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Applications Architect - Contract - Hampshire

Job Title: Applications Architect - Contract - Hampshire
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Hampshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: PP/C/INTARDV/FC_1635943872
Contact Name: Fred Cope
Contact Email:
Job Published: 26 days ago

Job Description

Applications Architect (Security cleared) - Contract - Hampshire

Leading IT Managed Services Provider in the UK Defence sector require a skilled Application Architect to take up an important role in their new centralised Devops capability in an ongoing contract capacity.

**A national security clearance will be require but candidates not holding this level of clearance may still be considered**

The Architect will play a key role in the development of a DevOps capability focused on the delivery of applications/software based solutions for a range of projects, moving to the use of cutting edge tooling and processes.

The Role

Working on an innovative and industry leading programme, the successful candidate would work with an experienced application delivery team in the field of Biometrics, focused on the integration of large-scale web service based applications. The working environment rewards innovation and talented individuals who are able to solve complex application integration issues and work with a range of stakeholders, to help ensure the solution meets the needs.

The role would suit somebody with an applications architecture, applications integration, or DevOps background.

No previous experience working with Biometrics solutions is required but would be an advantage.

The skillset:

  • In-depth technical understanding of Software Applications, Web applications and Web services.
  • Problem solving skills to diagnose issues with Software Applications and their integration.
  • Ability to understand and diagnose issues with complex data structures and messaging formats.
  • Scripting (Linux or Windows) or Programming background.
  • Working in a team following Agile best practices and tooling.
  • Excellent written/verbal technical communication skills.

Beneficial Experience:

  • Development/Integration of Java-based Web applications using technologies such as Tomcat, JBOSS. Messaged based Queuing systems i.e. QPID, WMQ, Rabbit.
  • 5+ years of hands on Linux experience in the enterprise / data centre or 3 years Software development or Ansible scripting - no commercial experience required - but would be beneficial. Understanding of Red Hat Satellite / Foreman-Katello

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