Head of Software Architecture (Gateshead)

Recruiter
ARC IT Recruitment
Location
Gateshead
Posted
27 Nov 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Software Architecture - Gateshead, Tyne and Wear Gateshead, Tyne and Wear Permanent A Head of Software Architecture is required by an extremely well-respected organisation of note based in Gateshead. This is a role where you will be a part of the leadership team that leads and drives the company's software architecture strategy towards their long-term goals and objectives. You will be working across a diverse array of platforms, legacy systems, and products that make up the technical environment and will tasked with bringing focus and direction to the whole technical environment. The code is a complex mixture of C#, C++ and .net so experience in a Microsoft environment is essential. Day to day responsibilities: Leading the software development activity in the visioning, architecture definition and production of new software platforms and products for the Company's next generation products and systems. To support the upgrading and integration of legacy products where appropriate into the company's long-term development programme Reviewing and assessing the Company's current software development programme and overriding architecture with regard to market requirements and board strategy You will recommend and implement refinements, rationalisation recruitment and restructuring of the team in the light of agreed project commitments and new or proposed pathways Maintaining an awareness of technical developments in the field and to encourage continued professional development of team members in order to continuously upgrade capability To provide a visible and respected technical resource at board level with regard to policy, security of intellectual property and customer security issues Lead software product architecture design and development in an agile development environment Skills and Experience: A high calibre and experienced individual is required. Experience of large-scale systems expertise and systems integration Architecture focussed plus strategy development Proven record of innovation and technical leadership Evidence of drive, project completion, product introduction A high calibre and experienced individual is required. Define and deliver the roadmap that will provide a solid platform to support planned business growth. Software product architecture development experience Educated to degree level in computer science (or equivalent degree or industry experience) This is a fantastic role where you will play a major part in the continued success of this globally respected organisation. If you feel you have the right skills and would like to be considered please submit your CV now to Marcus Freeman at ARC IT Recruitment. Head of Software Architecture - Gateshead, Tyne and Wear

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