Solution Architect (Java)

Croatia, On-Site, Remote

Life at Q is anything but boring! We’re on a mission to find the As to the most challenging Qs of today. That makes our everyday lives more fun, our team more cohesive and our daily tasks more exciting. Are you ready for a challenge?


We're looking for a Solution Architect (Java) (m/f) - an individual who will find the best approach to suggest and implement architecture for given requirements based on Java technology stack, analyze the requirements alongside our Business analysts.

Who will you be working with?

On a day-to-day basis, you'll be working with Product Owners, Project Managers, Developers, Business Analysts, Clients, Designers, DevOps Professionals, Tech Team Leaders, and other teams.

Who are you reporting to?

You will be reporting to the Engineering Lead.

What will you be doing?

  • analyze requirements and propose the best technical solutions and options

  • provide software estimates based on the proposed solution

  • write technical documentation for proposed solutions

  • help mitigate risks, stress out assumptions, alternatives, constraints, issues and dependencies for a given software solution

  • analyze existing solutions and come up with suggestions for improvement

  • work with developers providing supervision and guidance in executing the solution

  • consult development teams on approaches, best practices, and solutions

  • provide the development teams with architectural blueprints

  • actively participate in project discovery phases to document possible integrations and provide insight into what is feasible in any given circumstance

  • ensuring projects comply with strategic guidelines and architecture

  • assessing and argue business impact that certain technical choices and solutions have

  • work with leaders of other teams in creating the best possible solution and solution options

  • research current and new technologies and propose changes and adoption

What do we expect?

  • 10+ years of experience

  • adaptability to new technologies

  • experience with application design and architecture (strong knowledge with SOA and Microservices Architecture)

  • deep knowledge of Design patterns, SOLID principles

  • strong knowledge of Enterprise Integration Design Patterns

  • hands on experience with resilience concepts, exception handling, logging and troubleshooting techniques

  • more than 10+ years of experience in developing with Java and related tech ecosystem

  • profound insight of Java and JEE internals (Classloading, Memory Management, Transaction management etc.)

  • experience with Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, Spring Security, Spring WebFlux, Spring Data, Spring Integration, Redis, RabbitMQ, Java 11-21 and Domain driven desig

  • hands on experience with ORM like Hibernate

  • experience with some of the popular Java application servers (i.e. Tomcat, Jetty, GlassFish, WildFly,..)

  • hands on experience with Docker, Kubernetes

  • hands on experience with RDBMS

  • hands on experience with database migration tools like Liquibase or Flyway

  • hands on experience with HTML, CSS, Javascript, DOM

  • experience with system security measures

  • experience with data modeling patterns and best practices

  • strong technical background covering multiple software development dimensions

  • hands-on experience in software development with an in-depth understanding of programming and best practices,

  • experience in reading and writing technical documentation

  • understanding of cloud computing and cloud infrastructure (AWS preferred)

  • strong organizational and communication skills with the ability to clearly elaborate on the technical aspects, risks, challenges, and selling points of the solution

  • strong proactivity and leadership mentality (preferably possess team lead experience)

  • capable of aligning all the parties involved in the solution, including clients, business analysts, project managers, vendors, developers, and other stakeholders

  • strong communication skills to produce explanations when dealing with individuals from a non-technical background

  • people skills to maneuver and manage project requirements from numerous groups that work on the project

  • providing advice, explanation, empathy, influence, and negotiation skills to navigate the solution with confidence

  • preferably possess knowledge of the most relevant compliance and regulatory standards affecting the software development process (GDPR, ISO27001, PCI-DSS, Cloud Controls Matrix, eIDAS,...)

  • high proficiency in English in both written and verbal form

What we bring to the table

  • The location choice is yours: remote, on-site or hybrid

  • Flexible working hours

  • Work with new technologies in a high-performance environment

  • Diverse international projects (from 3-week microservice apps to 6+ month enterprise solutions)

  • IT community involvement — Meetups, Workshops & Articles

  • Internal workshops & personal development

  • Educational budget

  • 100% paid sick leave

  • Paid health insurance

  • Subvention of Multisport card

  • Transport allowance & meal allowance

Salary range

Our salaries are based on your experience, level of knowledge & technical interview.


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