Our Client in the financial service industry is looking for Senior Java Architect / Architecture Lead Analyst to join their team in a fulltime permanent role.This resource is a strategic professional who stays abreast of developments within own field and contributes to directional strategy by considering their application in own job and the business. Recognized technical authority for an area within the business. Requires basic commercial awareness. There are typically multiple people within the business that provide the same level of subject matter expertise. Developed communication and diplomacy skills are required in order to guide, influence and convince others, in particular colleagues in other areas and occasional external customers. Significant impact on the area through complex deliverables. Provides advice and counsel related to the technology or operations of the business. Work impacts an entire area, which eventually affects the overall performance and effectiveness of the sub-function/job family.AdvantagesYou will be responsible for executing the architectural vision for all IT systems through major, complex IT architecture projects; ensures that architecture conforms to enterprise blueprints.Responsibilities * Executes the architectural vision for all IT systems through major, complex IT architecture projects; ensures that architecture conforms to enterprise blueprints. * Develops technology road maps, while keeping up-to-date with emerging technologies, and recommends business directions based on these technologies. * Provides technical leadership and is responsible for developing components of, or the overall systems design. * Translates complex business problems into sound technical solutions. * Applies hardware engineering and software design theories and principles in researching, designing, and developing product hardware and software interfaces. * Provides integrated systems planning and recommends innovative technologies that will enhance the current system. * Recommends appropriate desktop, computer platform, and communication links required to support IT goals and strategy. * Exhibits good knowledge of how own specialism contributes to the business and good understanding of competitors products and services. * Acts as an advisor or mentor to junior team members. * Requires sophisticated analytical thought to resolve issues in a variety of complex situations. * Impacts the architecture function by influencing decisions through advice, counsel or facilitating services. * Guides, influences and persuades others with developed communication and diplomacy skills. * Performs other job duties and functions as assigned * Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding it's clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.QualificationsDesired Skills and Experience: * At least 6+ years of JEE experience developing successful web api's for clients * Extensive experience in Java / Spring Boot development * Understanding of DevOps concepts and best practices – developing and delivering products in a collaborative, agile team environment * Experience with building CI/CD Pipelines using Jenkins or Tekton * Experience with open source Agile Software Development. * Hands on experience in Java back-end development and skills with Spring-boot framework * Experience with YML, DSL and use markup for development and application architecture design and implementation * Familiarity with Event Driven Architectures and Asynchronous message/Event processing (Kafka prefered ) * Real life experience with Continuous Delivery principles and related tools (Kubernetes, AKS, Docker) * Familiar with Microservices design * Understanding of the Design Patterns, Architectural Blueprints, UML and Application Design * Experience with MongoDB * Excellent communication skills and an ability to work in a teamNice to have: * Full stack development experience with either Angular or Reactjs * Openshift operator development knowledge using Go and experience using openshift. * Working experience using Ansible and developing playbooks.SummaryIf interested and qualified for this role, please apply today for immediate consideration Randstad Canada is committed to fostering a workforce reflective of all peoples of Canada. 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