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Application Architect - JAVA

Professional Services | Atlanta, GA | Full Time

Job Description

The opportunity 

As an Application Architect at Backbase Professional Services team, you will be responsible for architecture and solution designs for client implementations related to financial services. The role is to oversee client projects to ensure world-class solutions are delivered for our customers.

You should have a solid background in digital solutions. You are customer-facing and have consultancy DNA. You communicate clearly and confidently across all levels of an organization, as this role involves collaboration with a broad range of specialists across the business, including application development, enterprise architecture, and infrastructure teams – with the client and internally.

As part of the PS team, you will report to the VP of Professional Services.

Your profile

We are looking for:

  • Experience in a product development and/or consultancy role.
  • Experience with delivering Online Banking Solutions - understanding high availability, money transaction, high security and high volume web applications
  • Ability to lead team as a application architect, getting into the code level to support developers on syntax and technical design/approach
  • Knowledge of up to date technology trends
  • Hands-on experience with Java, Spring, Maven, Jenkins, Docker
  • A customer-focused and pragmatic solution finder
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • The ability to guide development teams
  • A willingness to travel up to 30-50% of your time

Essential qualifications:

  • Demonstrable understanding of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • Demonstrable experience of driving solution design through to implementation
  • Knowledge of architectural frameworks and best practices
  • Proven leadership track record in designing and implementing complex, mission-critical and high-traffic web architectures
  • Fluency and efficiency in creating Technical Architecture Documentation; presentations and sales pitches
  • Stakeholder management
  • Basic understanding of BIAN or similar
  • Proven solution engineering and real-world delivery experience
  • Clear and confident technical communication skills in English
  • Deep experience in deploying internet-based software architectures addressing all aspects, such as security, single sign-on,  performance, caching, sizing, scalability, and service availability
  • Hands-on experience with Java, Spring, Maven, Jenkins, Docker
  • Experience with portal and web content management
  • Experienced with using Agile development methodologies.

Desirable qualifications:

  • Contributor or active member of BIAN or similar
  • TOGAF certification and/or experience
  • Familiar with architectural patterns such as CQRS, event store
  • Delivering mobile solutions
  • Understanding of Enterprise Integration Patterns

Next steps

If this job appeals to you and you think you are up for the challenge, please use the apply button on this page.

For more information please contact Ryan Constant at (470) 881 8780 or by email: ryan(at)

The offer

Backbase offers a comprehensive Benefits Package through our Human Resources partner TriNet. Employee benefits includes a substantial number of Health Care policy options; Dental and Vision Insurance; Short & Long Term Disability Insurance; Life Insurance; 4% Matching 401k plan; Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Paid time off. Backbase coverage is substantial while in addition Backbase, through TriNet, is able to provide the employees with a wide variety of offerings for the employee to custom design benefits that work best for themselves and their families.

Backbase offers you a challenging job in an informal and ambitious environment where personal development is highly valued. This is all within a successful, young and growing organization with a matching company spirit.

About Backbase
Backbase employees come from all over the world to do what we do best, which is work with other passionately devoted professionals to create inspiring products. We are the best at what we do because we’re dedicated to pushing innovation in the digital banking world. Every person at Backbase believes in promoting a collaborative, fun and inspiring work environment, and we’re committed to creating a beautifully designed product that inspires not only our clients, but us too. Each day, we strive to learn something new from our customers and colleagues that contributes to the holistic nature of our growing success as a technical innovator in the world of digital banking.