Java Solutions Architect
Professional Services | Amsterdam, Netherlands | Full Time
Backbase is hiring | Java Solutions Architect
We are Backbase
We come from all over the world to do what we love; to design a great product that improves the lives of real people. We’re passionate, dedicated, and among the best in business. Every person on our team believes in working together and supporting each other to get create a beautifully designed product and a work environment that’s fun, inspiring, and dynamic. We believe in learning from our customers and our colleagues, that makes us easy to do business with and exciting to work for.
We have created the world’s leading lean customer experience platform. It has been designed to help organize, create, and manage deeply relevant customer experiences across all channels, on any device. Backbase Portal combines the latest innovations in customer experience design (UX) with next generation technologies to deliver an unbeatable digital experience. Our critically acclaimed customer experience platform eliminates the need to replace existing legacy systems and delivers a highly flexible and fully customizable environment populated by powerful widgets. Backbase has been consistently placed in ‘Visionary’ quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portal Software and, in 2013, was recognized as the most visionary portal vendor.
The Backbase team is made up of more than 150 senior technology and usability professionals, with offices in four of the world’s most vibrant cities: London, Singapore, New York and Amsterdam. If you’d like to join us in any one of them, we’d love to hear from you.
The Java Solutions Architect is part of the Expert Services (ES) team. ES is a team of highly motivated specialists with the specific skills and experience required to make sure that the implementation of our product at our customer’s location goes ahead as smoothly as possible. The ES team also provides product training and implementation support services to all of our customers and partners. Every project has its own set of unique challenges that must be overcome, and ES team members must be able to think and react quickly to find a solution that works for everyone.
Our ES consultants work closely with partners and customers all over the world. They have the professional and personal skills required to develop, teach, support, and lead teams towards successfully delivering our enterprise solution and achieving their goals.
As part of the ES team you will report to the Operations Manager ES.
As a Java Solutions Architect you are responsible for the technical design and implementation of our solutions at our customers. You will work closely with our development team and the customer's architect to develop a sound technical design for a complete "lightweight" architecture which is scalable, performant, secure and is integrated successfully to the diverse IT landscapes. You should be hands on and willing to take the design to the realization and delivery phases.
During our pilot and implementation projects you will be part of a highly skilled multidisciplinary international team to implement complex and modern web applications based on Object Oriented architecture and applying solid programming patterns without loosing the creativity aspect of the work in hand.
As member of ES you do a wide variety of work including customer training and best practices consulting, frontend technical design, and application development on high quality standards.
In some cases Backbase uses implementation partners when doing full implementations of the product for customers. Most project work is done in the Backbase office; however some project executions are done at the customer site. Therefore we offer the opportunity to work side by side with our customers worldwide and guide them to successful implementations with the Backbase product.
We are looking for motivated candidates that show us:
- The ability to lead;
- Good presentation skills;
- Experience in a consultancy role;
- Customer-focused, pragmatic and result driven;
- Excellent communication skills in English;
- Willing to travel internationally.
Technically were are looking for:
- Proven leadership track record in designing and implementing complex, mission-critical and high traffic web architectures;
- Deep experience in designing Internet based software architectures that addresses all aspects such as security, deployment, performance, caching, sizing, scalability, and service availability;
- Excellent experience with Spring security, Enterprise Application Integration (WOA, SOA), Portal and Web Content Management;
- Proven experience in a similar role;
- Fluent and efficient in creating Technical Architecture Documentation;
- You are when needed an hands-on Java expert that leads by example;
- Experienced with using Agile development methodologies;
- Experience in creating solutions for the financial market is an asset.
Backbase provides excellent company benefits for this role including:
- Market rate salary (depending on experience);
- 25 holidays (based upon a 40hr work week);
- Contributory pension scheme;
- Free lunch, drinks, snacks and fruit;
- Company fitness plan;
- Potential International career opportunities.
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.
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 Wouter Koeleman, Senior Corporate Recruiter at +31 (0)20 465 8888 or by email: wouter(at)backbase.com