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IT Solutions Architect

Sword Services Greece is seeking to recruit a high caliber, energetic individual to join our Software Development team, being based in Athens as an IT Solutions Architect . The successful candidate will work in a multicultural environment supporting our core business in large Information Systems for the European Commission. The company is currently expanding its activities in Greece offering optimum career advancement opportunities for the successful candidates who should combine relevant educational and professional background with enthusiasm and eagerness.

What you will do...

  • Design and Review the architecture of Information Systems;
  • Analyze the integration of different information systems;
  • Produce software architecture documents, blueprints, best practices;
  • Assist in the technical documentation of the offered solutions to customers;
  • Communicate system architecture to technical and business audiences;
  • Define product solutions leveraging defined functional component model libraries and the product line architecture roadmap;
  • Propose IT products based on cost benefit analysis and research;
  • Define, document and develop best practices, design patterns and technology standards;
  • Provide technical leadership to development teams;
  • Research and monitor technology developments and industry trends, assesses their relevancy to the organization, and makes recommendations to enhance productivity
  • Analyze current solutions and identifies opportunities for improvements and automation
  • Contribute to the Architecture Repository and participate in the Architecture Board

What is your experience…

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar;
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in software development of Information Systems;
  • At least 3 years of experience working as an IT Solution Architect;
  • Extensive hands-on experience with Java EE or Spring;
  • Experience providing technical leadership to development teams;
  • Experience working in Agile teams;
  • Experience developing applications on microservices architecture;
  • Familiar with TOGAF and ITIL.

Experience in the following technologies will be considered an asset :

  • Experience in SOA, Data Processing, Streaming (preferably Kafka) and Cloud Native Architectures;
  • Migrating applications to the cloud;
  • Knowledge of ML / AI / NLP / Data Analytics (preferably hands-on);
  • Web development frameworks (preferably React) and CMS (Drupal);
  • Professional certification(s) such as Oracle Certified Master (OCM), TOGAF, ArchiMate or AWS Certified solutions architect;
  • Knowledge of the IP domain.

Personal Characteristics...

  • Attention to detail and strong sense of responsibility;
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Proactively manage tasks and projects to agreed deadlines;
  • Ability to work effectively & efficiently with various diverse work teams (Development, Testing and Project Management);
  • Ability to persuade and influence others on the best approach to take;

What we offer to you…

  • Competitive remuneration package;
  • Meal voucher card;
  • Private medical plan;
  • Private pension plan;
  • Shuttle Bus;
  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies;
  • Training & Development plan;
  • Employee Recognition plan;
  • Work in a certified “Diversity Charter” company;
  • Teambuilding events;
  • Social responsibility initiatives.

Applications must be in the English language

Work with great people

Software Architect
"One of the most interesting & challenging projects that we work with in SWORD makes use of the event sourcing and the CQRS architectural patterns. Techs: Spring Boot, Kafka, Flink, Elastic, Kubernetes"
ITSM Consultant
"Working for SWORD means that you enjoy plenty of benefits, like a leasing car with a small cost in your salary + gas expenses and private insurance for every possible doctor"

Great Place to Work

  • Meal Vouchers

  • Private Medical Insurance plan

  • Private Pension plan

  • Company car leasing

  • Competitive salary

  • Fast-growing company

  • Opportunities for career growth

  • Certified "Diversity Charter" company

About the company

At SWORD Services Greece we believe in innovation; challenging ideas and discovering new ways of doing business. We are looking for people whose ideas and vision can shape our company’s success.

We are constantly growing and we look for people who want to grow with us, who want to be part of a friendly and supportive environment and who want to be part in a team of like-minded colleagues, passionate about delivering excellence.

We value open and clear communication and transparency in our everyday interactions and we act as ONE team since we want everyone to feel they are part of a big family that grows and succeeds!

Pavlos Kastrinakis | Contact Person

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