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Granada, Spain
Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Company Description

Ready to make a difference? Experian has evolved into a global tech company and leader in data and analytics. We’re passionate about unlocking the power of data in order to transform lives and create opportunities for consumers, businesses and society. We’re a constituent of the FTSE 30 and for more than 125 years we’ve helped economies and communities flourish – and we’re not done.

Discover the Unexpected - Our 22k amazing employees in 30+ countries believe the possibilities for you, and the world, are growing. We’re investing in the future, through new technologies, talented people and innovation so we can help create a better tomorrow. To do this we employ ‘big-thinkers’ and ‘can-doers’ that share our purpose #uniquelyexperian

Job Description

Role Summary

Experian is looking for a Software Architect. The overall responsibility and accountability of the role will be for the architecture and technology roadmap of the Axesor’s products platforms. You will spend your time translating client requirements, market opportunities and technology advancements into the ongoing evolution of the platform architecture, our data and our application layers. Specifically, as we make the move to cloud of our existing platform and we execute our roadmap for modernizing our product platforms, you will efficiently update the platforms architecture to support new use cases while maintaining response times, reliability and the overall robustness of the service. In this regard, you will have the opportunity to provide leadership in high-throughput data connectivity, data transformations, cloud platform development, and AI/Machine Learning integrations. The position will also involve designing and architecting solutions leveraging platforms and applications built and managed by our delivery squads, global delivery centers or third parties. You will report directly to the Head of IT of Spain and work closely with team members in the delivery squads, Operations teams and Product Areas in Spain Location: Preferible location in Granada. Other locations could be evaluated depending on the candidate value.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • At least 5 years work experience in a software architect role.
  • At least 3 years responsible for technology roadmaps for enterprise applications.
  • Proficiency in .Net, Java & Spring, JEE, PostgreSQL, Oracle, Container technologies (such as Kubernetes & Docker), cloud architectures (such as AWS).
  • Extensive knowledge of architecture and software engineering with current and advanced technologies, at all layers (application, data, platform), including cloud. Full stack senior hands-on software development expertise. Proven experience creating, building, and executing on a long-term technology vision, including tech stack evolution.
  • Demonstrated success in ability to coach and mentor software developers.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, and ability to influence outside one’s own organization. Demonstrated ability to assertively drive initiatives to execution with little supervision, while proactively communicating status to key stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities

  • Document current application architecture for all products in the Business Information Business.
  • Revise client and product requests and design the best architectural approach for their delivery.
  • Define programming best practices and design common architectural elements to be used by the delivery teams.
  • Help design estimation and programming efficiency frameworks that fit with Experian's global policies and strategies.
  • Define cloud architectural frameworks to be used in the modernization of applications.
  • Help define future IT Roadmap for all Business Information products platforms.

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or other related field.
  • Certified Scrum Master

What you'll bring

Experian's Business Information Business in Spain is going to experiment a big transformation in the next years and the IT team is going to be a fundamental part of it. Modernize the architecture of the platforms that support this business is a vital part of this transformation as the agility and speed demanded by the market need cloud friendly/native applications, agile methodologies, modern architectural framework and the use all global resources available. The role of Software Architect will be key to fulfilling this objectives by creating IT Roadmaps defining the way to improve applications, defining modern frameworks that should be implemented and being the focus point for all complex design decision in the different delivery squads.

Additional Information

Our uniqueness is that we truly celebrate yours. Experian's culture and people are key differentiators. We take our people agenda very seriously and focus on what truly matters; DEI, work/life balance, development, authenticity, engagement, collaboration, wellness, reward & recognition, volunteering... the list goes on. Experian’s strong people first approach is award winning; Great Place To Work™ in 24 countries, FORTUNE Best Companies to work and Glassdoor Best Places to Work (globally 4.4 Stars) to name a few. Check out Experian Life on social or our Careers Site to understand why.

Experian is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Innovation is a critical part of Experian's DNA and practices, and our diverse workforce drives our success. Everyone can succeed at Experian and bring their whole self to work, irrespective of their gender, ethnicity, religion, colour, sexuality, physical ability or age. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know at the earliest opportunity.

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