Tech Lead / Software Architect

Technology Lead/Software Architect; Smart Energy Live Data - City of London

Our client requires a Tech Lead / Software Architect expert in NodeJS, Android or iOS to work for a well-funded, fast moving strategic group with a high profile role in the UK energy landscape. The products they bring to market will fundamentally shift how UK consumers manage and interact with their homes and their energy use. Smart Metering is transforming the energy supply landscape for consumers and suppliers alike. If you have hands on development experience (ideally Node.JS, iOS or Android) of consumer software you will be the right fit.

Tech Lead / Software Architect - The Role

We are seeking a technology leader to join an existing team and provide technical leadership and guidance to build a system that can support tens of millions of homes producing real-time data streams of data usage.

Our client runs small agile teams. Software is build using open source tools primarily using Node.JS for server development.

Key responsibilities:
Hands on software development
Guide technology choices with the agile development process to ensure that they can support multiple tens of millions of customers.
Communicate technology decisions and supporting reasoning to senior management and peer technologists
Share best in class technology knowledge across other teams developing similar projects
Work as part of a larger architecture team to define the broader technology platform.
Work to integrate with their existing billing, CRM, SSO etc. systems.
Support hardware technology managers in selecting providers.
Write specifications for hardware suppliers so that their offerings integrate easily with BGCH systems.

Senior Technology Manager - The Person

Hands on development experience (ideally Node.JS, iOS or Android) of consumer software
Experience designing, building (and ideally managing) high capacity real-time systems
Knowledge of Large NoSQL databases (ideally Cassandra)
Knowledge of wireless protocols and technologies
Experienced in:
Design and implementation of Restful APIs either as a provider or consumer.
Delivery of complex programmes within a large company

With ideally some of the following
Hosting and automation of AWS
DevOps and configuration of nginx or similar.
Smart metering
Home automation with ZigBee
TCP/IP and other transport protocols/APIs such as AMQP and MQTT
Other development environments Python and Java. At abrs we are committed to being an inclusive organisation that provides equality of opportunity to all in terms of employment, recruitment and the service we provide to our customers. As part of our monitoring process we would be grateful if you could complete an optional equality and diversity form on the abrs website [URL removed] All information provided will be kept confidential and only used to provide an overall profile analysis for abrs.

Job Type : Contract/Interim

Location : City Of London, Maidstone, Canterbury, Crawley, Brighton, Guildford, Portsmouth, Basingstoke, Southampton, High Wycombe, St. Albans, Stevenage, Harlow, Chelmsford

Salary : 500 - 650 p day

Date Advertised : 28 Jan 2014

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