Vacancy ID: SA-0001C

Senior Architect


Nowadays people start to value flexibility and freedom of choice more and more. That is why we’ve created our Associate Network, where we invite freelance System Architects and experienced Integration Consultants to work together with Ricston!

You will be working mostly on short and long term software integration projects. Engagements will typically be delivered on site at Clients’ premises in the UK but also on location in Europe as well as some in the US, South Africa and Australia, as well as remotely.

This is a unique opportunity to work with some of the best minds in integration and take your skills to the next level. The AnyPoint Platform and Mule ESB is a world-leading integration platform for connecting applications with 3,200 companies in production including MasterCard, Nokia, Walmart, DHL and 35% of the Global 500.

Terms of Employment

Competitive remuneration package
System Architecture, Consulting & Integration
On site at customer premises as required, remote, or in one of our offices
Mobility, Computer Software, Software Development and Information Technology

Our Offer

  • An opportunity to develop and deliver software products and services to customers worldwide.
  • Work in the environment, which is at the leading edge of development of mobile technology.
  • A very competitive remuneration package.
  • Access to shared knowledge platforms, conferences and training sessions.
  • Exposure among our international clients.
  • Be part of an energetic, talented and fun team that is growing fast.
  • The opportunity to travel the world.
  • Help with administration.
  • As part of the team you are welcome to join our Ricston activities, such as after-work drinks, boat trips etc.

The Perfect Candidate

  • Possesses a Bachelor’s degree or higher in a software development orientated discipline.
  • Is fluent in the English Language, additional languages will be considered an asset.
  • Has deep knowledge of Java and broad working experience in real-world projects & applications and be willing to learn.
  • Has good knowledge of web services, and have worked with XML and JSON.
  • Ideally also has working experience or at minimum good awareness of open source projects such as the Mule, Spring framework, JMS, Rest and SOAP (ideally with CXF) and scripting languages such as Groovy and JavaScript. Candidates with experience in Integration and Mule will be given preference.
  • Is able to work with customers in any or all of system architecture, design, development/ implementation & testing phases.
  • Is a self-starter that also works well as part of a team, assertive and able to maintain focus including on priorities of the project.
  • Has excellent communication skills.
  • Is willing to travel as needed.
  • If in a lead role, delegates effectively, ensures timely deliverables and manages change as needed.
  • Shares our Values.

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