Software Architect (C++) Jobs at LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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  • Post Date: April 3, 2023
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Software Architect (C++)

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Role Profile

Software Architect holds the full technical ownership of a large area of work, a product or a part of a product, a specific technology, or a client solution/s. Their main responsibility is to ensure the alignment to the architectural and technical principles as per the guidelines issued by the Architecture Board. Software Architects often plays a delivery role in addition to the main Architect role where they hold the full ownership of the technical delivery including design, quality at source and drive the technical team for timely deliveries within budget and time, supporting the project directors. They are required to mentor and empower technical teams and work collaboratively with collaborators both internal and external. Some Architect roles will have line manager responsibilities


Role Responsibilities

  • Assume responsibility of the overall technical aspects of either a product, sub product or a very large technical area
  • Proactively identify and handle the implementation of all architectural changes and improvements to the area in servicing the business better. They should work with product managers in the area to identify upcoming business trends and technical enhancements that are to service them and work towards securing investments via valid cases
  • Responsible for aligning and expanding the scope as necessary to the upcoming technology trends and demands while maintaining or improving the non-functional aspects such as performance, resiliency, security, hardware efficiency and operability
  • They should ensure that the architectural designs and the codebase are maintainable and extensible. Researching and identifying credible third-party solutions including open source solution that can be embedded into the area is expected
  • They should represent the area as the technical owner in internal and external collaborator forums
  • They are a member of the Architecture Review Board (ARB) and encouraged to provide inputs to review areas outside the responsible area. Also is responsible for getting the ARB assistance for any changes/ alternatives that deemed complex and do not fall into the general design patterns.
  • They should lead all aspects of the successful delivery and implementation of customer projects of the area. In certain cases, the customer can be another internal product or a solution.
  • Drive and provide the leadership to the teams for high quality and timely delivery of customer solutions. They are expected to identify and highlight any technical or delivery risks beforehand and should work very closely with the other business, quality and delivery management partners in the overall software delivery
  • They have the responsibility of training and mentoring all direct and indirect reports that include Engineers and junior Architects who work for the area and in the related customer deliveries. Special emphasis on the training will be required when new technologies or design methodologies need to be adopted in getting the team members and project partners up to speed
  • Most software architect roles carry line manager leadership for a team of Tech Leads and Associate Architects
  • Establish that the team as an entity and everyone in the team is following the recommended SDLC best practices and standards. They are accountable for GREEN engineering baseline metrics and should contribute fully for other team level baseline metrics to become green
  • Expected to give recommendations and feedback for overall company software architectural principles and SDLC best practices


Role Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science/engineering or similar technical field
  • Proven software engineering and architect background in C++ or Java technologies
  • Over 10 years of industry experience and at least 2 years’ experience at the architect capacity
  • Significant understanding on STL, Boost
  • Experience in Linux base operating systems
  • Hands-on experience in tools like VTune, Coverity, Purify, Valgrind ASAN, TSAN and gdb (or similar tools used for static and dynamic code analysing and debugging)
  • Experience in GTest or a similar unit test framework
  • Knowledge and experience on CMake, Conan or similar build/package management tools
  • Proficient on the usage of DevOps tools and automation
  • Experience in providing technical leadership to medium size teams
  • Being detailed with modern IT trends
  • Hands-on proficiency in cloud technology, different open-source technologies and integration of them
  • Thorough understanding of the full SDLC and related tools



At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise of creating essential partnerships and open opportunities. Our open culture is central to how we deliver our purpose – driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth – in everything we do.


Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 70 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.


LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.


We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone’s race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.


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Job Detail
  • Offered SalaryNot Specified
  • Career LevelNot Specified
  • ExperienceMore than 5 Years
  • GenderBoth
  • INDUSTRYComputer and technology
  • QualificationBachelor's Degree
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