Solution Architect

โ‚ฌ90K - โ‚ฌ95K
GFT Group
Software Architect (+ 5 years)
Barcelona, Spain
Java ยท React ยท SpringBoot

About GFT Group

As a pioneer for digital transformation GFT develops sustainable solutions across new technologies โ€“ from cloud engineering and artificial intelligence to blockchain/DLT.

With its deep technological expertise, strong partnerships and comprehensive market know-how GFT offers advice to the financial and insurance sectors, as well as in the manufacturing industry. Through the intelligent use of IT solutions GFT increases productivity and creates added value for clients.

Companies gain easy and safe access to scalable IT-applications and innovative business models. Founded in 1987 and located in more than 15 markets to ensure proximity to clients, the GFT team consists of over 10,000 determined talents. GFT provides them with career opportunities in all areas of software engineering and innovation.

The project ๐ŸŒฑ

Our client LGT Private Banking is launching the LGT Incubator and Accelerator, a dedicated HUB in Barcelona. We are working in close collaboration with them in order to build a talented team to develop sustainable software. Its goal is to design state-of-the-art digital products and services that enhance the customer experience.

 We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic person willing to work as a Solution Architect in the LGT&GFT team. Are you interested in joining a multicultural team and leading a challenging project?

Some of the technologies we are working with: Java 8+, Microservices, Monorepo/Multirepo, React, Azure, Openshift, Kubernetes, Docker, Jenkins, Spring boot, Kafka, PostgreSQL, ArgoCD, Vault y Cypress

Your mission ๐Ÿ‘€

Your main responsibilities will be: 

  • Solution design and technology stack selection.

  • Solution development and technical team supervision.

  • Analyze and document the enterprise and technology environment.

  • Software architecture design and guidance.

  • Enterprise architecture and integration patterns.

  • Data architecture, API design, and implementation.

What they expect from you ๐Ÿ…

Skills that will help you to succeed: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field.

  • At least 5 years of working experience in one or multiple IT areas.

  • Software development expertise.

  • DevOps. CI/CD. Lean mindset.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a distributed team environment and set own work direction to achieve team goals.

  • Solid understanding of methods/practices of systems integration and data management.

  • Good understanding of the banking industry.

  • Experience working with Agile methodologies.

  • At least B2 level of English, written and spoken.

 Tech skills: 

  • Strong Architectural Design: Proficiency in designing robust and scalable architectures, considering factors like system integration, performance, security, and maintainability.

  • Broad Technology Knowledge: Deep understanding of a wide range of technologies, including programming languages, frameworks, databases, cloud platforms, and networking protocols.

  • Solution Integration: Skill in integrating diverse systems and technologies to create a cohesive and efficient solution, including designing and implementing integration patterns, APIs, and data flows.

  • Cloud Computing: Familiarity with cloud platforms, mainly Microsoft Azure, and understanding of cloud architecture principles, services, and best practices.

  • Enterprise Architecture: Understanding of designing solutions that align with an organization's overall enterprise architecture, considering scalability, security, compliance, and governance.

  • Technical Leadership: Capability to provide technical leadership and guidance to development teams, including strong communication and collaboration skills.

  • Security and Compliance: Knowledge of security principles, best practices, and compliance requirements, including designing solutions with robust security measures.

  • Performance Optimization: Ability to identify performance bottlenecks and implement optimization strategies, including knowledge of caching mechanisms, load balancing, and performance profiling.

  • DevOps and Automation: Familiarity with DevOps practices and tools for continuous integration, deployment, and monitoring.

  • Business Acumen: Understanding of business needs, objectives, and processes, and the ability to align technical solutions accordingly.


 Soft skills: 

  • Understanding of the link between technical specialties and customer requirements.

  • Understanding of industry best practices and standards.

  • Fluent communication skills.

  • Keep abreast of market trends in technology.

  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills/investigating skills on technical matters.

  • Well organised.

  • Ability to identify problems and suggest mitigating and contingency actions.

  • Proactive.

  • Good coaching skills.

Benefits & perks ๐Ÿ’Ž

Our offer:


  • Work-Life Balance and Flexibility: Option to work in a hybrid setup, flexible schedules, and compressed Fridays.

  • Training and Development: Personalized plan and training programs.

  • Social Benefits: Meal vouchers, life insurance, telecommuting support.

  • Flexible Compensation: Adapted to your needs (health insurance, childcare, training, among others).

  • Relocation Package (if applicable): Financial support, guidance, visa sponsorship.

  • Referral Program.

  • Wellness Program: Nutrition, Physical, Mental. Discounts with Gympass.

  • Life at GFT: Smart offices, events, values awards, inspiring talks.

  • International Corporate Culture.

Solution Architect
โ‚ฌ90K - โ‚ฌ95K
GFT Group