Java Architect

Java Architect

Solution Architect

Why is our Gateway Solution Design team the next step for you?

We are responsible for the strategic evolution for Worldpays global distributed payments platform through the creation of first-class architectural designs. We are advocates of highly performant, scalable and robust design principles, In order to handle the considerable year-on-year growth that the platform must deliver.

How will you add value on a day-to-day basis?

Reporting directly into the Head of Gateway Solution Design, you will support the strategic evolution of our global distributed payments platform through the creation of first-class architectural, high-level and low-level designs. You will provide technical leadership and hands-on support to the development teams as these designs are built, and advocate highly performant, scalable and robust design principles and 3rd-party technologies.

You will work with stakeholders to refine business requirements, translate these into systems requirements and recommended options for delivery including designs and size estimates. Ensuring designs are consistent with strategic enterprise architecture goals whilst remaining appropriate to the development methodology.

Working across, and within, project teams as design/technical lead and mentor is a keep aspect of the role, as well as ensuring efficient knowledge-transfer of solutions with accurate and up-to-date documentation, demos and presentations where necessary.

What will make you the ideal candidate?

Extensive experience of design leadership with complex enterprise systems and solid knowledge of software (and ideally hardware) design are what we are looking for in a Architect. You will have a track record of working with Enterprise-grade Java Development (J2EE) including multi-threaded and/or high volume internet applications. With architectures such as messaging, databases, clustering and load balancing, distributed file-systems, storage and virtualization.

You’ll be happy to work with both the legacy codebases that we currently maintain as well as take on the greenfield development projects that we’re taking on to change the landscape of technology in payments in future.

How is Worldpay changing the world?

We are leaders in modern money. Each and every time you use your debit card or credit card to pay for something, whether online or face-to-face, there’s a good chance it happened because of us. On an annual basis our innovations, systems and technology enable billions of money transactions globally. Working with customers large and small, we help them to take your payments quickly, safely and reliably, allowing them to grow their businesses and making your life more convenient in the process. As a leader in global fintech and the largest London IPO since 2011, this is a great time to join us in building for the next phase of the Worldpay journey.



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Cambridge / England

Business Area

Tech and Engineering

Employment Type



December 5, 2016