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Solutions Architect - Online Betting and Gaming

  • Salary: £550 - £600 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 28/11/2016
  • Job reference: J358809A

Solutions Architect - Online Betting and Gaming, Gaming Architecture Experience, Customer facing web/mobile apps, Customer Data, Bet Placement, Node.js

One of the UK's fasting growing iGaming companies is looking for an experienced Solutions Architect for a 6 month contract, located over in Leeds.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carrying out light-weight assessments of significant product changes in order to identify and agree technical approach and impact
  • Defining, agreeing and documenting technical requirements / product attributes
  • Driving technical decision making
  • Providing guidance to squads
  • Governing changes all the way through to Live and beyond
  • Helping to define the architectural strategy for the Tribe, and steering technical decision making and prioritisation to make it happen
  • Maintaining a knowledge of relevant updates and trends in IT

Essential Experience:

  • Experience of designing, delivering and supporting transactional Web solutions supporting annual revenues of £100M+
  • 5 or more years experience in a Technical Specialist role.
  • 3 years experience in Internet Technology within a business critical environment.
  • Track record of designing high availability (24*7*365) web systems
  • Experience designing highly available multi-tier systems

Essential Skills:

  • Demonstrable, in depth knowledge of at least three of the following:
    • Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP applications development and deployment
    • Portal frameworks and Content Management Systems
    • Application integration and deployment in a highly available web environment
    • Designing high availability Infrastructure solutions, using clustering and network load balancing techniques
    • Internet Infrastructure technologies covering:
    • Web Server Technologies
    • Internet Routing
    • Internet Security
    • Web Services, XML, HTTP.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of leading Web Development or Infrastructure teams to deliver complex projects
  • Experience designing and building complex web applications.
  • Experience deploying applications in High Availability environments
  • Online Betting and Gaming experience
  • Previous experience of operating successfully at this level in a similar environment, e.g. ISP, broadcasting or alternatively a blue chip organisation with leading edge technology.
  • Network Security within Web environments.
  • Messaging infrastructure (AMQP/Kafka)
  • Load testing and tuning. TCP optimisation, network debugging
  • Content Networking: Load balancing, CDN's
  • Linux Operating Systems
  • Informix and MySQL Databases
  • Java / JVM technologies
  • Understanding of character encoding/Unicode.
  • RIA Javascript Applications
  • Native and Browser Mobile/Tablet applications
  • Modelling and forecasting the capacity of complex systems

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.

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