IT Architect

Sofia, Sofia City Province, Bulgaria
IT - developers

For our client  - a company specializes in insurance services.

They are part of the multinational financial group Fairfax Financial Holdings, one of the world leaders in insurance and reinsurance. They operate in several locations: Romania, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary.

About the role:

  • This role is a strategic hire to ensure that the insurer can successfully design, develop and
  • deliver large and wide projects within their transformation programme.
  • The main role of hired person will be to support the process with making critical
  • architectural decisions guaranteeing high quality and scalability of developed front-end
  • applications, ensuring technical and commercial feasibility as well as meeting all technical
  • and business requirements.
  • They are looking for goal-oriented team players who enjoy delivering value to organization.


  • Lead the team of developers and interact with product owners, business analysts and
  • designers
  • Oversee development of high-traffic web applications utilizing React JS, TypeScript,
  • JavaScript, CSS3
  • Guide Teams on adopting the best coding practices and own technical/architecture
  • decisions for the team
  • Monitor changes in front-end applications in terms of compliance with the developed
  • target architecture, market best practices and company standards
  • Ensure high technical performance and scalability of the software products and/or
  • services
  • Collaborate with other development teams at the stage of planning and implementing
  • solutions
  • Work with external suppliers and consultants
  • Participate in the process of introducing changes to IT systems in the field of
  • supervising technical and integration requirements
  • Create and implement technological, integration and architectural standards
  • Work with business and development teams
  • Resolve design challenges that arise from interactions across different systems


  • Minimum 8 years of experience in front-end systems development, with solid engineering background in cloud-based and micro-service architectures
  • At least 5 years of experience as solution leader or solution architect in the field of
  • front-end applications
  • Strong knowledge of React and JavaScript (at least 4 years of professional
  • experience)
  • Experience in HTML5, CSS3, and writing cross-browser compatible code
  • Understanding of design patterns, OOP principles.
  • Understanding of principles of integration of front-end with back-end
  • Experience in Java, or .Net applications is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with the performance of web application: downloads optimizations, runtime
  • caveats, browser rendering phases, images formats and optimizations.
  • Good skill to transform complex matters into simple and lasting solutions
  • Fluent communication in English in speech and writing
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience in using agile methodologies and working with tools like
  • Jira/Confluence/Azure DevOps
  • Strength in problem-solving and issue resolution
  • Ability to work in a deadline-driven work environment


  • Know how insurance companies work
  • Have experience working in consulting, delivery, or IT company, especially in the field
  • of non-life insurance
  • Have experience working in distributed, international Team.

Why our client is a great place to be and what they propose?

  • They propose an option for remote work
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Flexibility 
  • Regular workshops and team events, every time in a different company location 
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