Lead Architect - Developer

Advertised Category: 
Software Architecture
Category Description: 
Information Technology\Architecture
3 000 EUR/month from 3000 EUR + (regarding previous experience salary can be modified)

About the Client

Our client is a leading global provider of business consulting, technology, digital & transformational services dedicated solely to the financial services industry. The team we are looking for this person specializes in software development, mostly for international banks and insurance companies in western Europe. We focus on the western market, which allows our employees the opportunity to work overseas, as well as from Bratislava.

About the Role

For our client we are looking for lead developer and architect in one person.


- You have a track record of writing outstanding code. It’s elegant, scalable, and maintainable. You’re proud of it
- You will play a key role in developing and driving forward a strategy for a business-critical platform
- You as Architect will write code, as well as implement high quality, scalable, long-lasting services that have an immediate effect on the business and play a key role in the long-term vision & strategy of the company
- Lead technical debate across the entire platform
- You are very sensitive to best practices such as pair programming and CI/CD
- Conception, design, and implementation of sophisticated software applications with an agile approach for our customers
- Responsibility for the compliance with defined quality standards in the entire development process of our customer projects
- Manage and review code contributed by the rest of the team and work with them to get it ready for production
- Lead by example, you will be a senior member of the team, allowing your code and development designs show the path the team will follow
- Train, coach, and mentor developers inline with your technical vision
- Support and collaborate with our service engineers in getting to the bottom of issues and come up with robust solutions


- You have a successfully completed degree in computer science or a comparable IT education with relevant practical experience
- Over 5 years of commercial development experience, ideally working with start-ups and established companies
- Experience of driving software transformations and large-scale environments
- Experience with multiple tools and technologies as PHP or Java
- Deep understanding of REST API design and WebSockets
- Experience with using JavaScript on back-end (Node.js or Deno, Nuxt.js)
- Experience with frameworks like Symfony, Laravel, CakePHP, etc.
- Experience with CMS / headless CMS (Strapi)
- Confident handling of Git
- Experience with a monolith and micro service architectures
- Ideally have knowledge of hybrid cloud environments – e.g. Kubernetes/Docker, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform
- A broad tech stack consisting of web technology, e.g. Spring Boot, Angular, OpenShift would be great as well as technologies of modern API development
- Eager to learn new technologies and concepts and aspiration to constantly improve yourself
- Analytical and conceptual skills
- Experience in setting up and managing agile development processes and in managing interdisciplinary development teams
- Ability to lead and drives teams forward, along with the ability to shape discussions and decisions
- Excellent communication skills
- Clear, logical communicator in English

Nice to Have Skills


How to apply
In case of your interest to apply for this position, please, send us your curriculum vitae in English language on tomas.kerekanic@sourcefirstinternational.com .
Mission statement

Our mission is to offer variety of matching jobs to qualified candidates and fulfil our client recruitment and project needs. We have decided to operate and source in Eastern European countries.

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