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Java Architect

  • £580 per day
  • Contract
  • London

Project Overview

To work on a B2B ecommerce platform with ambition to grow revenue significantly for the client over the next year.
There is an existing bespoke java based platform based on traditional servlets and 3 tier architecture, which is modernised and phased to use up to date tech e.g microservices and kafka messaging to deliver modern UX underpinned by SinglePageApp approach.

This is leading role so candidates must have experience managing teams and good client stakeholder management skills alongside a wider business / commercial understanding.


  • Be conversant with business stakeholders and be able to digest, replay and translate business requirements into sound technical architetcures based on microservices
  • Be able to make architectural and technical decisions based on informed trade offs of functional and non functional requirements
  • Work within the architecture team to establish architecture decisions supported by spikes and POCs to prove in practice architectural decisions
  • Bring to the group demonstrable experience from previous work on java based microservice architectures
  • Work with tech leads to support the development team with high level technology decisions and implementations; but not being afraid to get his/her hands dirty
  • Be able to translate technical requirements for microservices architectures into production ready services with full compliance to their non-functional requirements including monitoring, logging, security, configuration
  • Work with the DevOps team to productise and bring to operations, a range of microservices to support a new architecture for a B2B sales system

Skills & Experience

  • Spring Boot & microservices
  • Familiar with microservices design patterns and applying them in production systems
  • Demonstrable commercial experience with the following technologies and weaving them into cohesive microservice architectures
  • Java microservices ecosystem and tools e.g. Consul, Spring Boot Admin, Eureka, Zuul, Hystrix
  • ELK stack
  • Messaging systems: Kafka
  • NoSQL databases: Mongo
  • Gradle
  • Git
  • CI and Jenkins
  • Docker, Swarm
  • Kubernetes: Nice to have


Candidates must be eligible for travel to the US. The client will cover all travel expenses

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