We're looking for a Software Architect who has strong application architecture skills for an exciting career opportunity leading our Corporate IT Team based in West Berkshire with remote working.
Key duties and responsibilities include:
We are looking for a Technical Architect to design the structure of our IT systems and oversee programs to ensure the proper architecture is implemented.
In this role, you should be an excellent communicator who is able to translate complex requirements into functional architecture. We'd also like you to have hands-on experience on software development and be able to manage complex programs.
Your goal will be to ensure our internal IT framework operates properly.
Understand company needs to define system specifications
Plan and design the structure of a technology solution
Communicate system requirements to software development teams
Evaluate and select appropriate software or hardware and suggest integration methods
Oversee assigned programs (e.g. conduct code review) and provide guidance to team members
Assist with solving technical problems when they arise
Ensure the implementation of agreed architecture and infrastructure
Address technical concerns, ideas and suggestions
Monitor systems to ensure they meet both user needs and business goals
Who do we look for?
We're looking for someone with in depth experience in both front end and back end development, ideally spanning multiple languages and technologies.
We also look for people with the right cultural fit. That means being passionate and enthusiastic and having what it takes to drive our business forward. We also look for people who are keen to develop new knowledge and skills, because our growth is ultimately dependent on yours.
We look for people who are not afraid of new ideas or technologies and people who can bring an alternative viewpoint to the table. You will stay up to date with new trends and advancements in IT and be able to consider and propose using these technologies appropriately.
You'll be able to demonstrate that you're delivery focused and can work well with internal stakeholders. We work with associates from all across our business so you will have a good level of interpersonal skills.
You'll have an idea of how to solve a problem and be confident presenting your point of view to team members and stakeholders alike and be able to reach a consensus.
Here are some of the skills we are looking for:
Proven experience as a Technical Architect
Hands-on experience with software development and system administration
Understanding of strategic IT solutions
Experience in project management and service-oriented architecture (SOA)
Familiarity with various operating systems (e.g. Windows, UNIX) and databases (e.g. SQL Server, Oracle)
Experience in cloud technologies (e.g. VMware)
Excellent communication skills
Organizational and leadership skills
Mayflower is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/92332282