Application Architect

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City: Brno
Company: Dixons Carphone CoE, s.r.o.

Why should you choose our team?

Application Architect team consists of 4 Architects in Brno and 1 Architect in London. We are looking for a technical-oriented colleague who will gain higher overview of the platform, helps us with architectural decisions and upgrade technical level of the solution.

Each time we have some new project, Architects get the project from UK management, analyse it and consider all the necessary circumstances so they can decide how the assignment for the Brno Scrum team will look like.

What will be your main responsibilities?

  • Work together with Brno based e-commerce platform teams and UK architecture and management team
  • Responsible for definition of platform technological vision, improvements and detailed plan preparation
  • Communicate architectural visions with all teams including but not limited to: other architects, developers, system / database administrators, analysts and project managers
  • Lead technically solution design process
  • Participate actively in RFC feasibility analysis process
  • Stewardship of teams to incrementally improve platform
  • Technical coaching of developers
  • Hands on participation during discovery and implementation phase of project
  • Proactively propose improvements to achieve higher efficiency and stability of the platform
  • Propose and participate on tasks from platform roadmap
  • Technical advisor during high critical production incidents resolution
  • Write / update technical documentation
  • Look after production SLAs fulfilment and support/fix issues

What can you achieve in our team?

  • You can participate on changing of e-commerce platform which is one of the biggest in Europe
  • There are many technical challenges which make the work diverse and require complex attitude in decision making
  • You will join established company which has stable background and is willing to invest into new technologies
  • Internally in the company, we offer self-development trainings and support our employees in attending conferences so you can broaden your technical awareness

Now you’re probably wondering what we expect from you? Well…

  • Excellent knowledge of large web-facing production systems architecture
  • Strong sense of ownership and responsibility with a desire to maintain and improve current platform is must
  • Demonstrates proficiency in multiple areas of programming (web development, performance tuning, etc.)
  • Passion for proactive exploration of new technologies and open source
  • Knowledge of development based on any OOP (PHP preferably), Linux, SQL and NoSQL technologies such as Oracle and Couchbase; Varnish, RabbitMQ etc.
  • Experience with designing or tuning of large-scale databases
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Is able Ability to understand/define pros and cons of different architecture approaches
  • Good knowledge of agile principles
  • Experience in same or similar seniority position
  • Good knowledge of IT security

What we offer to make you happier:

  • Modern office right in the city centre with an amazing terrace
  • 25 vacation days, lunch vouchers, flexible working hours and a gym membership
  • You can mix benefits of your choice in our Cafeteria benefit system
  • Discounted mobile contract
  • Bonus scheme, loyalty bonuses
  • Home office
  • Business trips to UK to get a chance to get to know each other more
  • Soft skills training, language courses, technical conferences
  • Chill out space (Playstation 3,4; Wii …), relax room, table fotball
  • Plenty of social events and charity activities (boat party, regular volleyball session, runners club, summer BBQ, Halloween concert and much more)

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