Tailwag Recruitment

Technical Architect

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  20 Aug, 2021
  • Job Ref:  KMP-62476

Job Description

Our client a major player in the payments industry, is recruiting a Technical Architect to join their diverse team.

Being responsible for the short and long-term engineering strategies, the ideal candidate will also be responsible for:

  • Setting the direction of the Software Engineering department.
  • Working closely with the technical management team and driving the execution of the engineering strategy in line with the company goals.
  • Being a point of contact for the analysis and design of modules, projects, and features.
  • Evaluating and providing feedback on emerging technologies to determine potential benefits and business value.
  • Innovating and pioneering design, software development, process, workflow, metrics, planning and architecture.


  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Software Engineering.
  • Extensive knowledge of Java based server-side / backend technologies (Spring, Hibernate, JOOQ), are comfortable with frontend technologies (Angular).
  • Experience in Junit, Mockito and Continuous Delivery Pipelines; relational (MySQL) and NoSQL (Mongo) databases; implementing, consuming and documenting APIs (RAML and OpenAPI); and microservices technologies (kafka, Zookeeper, docker and Kubernetes).


  • Meticulous and attentive to detail.
  • Conscientious and problem-solving.
  • Ability to prioritise work accordingly.
  • Assertive approach.
  • Excellent communication skills and command of the English language.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.