Lead Software Architect

Bucharest, Iasi
Software & Analysis, Architecture

Cegeka is looking for a Lead Architect to join our Projects division and determine a major impact on multiple aspects related to the expansion and implementation of our strategy focused on delivering end-to-end projects. Within the Projects Division, we address customer needs through technology from various verticals such as BFSI, Telco, Logistics, etc. The person in this role will focus on presales activities, ramp-up, and training for new teams, as well as coding and architecture supervision. Other responsibilities include coordinating different technical programs within the division.

  • Analyze customer needs in partnership, if required, with internal technical or customer experts and propose correct (technical) solutions to ensure that we can support in the best possible way customer’s business, their needs, and expectations;
  • Support drawing up technical quotations and negotiate tailored customer solutions in close partnership with the sales team to ensure that new customers are convinced or existing customers are retained;
  • Offer commercial technical support to the Director of Engineering and the sales team when actively prospecting to ensure that potential customers are convinced about the product or the service through professional product knowledge;
  • Provide training regarding technical details of the product to the Key Accounts and/or local representatives of the products to ensure that technical knowledge is available amongst all stakeholders;
  • Ensure you are well-informed about the evolutions within the specific field and that your knowledge is up-to-date within the context of new developments to ensure your credibility can be strengthened by offering a service that is continuously based on updated knowledge;
  • Design and build new highly available and scalable integration solutions;
  • Ensure the durability of the integration solutions;
  • Build and create a proof of concepts on top of the latest frameworks, products, and technologies;
  • Bring solid expertise and input with regards to teams ramp-up and technical onboarding;
  • Coordinate technical programs within the Division ranging from training and maintaining extended technology radar to an integrated knowledge matrix;
  • You will be reporting directly to the Division’s Director of Engineering.

What you need to succeed:

  • Architectural styles & patterns (C4 model, Serverless, Microservice, Micro front-end, Hexagonal, Event-Driven, TOGAF);
  • Strong experience in developing large scale applications using .NET/Java and other major languages, including major Front-end technologies (Angular, React);
  • TDD and DDD, XP practices;
  • In-depth knowledge of communication protocols, messaging patterns, REST/SOAP, APIs design;
  • Data integration, data governance (MDM);
  • ALM, CI/CD, Service Mesh;
  • Requirements gathering techniques, Risk mitigation, non-functional requirements;
  • Azure components (API management, application gateway, networking, service bus, logic apps, function apps, key vault, YAML deployments), Azure Integration Services, Azure DevOps;
  • AWS is a very big plus;
  • Graduate of Computer Science/Cybernetics/Information Technology;
  • Willing to work as part of a team;
  • You can work independently but also enjoy working in a team;
  • Advanced English skills, both written and verbal;
  • Learning oriented person;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Customer-facing;
  • Experience in data regulations requirements (GDPR, ISO 27001, European country-specific data regulations).

What are we offering:

  • 22 working days as Annual Vacation plus 3 additional days off;
  • Medical Insurance at Signal Iduna;
  • 13th salary bonus prorated according to the number of worked months in a year;
  • Benefit Online platform access, with a 475 RON monthly allowance from which you can choose to invest in different wellbeing, financial or retail packages;
  • Facilitated Operational Car Leasing;
  • Preferential rates to 7Card subscription and Oxygen subscription in Iasi;
  • Financial support for the birth of your child or unhappy events;
  • Learning and development opportunities - allocated budget for certifications and/or training.
At the end of the day, I trust my team is there to support me along the way.

Marian Matei

Service Coordinator, Cegeka Romania

Aspire to more

For more than 25 years we have handled projects with drive and passion, providing IT solutions that are “tailored” to our customers. This is achievable through our teams of specialists, who are determined to define themselves everyday as the best professionals they can be within the market and leave their mark on IT projects where our impact matters. Given the right circumstances, we believe that together, we can find what enables you to learn faster, grow more and achieve more. Aspire to more.


Teams are were we live, so we always work together here. With passion, and most of all, with a lot of fun, within a culture driven by family values: respect, personal development and entrepreneurship. With a lot of freedom and responsibility. Be part of the next growth phase of a proud, successful, fast-growing, innovative, European IT company full of ambitions.

Application flow

Do you have any questions about this role?

Let's connect.