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Software Architect

Posted 26 February by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Ended

Software Architect / Cloud Architect / Principal Architect / Solutions Architect

Software Architect
Up to £85,000

As an experienced software architect, you'll have a very strong hands-on background in software development, and will lead by example. You're analytical, a problem solver who sees the bigger picture, and works pragmatically to achieve goals and exceed expectations. You like to develop and mentor the team around you, driving them to innovate and produce the company's next generation of products.
Significant experience architecting complex solutions, ideally on a Linux platform In depth technical knowledge of cloud solutions architecture (Azure, AWS or Google)
Understanding of DevOps, Automated Build & Test and Continuous Integration
Strong Agile mindset
Knowledge of, and experience in, formal architect frameworks and methodology, such as TOGAF

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, innovative and supportive team players. Smoothwall's products interface with a huge range of systems, applications and databases, providing an engaging and challenging technical environment, including an extensive hybrid of on-premises Linux and cloud components.
Strong technical leadership, providing guidance and technical direction to the Software Engineering team Designing and embedding 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 need to do now
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