Solution Architect - Digital

Scott Merrick LLP
10 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Solution Architect - Digital, Cambs. large digital organisation requires a Solution Architect with a passion for building, scalable, resilient applications, with a passion for technology!

The role

  • Working with internal stakeholders, product owners, directors and board members, delivering architectures with strong commercial ECommerce objectives. You week will be split into working on:
  • 1. specific team projects, encouraging, advising & directing on designs and then empowering the techncial team to deliver. Working across multiple teams on specific initiatives that effect all of their product areas.
  • 2. Tech Principles & Governance: Making sure the Engineering/ Deveopment teams are influenced to do the right things for the right reasons.
  • 3. R&D: Looking at the tech to improve all manner of applications and aspects such as security, scalability, dealing with spikes, backlogs and how to get a competitive edge. Looking at the potential benefits and making it accessible when needed and potentially being able to roll-out across the group.

The Person

  • Will have been a developer previous before moving into SOA, but keeps up to date with technology.
  • Someone who has worked in broad technical environments and industry environments, who has worked with differing architectures and patterns.
  • Ecommerce / Digital background would be great, but not essential.
  • An architect who is hands-on in the sense they understand and pick up technology easily (act as a role model and influence) but let the Tech Leads do their job.
  • Worked on scalable, high resilience applications where downtime is not tolerated.

The Tech

  • Client is an OO, C#/.Net/ Agile/ TDD/ BDD/ environment but are moving to utilise a core tech of Node.js, Net Core, MongoDB a lot more, however, someone who has come from strong OO/ Agile environment (Java, C++, Ruby etc). The highly desirables are knowledge/ experience in a mixture of:

  • Node.js / .Net Core, MongoDB (NoSQL DB?s)
  • Docker, AWS, MicroServices, React
  • Cyber security
  • PaaS
  • Events-driven architectures, Kafka etc
  • Google Analytics / Targeted Advertising (Marketing experience)

This is an initial 6 month contract based in Cambridgeshire, easily commutable from surrounding counties and London. Please apply now for more information on the role - Solution Architect - Digital, Cambs.

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