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Senior Architect

Supporting pre-sales and 'pitch' activity by providing technical and solution expertise to the sales team and participating in sales calls to clients....

Responsibilities

  • Supporting pre-sales and ‘pitch’ activity by providing technical and solution expertise to the sales team and participating in sales calls to clients.
  • Actively shaping scope, requirements, technical details, and staffing of projects
  • Developing architectural solutions in collaboration with clients. Reviewing and validating solutions produced by clients, providing the appropriate balance of support and challenge.
  • Coding PoCs and contributing to MVP solutions.
  • Working with Endava teams on design and estimation tasks
  • Mentoring delivery teams to improve their technical ability and processes
  • Conducting short Due Diligence assessments for our Private Equity clients
  • Contributing to Endava’s knowledge base in emerging technology areas such as IoT, Augmented Reality, Blockchain systems, bot-based solutions, machine learning, or other emerging technology trends.

Qualifications and Experience

Essential

  • 10+ years of experience in delivering quality software solutions
  • Exceptional client-facing communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience defining organization-level IT strategy and roadmaps
  • Expertise with architecting, designing, delivering large systems implemented in one or more popular technology stacks (including those based on Java, .Net, Python, Ruby, Javascript, etc).
  • Very strong object-oriented analysis skills
  • Experience in consultative and pre-sales efforts, and shaping and running client engagements from a technical perspective
  • Extensive experience in application architectures
  • Can demonstrate exposure to a broad range of architectural patterns and styles (e.g. SOA, Microservices, Event-driven, etc.)
  • Experience in modernizing legacy architectures
  • Knowledge of database architectures, data modeling, SQL, and NoSQL approaches.
  • Ability to conduct in-depth design reviews of large systems
  • Experience crafting a broad range of Enterprise Architecture documentation, artifacts, and models
  • Experience working in Agile delivery projects, programmes, and engagements
  • Understanding of DevOps culture, practices, and tools

Desirable

  • Experience leading and directing an Enterprise Architecture function for a large organization
  • Advanced degree in computer science or related field
  • Proficiency in one or more modeling languages (e.g. UML, ArchiMate, BPMN, etc.)
  • Knowledge of functional programming in one or more languages
  • Experience with one or more leading SaaS platforms such as Salesforce.com, Microsoft Dynamics 365
  • Exposure to offshore development using both agile and other delivery techniques
  • In-depth knowledge with one or more complex technical domains, including Distributed Cache Solutions, Message Queuing, Master Data Management, Machine Learning, Big Data, Data Visualization, Augmented Reality, Internet of things, etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of one or more cloud platforms (e.g. AWS, Azure)
  • Experience with Data Warehouse, ETL, dashboard, and associated reporting solutions is a big plus
  • Experience with one or more CMS platforms such as Sitecore or others.
  • Wide exposure to a variety of programming languages (Go, Rust, Ruby, Python, etc).
  • Industry experience working in Capital Markets / Investment Management
  • Public speaking experience

About Endava

Endava is reimagining the relationship between people and technology.

We have helped some of the world’s leading Payments, Financial Services, Telecommunications, Media, Technology, Consumer Products, Retail, Mobility, and Healthcare companies accelerate their ability to take advantage of new business models and market opportunities. By ideating and delivering dynamic platforms and intelligent digital experiences, we help our clients fuel the rapid, ongoing transformation of their business.

By leveraging next-generation technologies, our agile, multi-disciplinary teams provide a combination of Product & Technology Strategies, Intelligent Experiences, and World-Class Engineering to help our clients become more engaging, responsive, and efficient.

Endava has 7,464 employees, as of December 31, 2020, located in close to client locations in Australia, Austria, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States, and nearshore delivery centres in the European Union: Romania, Bulgaria, and Slovenia; Central European Countries: North Macedonia, Moldova, Serbia, and Bosnia & Herzegovina; Latin America: Argentina, Colombia, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

Along with investing in long-term customer relationships, Endava recognizes the importance of providing rewarding and challenging careers for our people and, by doing so, has established itself as the employer of choice in certain regions.

Additional Information

We are seeking a dynamic and highly experienced technical leader with outstanding client-facing skills. As an Enterprise Architect, you will be taking an active technical leadership role on projects to deliver solutions to our clients, projects exploring companies as part of due diligence and pre-acquisition opportunities for Endava clients and partners, and also be heavily involved in pre-sales efforts and in mentoring Endava technical staff. Candidates will be able to demonstrate:

1. Client-facing & sales skills
2. Breadth & length of experience
3. Creative problem-solving ability

In this role you must be confident in engaging in a range of conversations with senior client management and staff, have the ability to lead discussions and workshops, have the technical ability to both architect and design complex enterprise solutions, and the technical experience to specify future potential architectures. You will also provide a key role in growing our existing client accounts by identifying new opportunities to strengthen and extend the Endava partnership.

Endava is a rapidly expanding, global organisation and as such, under normal circumstances, the candidate will be required to undertake travel to work close to client as well as to interact with our nearshore delivery teams. In rare cases the Architect may be required to be present on client sites for extended periods of several months, therefore it is essential the successful candidate is flexible.

About Endava

Endava is reimagining the relationship between people and technology.

We have helped some of the world’s leading Payments, Financial Services, Telecommunications, Media, Technology, Consumer Products, Retail, Mobility, and Healthcare companies accelerate their ability to take advantage of new business models and market opportunities. By ideating and delivering dynamic platforms and intelligent digital experiences, we help our clients fuel the rapid, ongoing transformation of their business.

By leveraging next-generation technologies, our agile, multi-disciplinary teams provide a combination of Product & Technology Strategies, Intelligent Experiences, and World-Class Engineering to help our clients become more engaging, responsive, and efficient.

Endava has 7,464 employees, as of December 31, 2020, located in close to client locations in Australia, Austria, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States, and nearshore delivery centres in the European Union: Romania, Bulgaria, and Slovenia; Central European Countries: North Macedonia, Moldova, Serbia, and Bosnia & Herzegovina; Latin America: Argentina, Colombia, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

Along with investing in long-term customer relationships, Endava recognizes the importance of providing rewarding and challenging careers for our people and, by doing so, has established itself as the employer of choice in certain regions.