Lead Architect, Berkshire

Lead Architect, Berkshire

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    Berkshire, England

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  • Salary:

    £90000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Andrew Nitek

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Hugely exciting opportunity to join a highly exciting greenfield role for a global technology company based in Berkshire. This is a greenfield opportunity to help the company move to a platform based solution.

In the role you'll

  • Own the Technology Strategy and deliver it through the team of architects and technologists.
  • Introduce new engineering frameworks/patterns/technical components into the engineering community in support of business direction and needs
  • Ensure effective/efficient delivery of technical solutions through Architect team
  • Be responsible for helping build the Architect/Architecture function working with the global architecture team (lead from USA HQ) and their team
  • Be responsible for setting the technology/technical tone/culture across our engineering teams - dev standards
  • Be responsible for building and nurturing our engineering community - developing a strong pipeline of technology contributors/leaders/subject matter experts in support of the business
  • · Work with technical leaders, Product Management & Product Planning and analyse business needs

    · Evaluate technologies for technology strategy

    · Assist development teams with design and product architecture

    · Review proposed solutions from product development

    · Analyse technology issues and propose short, mid and long-term solutions

    · Assist in scalability & capacity planning

    · Work with other senior technology leaders to propose technical solutions and help craft architecture & technology roadmap

    · Assist in ROI analysis

    · Assist IT in capacity planning / systems architecture

    · Work with internal and external customers on technical solutions

    • · Assist in process development for the technology organization

    Key skills needed:

  • Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent experience, in Engineering, Computer Science or Mathematics or related field
  • 15 years of experience in development, with at least 5 years in architecture
  • A solid understanding of a broad range of technologies
  • Experience designing distributed technologies
  • Experience in large-scale and ASP type solutions
  • Ability to organize and present complex solutions clearly and accurately
  • Project leadership skills and solid design skills
  • Demonstrated experience driving scalability & capacity planning
  • Good knowledge of Agile development methodologies
  • Experience in scalable and reliable database design
  • Master's Degree
  • Experience implementing SOA/Micro-Services or component-based architectures

Please send your CV for immediate consideration.