The European Border and Coast Guard Agency, also known as Frontex (from French: Frontières extérieures for “external borders”), is an agency of the European Union headquartered in Warsaw, Poland, exercising in coordination with the border and coast guards of member states the border control of the European Schengen Area, a task within the area of freedom, security and justice domain.

Frontex’s budget has increased from the €143 million for 2015 to €543 million for 2021 and the staff of the agency is planned to reach 10,000 by 2027.

We are looking for a Solution Architect – Frontex – Warsaw, Poland – EUIN121 to work on one of the confidential projects.

Responsibilities include:

  • Sets standards in scope of design, development, quality and testing – Designs and communicates system architecture
  • Design interoperability and interfaces with other systems
  • Elicits needs, analyses requirements
  • Transfers business, users and technical needs into architectures
  • Maps business goals, project benefits, priorities, components, system features – Analyses available systems
  • Identify options for potential solutions
  • Maintains and tracks architecture in systems lifecycle
  • Estimate and size software development works
  • Contributes to systems design, testing, quality assurance, and change management – Prepares system documentation and provides presentations
  • Lead development teams and development processes
  • Selects and evaluates technologies
  • Collects and interprets system metrics
  • Optimizes system from performance, security, and quality points of view


  • Minimum English Level: C1, must hold or be willing to take certification testing. 
  • Minimum IT relevant professional experience: 5 years

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Holds master-level certificate in a software development technology domain or in architecting software
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  • Has got at least 3 years hand on experience in architecting software systems
  • Has performed role of a key architect in the development of at least 2 software systems
  • Presents excellent command of English, at least at C1 level
  • Expert in systems architecting in the domain of the Lot
  • Expert in designing enterprise-level software systems
  • Expert in planning capacity and security of the systems
  • Holds excellent technical knowledge of databases, application servers, communication middleware,
  • web servers, GIS services, directory services, systems security on Microsoft platforms, business intelligence
  • concepts, systems integration, and Integrated Development Environments
  • Expert in designing in UML
  • Expert in software development methodologies, lifecycles, and artifacts like RUP, ISO12207, and agile
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  • Is proficient in using systems modeling tools like Sparx Enterprise Architect, Aris Architect, or others
  • Presents excellent communication skills
  • Holds the ability to document effectively
  • Presents problem-solving skills
  • Presents leadership skills

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