Software Architect

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Job title

Software Architect


Permanent contract

Job description

AKKA ranks as the European leader in engineering consulting and R&D services in the mobility sector. As an innovation accelerator for its clients, AKKA supports leading industry players in the automotive, telco&media, industrial, aerospace, rail and life-sciences sectors throughout the life cycle of their products with cutting edge digital technologies (AI, ADAS, IoT, Big Data, robotics, embedded computing, machine learning, etc.).



With a view to strengthening our team, we are looking for:


Software Architect


We are looking for a Software Architect to manage the software development life cycle, from planning and prioritizing to testing and release.

The responsibilities include gathering system and user requirements, building SW modules and testing features before release. Ultimately, you will deploy and maintain functional, secure and high-quality applications.



• Redesign and SW development of an IoT platform cloud and micro-services based for components traceability application



• Identify and analyze user requirements
• Prioritize, assign and execute tasks throughout the software development life cycle
• Develop Java EE applications
• Write well-designed, efficient code
• Review, test and debug team members’ code
• Design architecture
• Schedule product releases with internal teams
• Document development phases
• Ensure our applications are secure and up-to-date

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The ideal candidate has a Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field and at least 3-5 years of experience in a similar role. Geographical mobility and knowledge of the English language are also required.


• Work experience as a Software Developer or similar role
• Experience with microservices architectures
• Experience designing, building and testing Spring Boot applications
• Desired experience in interfacing React with RESTful services
• Experience with Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
• Good delegation and time management skills
• Problem-solving abilities
• BSc in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field



Job Offer

Permanent contract





Founded in 1984, AKKA has a strong entrepreneurial culture and is pursuing fast-paced growth and international development in line with its strategic plan CLEAR 2022.  The Group continues to recruit at a steady pace to support its strong business growth.  As of 31 December 2020, the Group had 20.000 employees on an international level. Driven by its expertise in future mobility, digital and industry 4.0 technologies, the Group’s 2020 revenues amount to €1.503.5 million.

Position location

Job location

Europe, Italy, Toscana, Firenze



Candidate criteria

Level of experience

3 to 5 years