Principal Architect

Recruiter
Hays IT
Location
West Yorkshire
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Principal Architect | Leeds | 60,000 - 75,000 Your new company You'll be joining a global leader and pioneer of real time content aware analysis, protecting a worldwide user base in the millions of children and vulnerable people from malware, spam and explicit content. Your new role Working in the Leeds tech hub, you'll be surrounded by passionate, innovate and supportive team players. Smoothwall's products interface with a huge range of systems, applications and databases, providing an engaging and challenging technical environment. You shall primarily be responsible for: Strong technical leadership, providing guidance and technical direction to the Software Engineering team Design and embed architecture and design governance structures/processes with escalation to CTO as necessary Ownership of specification, design and implementation of system non-functional requirements Architect scalable and resilient systems with no single point of failure Create and embed technical standards, including coding standards, tools, databases and platforms Identify common patterns and new approaches to be reused in future projects Define and evolve company-wide architectural and technical standards Lead Senior Developers on the definition of project architecture, and mentor accordingly Train, Develop, Coach and Mentor Subject Matter Experts to cover all Smoothwall solutions Provide waterfall based estimates for roadmaps, and Agile estimates during projects and sprints What you'll need to succeed Significant experience architecting complex solutions, ideally on a Linux platform In depth Linux expertise, and highly proficient writing software in one or more of C / C++, C#, .NET, MVC, Javascript, Angular, Node, Perl, Python, Ruby Low level TCP/IP networking experience Experience architecting Cloud solutions (e.g. Azure, Google, AWS) Experienced using source control software (e.g. Git, SVN, Jira, Clearcase, Clearquest) Understanding of DevOps, Automated Build & Test and Continuous Integration Strong Agile mindset What you'll get in return A competitive salary and benefits, private healthcare, flexible working, free fruit and workplace massages. You'll also get the chance to genuinely shape and influence a brand new team of high performing developers. The staff at Smoothwall take pride in having an inclusive and friendly team atmosphere, where everyone feels empowered to drive change and grow their career. What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or give us a call. For further information please visit our dedicated recruitment microsite hays.co.uk/jobs/smoothwall Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at hays.co.uk - provided by Dice .NET, AGILE, AWS, AZURE, C#, C++, CLEARCASE, CLEARQUEST, CLOUD, JAVASCRIPT, JIRA, LINUX, MVC, PERL, PYTHON, RUBY, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

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