Lead Technical Architect - Real-Time Streaming - London

Lead Technical Architect - Real-Time Streaming - London

Job Title: Lead Technical Architect - Real-Time Streaming - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus, pension, health
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00101611_1565279988
Contact Name: Mason Nathaniel
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 08, 2019 16:59

Job Description

Lead Technical Architect - Real-Time Streaming - London

My client requires a Lead Technical Architect to join their Data Analytics and Product Development Team based in their London HQ.


This will see the Lead Technical Architect working with Tier 1 banks creating advanced software solutions using Big Data & AI technologies to provide game-changing capabilities and insights.

The Lead Technical Architect can expect to lead end to end projects involving the build of big data platforms & solutions allowing the analysis of vast volumes of data from different banks, which will support payments, identification of financial crime and provide real time MI and analytics capabilities.

You will be supported by a team of high performing data engineers, DevOps engineers, programmers, Scrum Masters and you will also take a hands on approach, rolling your sleeves up to help and lead from the front when necessary!


- Successful experience in a similar role as a Technical Architect leading the end to end design & delivery of real-time data processing solutions

- Demonstrate a strong programming background and understand of methodologies such as TDD, BDD, SCRUM/Agile, SOA, Microservices Architectures etc

- Strong experience with Kafka other streaming frameworks such as Spark, Flink, Storm etc

- Solid programming experience with Java 8 and other languages such as Spring Boot, JavaScript Libraries, Scala, Python, Impala etc

- Experience with API architecture & design (RESTFul, SOAP, JSON API etc)

- Skilled with Big Data Tech such as Hadoop, Hive, Hbase, HDFS, Yarn, MapReduce

- Excellent knowledge of the Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Logstash)

- Experience with Containerisation utilizing Docker, Kubernetes etc

- Knowledge of DevOps & CI/CD: Puppet, Ansible, Jenkins, Gradle

- Experience with Public and/or Hybrid Cloud Computing (AWS, Azure, GCP)

The below would be of benefit, but are not essential:

- Experience with Analytics and ML Algorithms such as graph, supervised & unsupervised learning etc

- Deploying Software in a Regulated Financial Services Environment


For your skills & passion for delivering scalable, fit for purpose solutions you will receive:

- Salary to £110,000 + 10% bonus

- 28 days holiday

- Health

- Dental

- Income Protection

- Flexible working

- And more...


Your new employer is a leading niche boutique Financial Services Consulting, working in the market for over 10 years and gaining a reputation for quality, integrity and keen eye on disruptive technologies for the FS sector.

You will join at a time of hyper growth and will be a key player in taking them to the next level. Here you will be supported to develop both from a personal and career perspective and will be free to manage your own time with no one looking over your shoulder.

As a team they work hard, play hard and no one is shy of mucking in when required. This company are on the ascendance and now is the time to get involved!

If this sounds interesting apply on line now!

Lead Technical Architect - Real-Time Streaming - London

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