Software Architect

Our partner, a FinTech company based in Bucharest, operating successfully for the last 2 years on the Romanian market, crisis proof and planning for international expansion, is creating an IT department to bring in-house the core applications, which have so far been externally developed.

We are looking for a Senior Software Architect motivated to combine Project Management with the art of system design and programming.

Your tasks:

  • constantly develop and improve the application architecture, performance and security;
  • build a team around the product;
  • prepare the product for international expansion;
  • develop complex web-based applications in a team-oriented environment;
  • plan and coordinate the entire cycle of the software development projects;
  • be responsible for the technical success of the product and for the team coordination;
  • contribute to the creation and update of key processes;
  • liaise with management.

Your profile:

  • 5+ years of experience in software architecture and project management;
  • experience with FinTech or financial services applications;
  • software development experience in web technologies;
  • extensive experience with PHP and SQL (MySQL, PostgreSQL or SQL Server);
  • good understanding of MVC frameworks (Zend Framework, Symfony 2/3, Phalcon) and application architecture patterns;
  • knowledge of front-end concepts (HTML, CSS, JavaScript);
  • nice to have: web services (RESTful / SOAP), JSON, XML, web servers (Apache / Nginx), Linux, communication protocols;
  • strong analytical and time management skills;
  • people coordination skills;
  • responsible and proactive;
  • nice to have: technical studies in Computer Science, Automatics, Electronics, or Mathematics;
  • verbal and written English skills.

The way we see it, a winning attitude should be flexible and positive, able to adapt to change. Most importantly, you need to work well with people and facilitate clear communication.