Our client offers online gaming products to customers and partners all over the world and aim to deliver the best customer experience in the industry. They are a dynamic and growing company with around 1780 passionate people of 40 different nationalities. Most of them work in the operational Head Office in Malta but they also have other offices around the world, for example in Stockholm, Tbilisi and Tallinn.
The Solutions Architect is the overall owner of the Sportsbook Architectural Roadmap, its strategic alignment to product initiatives, performance objectives, and its proper implementation. She/he must have a deep understanding of product requirements, technological direction, and ask the right questions to be able to develop an architectural roadmap that is both strategic and sufficiently flexible to meet current and future foreseeable needs.
The Solutions Architect works with the Tech Leads and Stakeholders to provide a technical/architectural approach, then guides developers to ensure its proper implementation. Furthermore, the Solutions Architect coordinates with global architecture to ensure the Sportsbook architectural roadmap is aligned with the overall company’s strategy. Additional responsibilities include the maintenance of non-functional requirements, oversight of technical debt, conducting proof of concepts, guidance around technology choices, and performance testing.
The ideal candidate will be a senior technical resource with experience in high transactional systems that incorporate industry best practices around developing highly resilient systems, being highly experienced in database technologies, caching, and messaging systems. The candidate should have strong communication skills being able to convey very technical concepts and ideas to a non-technical audience, along with the associated business value.
Reporting to the Director of Sportsbook Technology, the Solutions Architect is also a coach and mentor to the development team that inspires and motivates the team to deliver high quality solutions according to business requirements.
You will also work closely with the Chief Architect and Developement Team Leads.
The main responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Maintain the architectural roadmap working closely together with the different Stakeholders, Team Leads, and Tech Leads. The Solutions Architect answers the question “How will it be built?”
The Solutions Architect is the first technical point of contact for stakeholders/product and is responsible for the technical approach and pre-design work on all new initiatives, synchronizing with the overall global architecture.
Point of contact for Sportsbook architecture with all other architectural teams
Architectural Design / Proof of Concepts
Provide high level estimations for initiatives
Work closely with the Team Leads and Tech Leads to ensure the technical debt backlog is strategically aligned with the architectural roadmap, and that it is implemented correctly
Own all non-functional requirements for the Sportsbook Tech teams
Maintain a hands on approach, thus actively participating in the development process for strategic/tactical initiatives. This can be done through the development of POCs, auxiliary tools, code reviews and even actual development against user stories.
Provide governance to the Tech Leads
Ensure best practices are set and adhered to: maintaining goal architecture, maintaining a high degree of technical knowledge within the teamdesign best practices such as scalability, resilience, avoiding single points of failure
Participate in Root Cause Analysis for production incidents
Mentor, motivate and inspire the team
Reinforce cultural values
What our Client offers
Fun and challenging role in a helpful and dynamic environment. For the right person there are many different career paths at our client, both if you want to deepen your technical skills or work with leadership in the future. We strive to be the best in whatever field we choose to play on, and we make sure to have fun along the way.
Malta is one of the EU member countries, so you do not need a work permit to work there. The client offers a permanent contract, and an outstanding wage due to the favorable taxation and it is coupled with a series of fringe benefits:
Private health insurance, Life Insurance, Temporary Total Disability Insurance, Personal accident insurance
Travel and accommodation costs for an interview are paid by the company. They also offer a relocation package for the whole family.
3 weeks in company apartment on arrival
One time moving allowance
Free use of company doctor
Discounts with local companies in Malta
Trainings, company activities
If you are interested in this position, please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org