Applications Architect - Leeds - Greenfield technology

The MRJ Group
08 Apr 2017
08 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client, a leader in their field and a recent award winner, is currently experiencing huge growth with a number of multi million pound technology projects recently signed of as they look to transform their core platforms, websites and back end systems.


Reporting to the CIO, a new role exists for an Applications Architect responsible for driving and creating the Technology vision and strategy in line with company's business strategy and goals.

Leading on all Architecture activities, the successful Enterprise Architect will be responsible for the planning and design of new systems, platforms and web applications for the UK business. You will work closely with the Global architecture team to manage the technology strategy, application roadmap, new growth initiatives and software selection for the UK BU application portfolio.

A great role, the successful Architect will be given the autonomy to make a difference from day one and be the key hire in the definition of the technology roadmap over the next 3 years and beyond.

You will be handed a superb chance in terms of career development, ongoing technical development and the chance to work with the very latest technologies.


So what do we need? A highly experienced Architect who seeks the opportunity to join an organisation who pushes boundaries whilst others sleep! You will be an innovator, a brilliant team member, great under pressure AND in the pub. You will offer superb technical skills and have a mixture of the following:

  • Application Architecture: Expert knowledge in software and system architecture principles and patterns
  • Application Design: Mastery of object-oriented concepts
  • Technology: Java / J2EE, Oracle
  • Frameworks (Spring, Hibernate, Open Source Containers, Jackrabbit / Alfresco a plus)

Next steps:

Could you be interested in applying or having a quick chat to discuss this great role further? Email your CV to me today at or call me on for an informal chat.

This role is being advertised by MRJ Recruitment. MRJ Recruitment is a niche Recruitment Consultancy with offices in Manchester and London. Formed in 2010, we have grown to become a trusted Recruitment partner to some of the leading names across the Retail and Digital industries. For more information on MRJ and for a list of our current vacancies, please visit us today at