The Software Architect is a member of the Backbase R&D team, a multidisciplinary team of experienced and highly skilled UX designers, software developers, test engineers, technical writers and support engineers. The team is responsible for the entire software development life cycle of our digital banking product suite.
You will contribute to the quality of our software products, helping to realize successful customer implementations by our Professional Services consultants and Integration Partners. We work in Scrum teams in order to deliver new functionality in every release, closely cooperating with Product Managers and the Professional Services team.
As part of the Products team, you will be the Software Architect of a tribe, and will support several of our scrum teams to develop new functionality for the Digital Banking Platform. You take ownership for the technical design, working closely with other architects to ensure company-wide alignment, and with developers, testers and other team members to ensure the technical vision is known and used during development activities.
You will be hands on, capable of coaching developers whilst illustrating, organising and ensuring the correct software is delivered in cross capability feature teams.
You drive technology innovation and refactoring initiatives. People turn to you for advice based on your sound experience and deep technical understanding of software development, practices and frameworks.
Backbase builds a modern software solution, ensuring financial institutions can stay ahead of the competition. As such many modern principles have been adopted such as automation in CI & CD pipelines, agile practices with decisions being driven out of team with autonomy rather than top down and rapid delivery of new product features to market.
The underlying technology adopts the best of breed technology available today such as Spring Boot, Spring Cloud and elements of Netflix OSS, coupled with our own in house technology to ensure simplified delivery to a highly regulated banking market.
Our technology drives solutions in a variety of ways for customers, from cloud native, globally scaled deployments to on premise managed application servers, demanding smart thinking and innovative solutions from our people.
As a software architect you will be leading the way in ensuring we can meet all of these complex requirements, whilst ensuring Backbase is aware of and using the latest technology to keep our customers ahead of the competition.
You have a solid background in internet banking solutions, being able to communicate your knowledge clearly and confidently across all levels of an organization. The role involves collaboration with a broad range of specialists, internally and with our customers. Your experience should cover banking, payments and mobile solutions at product development and/or consultancy level).
Other skills should include:
- Bachelor, Masters-level or University degree, preferably business or IT-related.
- A minimum of 5 years experience as a developer (see skills below).
- Experience with complex problem-solving.
- Strong consultancy, analytical and communications skills.
- Excellent written and verbal skills in English.
- A proactive team player.
- An effective communicator and organizer.
- Knowledge of Java, Spring, Maven, Docker, Ansible, CI/CD, REST
- You have a demonstrable understanding of Enterprise Integration Patterns, Service Oriented Architectures (SOA), as well as Micro-Services Architecture.
- Knowledge of application servers (Jetty, Tomcat, JBoss, Websphere) and integration technologies (Apache Camel, Spring Integration, Spring Security).
- Familiar with database applications such as Oracle, MySql, DB2 as well as with SQL, JDBC and ORM tools.
Backbase creates the best digital banking solutions on the planet, enabling our clients to deliver superior online and mobile customer experiences. We are a global, young-spirited, diverse (45+ nationalities), fast-growing and leading fintech company. Agile is our middle name and we love pushing innovation in the digital banking world. We make it work.
And we’re not done innovating just yet. Our 600+ employees work together on better and more advanced products. As we are in scaleup phase, we don’t believe in simply “doing our jobs”. We’ve always got room for new, creative talent to push us further. What will you bring to make us stronger?
We are organized to support you. You will receive time to educate yourself and will work with some of the best specialists in the business. Having fun is allowed at Backbase :-). We are work and play. At Backbase, you can come as you are and say it like it is.
Join us for a journey instead of a job!