Application Factory Architect

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Date: 06-Jun-2022

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

Application Factory Solution Architect

Purpose of the Job

Alstom IS&T Application Factory team specializes on building Applications and softwares for different Alstom sites.The Application factory provides a framework or platform for building business process applications for small to medium complexity web applications on Angular & Sprint Boot webserver architecture.

The resource will be involved in solutionning and development of custom web apps on the internal framework/platform called Application Factory. This will be a technical lead role with hands on experience in coding & building apps and driving teams on software development


Organisation structure (job belongs to..)

Chief Information and Transformation Officer


        |--IS&T Digital Platforms Director

           |--Head of Innovation and Application Factory


Reports directly to:

Head of Innovation and Application Factory


Purpose of the Role : 

The Application Factory Solution Architect will report to the Head of Innovation & Application Factory. The role is an Individual contributor role, working on providing technical leadership, taking ownership & leading a team of software developers in building software web applications for internal Alstom customers. The primary responsibility will be on managing the project delivery, technical design reviews, stakeholder management, software development, building custom apps, developing a top-quality software product following the Alstom coding standards & industry best practices. The secondary responsibility will be on managing the architecture of the Application Factory platforms.

This is a lead role, with 50% Technical hands-on working & 50% on project delivery management, design reviews & stakeholder management.


Main Responsibilities

  • Accountable for complete project delivery of assigned use case
  • Accountable for the software system design & architecture. Code reviews & mentoring software developers
  • Accountable for the roadmap of the platform and frameworks
  • Manage stakeholders, Key users & collaboration with other application teams
  • Responsible to adhere to the set quality & coding standards & hands-on software development
  • Responsible to follow the SCRUM process, attend all meetings, accountable for timely status updates
  • Accountable to provide estimates & on-time delivery of assigned use case
  • Be punctual, regular and a team player


Educational Requirements:

- BE or B Tech Graduation degree

Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Computer Science Engineering /Technology or related field


Must Have Competenices

  • Total experience of 10 + years in end to end software Architecture and Developement
  • Responsible for software application system design, done design reviews & peer reviews
  • Knowledgeable of Java, spring boot, maven
  • Knowledge of Docker, Docker compose for bundling of release artifact
  • Responsible for application development. Having hands-on experience on java spring boot microservice application for at least 5 years with more than 3 projects
  • Individual contributor and has been lead of developing of at least 2 applications & history of being part of development team of at least 3 projects


Good to have:

  • Good to have DevOps exposure – build process, quality & security checks
  • Self-learning qualities with track record of picking up new skills while on job
  • Team player and ability to learn new technologies


Competences & Skills


  • Strong hands-on experience on Java 9 and above. Clear understanding of collections, multithreading, exception handling, design pattern, module architecture design, problem solving, programming skills
  • Hands on experience in working on spring boot microservice application
  • Good (Intermediate to expert) knowledge on microservices architecture
  • Good(Intermediate to expert) knowledge on build tools – maven, gradle
  • Good (Intermediate to expert) knowledge on Software and platforms architecture
  • Clear understanding of project structure
  • Strong in troubleshooting issues & providing resolutions
  • Be able to design their module and suggest improvement ideas
  • Can write unit test cases
  • Aware of software build and release process
  • Have designed the backend for the module working on
  • Well versed with working in Agile way, knows Scrum methodology
  • Team player & quick learning
  • Fluent in English. Excellent in communication
  • Be able to clearly give status updates and explain impediments
  • Excellent in picking up new technologies and skill set while on job. Self-learner

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   

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