Technical Architect (Software)

Anson McCade
London (Greater)
UKP 90000 per year
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Technical Architect (Software)

I have an opportunity for an Technical Architect who has experience in software such as Java, PHP or Ruby and are not afraid to think outside the proverbial box. My client provide a full lifecycle portfolio of bespoke digital technology solutions to public and private sector customers. These services are developed to meet their customer’s priorities and ensure they achieve an increase in performance and excellence.

Currently they are seeking a Technical Architect with a good knowledge of an PHP, Ruby or Java to consider a permanent opportunity in London. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working to tight deadlines and will have a broad experience of technology allowing them to work in a wide range of environments.

The successful candidate will operate in a client facing capacity and will be working with some of the most notable names in the respective industry vertical. My client will offer a very competitive package and the opportunity to take part in some of the most ground-breaking projects in the UK. This opportunity will offer scale and complexity that won’t be easily found elsewhere.

Role Description:

  • Taking responsibility for software design done by the team.
  • Taking responsibility for code quality produced by the team, for example by performing code reviews.
  • Taking responsibility for unit and integration testing done by the team.
  • Taking responsibility for software product due diligence and integration.
  • Working with Ops to ensure the application software is operationally ready.
  • Advising customers and managers on the estimated effort and technical implications of user stories and user journeys.
  • Hands-on design and development in modern open source platforms.
  • Coaching and mentoring technical staff.
  • Taking responsibility for technical solutions as part of the sales process.

Required Skills:

  • Has software development experience in open source technologies including: HTML5, JVM languages, JavaScript, PHP, Ruby.
  • Has successfully delivered software designs for all the layers of multiple web-based solutions.
  • Has coached and mentored junior and experienced technical staff.
  • Able to make effective decisions within fast-moving Agile delivery.
  • Able to simply and clear communicate technical design in conversation, documentation and presentations.
  • Has an open attitude to sharing information.
  • Has respect of their team members and is able to provide technical leadership to a team.
  • Able to prioritise their own time and activities.

Desirable Skills:

  • Able to prioritise non-functional concerns for customers and incorporate these into the application design.
  • Has actively sharing their thoughts and views on technology.
  • Has participated in technology communities.
  • Has contributed to open source projects.

Job ID: AMC*OHE/GRU-5888

Location: London

Rate: £55,000 - £90,000

Duration: Perm


Contact: 02077806706

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