Containers
  • Demonstrable previous architectural design experience
  • Experience using the below technologies in order to achieve the above mentioned :

  • Java / Kotlin, Spring, Spring Boot, NodeJS, Express
  • Experience with Relational Database and NoSQL databases
  • Linux, Docker, Kubernetes
  • CI / CD (eg Jenkins, TeamCity, Azure Pipelines etc)
  • Cloud experience such as Google Cloud or AWS
  • Experience in any of the following will strengthen the application :

  • Android Development, IOS Development, Hybrid Mobile Development (React Native)
  • ReactJS, VueJS, Angular
  • Minimum 10 years of development experience
  • Relevant B.Sc or B.Eng university degree; Hons. or higher is preferable. Good academic performance, exceptional in software development / programming courses
  • Independent Problem solver and analytical thinker
  • Perseverance
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Dependable, responsible and collaborative
  • Supportive Team Player
  • Fast learner
  • Self driven
  • Self-motivated and able to demonstrate initiative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to explain your approach and the process you follow
  • Excitement about technology
  • Able to work well in a team as well as individually
  • Attention to detail, and able to think creatively outside the box
  • Able to accurately estimate effort on tasks, prioritise work and deliver to deadlines
  • Excited about learning, pushing technical limits and finding new solutions
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Work within a strong growing team
  • Innovative, fast-paced and fun work environment
  • Flexible, results oriented culture
  • We are serious about work-life balance
  • Daily meals at the office
  • Great Coffee at the office
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