Product Madness, part of Aristocrat Leisure, is a leading social and mobile gaming company with a focus on social casino games. We have published hit titles on Facebook, iOS and Android platforms and have grown considerably in size over the past year. With offices in London, Austin, Las Vegas and San Francisco, we are currently looking to hire an allstar Solution Architect at our London location to help build and expand our platforms.
As a member of our Solution Architecture team you’ll take ownership of multiple systems and projects to help enable product and platform growth by designing new features and supporting services and platform components. You will be very competent at developing and architecting an overall system vision and transforming the vision through execution into a production solution ensuring that the solution architecture aligns with the entire platform and the company roadmaps.
Work closely with stakeholders transferring their requirements into a defined roadmaps for new and existing systems supporting all area of the business.
Lead the design and specification of all system components considering functionality, data, security, integration, infrastructure and performance.
Work closely with development team ensuring buy-in of the proposed solutions so that the team is motivated to match the detailed design of the solution to the higher-level architecture in the agreed timeline.
Support the execution of the project providing all required information to the development and QA teams.
Document the agreed solution including architecture diagrams, APIs, DB schema, data follow and provide support and guidance for using the new solutions.
Investigate leading products and platforms in the market and suggest new features and improvements to existing platforms.
Provide support to the team member by reviewing requirements and suggesting improvements to proposed solution. Own the communication of development progress to the organization and maintain strong working relationships with stakeholders and the development team.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
A successful track record of delivering solutions.
Experience with defining back office systems including UI elements for configurations and settings.
Ability to grasp and explain complicated features and define clear requirements that cover all aspects of these features form data models, server development, back office UI, APIs and client integration.
Conversion of certain requirements into the architecture and design that ultimately constitute the blueprint for the solution being developed.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written when explaining new features, functions and flows.
Experience communicating new platforms, features and roadmaps to the entire organization in an efficient and fluid manner.
Experience working with high performance platforms.
Experience defining APIs and data flow between different platforms and components.
Extensive experience as a developer/BA defining product requirements.
Exposure with architecting multiple projects through SDLC.
The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills.
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
As an employee of Product Madness, we’d expect you to be able to work in a really fun, flexible, team-oriented, collaborative environment. You need to have exceptional communication skills, and be a self-starter.
WHAT IS GREAT ABOUT WORKING HERE?
A spacious Kitchen in our state of the art office in swanky Farringdon which includes free cereal/fruit/Coffee, Lunch fully paid for and delivered every 2 weeks in addition to having an awesome games room that includes table tennis, Yoga studio, PlayStation, Foosball table. On top of this we have a top 25 grossing app!!!
Product Madness’ dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in all of our content and across all of our platforms. Diversity is more than a commitment at Product Madness—it is the foundation of what we do. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different.
If this sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you!!
Up to 5% employer pension contribution with Aviva
Private Health insurance with Vitality
Full dental insurance
Long term disability insurance
25 days holiday
Events throughout the year
Free coffee shop/free food throughout the week
Inter office travel