Java Solution Architect

Company Focus: Consumer Apps, Ecommerce, Media, Video Platform
Employment Type: Contract - 6 month
Location: Calgary
Job ID: 480


Are you a star J2EE Solution Architect with a passion for mobile, ecommerce, and video and looking to play a leadership role with large scale client engagements?  If you are, we may have the opportunity you've been waiting for.  Our client is a Fortune 500 Software Company that has many of world's leading Media, Cable and Telecommunications companies as customers.  Our client has a Digital Media Platform (video for web, IPTV & mobile) with millions of users globally and a Toronto-based product & professional services team.  We're looking for a Solution Architect (must be Calgary-based) and multiple Senior J2EE Developers (Toronto or Calgary based).

- Solution architecture of the our client's Digital Media Platform, including architecture of the required customization, configuration, integration and deployment of their core platform into either a SaaS or on-premise environment.
- Serve as the technical contact, responsible for interacting with the customer leadership and technology teams on technical matters as part of the engagement.
- Up to 25% hands-on J2EE dev as required to support the customer implementation including development of storefront and media apps customization and integration with customer web apps/billing/provisioning systems (i.e. J2EE, Web Services, Spring, Spring MVC, Spring Integration, Hibernate, etc.).
- Provide guidance to senior developers, QA, BSA, UX and program managers on your team to ensure they're aware of technical requirements and the overall solution architecture, while also helping to resolve issues and contribute to their success.
- Collaborate with other solution architects, product teams and development teams to contribute to the design of future product iterations and roadmaps and new technology introduction.
- Contribute to the ongoing improvement of engagement processes, introduction of new tools & technologies and the formalization of best practices within the professional services organization.
- 10+ years total experience (senior candidates welcome) and at minimum 3+ years solution architecture experience leading large complex J2EE implementation and integration projects with telco, cable or media customers.
- Solid experience in J2EE development and architecture, including deep knowledge of Spring, Spring MVC and SOAP/Rest based integrations.  Experience with Hibernate, Spring Integration, noSQL and continuous integration are also desired.
- Billing, provisioning, portal, ecommerce or other telco/cable systems experience is required as these will be applications with which the Digital Media Platform will integrate.
- Agile development process experience required, although we're flexibility on which flavour of agile you've used.
- Due to the extensive team and client collaboration, excellent leadership and perfect written & verbal communication skills are required.
Apply today or contact Wendy at wendy AT grossmandorland DOT com or 416 642 4757 x2081 for more details.



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