Java Architect

Java Architect

Sapiens | Bangalore, KA, IN

Posted 9 days ago

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Position Summary:-

Reporting to the Chief Architect and with minimal supervision, the Lead Technical Software Architect provides knowledge and experience to support technology and architecture governance in software development at Sapiens. The Lead Technical Software Architect is responsible to lead the design efforts for product enhancements as well as for the resolution of complicated architectural software issues related to insurance solutions, and is an integral part of the Workers Comp architecture team, working on designing and implementing CoreSuite for WC platform and architectural enhancements and upgrades, as well as serving as a lead technical advisor to the CoreSuite for WC implementation and base development teams providing architectural and technical guidance and establishment of pragmatic, quality oriented software engineering best practices across a number of geographically distributed development teams.

The position requires extensive knowledge and experience of both commercial and open source components such as application servers, enterprise service buses, rules engines, component frameworks, messaging libraries, etc and a solid understanding of the Java computing platform, cloud architectures, UML, design patterns, data modeling and database design.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:-

  • Collaborate with a team of IT professionals in designing, developing and implementing insurance applications
  • Provide oversight for all technical issues
  • Develop tools and utilities to assist in application integration and adoption of developed Java components, frameworks, and libraries
  • Define and document implementation patterns for developed Java components, frameworks, and libraries
  • Perform in-depth technical evaluations of Java technologies, components, frameworks, and library offerings
  • Participate and/or lead the development and implementation of enterprise-wide initiatives in the areas of cloud deployment, SOA, BPM, EAI, and rules engines
  • Reviews and compares architectures and designs for various solutions
  • Determines feasibility of various software solutions
  • Conducts research on software and prototypes (i.e., tools and technology)
  • Recommends technology for the product roadmap
  • Provide oversight, guidance and mentoring to offshore development teams
  • Completes activities as directed by the Chief Architect and according to timelines

Additional, Non-Essential Functions/Responsibilities:-

  • Consult with application development teams to ensure alignment with enterprise standards & practices
  • Educate and train software developers on Java and SOA components, frameworks, and libraries

Job Requirements:-

  • Bachelors degree in relevant field (Computer Science or MIS) or equivalent educational qualification
  • 10 - 15 years of diverse experience in IT with various Java-based technology platforms, tools, and environments
  • 10+ years of experience architecting and developing object-oriented applications in a Java environment
  • 5+ years experience working with enterprise applications architecture frameworks
  • Strong experience in designing and developing enterprise applications using Java technologies
  • Experience with application design, solution modeling, and model-driven development
  • Several years of technical team leadership experience
  • Strong experience in designing and developing enterprise applications using Java technologies
  • Experience with application design, solution modeling, and model-driven development
  • Strong working knowledge of all Java technologies, such as core Java, JDBC, JMS, JPA, JMX, lambdas, stream API, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of common Open Source frameworks and tools: Spring Boot & Spring, Hibernate, Eclipse, Maven, Drools and others
  • Strong working knowledge of SOA and Web Services technologies (SOAP, REST)
  • Hands-on experience with the following tools: JBoss/WildFly Application Server, Tomcat web server and others
  • Strong experience in database design concepts and SQL
  • Knowledge of SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle), development methodologies, development patterns, web-enabled applications and Inversion of Control
  • Knowledge of User Interfaces, Enterprise Components and associated Standards
  • Experience with client presentations, technical writing, mentoring and reviewing
  • Self-motivated with strong initiative


  • Insurance Domain experience
  • Strong understanding of the enterprise application architecture landscape
  • Experience with cloud technologies (such as Docker, Kubernetes) and deployments
  • Strong working knowledge of SOA and web service technologies
  • Proven ability to rapidly deliver prototypes and proof-of-concept work to validate a proposed architectural approach
  • Proven skills in documenting and communicating complex software architectures using UML