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Placement Software Architect


Leicester, United Kingdom

Great Career Opportunities

Global Reach

Complex Projects


We are looking for a Software Architect for a 12-month industrial placement within our Company.

You will be working on our Next Generation Terminal Operating System product that utilises cutting edge technologies and that has a modern microservice based architecture.

Container terminals are a complex domain making the design both challenging and rewarding. You will work in a relaxed, friendly and supportive atmosphere as part of our close-knit architecture team who work alongside our scaled development teams.

Exciting placement role - applications now open!

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What are we looking for?

We are undergoing continued and substantial growth, including at the graduate level. We are looking for individuals with a desire to learn and who have a passion for producing quality software using common design patterns. Naturally having an analytical approach and an eagerness to explore new technologies is essential too.

  • You will hold a good set of A levels, or equivalent, and be currently studying a BSc Honours Degree, MSc Degree or equivalent in Software Architecture or a similar discipline.
  • Highest ethics and integrity with a proactive attitude
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills, as well as a detail-oriented approach
  • Good interpersonal skills and enthusiasm to collaborate closely with colleagues
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English
  • Extracurricular activities that demonstrate a desire to learn new technologies and skills
  • Knowledge of software architecture and common software design patterns
  • Experience in software development, preferably using C#, Microsoft .Net Core and EF Core

  • Knowledge of any of the following would also be advantageous:
  • Domain Driven Design
  • Microservices architecture
  • Message broker technologies (e.g. ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ)
  • SQL Server Database Systems
  • NoSQL databases, especially MongoDB
  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • About the role and TBA

    TBA Group was established over 30 years ago; we’re award-winning and one of Europe’s leading software development companies for the intermodal and logistics companies. Through our innovative software, we produce market leading, large-scale, distribution and supply chain software products used by customers worldwide.
    The work we do is complex, challenging and rewarding and together with a relaxed, friendly atmosphere and a close-knit team, we believe we offer a unique working environment; our enviable staff retention rate speaks volumes about our ethos. It’s our aim for further substantial growth over the next 5 years and with our sights set on our ambition and there are opportunities for career advancement within our thriving, award-winning professional organisation.

    If this sounds like you, please apply by sending in your resume and cover letter.

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    Key Responsibilities

  • Be involved with making informed and intuitive decisions about the design and structure of our Terminal Operating System software.
  • Collaborate with product owners, functional experts (SME’s) and occasionally our customers, to determine functional and non-functional requirements for new software.
  • Use industry recognised tools and methodologies to capture, document and share your concepts and designs with the development teams.
  • Collaboratively define the key non-functional requirements for the solution including the appropriate technology, security, flexibility, scalability, responsiveness and performance.
  • Monitor progress and output of the development teams to ensure the developed solution remains consistent with the initial design.
  • Work closely with colleagues from other TBA software streams and 3rd parties where integration is required to surrounding applications and systems.
  • You will receive

  • Salary: Competitive
  • 25 days annual leave plus UK bank holidays
  • Flexible Working Time and Flexible Working from Home policies.
  • Workplace Pension
  • Employee discount scheme

  • 1. Submit your application

    Simply click on the vacancy you wish to apply for and follow the instructions.

    2. Shortlisting

    Shortlisting normally takes around five working days. If you are selected after the initial assessment, you will be invited for a face-to-face interview or an interview via MS Teams.

    3. The Interview Stage

    We always give applicants adequate time to prepare and we strongly advise to do as much research as possible. Your interview process will be communicated ahead of time.

    4. Offer Stage

    If you have been successful, congratulations! Our interview stage is meticulous and by no means easy. So, if you’ve been offered a place with us, we wholeheartedly welcome you to the team and look forward to exciting times ahead.

    Interested in this position?

    Become a part of the TBA Group team as a Placement Software Architect.

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