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Monday, 18 September 2023 08:53

Software Architect

Software Architect – Hybrid – Southampton / Portsmouth

We have an exciting opportunity for Software Architect to join our client. You can come from an Architect background or be looking to step into this role.

Ideally, we are looking for someone that has worked in multiple technologies including C# and Java or JavaScript.

Duties and Responsibilities

Collaborating with other professionals to determine functional and non-functional requirements for new software or applications.

Oversee the progress of the development team to ensure consistency with the system design.

Using tools and methodologies to create representations for functions and user interface of desired product or solution.

Translate software requirements into function Features and User Stories

Interact with sales, marketing and customers to analyse problems, identify customer values to provide the best technical solutions.

Create software design and interface definitions, assess existing design solutions and working with other development teams to recommend solutions for improvement.

Continually researching current and emerging technologies and proposing changes where needed

Provide updates to stakeholders, on schedule, feature, and product designs.

Business focus to achieve the best solutions in the market.

Required Skills and Experience

Experience in software development and coding in various languages (C#, .NET, JavaScript, Java.)

Understanding of fundamentals of design principles such as Microservices, SOLID for building a scalable application.

Skill or experience with programming interfaces (API) for communication between products or services.

Application development in cloud-based systems such as Azure or AWS.

Excellent written/verbal communications skills able to translate complex technical problems into stakeholders'' language.

Resilient to dig enough into problems, to view changes as opportunities and with good problem-solving skills.

Able to think outside the box: find unexpected ways to solve problems of meet requirements.

Focus on big picture goals and long-term commitment to them.

For further information, please don’t hesitate to apply.

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Saturday, 13 May 2023 11:24

Kafka Architect

Endeavour Recruitment has an excellent contract opportunity for a Kafka Architect to join a European Organisation on an initial 12 month contract.
Hybrid role
Required to work, full time onsite in Luxembourg for a week once a month.

Your role will not only be related to technical implementations, it will be necessary to ensure that the Kafka service fits perfectly into the organization already in place.

Your role:

Full Service lifecycle implementation from requirements analysis, platform selection and setup, technical architecture design, service design and development, testing, and deployment
Develop Enterprise's Apache Kafka Distributed Messaging and Integration Ecosystem
Build automation and tooling for the service
Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize platform delivering the Kafka service
Collaborate with other teams to integrate into their systems
Provide technical support for Kafka Service to internal stakeholders
Collaborate with Enterprise Architecture, Data Platform, DevOps, and Integration Teams to ensure option follows standard best practices

What you bring:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Technology or equivalent experience
A minimum of 3+ years developing enterprise class integrations between on-premises and cloud applications (on-prem to on-prem, on-prem to cloud, and cloud-to-cloud)
2+ years of experience building integrations using Kafka
Strong knowledge of EAI/SOA best practices, development methodologies & standards
Strong knowledge of API based integration and micro services design patterns & best practices
Solid Programming skills using J2EE, Design Patterns, JMS, SOAP / REST Web Services.
Experience with Kafka administration, configuration, and tuning.
Demonstrated experience implementing Kafka architecture, rules, caching, etc.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written skills and the ability to interact with all levels of stakeholders, support personnel, and clients
Strong documentation, analytical and problem-solving skills
Certifications on Confluent Kafka, Cloud Technologies is a plus

Preferred qualifications:
Experience in Kafka Capacity planning, installation, administration/Platform management and deep knowledge of Kafka internals
Knowledge of Integration Design patterns for building middleware systems ground up using Streaming, Pub/Sub, Message Queue, Message sequencing, Batch message processing, error handling and reconciliation mechanisms.
Knowledge of Web Services Interoperability, WS-* standards and ability to suggest, criticize and formulate solutions in a multi-vendor and architecture committee meetings.
Good knowledge of SOA architecture and fluency in web service standards such as WSSE and technologies (XML, SOAP, WSDL, XSD, REST) is a must
Good understanding of relational databases; experience working with different adaptors (SAP, SFDC, DB) and JMS queues required.
Knowledge of Security, Logging, Auditing, Policy Management and Performance Monitoring and KPI for end-to-end flow execution.
Splunk integration desirable.
Lead large to small development teams in multi-phase, heterogonous work environments, with multiple work streams
Strong knowledge and usage of DevOps and GitOps principles
Ability to work with team members in a teleworking model
Ability to work in an agile environment
Strong service attitude and a commitment to quality

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Tuesday, 16 August 2022 20:41

PHP Architect / Developer

PHP Developer / Software Architect

Our client based in Brighton is a rapidly expanding global organization that delivers to millions of customers every year – providing them with solutions globally.

The Role:

We are looking for PHP Developer / Architect to join the expanding team, help deliver the roadmap of highly scalable services, and have the opportunity to play an integral part in the company’s wider investment strategy.

You will work with the Technical Team under a Senior Architect, giving you the opportunity to grow in your Architecture experience and to work on application design, technical architecture, and delivery.

You will be working on APIs (developing our own and implementing partners’) as well as several established and planned front-end systems (both consumer and business focused).

We work mostly in PHP but are interested in using the right tool for the right job. Our wider tech stack includes: Ubuntu Linux, MS SQL Server, Elasticsearch, Redis, and RabbitMQ. We make use of a large number of AWS services (EC2 Auto-Scaling, DynamoDB, CloudFormation, API Gateway, to name a few), use Git + GitHub for source control and our future roadmap includes Docker and Kubernetes.


  • Help design and evolve our technical architecture to best support current and predicted business needs.
  • Design solutions which are reliable, scalable, and secure, balancing flexibility against complexity.
  • Manage architectural risk across their architecture domain.
  • Have initiative and drive to research and promote new technologies, stay current with new technologies, and apply these to help meet business needs.
  • Help identify new opportunities and improvements to our existing code base, playing an active role in design and functionality decisions.
  • Plan and implement code and infrastructure projects, providing great technical insight and documentation.
  • Continuously evaluate development processes to ensure delivery of set goals.
  • Anticipate, predict, and resolve problems before schedules are impacted.
  • [RT1] Solve problems independently and as part of a team.
  • Understand the importance of Quality Assurance and champion it during the development cycle.

Skills, Experience & Knowledge: 

  • Have experience of software development and database architecture.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience in several of the technologies we use.
  • See the big picture when working with complex applications and data models.
  • Understand data flows involving multiple applications and microservices.
  • Have a DevOps mindset, with an understanding of Cloud Computing concepts and Infrastructure as Code.
  • Be motivated to learn new technologies and best practices, and champion their use.
  • Enjoy and have experience building and integrating APIs.
  • Have a strong background or interest in delivering successful products or systems.
  • Write high quality, SOLID code whilst thinking about security, performance, resilience, scalability, and re-use when developing.
  • Are comfortable writing automated tests for your code (PHPUnit / Behat / PHPSpec / etc).
  • Be comfortable on the Linux command-line and hold yourself and others to a high bar when working with production systems.
  • Anticipate, predict, and resolve problems before schedules are impacted
  • Solve problems independently and as part of a team.
  • Have strong interpersonal skills with focus on teamwork and collaboration.
  • Be proactive, motivated, and highly organised, with strong time management and planning skills.

Please contact us for further information regarding this exciting opportunity

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Tuesday, 25 January 2022 14:03

AWS Architect

AWS Architect

Our Globally renowned Client has a need for an AWS Architect with Vendor Management / Governance experience to join the London based team.

This is a global role dealing with teams across Europe, America and India.

As the AWS Architect, you will be involved with Vendor Management and Governance.

The role is part remote / part onsite in the London office.

Work is carried out by multiple vendors and there are 15 Development Teams; each vendor has an architect. We need an internal Architect to oversee the Vendors Architects, governance, work recommendations, AWS and to manage the spend.

The role also included a £4,500 London excess, Company Car, Health Car, Pension and 28 days holiday.

Main Responsibilities

  • Manage, facilitate, and drive the Technical Architecture Board. Participate in and review solution and infrastructure architectural discussions and decisions with the various vendors on the platform
  • Act as a focal point of for all security related matters by interfacing with Nissan InfoSec teams, business owners and implementation vendors
  • Oversee Nissan teams and 3rd party suppliers through the complete lifecycle to deliver solutions which are secured, supportable and scalable. Collaborate and work with Technical Delivery Managers as required.
  • Act as Hosting and Infrastructure Product Owner to make recommendations that balance operational performance and strategic activities


Key Tasks Defined

  • Coordinate architectural input with the main implementation vendors and develop documentation for ratification in the review boards
  • Manage security architecture reviews, run security incident management responses, provide assistance during audits and facilitate penetration tests when required
  • Participate in daily stand-ups manage by suppliers and facilitate internal stand-ups
  • Review AWS usage and keep track of spending. Find and implement hosting cost reduction

Skills and Attributes Required

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and can-do attitude and the ability to work independently and prioritize work with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Excited about working on a team of highly diverse, technical and non-technical , all aiming for the same goal and mutually supportive of each other

Qualifications or Knowledge Required

  • 3+ years of proven experience managing or delivering technical solutions ideally involving part of the technology components list like AWS (EC2, S3, EBS, Cloudfront etc.), Apigee, Adobe Experience Manager, Tomcat servers
  • Good understanding of AWS cloud technologies. Relevant AWS Certification recommended.
  • Understanding of Information Security concepts and importance of cyber security in modern day organisations. Relevant certification is a plus.
  • Comfortable working with JIRA, Confluence and other Atlassian tools
  • Project and stakeholder management skills

This is not an exhaustive list and you are required to be flexible in your approach to carrying out your duties which may change from time to time to reflect changes in the Company’s approach to a culture of continuous improvement.

For further information regarding this exciting opportunity, please apply and we will be in contact.

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Thursday, 14 October 2021 13:33

Enterprise Architect

Urgent need for an experienced Enterprise Architect!


A financial client in Luxembourg is looking for a bilingual Enterprise Architect to join them ASAP, and initially till the end of 2021, with strong likelihood of extensions.

The role of the Enterprise Architect will be to contribute to the elaboration and evolution of architectures, including Business, Data, Application and Technical layers with a functional focus.

You will be involved in all strategic projects, and work together with Business Process team, Functional Analysts and IT Experts to design flexible, scalable and robust overall architectures.

Requiredtechnical skills and knowledge:


  • Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Economics or Finance management (BAC + 5)
  • Strong Technological background (Frontend, Java, Spring, Microservice and API);
  • Mastering EA modeling languages (such as UML or Archimate);
    • Functional knowledge in banking industry is an asset;
  • T24 knowledge is an asset;
  • Fluent in English and French.

If this sounds like you, apply without delay and send us your CV or get in touch for more info.

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Wednesday, 08 September 2021 09:32

Salesforce Application Security Specialist

Exciting long-term contract opportunity for a Salesforce Application Security Expert to work with a reputable global client.

The role is fully REMOTE!

The selected Salesforce Application Security Expert will work in one of three centers of excellence (CoE), consisting of several teams that together build the front office application. You will help orchestrate security in the CoEs and provide them with guidelines on the security requirements that we have from and ensure they adhere to them. To this end, you will work with the different development teams (squads) in the COEs and for instance support them with secure design patterns, help them understand the impact of design decisions and ensure a standard security approach over the teams.

You are capable of managing meetings with all kinds of stakeholders (business, marketing). You will work closely with other CoEs in the organisation, as well as with our Operating Companies to orchestrate security in the solution that we deliver.

Your role:

  • Perform threat modelling on the business processes being modeled
  • Ensuring security by design in the architectural design patterns 
  • Evaluate the performance of development teams in relation to Security by Design
  • Working with internal and external stakeholders on all levels to map security requirements and support integrating them in the designs and products
  • Ensure the setup and implementation of a secure ecosystem with the Salesforce front office as your main responsibility
  • Setup a Security Operations Center together with your Security Colleagues of the other CoEs for the front office and make sure that the correct Operating Model is implemented

Skills and experience required:

  • master’s/Bachelor’s degree in Information technology or equivalent qualification
  • thorough knowledge of salesforce, software development in salesforce and integrating with salesforce
  • knowledge of security patterns for web technology
  • understanding of modern full stack solutions, RESTful APIs and data modeling
  • understanding of automated software delivery (CI/CD) 
  • vendor/stakeholder management
  • requirements analysis
  • 5-7 years of experience a as security specialist
  • 5-7 years of experience in a global corporate environment
  • information security and data privacy
  • experience with salesforce is a must
  • experience in complex stakeholder management
  • demonstrated ability to think strategically about security, business, product, and technical challenges
  • Agile/Scrum/Kanban

Please send your CV ASAP or get in touch for further details on this exciting remote contract opportunity!

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Friday, 30 April 2021 08:28

Business Intelligence Architect

Are you a European citizen looking for an exciting, long term contract opportunity in Luxemburg?

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Business Intelligence Architect to join the internal IT hosting services provider of a large European Institution.

The role is part of a team of 40 technical architects and 5 service architects under the responsibility of the Lead Architect; this team designs services for Database, Middleware, BI, web servers, that are consumed by application owners in  various policy domains.


  • Handle the design of hosting services and their update (new versions and functionalities) based on business intelligence products. This includes technical architecture and design of the service delivery pipeline, including inventory, monitoring, etc.
  • Advise on design and other improvements to services
  • Ensure that service documentation is kept up to date
  • Qualify new version and patches through functional testing, performance testing, and security assessments
  • Work to improve operational efficiency by providing automation and clear procedures to operational colleagues
  • Essential Technical skills
  • Installation and administration of Qlik Sense
  • Automation and monitoring of IT services
  • Report development in SAP BO or Qlik Sense
  • Python, Perl or Shell scripting
  • Desirable Technical skills
  • Installation and administration of SAP BO and SAP DS
  • SAS administration
  • SAP HANA administration
  • Web services development


  • Working experience in a medium to large IT environment
  • At least 5 years of experience in IT architecture in any domain

Soft skills 

  • Ablity to work and communicate in a multi-cultural environment
  • Service-oriented mind-set
  • Ability to communicate in writing and verbally in a clear and concise manner
  • Initiative, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken) is essential. Any other European language is a plus

Upcoming projects         

  • Improvements to Qlik services including Nprinting, Geoanalytics
  • Automation of the Qlik Sense hosting service
  • Possibly, introduction of new services based on R or HANA

Please get in touch for further details.

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Friday, 23 April 2021 09:49

SharePoint/MS365 Architect

100% remote opportunity for a SharePoint/MS365 Architect for a multinational client in The Hague.

Required skills :

University degree in Computer Science/Information Systems and at least 8 years of experience in enterprise architecture.

Long and broad experience with Microsoft 365 aspects and related products.

Extensive experience with SharePoint 2019 aspects and related products.

Extensive practice of security hardening in all MS-Teams and SharePoint aspects (experience with Microsoft Security Assessments is an asset).

Sound knowledge of FAST search.

Experience with AutoSPInstaller, PowerShell DSC automated installation, ShareGate, and SPDocKit.

Certified Professional for Requirement Engineer is an asset.

ITIL certified is an asset.

Experience in integration between Zoom, Microsoft 365 is an asset.

Experience on MS-Power platform.

Strategic views; bring industry practices and disciplines.

Highly motivated, pro-active and service oriented.

Ability to work with people of different cultures and in remote locations.

Charismatic; outstanding written and oral communication skills.

Fluent in English.

Deliverable skills:

Make users more self-conscious about the degree of sensitivity of the information they are processing on MS 365.

Implement security settings based on the labels for MS 365.

Propose a unified labelling system at the container level, implement of a Proof of Concept, and to critically assess the passage into production on MS 365.

Make a selection of innovative opportunities and build and fully document a Proof of Concept which can then be implemented in production for MS 365.

Audit SharePoint 2019 systems and recommend an action plan for hardening the security of SharePoint and its connected infrastructure (network, DBs, Active Directory).

Follow up of the implementation in SharePoint 2019 with regular discussions on the progress and a detailed final report on the action points which were implemented.

Mitigate major Microsoft 365 and SharePoint 2019 problems.

Improve the integration between Zoom, Microsoft 365.

Build and fully document a Proof of Concept which new Zoom features can then be implemented in production.

Please get in touch for further details.

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Thursday, 11 June 2020 21:15

Business Intelligence Architect

Business Intelligence Architect / Luxembourg/ 500 Euros pd

Calling all European Nationals!

Endeavour Recruitment is urgently recruiting for a motivated Technical Architect to join a lare architecture team, working in Luxembourg City on a large-scale IT environment.

The successful candidate will be part of a group of 5 architects building BI hosting services with various products. The services are consumed by various internal customers to host hundreds of different information systems


Handle the design of hosting services and their update (new versions and functionality) based on business intelligence products. This includes technical architecture and design of the service delivery pipeline, including inventory, monitoring, etc.

Advise on design and other improvements to services

Ensure that service documentation is kept up to date

Qualify new versions and patches through functional testing, performance testing, and security assessments

Work to improve operational efficiency by providing automation and clear procedures to operational colleagues

Essential Technical skills

•Installation and administration of SAP BO and SAP DS

•Installation and administration of QlikView or Qlik Sense

•Automation and monitoring of IT services

•Report development in SAP BO or Qlik Sense

•Python, Perl or Shell scripting

Desirable skills

•SAS administration

•SAP HANA administration

•Web services development

Required experience:

•Working experience in a medium to large IT environment

•At least 5 years of experience in IT architecture in any domain


•Upgrade of SAP BI4 hosting service to latest version

•Improvements to Qlik Sense hosting service

•Possibly, introduction of new services based on R or HANA

Please apply for further details on this excellent, not to be missed contract opportunity.

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Excellent contract opportunity for a WebMaster / Architect to work for a renowned pharmaceutical client in Beerse, Belgium.

This is an English speaking role and part remote work is possible.

The duration of this role is initially for 5 months with possibility of extensions and the all-inclusive daily rate is €700 euros.


What will you be doing?:

  • Enable agency provided designs in the clients cloud CMS
  • Align with business team and enable their content briefings in JMC
  • Configure and webmaster complex content mini-sites
  • Able to review business requirements, identify issues and generate possible solutions to complex problems whilst establishing good standard operating procedures and webmaster guidelines
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage and influence business stakeholders across our organization both internal and external

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of contemporary webmaster experience
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-changing environment
  • Strong operational execution
  • HTML, CSS, JS and general web technology knowledge
  • Ability to work in suite of different web CMS systems
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Ability to work efficiently in virtual teams

If you believe you are the right candidate for this role as a WebMaster/Architect, then please do not hesitate to apply with a copy of your most recent CV.

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