Solutions Architect and Development Manager

Job Reference: CWS-0602-273

Location: Geneva

Type: Full Time on site

Start date: 24.02.2020

End date: 28.08.2020 (possible extension for 6 months)

Job: Senior Solutions Architect and Development Manager


Our well-known international client seeks a Solution Architect and Development Manager to join their team working on designing, development, test, deployment, and maintenance of several business applications.


Statement of work:



  • Interfacing and engaging with the business and technical teams to ensure that their business applications are properly designed, maintained and supported.
  • Provide architectural expertise, direction, and assistance to the technical teams.
  • Incremental implementation of new functional and non-functional requirements into business applications following business units and ICTD’s technical recommendations.
  • Provide corrective, adaptive, perfective maintenance and support for the existing versions of the business applications.
  • Ensure that the technical and user documentations are maintained properly and that software development practices and tools are aligned with the organization CI/CD environment and best practices.



  • Enhance applications to quickly make change and fix issues, based on the priority from business users. Clarify doubts on application requirement.
  • Coordinate and lead the offshore team on product requirements
  • Participate in the weekly status meetings
  • Follow-up on offshore activities related to system development and testing
  • Support the offshore testing team requirements
  • Perform system testing of specific cases that cannot be tested by offshore team
  • Provide help on activities on DEV servers like Environment setup, builds, configuration, etc.
  • Creating and tracking tickets in JIRA for issues in Dev, Test, Demo and Prod environments.
  • Coordination with other teams (both in house and other suppliers) for integration of application developed across multiple teams both onsite and offshore


Detailed workload:

More detailed workload is assigned based on the deliverables mentioned above and updated accordingly with the work progress on a daily basis in JIRA.



  • New build releases to Dev, Test, Demo and Prod environments.
  • Incident reports in JIRA.
  • Update JIRA status for the tickets in each release.
  • Build and Deployment checklist.
  • Latest code to be checked-in to SVN in appropriate branch. Merge code to related branches (if required).


Requirements / Qualifications:

  • 10 years’ experience
  • Development management & coordination & technical lead:
    • offshore co-ordination
    • offshore development
    • change coordination
    • problem management
  • Solution architecture, System architecture,
  • DevSecOps (CI/CD)
  • Data management
  • QA activities
  • AWS Infrastructure as Code would be a distinct advantage.
  • Jira, Drupal, Spring MVC, Spring Rest, JSP, HTML, CSS, Spring JDBC, MySQL, Oracle, LDAP, SOLAR, AWS, SonarQube, Selenium, SVN.


Additional information


  • Start date of assignment: 24.02.2020
  • Initial contract duration : until 28.08.2020 / 06 months (with possible extension of 6 months)
  • Location: Geneva
Centum Recruitment International  Suppliers of high calibre IT and business professionals
Centum Recruitment International 
Suppliers of high calibre IT and business professionals