Software Architect

Job Id - IS0124SS0018
About the Client

Our client is a premier in the field of Information Technology providing best-of-breed technology solutions for the global travel and aviation industry. They offer a wide range of tailor-made aviation technology solutions which cater to every aspect of the organization. They have a wide range of products which are catered to the Airline, Airport, Travel, and Tourism sectors, and have made remarkable progress since their inception.

Profile Details
Decision Making Parameters
  • The job holder handles his/her duties within the framework of responsibilities and boundaries identified with this role and in accordance with standard practices.
  • Consults with Software Development Manager on any non-routine action prior to executing; all duties shall be performed through proper channel and in compliance with adopted policies and procedures.
Key Result Responsibilities
  • Owns delivery of software products and components for ISA; provides technology expertise and contributes to the management of technology life cycle. Investigates and analyses application architecture, technology stack, design, development, deployment and automated testing.
  • In collaboration with product team, project managers, and IT solutions managers, translates business needs into technical requirements and recommends cost-effective solutions/alternatives in line with the architectural principles laid down for ISA products.
  • Manages testing and implementation of technical solutions; reviews technical documentation- user guides, training manuals, and system specifications ensuring adequacy from a knowledge management and compliance with customer expectations perspectives.
  • Reviews specifications and information of the architectural design to create the product backlog , identify additional requirements, and highlight gaps (if any); recommends additional requirements to the Product Team as needed.
  • Identifies and decides on the technical tools and languages needed for the design execution in line with the adopted technical and quality standards.
  • Establishes/enforces efficient continuous delivery and production operations processes; creates deployment architecture based on open source technology stack for automation. Ensures the User Interfaces used for the product are in line with requirements and rightly implemented.
  • Conducts market researches to keep up with, identify, and implement best practices, new trends, and emerging technologies that bring best value to ISA clients; partners with cross-functional teams to explore ways and means to adopt/monitor such technologies.
  • Assists in the evaluation of external vendors and products and provides input to business managers on business cases.
  • Co-manages the implementation of agreed remedies and preventative measures. Ensures compliance of the implementation with the architecture. Assists ISA teams to ensure agreed service levels are met; provides needed status reports to specialists, users and managers.
  • Assists in the identification and assessment of potential risks to technology infrastructure and their impact on the business; anticipates, identifies and resolves issues relating to client facing architecture and assists in developing mitigation and backup plans.
  • Installs and maintains security patches in production and non-production environments and provides technical governance and sign off on engineering team deliverables.
  • Leads and guides other technology experts internally; ensures there is proper, sufficient and continuous knowledge sharing within ISA.
  • Cultivates and maintains effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders, including project managers, product, operations, governance and enterprise development teams.
  • Initiates and Influences thinking and decision-making with respect to technology to the best of ISA.
  • Performs any additional duties as directed by the line manager.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • Delivering Results
  • Business Thinking
  • Communication
  • Customer Focus
  • Agility
  • Committed to Excellence
  • Teamwork
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Standards, Policies and Procedures
  • Technical Knowledge and Licenses
  • Technology and Development
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Adaptability
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT Engineering/Computer Science/Information Technology.
  • Agile development certifications.
  • Architectural certifications such as TOGAF, AWS, etc.
  • Security certifications.
  • Fluent in English Language.
  • Minimum 8 years in IT Infrastructure design and management out of which at least 2 years in a “Software Architect” position responsible for managing infrastructure operations and application support.
  • DevOps principles and stages of CICD process from source code management, to build, deployment and test automation, finishing with production deployment
  • Proven skills in Java, J2ee, Oracle database, Spring, Hibernate, Struts 2, jQuery, JavaScript, JBOSS & tomcat as application servers, unit testing, etc
  • Hands-on designing solutions for IaaS, PaaS and SaaS based set-ups, managing vendors and service providers.
  • Experienced in core system configuration and systems testing.
  • Holistic IT Knowledge of heterogeneous technology environments – experienced with different types of end-to-end technology stacks.
  • Skilled in networking concepts: Routing, Web Application Firewalls, Load Balancing & VPC in a cloud environment.
  • Hands-on production operations and site reliability engineering principles;
  • Capable of conducting cost-benefit analysis for IT investments.
  • Hands on technical leadership, technical solution design, and architecture.
  • Proven skills in analyzing data, identifying pitfalls and recommending cost-effective solutions.
  • Cost-oriented, possesses effective persuasive, negotiation, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Employs technical interpersonal skills to achieve company’s objectives.
  • Demonstrates the ability to contribute and successfully deliver against business strategy and set KPIs.
Custom text: Hiring for a Leading IT Company
Job Functions: Development
Locations: Bengaluru Colombo Hyderabad Pune
Experiences: 8+ years
Industries: Aviation Industry