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Lead Architect, Metadata Services

Lead Architect, Metadata Services

Sofia full-time

Job Description

Our client is looking to hire a lead developer to maintain and enhance the Professional Information Business (PIB) line's Metadata Platform and to mentor and support the software developers. The Metadata Platform drives the accuracy of the navigation and search results of our product line by not only identifying entities but disambiguating common names and generating relevance rankings. As a lead on this team, you will be part of an Agile Scrum team with members from North America and Bulgaria, participate as Scrum Master at times and help broaden and update our technology stack. You will ensure the developers team is working efficiently and understand the context of their work and that they have the skills and tools needed to support our products. The Metadata Platform takes advantage of cloud computing and linguistic processing and you will have the opportunity to master these types of technologies.

Your experience:
7 years of software/system development/system architecture
Excellent written and oral English communications
Design complex, high performance solutions as needed
Agile/Scrum experience including Scrum Master skills
Cloud Computing awareness - preferably AWS experience
Extensive programming experience in Java / C++ / Python
Familiarity with Ruby / Chef
Git / GitHub
Code Review experience
Lead mid-level developers (at least 3 years experience)
Test-driven Development experience
Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment experience
Familiar with operational considerations of 24x7 High Performance systems
Can interface with business partners at all levels
Linux OS expertise (at least 5 years)
JAXB experience a plus
XML Schema
Linguistics technology experience a plus

What does our client offer?
Competitive salary and benefits to be discussed upon interview

Company Overview:
Our client is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Our client has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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